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Professor Jacqueline McGlade (courtesy)

41st T.B. Macaulay Lecture - The Challenge of Sustainable Development: From global UN policy to local community survival in the face of climate change

for directors, policymakers, researchers, elected representatives and anyone interested in sustainable development issues

3 October 2018, 5.30 to 9.30pm

Professor Jacqueline McGlade, former UN Chief Scientist and Director of the UN Environmental Programme, will deliver the annual Macaulay Lecture at Our Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh.

Craigiebuckler Autumnwatch

Craigiebuckler Autumnwatch

For any member of staff or the general public.

Monday 24th September 2018

Join the staff at the James Hutton Institute as they bring to life the activities of the creatures great and small that make their home within the grounds of Craigiebuckler.

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Delivery of outcomes from the Scottish Government Strategic Research Programme

for policy teams and research stakeholders

21 September 2018

This workshop held at SASA in Edinburgh showcased the outcomes of Scottish Government funded crop science research.

Potatoes in Practice

Potatoes in Practice 2018

for farmers, agronomists, industry, scientists and policymakers

9 August 2018, 8.30am to 4.30pm: Free

The UK's number one field based potato event.

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Fruit for the Future 2018

for farmers, agronomists, food and drink industries and scientists

19 July 2018, 3pm to 6.35pm, Free

Fruit for the Future is aimed at farmers, agronomists, representatives of the food and drink industries, scientists and others interested in soft fruit.

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Cereals in Practice 2018

for farmers, agronomists, industry and scientists

5 July 2018, 2.45pm - 6.30pm, Free

Cereals in Practice is the annual showcase of variety trials and research organised by the James Hutton Institute, SRUC (Scotland's Rural College) and the Scottish Society for Crop Research.

Children exploring our soil pit at Open Farm Sunday 2017

Open Farm Sunday 2018: New Venue!

for the general public and families

10 June 2018, 11am - 4 pm, Free

The James Hutton Institute will be opening its doors to the public for LEAF Open Farm Sunday on 10 June.

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Hutton Seminar Series: Watching plant clock genes run the organism, to understand growth and selection in crops

for scientists, students, researchers and anyone interested

6 June 2018, 10:30am

In this Hutton Seminar Series event, Professor Andrew Millar FRS, FRSE will explore current understanding of plant clock genes and their effect on growth and selection in crops.

This workshop will discuss social innovation in Scotland's rural areas

Social Innovation in rural areas in Scotland

for anyone interested in Scotland's rural areas

31 May, 9.30am to 4pm

This workshop will discuss how social innovation can address challenges in Scotland's rural areas - come and network with a community of social innovation practitioners and researchers.

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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.