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“There are moments in life where the question of knowing whether one might think otherwise than one thinks and perceive otherwise than one sees is indispensable if one is to continue to observe or reflect ...” Michel Foucault

Anyone can contribute to the blog. We welcome pieces on all things related to the social, economic and geographical sciences. Please visit our main SEGS Group site for more information about us.

How important are regional income disparities in Scotland?

Author: Patricia Melo

In this blog post I want to discuss some ongoing analysis into income inequality in Scotland. It might seem intuitive to assume that location plays an important role on people’s incomes: however, some of our...

Hill Land Use and Ecology Discussion Group

Author: Katrin Prager

I'd like to reflect on a experience back in spring this year, to ponder why some groups are dismissed as mere 'talking shops' whilst other apparently similar groups persist and are valued.

Introduction to SEGS

Author: Kerry Waylen

It's my pleasure to introduce the 'SEGS blog'.  SEGS is the acronym for the Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences group at the James Hutton Institute.   We hope reading this 'SEGS...

Research


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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.