NRS Forest Science Seminars 2016/17

When is the event?

Friday 28 October 2016 (more dates available)

Talks will last 45 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions and discussion. Seminars are followed by tea, coffee and biscuits to allow discussions to continue in a more relaxed atmosphere, finishing by 15:30.

What time is it on?


Where to meet?

NRS Library
Northern Research Station

Do I need to book?

To book contact or follow via webinar by clicking on the seminar title. (registration required)

Seminar Programme

28th October 2016

Nick Hanley – University of St Andrews
“Estimating the preferences of the general public and forest managers for disease control options”
Discussing choice experiments with the general UK public and with woodland owners/managers on the issue of new invasive diseases. Essentially, in the former case, we quantify what the public are willing to pay for forest disease control; whilst in the latter we look at which factors affect the willingness of forest managers to engage in disease control.

25th November 2016

Rob Wilson – University of St Andrews
“The Dendrochronology of Scot’s pine in Scotland”

27th January 2017

Bruce Osborne – University College Dublin
Title: TBC

24th February 2017

Kate Heal – University of Edinburgh
“Wind farms on peatlands - the hydrochemistry story”

24th March 2017

Catherine Ward Thompson – University of Edinburgh
“Woods and Wellbeing: recent evidence on mental health and improved access to natural environments”

28th April 2017

Julia Urquhart – Imperial College London
Title: TBC

26th May 2017

John Healey/Andy Smith – Bangor University
Title: TBC


For any additional information on the seminars, please contact the Seminar Committee.



Event dates

Friday 28 October 2016
Friday 25 November 2016
Friday 27 January 2017
Friday 24 February 2017
Friday 24 March 2017
Friday 28 April 2017
Friday 26 May 2017


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