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General Public Events

View our list of forthcoming General Public events below.

Previous Public Events

Grazing on the Edge poster (courtesy TRANSGRASS)
for members of the public

Community screening of Grazing on the Edge

3 March, 7:00pm

After a well-attended premiere in Portree on the Isle of Skye, documentary film Grazing on the Edge will be screened to crofting and policymaking audiences in Scotland.

Start date (computer format): Fri, 2017-03-03
for anyone interested in crofting and upland management

Grazing on the Edge: open screening in Aberdeen

5 December 2016, 2:30pm

The contribution crofters and island farmers make to managing land of high nature value will be the focus of a short film and following panel discussion planned for 2.30 pm on Monday 5th December at our Craigiebuckler site in Aberdeen.

Start date (computer format): Mon, 2016-12-05

Grazing on the Edge: community screening at Portree

10 November 2016, 7:30pm

The contribution crofters and island farmers make to managing land of high nature value will be the focus of a short film and following panel discussion planned for 7.30 pm on Thursday 10th November in the Aros centre, Portree on Skye.

Start date (computer format): Thu, 2016-11-10
Soil forensic research (c) James Hutton Institute
for anyone interested in crime fiction and forensics

Forensic fact meets forensic fiction

24 and 25 October 2016

As part of CrimeFest 2016 in Aberdeenshire, Professor Lorna Dawson will take part in a discussion of forensic fact and fiction together with crime writer Lin Anderson.

Start date (computer format): Mon, 2016-10-24
Scottish landscape (c) James Hutton Institute
for scientists, students, policymakers and anyone interested in the concept of ecosystem services

ESCom Series October: What has the concept of Ecosystem Services done for us? Taking stock and looking forward

12 October 2016, 5-7pm

Hosted by Kirsty Blackstock, James Hutton Institute & Marc Metzger, University of Edinburgh, this ESCom event will feature a panel discussion and lively debate on the concept of ecosystem services.

Start date (computer format): Wed, 2016-10-12
Soil forensics at the James Hutton Institute (c) James Hutton Institute
for anyone interested in crime fiction and forensics

Tracking a killer: forensics in crime fiction

24 September 2016, 1-2pm

As part of Byres Road Book Festival in Glasgow, Professor Lorna Dawson will take part in a discussion of forensic fact and fiction together with crime writer Lin Anderson.

Start date (computer format): Sat, 2016-09-24
Mountain biker in woodland (c) James Hutton Institute
for anyone interested in woodlands and outdoor activities

Woodland and change - how do you like yours?

23 to 25 September 2016, 10am to 5pm

Hosted by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, this event will explore the future of Scotland's woodlands through activities for all ages.

Start date (computer format): Fri, 2016-09-23
Soil forensics at the James Hutton Institute (c) James Hutton Institute
for anyone interested in crime fiction and forensics

Soil forensics: digging up the bodies

11 September 2016, 10-11am

As part of the Bloody Scotland festival in Stirling, Professor Lorna Dawson will take part in a discussion of forensic fact and fiction together with crime writer Lin Anderson.

Start date (computer format): Sun, 2016-09-11
Fungi foray at Craigiebuckler (c) James Hutton Institute
for families, students, neighbours of the Craigiebuckler area and anyone interested

Doors Open Day at the James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen

10 September 2016, 10am to 4pm

Meet our scientists and learn about what we do at our Craigiebuckler site as part of this year's Doors Open Days in Aberdeen.

Start date (computer format): Sat, 2016-09-10
The Crunch logo
for families and anyone interested in food, health and our planet

The Crunch, From Plant to Plate: Meet the Expert

10 September 2016, 11am to 3pm

As part of The Crunch, a year of activities, experiences and discussions about our food, our health and our planet, scientists from the James Hutton Institute will be exhibiting at a specially themed Meet the Expert session.

Start date (computer format): Sat, 2016-09-10

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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.