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Nicol Sinclair has been announced as the new Head of IFOS from 1st July 2019. He will be taking over from Peter Weston, who is retiring after a long and...

A new £800,000 interdisciplinary study designed to predict and monitor the response of European forests to drought and temperature change.

Research carried out by the University of Southampton and Forest Research is helping to tackle one of the biggest sustainability challenges – looking after and nurturing the natural resources in...

Tree bark biochar: a green bullet for Scotland’s carbon store

Steve Lee, who has recently retired from Forest Research, has been awarded an OBE for his expertise in tree breeding in the UK.

A new calculator and planting guidance have been developed to help farmers decide which trees to plant, and in what formation, to mitigate the impact of ammonia emissions from animal housing and grazing areas.

Forest Research is proud to be a partner in a major bacterial plant diseases research programme, supported by UK Research and Innovation’s Strategic Priorities Fund and announced by the Parliamentary...

A study is underway to evaluate the use of nature and nature-based activities to help integrate migrants in Sweden and promote good health.

Forest Research (FR) has received certification to ISO14001:2015 after approval by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Ltd (LRQA). Following a visit by the Assessment Team in October, FR was judged to be...

Office workers feeling the heat could benefit from the planting of nearby trees, a new study by the University of Reading and Forest Research has found.

Professor Chris Quine has been appointed as the new Chief Scientist for Forest Research (FR), Great Britain’s principal organisation for forestry and tree-related research. The post of Chief Scientist oversees the...

Forestry sector launches plan to work together to adapt to climate change