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The James Hutton Institute hosts a number of events for members of the public, the farming and agriculture industry, policy makers, food manufacturers, marketers, land managers and land users.

We also exhibit at festivals and events throughout the UK, providing information to the general public through displays, activities and dialogue. These exhibits are supported by hands-on activities, knowledge exchange and the provision of leaflets and handouts for both children and adults.

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The 18th BioDundee International Conference - 'New perspectives, new opportunities: Life Sciences and Healthcare'

for anyone interested in the Life Sciences and Healthcare sectors

23 May 2018

At this one-off event you will get an insight into Forensic Soil Science and hear the science behind crime writing from Professor Lorna Dawson.

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SSCR Annual General Meeting and Lecture: 23 May 2018

for SSCR members and other interested parties

23 May 2018, 2pm: Free or £15

Mark Lynas, author of four major popular science environmental books, will deliver the annual Scottish Society for Crop Research Lecture following the AGM at Abertay University in Dundee.

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Dundee Roots Group: Workshop & 2018 ISRR Medal Lecture in Root Research

for scientists, students and other interested parties

23 May 2018, 2pm to 5:45pm

This one-day event by the Dundee Roots Group will feature the 2018 ISRR Medal Lecture on Root Research, by Professor Liam Dolan (University of Oxford).

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This workshop will discuss social innovation in Scotland's rural areas

Social Innovation in rural areas in Scotland

for anyone interested in Scotland's rural areas

31 May, 9.30am to 4pm

This workshop will discuss how social innovation can address challenges in Scotland's rural areas - come and network with a community of social innovation practitioners and researchers.

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Open Farm Sunday 2018: New Venue!

for the general public and families

10 June 2018, 11am - 4 pm, Free

The James Hutton Institute will be opening its doors to the public for LEAF Open Farm Sunday on 10 June.

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Cereals in Practice 2018

for farmers, agronomists, industry and scientists

5 July 2018, 2.45pm - 6.30pm, Free

Cereals in Practice is the annual showcase of variety trials and research organised by the James Hutton Institute, SRUC (Scotland's Rural College) and the Scottish Society for Crop Research.

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Fruit for the Future 2018

for farmers, agronomists, food and drink industries and scientists

19 July 2018, 2pm to 6pm, Free

Fruit for the Future is aimed at farmers, agronomists, representatives of the food and drink industries, scientists and others interested in soft fruit.

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Potatoes in Practice

Potatoes in Practice 2018

for farmers, agronomists, industry, scientists and policymakers

9 August 2018, 8.30am to 4.30pm: Free

The UK's number one field based potato event.

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Clay mineralogy and its application to the oil industry

for oil and gas professionals or anyone interested in clays

16 to 19 October 2018, 9am to 5pm

A training course offered by our commercial subsidiary James Hutton Limited, aimed at helping the oil industry understand the nature, properties, behaviour and occurrence of clays in the context of hydrocarbon exploration and production.

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Indo-UK workshop on monitoring and analysis strategies for anthropogenic polluta

Indo-UK workshop on monitoring and analysis strategies for anthropogenic pollutants in environmental and waste waters

for water professionals

12-15 November 2018

Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council, in partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry, will be holding a four day workshop on the above theme at the Royal Orchid Convention Centre, Bangalore, India on 12-15 November 2018.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.