IAWS News Wood Sci Technol (2017) 51:967–968 DOI 10.1007/s00226-017-0948-z Robert Evans Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Derek Page An obituary for Fellow Derek Page (1929–2017) will be included in the next IAWS Bulletin to be published in October 2017 (http://www.iaws-web.org/en/m-171/ bulletins.html). A highly awarded innovator, leader and educator in the complex fields of pulp and paper science, Derek Page was and is inspirational to a large number of researchers in industry and academia, including myself. 2017 Marcus Wallenberg Prize The 2017 Marcus Wallenberg prize will be awarded to Fellow Ron Sederoff in Stockholm on October 26. The Prize will be presented by HM King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden, after which there will be a banquet in the Vintertra ¨dga ˚rden at Stockholm’s Grand Hotel Royal, where the Nobel Prize banquets were held for the first three decades. Professor Sederoff will be honoured for ‘‘breakthroughs in developing methods for gene discovery in conifer species and exploiting new breeding technologies for improved properties’’. His work will be further celebrated at a symposium on the following day. IUFRO Division 5 The 2017 IUFRO All-Division 5 Conference, ‘‘Forest Sector Innovations for a Greener Future’’, was held in Vancouver in June 12–16. There were 445 delegates http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Wood Science and Technology Springer Journals

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Life Sciences; Wood Science & Technology; Ceramics, Glass, Composites, Natural Materials; Operating Procedures, Materials Treatment
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