Timber 2018 – Deadline for abstracts 16 February 2018

9 Feb 2018

The event will provide a forum to present academic and industrial research in timber. A poster session will allow additional opportunities to showcase early-stage research and demonstrate industrial product development. Timber 2018 is a great opportunity to present your work to a mixed audience of academics, consultants and timber industry professionals.

Papers a sought in all areas of timber research:

-Timber in the built environment and occupant well-being

-Degradation (protection and preservation)

-Structures and applications

-Anatomy, nanostructural modelling and biomechanics

-Wood modification

-Engineered wood, composites and panels

-Marine applications

-Designing with wood

-Grading and quality in the 21st Century

-Aesthetics – indoors and out

-Advances in fundamental wood science

-Wood in cultural heritage

-Advances in fundamental wood science

-Wood in cultural heritage

-Adhesives, paints, coatings and finishes

Abstracts for both oral presentation and poster presentations will be considered. Please send your abstract of up to 600 words to the conference organisers (timber2018@bangor.ac.uk) by16 February 2018. Abstracts will be reviewed by the scientific committee, headed by the Wood Technology Society Vice Chair Dr Graham Ormondroyd, with representation from wood science, engineering and wood technology academics.

If selected for presentation a full paper will be requested by 16 April for incusion in the conference proceedings. A selection of papers will also be put forward to a special issue of the Wood Technology Society’s journal, the International Wood Products Journal, published by Taylor & Francis. 


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