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Who is your 2013 Nature of Scotland champion? (News)

There is only a short time left to nominate your nature conservation champion for the 2013 Nature of Scotland Awards which close for entries on 15 March 2013. The James Hutton Institute is once again supporting the awards. The N ... Read more

New environmental research links with China (News)

The James Hutton Institute and the Natural Environment Research Council’s Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences and China Agricultural University have jointly announced a new Centre-Centre researc ... Read more

PhD Studentships 2013 opportunities (News)

Opportunities for PhD projects from the James Hutton Institute's annual competitive joint-studentship programme are now being advertised on FindAPhD.com. All these PhD projects are funded jointly between the Institute and par ... Read more

Andy Goldring seminar (Event)

Andy Goldring is Chief Executive of the Permaculture Association, a national education and research charity based in Leeds. Andy's work over the last 13 years at the Association has focused on building organisational and netwo ... Read more

Sustainable intensification - the challenge for agriculture (News)

Achieving increased levels of productivity using existing land whilst causing minimal environmental damage is one of the greatest challenges of modern agriculture. Sustainable intensification, as the concept is known, will be the ... Read more

Compost Good Practice Meeting (Event)

This meeting aims to introduce delegates to the WRAP Good Practice Guide: Using PAS 100 compost in landscape and regeneration projects, and to provide a forum for scientists and stakeholders to discuss recent developments in compo ... Read more

Dr Cameron Grant and Emeritus Professor Pieter Groenevelt seminar (Event)

Dr Cameron Grant, University of Adelaide, South Australia and Emeritus Professor Pieter Groenevelt, University of Guelph, Canada will deliver this joint seminar entitled "Plant available water: What must happen to make its ac ... Read more

Agricultural habitat usage by wood mice (Research Page)

Background Small mammals, such as the wood mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus), are a known food source for birds of prey such as barn owls and species of harrier, and rare large mammals such as pine marten, polecats and wildcats. Wood ... Read more

Conference to discuss Roots to the Future (News)

Global experts on one of the last frontiers of agricultural and ecological sciences will congregate in Dundee this week (26-29 June) to discuss how their research could lead to sustainable increases in crop productivity and more e ... Read more

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