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August 8, 2022
The James Hutton Institute, world leaders in soil science, will be showcasing a number of soil research initiatives at the 22nd World Congress of Soil Science (WCSS) which is taking place in Glasgow from 31 July - 5 August, this year the theme is...
July 7, 2022
Two species of fungi new to the UK have been discovered in Scotland’s Cairngorm mountains by a team of volunteers working with the James Hutton Institute and Plantlife, the international wild plant conservation charity. Amanita...
June 6, 2022
The world’s first “climate-positive” gin, created using the humble garden pea, was recognised at the Herard’s Higher Education Awards on Tuesday, when the team behind the gin secured the “Outstanding Business...
June 6, 2022
Work by researchers at the James Hutton Institute that helps protect Scotland’s valuable potato crop against late blight is to continue thanks to funding from the Scottish Government for the Fight Against Blight (FAB) campaign in 2022....
April 4, 2020
The Hydro Nation International Centre brings together a critical mass of the Scottish water research community to focus on developing talent, promoting innovation, supporting expertise and maximising outcomes that can be applied in any global...
October 10, 2019

ClimateChange@Hutton (Research Partners)

October 10, 2019

Soils@Hutton (Research Partners)

Soils@HUtotn provides a window into the diversity of soils research, skills and resources at The James Hutton Institute. Please use the image links above to find out more about individual research areas, resources and facilities.
October 10, 2019
The Centre for Sustainable Cropping Platform is based at Balruddery Farm near Dundee, Scotland and is run by the James Hutton Institute.
October 10, 2019

IPM@Hutton (Research Partners)

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an approach to managing the impact of a crop's pests, pathogens and weeds that achieves environmental and economic sustainability. IPM strategies combine available methods (IPM tools) for monitoring,...
October 10, 2019

Potato@Hutton (Research Partners)

The Potato@Hutton group at the James Hutton Institute combines strengths in potato, soils, land use, and environmental research. As such, Potato@Hutton makes major contributions to the understanding of key global issues, such as food, energy and...
May 5, 2019

Scotland’s environment web (Research Partners)

The gateway to everything you want to know about Scotland’s environment. This website brings together environmental information and data in one place so that is easy to search, discover, analyse and interpret.
November 11, 2015

International Barley Hub (Research Partners)

The International Barley Hub will expand the scale and excellence of research and innovation and increase the translation and application of this research in the UK and overseas.
March 3, 2015

James Hutton Limited (Research Partners)

James Hutton Ltd offers scientific services and products to clients in agriculture, food and drink, industry, and environmental science. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the James Hutton Institute, a leading research centre in food security and...
November 11, 2012

Mylnefield Lipid Analysis (Research Partners)

Mylnefield Lipid Analysis is a leading international laboratory for the specialist analysis of oils and fats. It is based at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee.   Mylnefield Research Services Ltd merged with Macaulay Scientific Consultancy...
November 11, 2012

Living Field (Research Partners)

The Living Field is the Institute's outreach project on biology and environmental science. The website has information on the garden, the study base, online education, events and science including the 5000 years project.
November 11, 2012

Germinate (Research Partners)

Germinate is a generic plant data management system implemented in MySQL and designed to hold passport data and a range of additional data types including molecular markers.
January 1, 2012

Hutton Clays and Minerals (Research Partners)

Minerals and clay minerals are encountered in a wide variety of natural and man made materials,  routinely we work with samples of soils, sediments, rocks and industrial mineral raw materials from all over the world.
April 4, 2011
REEF is an EU-funded research project which will improve our understanding of how environmental chemicals and endocrine-disrupting compounds endanger reproduction and foetal development in the female.
April 4, 2011

Dee Catchment Partnership (Research Partners)

The Dee Catchment Partnership is an independant association of agencies, organisations and individuals committed to the wise and sustainable use of the catchment's rivers, tributaries and lochs, as well as the habitats and species they...
April 4, 2011

FarmPath Project (Research Partners)

FarmPath is a three year collaborative research project funded through European Union Framework Seven, running from 1 March 2011 to 28 February 2014. The overall goal of FarmPath is to identify and assess future transition pathways to regionally...
April 4, 2011

Valuing Nature Network (Research Partners)

The Valuing Nature Network brings together natural scientists and economists, alongside decision-makers in business and policy, who have an interest in valuing nature.
March 3, 2011

HUNTing for sustainability (Research Partners)

HUNT is an interdisciplinary international research project, financed by the EU's 7th Framework program, looking into the wider meaning of hunting in the 21st century.
March 3, 2011

Centre of Expertise for Waters (Research Partners)

The Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW). Scotland's centre of expertise connecting water research and policy delivers objective and robust research and professional opinion to support the development and implementation of water policy in...
March 3, 2011

REDD-ALERT (Research Partners)

REDD-ALERT is an FP7 EU project led by The James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen and involving 12 partner institutions from EU and tropical countries, linking with the ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins.
March 3, 2011

Orskov Foundation (Research Partners)

The Orskov Foundation promotes sustainable development for the poorest rural communities in the world. They aim to achieve this through the integration of agricultural education with community projects.
March 3, 2011

MicroResp (Research Partners)

A unique microplate-based respiration system that enables the user to analyse up to 96 soil, sediment or water samples and test a range of carbon sources and/or replicates in a small compact space.
March 3, 2011

GILDED (Research Partners)

The overall goal of GILDED is to identify social, economic, cultural and political changes which could help rural and urban households in Europe consume less energy.
March 3, 2011

Soil Forensics International (Research Partners)

This conference explored novel approaches in soil forensics. It provided an international focus for discussion of research and development in forensic soil science for the benefit of both environmental protection and criminal investigation.
March 3, 2011
North East Scotland Local Biodiversity Action Plan (LBAP) takes action to conserve important species and habitats for our benefit and for future generations. The LBAP covers Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray.
March 3, 2011

Hutton Soils (Research Partners)

Here you will find all you need to know about, including the range of properties we test for, how to take a soil sample, as well as a list of what it costs. Our service lets you decide when and where to sample.
March 3, 2011

Farm Woodland Forum (Research Partners)

The Farm Woodland Forum aims to facilitate the generation and exchange of information that supports best practice in and improves opportunities for farming with trees. 
March 3, 2011

Legume Futures (Research Partners)

Legume Futures is an international research project in the EU Framework Programme 7. The aim is to develop and assess legume-supported cropping systems that raise the economic and environmental performance of European agriculture.
March 3, 2011

ISRR (Research Partners)

The ISRR brings together scientists from all over the world with a deep interest in roots and their activities, is committed to openness and extends a welcome to all with an interest in this subject.
March 3, 2011

Phytocomp (Research Partners)

A group of collaborators from the Schools of Computing and Civil Engineering at the University of Dundee, the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Cambridge, and the Environment Plant Interactions Programme at The James Hutton...
March 3, 2011
The Scottish Society for Crop Research functions through its crop sub-committees for combinable and energy crops, potatoes and soft fruit organising indoor and outdoor events to disseminate research findings and other information of relevance to...
March 3, 2011

Plant Bioinformatics Group (Research Partners)

This website hosts a range of databases developed by scientists at the Institute including the Arabidopsis Nucleolar Protein Database, Barley and Potato SSRs, Germinate, Wheat InSitu Database, Protein Localisation Database, Barley SNP Database,...
March 3, 2011

FruitGateway (Research Partners)

FruitGateway contains a series of websites covering all aspects of soft fruit work at the Institute. It contains FruitBreeding, FruitDisease, FruitNutrition and FruitHealth.  
March 3, 2011

EURASNET (Research Partners)

EURASNET is the Alternative Splicing Network of Excellence funded by the Framework 6 Programme (FP6) of the European Union. The network aims to explain the mechanisms of alternative splicing and the interference with other regulatory processes.
March 3, 2011

Commonwealth Potato Collection (Research Partners)

The Commonwealth Potato Collection is a major genebank containing over 1300 accessions of 86 different species related to the cultivated potato S. tuberosum L. which is hosted at The James Hutton Institute.
March 3, 2011
The Cereal Pathogen Resistance Allele Database (CPRAD) catalogues information on the pathogen resistance alleles reported to be found in genotypes of barley and in future wheat and oats.
March 3, 2011
The Arable Seed Identification System (ASIS) was developed as a joint project between the Institute and students from the University of Abertay Dundee. The database aims to help users identify unknown seeds.
February 2, 2011

Develonutri (Research Partners)

Develonutri is a European Union funded project aimed at boosting the nutritional value of crops from farm to plate. It will investigate plant metabolites which play a key role in human health and wellbeing.
February 2, 2011

Janeemo (Research Partners)

An agro-forestry enterprise initiative in Southern Malawi promoting the use of oil-based trees and their products.

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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.