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The digital footprint of #StormArwen and the disruption of water supplies

Posted on behalf of Diana Valero, Rowan Ellis, Rebecca Gray A year ago, Storm Arwen battered Scotland with gales of almost 100km. The northeast region was particularly badly hit. Thousands of households in Aberdeenshire lost their power and water supplies and, for some, this situation lasted...

Hutton researchers promote the use of experimental economic methods

Simone Piras

By Peter Cock, James Gurd, Laure Kuhfuss and Simone Piras

From Noticing Nature to Becoming Embedded in Nature: a journey with colleagues at the Institute

Laura MacLean

By Laura MacLean, Phoebe Somervail, Hannah Hasler, Anna Conniff and Kate Irvine

Was Alfred Nobel right?

Rob Brooker

It’s good to be out

Rob Brooker

It’s been another busy summer in the Highlands. Recent drives through Glen Clunie and Glen Shee down to Perthshire have left me feeling conflicted. Glen Clunie in particular – with its easy road access and flat grassy patches next to the Clunie Water – has become a hotbed for...

What are the impacts of social innovation? Addressing the challenges of marginalised rural areas in Scotland and beyond

Carla Barlagne

By Carla Barlagne and Richard J. Hewitt Social innovation is a phenomenon that manifests itself in new social relationships and collaborations. It seeks to promote the development and uptake of new services and new fields of activity, such as social entrepreneurship and social enterprises that...

The Water Between Us - Scott Herrett on discovering deliberation

Scott Herrett

'Paying attention' from Eabhal - Uibhist a Tuath by Scott Herrett Deliberation is the long and careful consideration of a subject. - In this house nothing is there by chance: it is always the result of great deliberation. Collins Dictionary Have you heard of...

The challenge of a ghastly future

Rob Brooker

What we don’t know can be surprising

Rob Brooker


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