News & Publications

We will update this page accordingly to share updates about the project and related publications.

Bibliometric analysis on geographic inequalities in forest science

July 1, 2024

One of questions the In-Forest project addresses is how geographic inequalities manifest in forest science. Led by Prof. Nelius Boshoff at CREST, the team has now published a first paper resulting from a large-scale bibliometric analysis entitled “Geographical inequalities in global forest science: A bibliometric perspective” in Forest Policy and Economics.

In-Forest Talks at the International Forest Policy Meeting 5

May 19, 2024

As part of a panel on forest-related gender research at the IFPM5 (10-12 April 2024), Dr. Susanne Koch shared preliminary insights from an on-going analysis of gendered struggles in forest science carried out as part of the In-Forest project.

Photo credit: Susanne Koch

New In-Forest related publication on narratives of research collaboration

March 17, 2024

PhD researcher Camilla Tetley and Dr. Susanne Koch have now published a related analysis highlighting narratives of research collaborations mediated by global science-policy documents.

Article published in Environmental Science & Policy

Joint Research Meeting in Stellenbosch, South Africa

March 3, 2024

For a week from 26 February to 1 March 2024, the members of the In-Forest team gathered in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Hosted by Prof. Nelius Boshoff (co-PI of the project) at the Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology (CREST), Stellenbosch University, it served as the second fully in-person meeting for our research group.

The In-Forest team gathered at CREST; Photo credit: Rolene Langford

Invited In-Forest talk at first Virtual Meeting of the Sociological Forest Research Network

February 22, 2024

Dr. Susanne Koch, Principal Investigator of In-Forest, presented insights from the project in an invited talk at the first virtual meeting of the emerging Sociological Forest Research Network.

Screenshot credit: Jana Rebecca Holz

In-Forest talk at the first Sociological Forest Symposium in Germany

January 10, 2024

Dr. Susanne Koch, Principal Investigator of In-Forest, presented the project in a pitch talk at the first Sociological Forest Symposium taking place on 1 December 2023 at the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena in Germany.

Photo credit: Stephanie Bethmann

Mercator Fellow Dr Amani J. Uisso at CREST

November 14, 2023

Dr. Amani J. Uisso, senior scientist at the Tanzania Forestry Research Institute (TAFORI) and In-Forest Mercator Fellow, spent a week at the Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology (CREST) in Stellenbosch for joint research with Prof. Nelius Boshoff and Dr. Similo Ngwenya.

Special Session at STI-ENID 2023

November 7, 2023

The In-Forest team co-organised a Special Session at the 27th International Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (STI-ENID 2023).

Photo credit: STI 2023

Joint Research Meeting at CWTS, Leiden

October 30, 2023

Read about the In-Forest team's second face-to-face meeting at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden University.

Screenshot credit: Shizuku Sunagawa

First In-Forest-related paper published

July 28, 2023

Based on a preceding exploratory study and research conducted as part of the In-Forest project, Susanne Koch and Camilla Tetley have published a first co-authored paper in Forest Policy and Economics.

In-Forest presentation at the Nordic STS Conference

June 10, 2023

PhD researcher Camilla Tetley presented at the 6th Nordic STS Conference 2023, which took place at the University of Oslo, from 7-9 June 2023.

Photo credit: Camilla Tetley

Joint Research Retreat in Munich

February 24, 2023

Read about the In-Forest project team's joint research retreat in Munich, Germany.

On the rise of inequality research: Dr. Susanne Koch interviewed for Nature report

June 24, 2022

Nature has interviewed Dr Susanne Koch for a report on inequality research.

Nature Report

Workshop “Science as a Site of Inequality” co-hosted by Dr. Susanne Koch and Prof. Nelius Boshoff

May 17, 2022

Dr. Susanne Koch, Principal Investigator in the Science and Technology Policy Group, co-convened the workshop “Science as a Site of Inequality: An Exploratory Workshop for Sharing Evidence and Experience from Environment-Related Research Fields” at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (May 11-13, 2022).

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