Diana Casimiro-Soriguer, postgraduate student with the UQ Fire Team, was awarded an FWPA travel award to attend the 2016 World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE) to be held on August 22-25 in Vienna, Austria. The award was
made on the basis of her research combining forestry and fire safety engineering to establishing a comprehensive pathway of timber from plantation to construction.
The WCTE is the most prestigious international event in timber engineering, engineered wood products and design of timber structures. The conference attracts researchers, engineers and architects, code consultants and building officials, contractors and project managers, fabricators and suppliers from all around the world.