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Rising to the challenges conference (Event)

The inaugural 'Rising to the challenges' conference will explore the advances that science and industry are making in providing long term solutions to the pressing global challenges of food security, climate change, sustai ... Read more

Safeguarding Natural Capital research outputs (Research Page)

As part of work on behalf of the Scottish Government and other research funders, members of staff in the Safeguarding Natural Capital theme have produced a number of outputs: ... Read more

The natural power of women (Event)

Dr Craig Leisher of The Nature Conservancy will deliver this seminar entitled "The natural power of women" at the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen. The seminar will be broadcast live to the Dundee site. ... Read more

Land Systems Research Team (Research Page)

The Land Systems Team are a group of researchers within the Information and Computational Sciences group of the James Hutton Institute. Historically the team were involved in the development of farm-scale land use decision support ... Read more

Tay Estuary Forum 2014 conference (Event)

The 17th annual conference of the Tay Estuary Forum will focus on Creative Coasts when it is held at the West Park Conference Centre in Dundee on 4 April 2014. Some of the subjects featured at the conference will be: ... Read more

Carbohydrates in health: friends or foes? (Event)

Carbohydrates, which represent the main source of dietary energy, can potentially affect human health and the risk of chronic disease. The aim of the Nutrition Society Summer Meeting 2014 is to explore the contribution of cereals, ... Read more

SSCR Potato Winter Meeting (Event)

The Scottish Society for Crop Research (SSCR) Potato Sub-committee will hold its Winter Meeting at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee. Basis points have been applied for and will be available to attendees on the day. Programme ... Read more

Measures for greenhouse gas mitigation in agriculture (Event)

This meeting organised by the Society of Chemical Industry will examine the competing pressures of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the agricultural sector while ensuring food security. Measures for Greenhouse Gas Miti ... Read more

A multi-scale and co-ordinated disciplinary approach for sustainable agriculture (Event)

Professor Johan Six from ETH Zürich will give this seminar "A multi-scale and co-ordinated disciplinary approach for sustainable agriculture" which has been organised by the Scottish Food Security Alliance - Crops. ... Read more

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