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May winner of Water Works competition announced (News)

The May winner of our monthly schools photographic competition Water Works is Amy Coates-Walker, who is in primary 6 at Airyhall Primary, Aberdeen. Describing her entry Amy said: "This is a photo I took in Australia of a fam ... Read more

Sex and sewage (Event)

Professor Paul Fowler, University of Aberdeen and Dr Stewart Rhind, James Hutton Institute will deliver this free public Cafe Scientifique talk on 'Sex and sewage'. ... Read more

IBA2012 Conference gallery (Gallery)

The IBA2012 conference was held in Dundee from 16-18 May. It was hosted by the International Blackcurrant Association and the James Hutton Institute in association with GlaxoSmithKline and Mylnefield Research Services Ltd. ... Read more

Bumblebee talk and walk (Event)

Insect ecologist Jenni Stockan, of the James Hutton Institute, will join Aberdeen City Council's Countryside Rangers for a public talk and walk all about bumblebees, which are important pollinators for many plants including ag ... Read more

International consortium sequences tomato genome (News)

Scientists at the James Hutton Institute are part of an international consortium which has sequenced the genomes of the domesticated tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and its wild ancestor, Solanum pimpinellifolium. The achievement b ... Read more

The potato world comes to Edinburgh (News)

Edinburgh becomes the focus for the world’s third most important food crop next week. The World Potato Congress comes to the Edinburgh International Conference Centre from Sunday 27 May. It takes place every three years, an ... Read more

Scottish expertise on waters on show in Brussels (News)

Scotland’s James Hutton Institute has been successful in bidding for a place in this year’s European Green Week event taking place in Brussels. This will be the 12th Green Week which is the biggest annual conference o ... Read more

Study suggest chemicals in the environment could threaten male fertility (News)

New research from the University of Glasgow, in collaboration with academics in Edinburgh, Aberdeen (James Hutton Institute and the University of Aberdeen) and INRA (France) has shown that fertility in a subset of men could be thr ... Read more

Ecosystem services approaches for water management (Research Page)

Since the release of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, ecosystems have become widely recognised as natural capital assets supporting and supplying services which are highly valuable to humans. There is a growing appreciation ... Read more

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