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Honorary Fellows (Page)

Dr Pamela Anderson Pamela K. Anderson has been Director General of the International Potato Center (CIP) since May 2005. CIP is one of 15 international agricultural research centres supported by the Consultative Group on Interna ... Read more

Professor Louise Heathwaite, Distinguished Women Scientists Seminar (Event)

Professor Louise Heathwaite will deliver the James Hutton Institute Distinguished Women Scientists Seminar as part of the Women in Science Festival 2013. The seminar entitled "Towards a sustainable use of natural resources&qu ... Read more

Insects in upland land use research (Event)

Nick Littlewood works as an Ecologist at the James Hutton Institute where his entomological interest focuses especially on Lepidoptera and Hemiptera. He has coordinated a number of research projects on upland grassland, heather m ... Read more

Forensics weekend (Event)

Soil forensics expert Professor Lorna Dawson of the James Hutton Institute is joining a weekend of special events at the Satrosphere in Aberdeen to celebrate the science used to help solve crimes. She will be speaking at 11am on ... Read more

Final monthly winner of Water Works competition (News)

Fourteen-year-old Ruairidh Campbell of Edinburgh is the December and final monthly winner of our Water Works schools photographic competition. His photograph "Morning over Loch Earn" was chosen by the judges who said: & ... Read more

Human and animal pathogens on plants (Research Page)

The main aim of our research is to understand the basis to the molecular interactions that underpin bacteria-plant interactions. The work focuses on enteric human pathogenic bacteria, which pose a food safety threat to consumers t ... Read more

Glasgow's buzzing (Event)

"Glasgow's buzzing" is the title of this seminar which will be given by Suzanne Bairner of Buglife. The seminar has been organised by Aberdeen Entomological Club and will be held at the James Hutton Institute in Aber ... Read more

Weather records show dreich year for Dundee (News)

James Hutton Institute meteorological observers Dr Roy Neilson and Alison Dobson look back at the weather statistics gathered at the Dundee site to reveal just how wet 2012 was. ... Read more

Spiders as indicators of environmental change (Event)

Mike Davidson of the British Arachnological Society, will deliver this seminar entitled "Spiders as indicators of environmental change". It has been organised by Aberdeen Entomological Club and will be held at the James ... Read more

Potato late blight still a threat to global food security (News)

A pathogen responsible for a plant disease that has caused food shortages and major loss of life in the past, such as the Irish Potato Famine of 1845, still poses a significant threat to global food security. This is underlined in ... Read more

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