18 December 2014

Young scientists win Ukrainian presidential award

Four young scientists have won an award from the Ukrainian president for their forest and land use research in collaboration with IIASA. 

© Lakhesis | Dreamstime.com - Foggy Pine Tree Highland Forest And Hay Stacks. Carpathian, Ukraine Photo

© Lakhesis | Dreamstime.com - Foggy Pine Tree Highland Forest And Hay Stacks. Carpathian, Ukraine Photo

Roman Vasylyshyn, Ivan Lakyda and Dmytro Movchan, alumni of the IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program, and Andriy Bilous, who also collaborates with IIASA, received the 2014 Award for Young Scientists from the President of Ukraine, for their study, Bioproductivity of Ukrainian forests in a changing world. The project was conducted in collaboration with IIASA’s Ecosystems Services and Management Program.  

All four young researchers have continued collaborating with IIASA in recent years through an EU-funded research project, Geoinformation Technologies, Spatio/ temporal Approaches, and Full Carbon Account for Improving Accuracy of GHG Inventories (GESAPU). The research has also been published in a joint IIASA/National University of Life and Environment Sciences of Ukraine book entitled Carbon, Climate and Land Use in Ukraine: Forest Sector.

Presidential Decree (in Ukrainian)

From left to right: Ivan Lakyda, Dmytro Movchan, Roman Vasylshyn, Andrey Bilous


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