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Walker in Quinag, Assynt (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Scotland’s sparsely populated areas confronted by demographic challenges

New research conducted by the James Hutton Institute estimates that vast tracts of Scotland's Highlands and Islands and some areas in the Southern Uplands are at risk of losing more than a quarter of their population by 2046 if current demographic trends are left unchanged.

Winners of the 2018 Hutton Postgraduate Student event with panel members
Monday, March 19, 2018

PhD research showcased at Hutton annual postgraduate event

The James Hutton Institute's 2018 annual postgraduate event, showcasing research undertaken by Hutton PhD students, took place at Birnam Arts and Conference Centre and featured a keynote lecture by Professor Ian Boyd, DEFRA Chief Scientific Advisor.

Best Soil in Show 2017 prizegiving at Royal Highland Show (c) James Hutton Inst
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Best Soil in Show 2018: dig for victory!

The James Hutton Institute and partners National Farmers Union Scotland, Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs and Soil Association Scotland have launched the 2018 edition of the Best Soil in Show competition, calling for entries from farmers across Scotland.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Natural Flood Management Network launched

A new website aiming to become a sharing platform for policymakers, researchers, scientists and anyone interested in the use of landscape features to reduce flood risk has been launched.

Workshop at Bario (c) James Hutton Institute
Monday, March 12, 2018

Understanding agricultural sustainability in the highlands of Borneo

Hutton scientist Dr Tim George visited the rice-growing Bario region of Malaysian Borneo to discuss alternatives for sustainable crop diversification.

Emotional openness key for STEM researchers
Thursday, March 08, 2018

Emotional openness key for STEM researchers

Dr Emily Grossman, an internationally acclaimed science author and expert in molecular biology and genetics, shared the challenges she has faced as a woman in STEM by presenting her talk “Too sensitive for science?”, at the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen, in support of International Women’s Day.

Researchers met recently in Malawi in the context of Quikgro (c) JamesHuttonInst
Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Quikgro: developing potato varieties suited to sub-Saharan conditions

A research collaboration featuring the University of St Andrews and the James Hutton Institute aims to expand potato growing areas in sub-Saharan Africa by developing varieties able to grow in warmer conditions.

Mylnefield Lipid Analysis Course 2018 (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, March 02, 2018

Fatty acids and lipids under the spotlight

A course run by our commercial subsidiary James Hutton Limited to discuss chemical, biological and analytical aspects of lipids gathered delegates from European and US organisations.

Professor Steve Albon (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, March 02, 2018

Professor Steve Albon appointed to new lowland deer expert panel

Professor Steve Albon, an Honorary Research Associate of the James Hutton Institute, has been appointed a member of a new expert panel set up to examine complex issues related to deer management in the Scottish lowlands.

Professor Colin Campbell (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

James Hutton Institute Chief Executive made RSE Fellow

Following in the footsteps of our namesake James Hutton, Professor Colin Campbell has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

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