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Virtual Landscape Theatre Events: Gillian Donaldson-Selby (Page)

Below are a few examples of Gillian's models as used in VLT events: ... Read more

Best Young Mycologist in Europe accolade for researcher (News)

A scientist from the James Hutton Institute has been named the best young mycologist in Europe and joined an elite group of only six researchers around the world to be awarded a similar accolade for their continent. Dr Alison Be ... Read more

Mozambique Minister of State Administration visits the James Hutton Institute (News)

The Mozambique Minister of State Administration, Her Excellency Carmelita Rita Namashulua, learned about the research conducted at the James Hutton Institute during a visit to our Aberdeen site yesterday. ... Read more

Young scientist nominated as Business Leader of Tomorrow (News)

A young horticultural scientist who has implemented changes to growing practices, which are already bringing financial benefits as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership, has been nominated for the prestigious Business Leader of ... Read more

Genetic blueprint of bread wheat genome unveiled (News)

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) has published a chromosome-based draft sequence of the bread wheat genome in the international journal Science. This genetic blueprint provides new insights into the str ... Read more

Berry promising future for new raspberry variety (News)

A new raspberry variety, with exceptional fruit quality and high productivity, was introduced yesterday in Dundee ahead of its official unveiling later in the year. The new rasp, named Glen Dee, was bred by Mylnefield Research Ser ... Read more

Soil micro-organisms may help farmers reduce greenhouse gases (News)

Newly published research into soil microbes shows how, eventually, farmers might reduce greenhouse gas production through the way they manage their soils. The work, by an EU wide consortium including researchers from the James Hut ... Read more

Best Soil in Show 2014 winner shares recipe for success (News)

After winning Best Soil in Show 2014 in June, 16-year-old Douglas Greig came to the James Hutton Institute to share some of the secrets behind his great success with farm manager Euan Caldwell. He hopes this will help other young ... Read more

Capturing the wild: Smart camera records Scotland’s unseen wildlife (News)

Monitoring of Scotland’s wildlife in some of the most remote and inaccessible parts of the country has been transformed thanks to a new ‘smart camera’ developed by experts at the James Hutton Institute and the Un ... Read more

Do more to ensure food security, Scottish Food Security Alliance urges (News)

The Scottish Food Security Alliance-Crops (SFSAC), a partnership formed by the James Hutton Institute, the University of Aberdeen and the University of Dundee, has welcomed the publication of the second report on food security by ... Read more

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