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coronavirus (COVID-19)In light of the ongoing government restrictions and advice to mitigate risk of COVID-19 transmission, our events have been rescheduled or moved to online delivery.

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View our list of forthcoming Conferences below.

Previous Conferences

Hand holding a sphere with seedling growing in soil and butterflies flying
for scientists, farm advisers and policymakers

Sustainable intensification: The pathway to low carbon farming?

25-27 September 2013: £200-£400

The James Hutton Institute is one of the joint organisers of this international conference of SRUC's Carbon Management Centre.

Start date (computer format): Thu, 2013-09-26
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for scientists, farm advisers and policymakers

Crop Research Conference: knowing your enemy - the future of crop protection

25 September 2013: £80-£150

Leading scientists and industry experts will be joining forces at AHDB’s Crop Research Conference in London.

Start date (computer format): Wed, 2013-09-25
Soil being tipped off a spade
for organisations/individuals who are not soil specialists but whose role involves an understanding of soil, for example, planners, education, local authorities

European Network on Soil Awareness

19-20 September 2013: €95

The third meeting of the European Network on Soil Awareness was hosted at the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen. Speaker presentations now available online.

Start date (computer format): Thu, 2013-09-19
Barley in a field
for early career scientists

SCI Young Researchers in Agrisciences 2013: Crop Production, Protection and Utilisation

2 July 2013, 9.30am - 6pm: £29-£55

The Society of Chemical Industry is organising this conference for early career scientists at the University of Reading.

Start date (computer format): Tue, 2013-07-02
for scientists and students

European Association for Potato Research and Eucarpia Potato Congress

30 June – 4 July 2013: €300-€480

The 17th Joint Meeting of EAPR Breeding and Varietal Assessment Section and EUCARPIA Section Potatoes will be held in Hungary this summer.

Start date (computer format): Sun, 2013-06-30
INEF logo
for scientists, environmental consultants, regulators and lawyers

International Network of Environmental Forensics conference

10-12 June 2013: $150-$550

Professor Lorna Dawson of the James Hutton Institute is on the programme committee of International Network of Environmental Forensics Penn State Conference 2013.

Start date (computer format): Mon, 2013-06-10
Green Health logo
for stakeholders, policymakers, health practitioners, environmental groups and any other interested parties

Green Health Conference

11 March 2013

This free one day conference discussed the findings of the four-year-long Green Health project. Presentations now available to download.

Start date (computer format): Mon, 2013-03-11
Loch Saugh, Aberdeenshire
for industry and stakeholders

Hydro Nation, Global Ambitions conference

3 December 2012

Hydro Nation, Global Ambitions is a one-day conference organised by the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI), in partnership with Scottish Water, that will focus on the opportunities for Scotland in the global water sector.

Start date (computer format): Mon, 2012-12-03
Scottish hills and lochs
for researchers, policymakers and stakeholders

Managing Change in Scotland’s Landscapes

27-28 November 2012

This two-day conference has been organised by the Landscape Institute (Scotland), National Trust for Scotland and Scottish Natural Heritage to discuss the management of Scotland's landscape.

Start date (computer format): Tue, 2012-11-27
Estate Scale Renewables programme
for land owners, land managers and renewables industry

Estate Scale Renewables

20 November 2012

The James Hutton Institute is sponsoring this one-day conference organised by Architecture and Design Scotland.

Start date (computer format): Tue, 2012-11-20

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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.