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Exploring ways for the application of ecosystem services approaches at the catchment level (Research Page)

Co-construction of a common understanding between scientist, practitioners, land managers and other stakeholders brings knowledge from different disciplines and stakeholders that is crucial for a better understanding of the linkag ... Read more

Professor Robbie Waugh elected RSE Fellow (News)

Leading crop geneticist Professor Robbie Waugh of the James Hutton Institute and University of Dundee has received the honour of being elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) has a ... Read more

Woody debris and freshwater invertebrates (Event)

Kerry Mackay of the University of Aberdeen will deliver this seminar "Woody debris and freshwater invertebrates" as part of the Aberdeen Entomological Club series. It will focus on the effects of woody debris in streams ... Read more

Improving implementation and increasing uptake of measures to improve water quality in Scotland (Research Page)

Guidance and advice for improving implementation and increasing uptake of measures to improve water quality in Scotland ... Read more

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

Open Farm Sunday 2013 (Event)

The James Hutton Institute will be opening its doors to the public for LEAF Open Farm Sunday on 9 June. There will be a range of activities on offer throughout the day including: ... Read more

New summary note to support Water Resources Bill debate (News)

Experts from the Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW) have produced a summary note "The Value of Scotland’s Water Resources" in advance of the latest debate on the Water Resources (Scotland) Bill in the Scottish P ... Read more

Orkney boy wins Water Works photographic competition (News)

Marking the end of a year characterised by intense flooding and weather challenges to our everyday life, the Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW) has announced the winner of its Water Works photographic competition. The competit ... Read more

Managing Catchments and Coasts video introduction (Page)

Dr Marc Stutter, Managing Catchments and Coasts Theme Leader tells us why water is so important and how the research being conducted at the James Hutton Institute will help secure its future for all of us. ... Read more

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