Gottstein Trust Capacity Building Grants

Gottstein Trust Capacity Building Grants

The 2022 round of the Gottstein Trust flagship grants program is now open and applications are encouraged. Applications opened on Monday 4th April and will close on Friday 3rd June 2022. 

Former award recipients invariably praise the support they received from Gottstein award grant. “Certainly some people tell us that the impacts from the Gottstein Trust funding were life and career changing.”

Applicants will find the eligibility criteria and application forms online.

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Next course is fully booked

The next Gottstein Understanding Wood Science Course scheduled for September 2022 is fully booked.

A waiting list is still operating for anyone still hoping to secure a place.

The course features a whole new field trip program that runs right upfront in the program - going on-site to some leading wood processing operations in northern Victoria.

Registered participants are kept up to date with plans and the Trust is full steam ahead with course preparations.

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Next course is fully booked
50 years achievements and more ahead

50 years achievements and more ahead

All associated with the Trust are delighted to be marking the 50th anniversary at a celebration in Canberra at the National Press Club on 22nd June 2021.

The evening will be hosted by the current Trustees Suzette Weeding, John Simon, Brian Farmer, Nils Gunnersen, James Malone, Carlie Porteous and Cara Pearson. The chair Suzette Weeding will do the honours with an address of thanks and celebration of the Trust’s significant impact and benefit for the industry and a look into the future.

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Fellowship boost for research leader’s career

The Gottstein Fellowship was the start of an important career trajectory.

In 2003 I was awarded a Gottstein Fellowship to travel to Scotland following the completion of my PhD in the School of Zoology at the University of Tasmania. This was an exciting opportunity for a recent PhD graduate to take the skills I had gained in understanding natural plant defences against herbivores in a eucalypt/possum system to investigate similar questions in a different system on the other side of the world.

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Fellowship boost for research leader’s career

Our Supporters

Thank you to all donors! The Trust continues to invest in raising the capability of individuals who are involved with the forest and wood products industry due to the ongoing support of annual donations from companies and individuals.

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