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European Society for Rural Sociology chooses Aberdeen for 2015 congress (News)

The James Hutton Institute, in partnership with Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC), are proud to announce that the European Society for Rural Sociology (ESRS) have chosen Aberdeen as the host city for their 2015 ... Read more

Work underway to improve malting barley quality (News)

Researchers at the James Hutton Institute and leading commercial breeding companies are working to improve the quality of winter barley for malting purposes, in a bid to address the concerns of maltsters, brewers and distillers ab ... Read more

Plant Power Day (Event)

Plant Power Day is a free drop-in event for visitors of all ages who will have the opportunity to meet scientists from the University of Dundee Division of Plant Sciences and the James Hutton Institute and learn about the fascinat ... Read more

New company to strengthen links with industry (News)

The James Hutton Institute is to create one new commercial subsidiary which will incorporate the activities of its current commercial subsidiaries, Mylnefield Research Services Ltd (MRS) and Macaulay Scientific Consulting Ltd (MSC ... Read more

MRS Managing Director named top for Tayside at awards (News)

The Managing Director of Mylnefield Research Services Ltd (MRS), Dr Nigel Kerby, has been named the Tayside Region Director of the Year 2013 by the Institute of Directors. He received the accolade at a glittering awards ceremony a ... Read more

James Hutton Institute one of first to achieve Athena SWAN status (News)

The James Hutton Institute is one of the first organisations of its kind to have been awarded Athena SWAN Charter status. The Athena SWAN Charter recognises commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engin ... Read more

GM Crops: Raking up the facts (Event)

GM crops have attracted much publicity over the years; a lot of it negative. Explore the science behind the headlines and find out what place GM has in modern agriculture with Professor Howard Davies of the James Hutton Institute ... Read more

Research underway to unravel causes of blackleg (News)

Researchers at the James Hutton Institute and partner organisations are working to understand how seed potato becomes infected with Pectobacterium atrosepticum, the pathogen that causes blackleg; a disease that has been one of the ... Read more

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