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European Society for Rural Sociology chooses Aberdeen for 2015 congress (News)

The James Hutton Institute, in partnership with Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC), are proud to announce that the European Society for Rural Sociology (ESRS) have chosen Aberdeen as the host city for their 2015 ... Read more

Lessons from an 'old couple' lead to genetic breakthrough (News)

Light sensors in plants act as a switch for genetic activity which determines how they adapt to environmental changes, an international research collaboration involving scientists in Argentina, Austria and Scotland including the J ... Read more

East of Scotland field campaign 2014 (Research Page)

Summary and progress of a major field campaign in 2014 ... Read more

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 our work on behalf of the Scottish Government, the European Union and a range of other funders, members of staff in the Safeguarding Natural Capital theme produce and contribute to a variety of outputs, a range of which ... 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

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