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Timber grading update

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, November)
Timber grading update. Presented at SIRT update seminar
The latest news on timber grading standards and how they effect structural timber production in UK and IE

Assessing timber quality.

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, October)
Assessing timber quality. Presented at 1st National Forestry and Aboriculture Student Conference
Presentation about technology for assessing timber quality, at the Royal Forestry Society Future Foresters Technology Day (1st National Forestry and Aboriculture Student Confe...

Assessing timber quality

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, October)
Assessing timber quality. Presented at Royal Forestry Society Future Technology Conference
The use of technology for assessing and monitoring timber quality in the forest and at harvesting

Timber properties of minor conifer species in Britain and future marketing opportunities

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, May)
Timber properties of minor conifer species in Britain and future marketing opportunities. Presented at The National Forestry Conference for Ireland "an appraisal of the silvicultural and marketing potential of coniferous alternatives to Sitka spruce", Johnstown House Hotel, Enfield, Co. Meath

Bringing new species to the market place

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, May)
Bringing new species to the market place. Presented at EFIATLANTIC AND IEFC ANNUAL MEETING The Role of Alternative Tree Species in the Forests of Atlantic Europe, Edinburgh

Timber grading

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, May)
Timber grading. Presented at Tree Breeding and Forest Products - An update on current research, Garwnant

TG1/201703/21rev Derivation of Goldeneye 702 grading machine settings for British Spruce

Report
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017)
TG1/201703/21rev Derivation of Goldeneye 702 grading machine settings for British Spruce. CEN TC124 WG2 TG1: MiCROTEC
Goldeneye 702 MiCROTEC GmbH Julius Durst Str. 98 IT-39042 Brixen (BZ) www.microtec.eu United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland + Republic of Ireland Sitka spruc...

TG1/201703/22rev Derivation of Goldeneye 706 grading machine settings for British Spruce

Report
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017)
TG1/201703/22rev Derivation of Goldeneye 706 grading machine settings for British Spruce. CEN TC124 WG2 TG1: MiCROTEC
Goldeneye 706 MiCROTEC GmbH Julius Durst Str. 98 IT-39042 Brixen (BZ) www.microtec.eu United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland + Republic of Ireland Sitka spruc...

TG1/201703/23rev Derivation of Viscan Compact and Viscan portable with balance grading machine settings for British Spruce

Report
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017)
TG1/201703/23rev Derivation of Viscan Compact and Viscan portable with balance grading machine settings for British Spruce. CEN TC124 WG2 TG1: MiCROTEC
Viscan Compact Viscan portable WITH balance MiCROTEC GmbH Julius Durst Str. 98 IT-39042 Brixen (BZ) www.microtec.eu United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland + Re...

TG1/201703/24rev Derivation of Viscan Plus grading machine settings for British Spruce

Report
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017)
TG1/201703/24rev Derivation of Viscan Plus grading machine settings for British Spruce. CEN TC124 WG2 TG1: MiCROTEC
Viscan Plus MiCROTEC GmbH Julius Durst Str. 98 IT-39042 Brixen (BZ) www.microtec.eu United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland + Republic of Ireland Sitka spruce ...
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SIRT 2019-20 (WP1&2)

2019 - 2020
Our research activities are focused on understanding the physical and mechanical properties of wood and how these affect its performance in different applications. Our main aim is to better understand...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £96,000

InFutUReWood

2019 - 2022
Timber and construction research
Funder: European Commission | Value: £122,942

SIRT 2018-19 (WP1&2)

2018 - 2019
Our research activities are focused on understanding the physical and mechanical properties of wood and how these affect its performance in different applications. Our main aim is to better understand...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £99,000

SIRT WP2 2017-18

2017 - 2018
Timber grading standards support ensuring standards are good for the domestic timber industries, and supporting industry in using them
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £42,500

SIRT WP1 2017-18

2017 - 2018
Applied research and knowledge transfer addressing industry needs – as set out by the SIRT management board. This includes providing information and advice to industry sponsors
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £107,500

Extractives database support

2017 - 2018
Maintenance and hosting of website database developed in previous project
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £3,000

Appearance grading Scots pine timber for joinery

2016 - 2017
This one year project will undertake a literature review and physical testing of Scots pine logs and boards. The aim of the project is to develop a predictive model of the knot characteristics of boar...
Funder: The Research Funding Council of Norway | Value: £28,000

Mobility grant with Ukrainian National Forestry University

2016 - 2017
British Council "Mobility Grant for Leadership Development Project". Funds visit by 6 persons from Ukraine to Edinburgh to seek potential collaborations in education and work based learning.
Funder: British Council | Value: £7,200

Extractive components of Scottish roundwood

2015 - 2015
To investigate the extractives that are available in Sitka sprice, Scots pine and hybrid larch. To understand how the extractives vary between crop parts e.g. heartwood, bark, stumps, brash and thinni...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £15,623

Timber grading standards support (Workpackage 2)

2014 - 2018
Provide support to the forest industry through representation on various GB and European committees, and to provide dissemination and facilitate events to the sawmill industy.
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £130,000

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