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Ectomycorrhizal fungi on roots (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Study to expand knowledge of ectomycorrhizal fungi in Scotland

Scientists at the James Hutton Institute and the University of Aberdeen are looking into the relationship between ectomycorrhizal fungi and native tree species in Scotland.

Organic P workshop, 2016 (courtesy Phil Haygarth)
Monday, September 18, 2017

Organic phosphorus key to future food security and sustainability

Research into organic phosphorus is key to ensure future food security and environmental sustainability, according to an international group of scientists led by the James Hutton Institute, Lancaster University’s Environment Centre and Rothamsted Research in the UK.

Image of the Nature of Scotland Awards logo
Friday, September 15, 2017

Shortlist announced for 2017 Nature of Scotland Awards

The shortlist of nominations for the 2017 Nature of Scotland Awards has been announced, including a nomination for the North East Scotland Biodiversity Partnership school camera trapping competition project.

Isotopx Phoenix TIMS instrument (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, September 15, 2017

Improved isotopic analysis capabilities for unrivalled precision and accuracy

Our extensive analytical chemistry capabilities for research and commercial work have been reinforced with an £500K investment on a new Thermal Ionisation Mass Spectrometer, which will allow us and our commercial subsidiary, James Hutton Limited, to provide inorganic isotope measurements with unrivalled precision and accuracy.

Professor Tim Jackson (courtesy)
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Prosperity without growth: is it possible, and could it answer economic challenges in Scotland?

Renowned author and sustainability expert, Professor Tim Jackson, will seek to show how we can exist within the ecological limits of our planet in the 40th TB Macaulay Lecture.

Sheep farming at Glensaugh (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, September 08, 2017

The challenge of marginal land: efficient utilisation of the managed natural environment

Come to our Glensaugh farm on Wednesday 13th September to hear about research for efficient management of upland systems for sheep and woodland.

Digital soil map of Scotland (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, September 08, 2017

Digital mapping techniques to improve knowledge of British soils

An innovative research project supported by the Macaulay Development Trust aims to create the first unified digital map of soil properties within Great Britain.

Honeyberry (Lonicera caerulea) (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, September 01, 2017

Researchers to look into commercial potential of volcanic dust boosted honeyberries

A research collaboration involving the James Hutton Institute is looking into the commercial potential of honeyberries grown using volcanic rock dust fertiliser.

Forest near Ballater (c) James Hutton Institute
Monday, August 28, 2017

Potential of social innovation in focus at international forest research conference

The potential offered by social innovation to improve the livelihoods of remote forest-dependent communities will be discussed at a special session of the International Union of Forest Research Organisations 125th anniversary congress.

The Mylnefield Lipid Analisys team (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, August 24, 2017

Mylnefield Lipid Analysis claims first place in prestigious proficiency testing programme

James Hutton Limited's dedicated lipid laboratory has scooped the first place in the GOED Nutraceuticals Series of the AOCS Laboratory Proficiency Programme, the world's most respected testing programme for oil and fat related commodities.

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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.