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Celebrating 10 years of successful partnership (News)

The successful partnership between the James Hutton Institute and the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee will be celebrated at a 10 year anniversary symposium, Pathways to Impact in Plant Science on 6 September. ... Read more

New wildlife website for the East Grampian Coast (News)

The north east of Scotland may be famous for whisky and castles but a new website aims to highlight another reason that tourists should visit the region – the rich and diverse wildlife. ... Read more

Record trading performance for Scottish technology company (News)

Mylnefield Research Services (MRS) Ltd, the technology and innovation company that translates scientific research at the James Hutton Institute into commercial products and services has announced record trading results. In the fi ... Read more

Fungi foray (Event)

James Hutton Institute fungi expert Dr Andy Taylor will join members of Grampian Fungus Group to lead a foray through the woods of Hazlehead Park in Aberdeen searching for the fruits of autumn. Anyone can join this free event whi ... Read more

Research on ticks and tick-borne diseases (Research Page)

Ixodes ricinus ticks are the most important vector of disease-causing pathogens in Europe. They have been increasing in Britain in recent decades and are of particular concern because they transmit Borrelia burgdorferi s.l., the a ... Read more

Professor Iain Gordon joins Darwin Expert Committee (News)

James Hutton Institute Chief Executive Professor Iain Gordon is one of eight new members appointed to the Darwin Expert Committee (DEC) by Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman. The DEC, currently chaired by Professor David Macd ... Read more

Wood ants help win award for Institute scientist (News)

An Aberdeen-based scientist with a mission to spread the word about wood ants has won a prestigious new award from the Royal Entomological Society. Jenni Stockan of the James Hutton Institute's Ecological Sciences group won t ... Read more

Challenges of the Squeezed Middle (News)

The most contentious land use zone in Scotland - the “squeezed middle” strip between prime arable land and high nature conservation mountains – is the subject of a major debate being held by the James Hutton Inst ... Read more

Dundee Flower and Food Festival 2012 (Event)

Come along to meet us and find out more about the James Hutton Institute's work at the annual Dundee Flower and Food Festival in the city's Camperdown Park. You will find us in the food marquee and this year we have two h ... Read more

New grants for ground breaking research (News)

Two scientists at the James Hutton Institute and the University of Dundee's Division of Plant Sciences have been awarded highly prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants. Dr Jorunn Bos of the Cell and Molecu ... Read more

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