Skip to navigation Skip to content

General Public Events

View our list of forthcoming General Public events below.

Previous Public Events

Symphony of Soil screening - Aberdeen TechFest

1 October 2015, 7 pm: tickets available

As part of Aberdeen TechFest and to continue our celebrations of International Year of Soils, the James Hutton Institute will host a screening of acclaimed feature documentary film Symphony of the Soil at our Aberdeen site, on Thursday 1 October 2015.

Start date (computer format): Thu, 2015-10-01
The lecture will mark the start of the Soil, the Earth's Tender Skin exhibition
for interested parties

Soil, the Earth's Tender Skin - Opening Lecture

3 September 2015, 5:30 - 8:00 pm: Free

A lecture will take place to mark the opening of the Soil, the Earth's Tender Skin exhibition, organised by SEPA, SNH, James Hutton Institute, Forestry Commission Scotland, Soil Association, CIFAL Scotland, UNITAR and the Scottish Government.

Start date (computer format): Thu, 2015-09-03
Professor Lorna Dawson (c) James Hutton Institute
for the general public, students, teachers, scientists, policymakers and media

Forensic femme fatales

4 July 2015, 3.30-4.30 pm: Free

Join Professor Lorna Dawson and two other UK leading forensic science experts for a fascinating, enlightening, funny and sobering discussion. Explore why fact is often stranger than fiction and discover just how many ways there are for criminals to act without leaving a trace…or so they think.

Start date (computer format): Sat, 2015-07-04
Inside the marquee at Royal Highland Show 2014
for the general public

Royal Highland Show 2015

18 - 21 June 2015: £20-£25 (show entry price)

Visit our marquee on Avenue Q to find out more about our how our research and science supports Scottish farming, food and land-based industries and related agriculture.

Start date (computer format): Thu, 2015-06-18
Tractor and trailer tour at the James Hutton Institute Open Farm Sunday 2013
for the general public and families

Open Farm Sunday 2015

7 June 2015, 10am - 4 pm, Free

The James Hutton Institute will be opening its doors to the public for LEAF Open Farm Sunday on 7 June.

Start date (computer format): Sun, 2015-06-07
Prof Lorna Dawson, head of Soil Forensics, will be at the Festival (c) JHI
for the general public

Science at the University of Aberdeen's May Festival

29 - 31 May 2015

Interesting science topics, including soil forensics, will be explored at this year's May Festival at the University of Aberdeen.

Start date (computer format): Fri, 2015-05-29
Eubacteria (c) Wikicommons
for scientists, students and other interested parties

2015 CLS/Hutton Distinguished Lecture: The Microbiome in Health and Agriculture

21 April 2015, 4.00pm

Dr Jack A. Gilbert, from Argonne National Laboratory (University of Chicago), will deliver the University of Dundee's College of Life Sciences and James Hutton Institute 2015 Distinguished Lecture.

Start date (computer format): Tue, 2015-04-21
The event will feature a session on land use (c) James Hutton Institute
for RSA fellows, their guests and members of the public

RSA MCICH Festival of Ideas

20-21 March 2015

This two-day conference featuring internationally acclaimed speakers will include a session on land use, management and ownership with Professor Iain Gordon of the James Hutton Institute.

Start date (computer format): Fri, 2015-03-20
Fungi diversity (c) James Hutton Institute
for scientists, students and other interested parties

Fungi – the good, the bad & the essential

18 March 2015, 7.00-9.00pm

In this Cafe Scientifique talk, Dr Andy Taylor will discuss how fungi are integral to our lives as nature's recyclers, plant saviours and occasional killers, pharmacists, bakers and brewers.

Start date (computer format): Wed, 2015-03-18
Image of the Dundee Flower and Food Festival logo
for the general public

Dundee Flower and Food Festival 2014

5-7 September 2014: £12 (show entry)

The James Hutton Institute is once again supporting the festival and will have a display and talks in the new Food Discovery Marquee.

Start date (computer format): Fri, 2014-09-05

Printed from /events/general-public-events?page=5 on 25/02/24 01:11:09 AM

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.