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E-CLIC Conference 10 October 2014 (Event)

The James Hutton Institute is organising this conference which is a component of the European project E-CLIC. Delegates from all over the UK will gather to discuss the challenges posed by the European Landscape Convention (ELC) in ... Read more

Scottish research helps tackle global and local agricultural challenges (News)

Researchers at the James Hutton Institute have endorsed and repeated the view of this week’s high-profile Development Dialogues conference in New York that work to ‘climate-proof’ agriculture lies at the core of ... Read more

Academy student’s research on sea urchins features in prestigious journal (News)

A young scientist has got his career off to a flying start by having his work from a summer project published in renowned journal LWT - Food Science and Technology. Connor Powell, from Breadalbane Academy in Perth, was supervised ... Read more

Policy, practice, science and decision making: a tough balancing act (News)

What are the challenges faced by policy developers in Scotland, at a time of increasing calls on decision makers to base their conclusions more firmly on the underlying science and avoid inefficient use of resources? These issues, ... Read more

CoZEE Zoonoses Network Autumn Conference:The role of high-throughput sequencing in surveillance, diagnostics and tracking zoonotic bacteria (Event)

CoZEE is a co-operative network that aims to be inclusive of all those interested in zoonoses. They will be hosting this workshop held at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee. This will be an interactive, engaging, and proactive ... Read more

Diffuse pollution modelling (Research Page)

Data from spatial monitoring of water quality provided parameter sets for validation of catchment scale models. These have been used in a number of externally funded research projects including REFRESH. ... Read more

Phosphorus biogeochemistry in riparian buffer strips (Research Page)

Management to mitigate pollutant swapping Buffer strips are useful for mitigating diffuse pollution. As riparian buffers perform their role in sediment trapping, P accumulates with no loss mechanism (as in wetland denitrificatio ... Read more

Flood inundation modelling (Research Page)

Tarland modelling                         Hydraulic models help to predict where flooding might occur, how s ... Read more

Root Nematode Project (Research Page)

Novel 3D imaging for the assessment of nematode activity in the rhizosphere Postdoctoral Researcher position to work on the project is currently being advertised. Closing date 30 September 2014.   ... Read more

Special IBES Seminar: 'Earthen Construction of Qin Terra Cotta Army and other Ancient Chinese earthen sites: an Introduction and their Conservation Problem' (Event)

Mr Xia Yin of the Polychrome conservation and technique research, Key Scientific Research Base of Ancient Polychrome Pot will give this Special IBES Seminar: 'Earthen Construction of Qin Terra Cotta Army and other Ancient Chin ... Read more

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