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Thematic Networking Manager at the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Headquarters, Vienna
Janice Burns is IUFRO’s Thematic Networking Manager and acted as Deputy Coordinator of the Joint IUFRO-IFSA Task Force on Forest Education from 2016-2018. She received her double MSc in European Forestry from the University of Eastern Finland and AgroParisTech, France. Her specialisations are remote sensing, forest education, and forest landscape restoration. She has practical experience as a forest manager, firefighter, and aviation coordinator. In addition to supporting the implementation of IUFRO’s thematic networking projects and capacity building activities, Janice is interested in foresight processes and interdisciplinary cooperation.
Early career scientists’ views on critical future areas for research. Where science should go? What the science-policy interaction should focus on? What are the real challenges where we should put our effort in?