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March 3, 2021
The annual Hutton Postgraduate Student Event, which showcases the excellent science being undertaken by postgraduate students at the James Hutton Institute, took place online on 2, 3 and 4 March 2021. This event provides a valuable learning...
March 3, 2021
A recent study published in Conservation Letters co-authored by a James Hutton Institute ecologist has investigated the number of women and the geographic distribution among the 1051 top-publishing authors in 13 leading journals in ecology and...
November 11, 2020
New opportunities for PhD projects at the James Hutton Institute are now being advertised on FindAPhD.com. PhD projects are being offered by all five of our science departments covering many aspects of our work. All projects are funded jointly...
September 9, 2020
A new review paper by Hutton PhD student Camilla Negri, working alongside colleagues in Italy and China, shows that food waste has significant potential to replace crops in the production of energy and fertilisers through anaerobic digestion....
April 4, 2020
The UK has seen an unprecedented upsurge in gardening during the current lockdown, and as the nation finds itself restricted in time spent outside of their homes, it is only natural to try and make the best of the green areas which we can access...
March 3, 2020
The annual Hutton Postgraduate Student Event, which showcases the excellent science being undertaken by postgraduate students at the James Hutton Institute, took place at the Birnam Arts and Conference Centre, Birnam, on Thursday 5th and Friday...
October 10, 2019
The next generation of UK bioscientists has received a £170 million boost from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC, a part of UK Research and Innovation). The investment will fund 1,700 PhD researchers over...
October 10, 2019
A new partnership between the James Hutton Institute and SRUC will put practical skills into the hands of future farmers. Students studying agriculture at national certificate and degree level at SRUC’s Aberdeen campus will now complete...
August 8, 2019
Our PhD students are registered at universities throughout the UK With more than 500 staff and 124 registered PhD students, the James Hutton Institute is one of the biggest research centres in the UK and the first of its type in Europe. Our...
June 6, 2019
The SEFARI student showcase, an event which shows the diversity and excellence of postgraduate research undertaken across all SEFARI research institutes, took place between the 10th and 11th June, with James Hutton Institute student Auré...
March 3, 2019
An eight-year-old campaigner, a social media whizz kid, a budding nature detective and several keen camera trappers have all been recognised as 2019 Young Wildlife Champions by the North East Scotland Biodiversity Partnership, in a drive to...
March 3, 2019
Our annual Postgraduate Student Event, which showcases the excellent science being undertaken by postgraduate students at the James Hutton Institute, took place at the Birnam Arts and Conference Centre, Birnam on Wednesday 6th March and Thursday...
November 11, 2018
New opportunities for PhD projects at the James Hutton Institute are now being advertised on FindAPhD.com. PhD projects are being offered by all five of our Science Groups covering many aspects of our work. All projects are funded jointly between...
November 11, 2017

Angus Aitken (Member of Staff)

November 11, 2017

Andrew Tweedie (Member of Staff)

November 11, 2017
New opportunities for PhD projects at the James Hutton Institute are now being advertised on FindAPhD.com. PhD projects are being offered by all five of our Science Groups covering many aspects of our work. All projects are funded jointly between...
July 7, 2016

Dimitris Kalogiros (Member of Staff)

February 2, 2016
Edinburgh-based statisticians from Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland (BioSS), part of the James Hutton Group, are helping shape the potential future of crop production in space by supporting the Rocket Science educational project, organised...
January 1, 2016
A group of academics from a leading Saudi Arabian university visited the James Hutton Institute in Dundee and Aberdeen to share ideas about crop, soil and land use research and specialist facilities. The visitors, from Qassim University, had...
August 8, 2015

Julen Gonzalez-Redin (Member of Staff)

Julen Gonzalez-Redin (see his personal website here) is native to San Sebastian, Spain, and completed a BSc Honours in Environmental Sciences in 2011 at the University of the Basque Country, Spain.
August 8, 2015

Henri De Ruiter (Member of Staff)

August 8, 2015

Shona Strachan (Member of Staff)

August 8, 2015

Grant Campbell (Member of Staff)

February 2, 2015

Samuel Peter Poskitt (Member of Staff)

October 10, 2014

Corran Musk (Member of Staff)

October 10, 2014
Introduction to Soils Exploring Scotland's Soils
September 9, 2014
After winning at the UK’s largest online science engagement event, a researcher from the James Hutton Institute has embarked on a mission to inspire the next generation of scientists, becoming at the same time an ambassador for women in...
May 5, 2014

Patrizia Vannucchi (Member of Staff)

I completed a BSc in Natural Sciences in 2011 at the University of Perugia, conducting a two-year research project on the biology and ethology of the damselfly Ischnura elegans. In 2013 I completed my Master research degree in Science and...
January 1, 2014
Stakeholder engagement events relating to theme topics Health and wellbeing conferences and workshops Date Title Theme role Venue 25 November 2013
December 12, 2013

Information notes (Research Page)

Green space Services: Community Engagement Case Study (GreenHealth project, Note No. 5)
December 12, 2013
The recently formed Scottish Food Security Alliance - Crops between the James Hutton Institute and the Universities of Aberdeen and Dundee are now advertising the following PhD projects for 2014/15. List of PhD projects
November 11, 2013

Students and teaching (Research Page)

November 11, 2013
October 10, 2013

Wenbin Guo (Member of Staff)

July 7, 2013

Elizabeth Young (Member of Staff)

I graduated from the University of Durham in 2010 with an MSci in Geoscience (Environmental Geoscience route). My Masters research project studied the effects of managed burning on carbon stores in upland peats. I started my PhD in 2011, working...
July 7, 2013

Caroline Upton (Member of Staff)

I graduated in 2012 with a BSc (Honours) in Forensic Anthropology, from the College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee.
July 7, 2013

Adrian Worton (Member of Staff)

October 10, 2012
Background The Lewis Endowment Fund (LEF) was set up in 1930 as part of an original benefaction from Dr T.B. Macaulay of the Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada. Whilst the major purpose of this benefaction was to create the Macaulay Land Use...
June 6, 2012
Professor Tim Benton, UK Champion for Global Food Security and Professor of Population Ecology will give a seminar "The challenge of food demand and food insecurity".
June 6, 2012
Background and objectives
March 3, 2012

Lucinda Robinson (Member of Staff)

Lucinda graduated in 1998 from Wye College University of London with a BSc (Hons) in Plant Sciences, and has subsequently accumulated over twelve years of laboratory experience.  She spent seven of these years at a commercial cereal breeding...
March 3, 2012

Community Ecology Staff (Research Page)

The Group’s staff members contribute a wide range of skills to the projects on which they work, including a diverse range of taxonomic expertise and data analysis skills. They have experience of working from mountain tops, through woodland...
February 2, 2012
Scientific Papers For further details of these publications, click the first author's name (where activated) to send them an email.
December 12, 2011

PhD Projects (Research Page)

Competition for PhD student is now closed. Please contact Lionel Dupuy for further information.
November 11, 2011

Soil forensics (Research Page)

November 11, 2011

Agroecology (Research Page)

Latest .... major success so far in EU H2020 bids .... TRUE, DIVERSIFY and TOMRES .... details to follow .... Newton projects begin March 2017 ....  success for doctoral students ...
September 9, 2011
Cell and Molecular Sciences (CMS) is based at the Dundee site and comprises more than 100 plant scientists with research specialisms in cell and molecular biology, genomics, genetics, pathology and physiology. Crop improvement A major...
April 4, 2011
Publications in which the VLT is presented or discussed Wang, C., Miller, D., Brown, I. and Jiang, Y. 2016. Public Participation to Support Wind Energy Development: The Role of 3D GIS and Virtual Reality. In: Proceedings of 24th...
April 4, 2011
The Virtual Landscape Theatre is operated by a team at the Aberdeen offices of the James Hutton Institute. They have been responsible for designing, developing and implementing the theatre, 3D models, and programmes of surveys and community and...
March 3, 2011
March 3, 2011
Resources for Schools Barley and Me
March 3, 2011
A development and demonstration virtual reality theatre has been constructed to compliment the mobile Virtual Landscape Theatre. The dimensions and capabilities of the development theatre are the same as the VLT enabling the preparation and...
March 3, 2011
Screen: 5.5 m x 2.25 m, with a screen curvature of 160 degrees Projectors: 3 x '3D Perception' SX25 + I DLP projectors, with integrated edge blending and warping Computers: 3 PCs, each with a Quadro™ FX4800 graphics card, 2...
March 3, 2011
What is it? The Virtual Landscape Theatre (VLT) is a mobile curved screen projection facility, in which people can be 'immersed' in computer models of their environment to explore landscapes of the past, present and future. It is used...
March 3, 2011

David Miller (Member of Staff)

March 3, 2011
With more than 500 staff and 116 registered PhD students, the James Hutton Institute is one of the biggest research centres in the UK and the first of its type in Europe. Our thriving Postgraduate School is testament to our commitment to...
March 3, 2011

Will Hentley (Member of Staff)

March 3, 2011
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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.