Thursday 15.03.2012


EFI has a new website!

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On the new site you will find improved navigation and RSS feeds, as well as direct links to careers at EFI. You can also check out our new ‘In Focus’ section, which gives insights into the most urgent forest-related issues in Europe and beyond. Find out about the work in our Regional Offices using the colourful tabs below, and see what is new in our News section! EFI is also on Facebook and Twitter – join us and follow us!


Manager of the Observatory for the European Forests of EFICENT-OEF appointed

Dr. Patrice A. Harou has been appointed Manager of the Observatory for the European Forests (OEF). OEF is an integral part of EFI’s Central European Regional Office, EFICENT- OEF. The Observatory for the European Forests is located in Nancy, France.

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Call for joint EFINORD–SNS networks

Joint network call for 2013 is part of the the Nordic Forest Research Co-operation Committee (SNS) and the North European Regional Office of European Forest Institute (EFINORD) cooperation. The aim of the collaboration is to establish better contact between the forest research communities in the Nordic, Baltic Sea and the North Atlantic regions, to tie a closer link between the North European Region and EFI and to add a European dimensions into the well-established Nordic forest research co-operation.

Deadline for application submission is 1 June 2012 at 24.00 CET. Rules for application and application form here as a pdf-file.



1st Call for applications: FORSYS Training School on Decision Support Systems for Sustainable Forest Management, 16-21 September 2012, Vienna, Austria
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Basic and advanced course on prescribed fire management, 30 April - 5 May 2012, Tenerife, Canary Islands
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NFZ Summer School 2012 - Forest Economics in a Changing Environment (FORECE)
, 18–22 June 2012, Graubünden, Switzerland
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The 2012 Joint Partnering event for Framework Programme 7 and COST Actions in the are of the Forest-based Bio-economy
, 15 May 2012, Munich Airport, Germany
See the invitation here

Call for Abstracts and early bird registration open for "Managing forests for ecosystem services: can spruce forests show the way?" -conference, 8-11 October 2012, Edinburgh, UK.
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The Institute for Forest Growth of the University Freiburg offers Ph.D. positions in the two newly approved projects "Lin2Value" and "Star Tree".
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Trans-national Brokerage Event, 12 June 2012, Lyon, France
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