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October 10, 2023
Scotland’s Net Zero by 2045: Modeling societal metabolic potentials and scenarios toward emissions reductions
January 1, 2023
Research increasingly asserts that biodiversity enhancement and conservation will be more inclusive and effective if we pay serious and analytical attention to narratives. An understanding of how narratives and stories work to marginalise (or not...
September 9, 2021
As the eyes of the world turn to Glasgow for the upcoming COP26, the James Hutton Institute has supported the recommendations issued by the Climate Emergency Response Group (CERG) in a report launched today, which outlines a series of key actions...
August 8, 2021
Building work has now begun on the International Barley Hub (IBH) and Advanced Plant Growth Centre (APGC) at the James Hutton Institute. The two plant science innovation centres are being supported by £45 million from the UK Government...
August 8, 2021
Researchers at the James Hutton Institute have responded to the latest international report on climate change by emphasising their continued determination to address the greatest challenge humanity has ever faced.
July 7, 2021
A new website which brings together thousands of research publications, dating back centuries to the present day, has been launched by six Scottish Government funded partners.  
July 7, 2021
Would you like to climb a mountain in the Cairngorms this summer in the name of science? The James Hutton Institute have partnered with Plantlifeto discover more about the fungi that lie beneath the surface of the 58 Munros of the Cairngorms...
January 1, 2021
November 11, 2020
A selection of articles on agent-based modelling work done at The James Hutton Institute involving current and former employees is listed below. Open-access articles are indicated with an asterisk (*).
November 11, 2020
In accordance with best practice in Social Simulation, we publish models and other software under open source licences, using standard online repositories, especially CoMSES Net's Computational Modelling Library, GitHub and GitLab.
November 11, 2020
January 1, 2019
The fundamental factors and processes causing climate change in the Earth’s atmosphere are physical and chemical in nature and are well understood. The reasons behind the increases in greenhouse gases that drive climate change are also well...
July 7, 2013

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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.