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General Public Events

View our list of forthcoming General Public events below.

Previous Public Events

Image of the Dundee Flower and Food Festival logo
for the general public

Dundee Flower and Food Festival 2013

6-8 September 2013: £7-£10

Get to 'know your soil' at this year's Dundee Flower and Food Festival with experts from the James Hutton Institute, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and the Wellcome Trust.

Start date (computer format): Fri, 2013-09-06
Virtual Landscape Theatre showing a simulated woodland
for members of the public

Moving forward from ash dieback

8-13 August 2013, 10am: Free

Explore a virtual ash woodland in the James Hutton Institute’s Virtual Landscape Theatre to see the impact ash dieback could have on our woodlands.

Start date (computer format): Thu, 2013-08-08
Richard Lochhead samples raspberries bred at the James Hutton Institute
for the general public

Royal Highland Show 2013

20-23 June 2013: £20-£25

The James Hutton Institute will be showcasing its work at the Royal Highland Show where visitors can find out more about our research.

Start date (computer format): Sun, 2013-06-23
Cafe Science Extra logo
for the general public

Diverting a disaster – food for thought

12 June 2013, 6pm: Free

Jaleh Bahri-Esfahani from the University of Dundee and the James Hutton Institute will give this Cafe Science Extra talk on ways to improve food production.

Start date (computer format): Wed, 2013-06-12
Tractor and trailer tour at the James Hutton Institute Open Farm Sunday 2012
for the general public and families

Open Farm Sunday 2013

9 June 2013, 11am - 4 pm: Free

The James Hutton Institute will be opening its doors to the public for LEAF Open Farm Sunday on 9 June.

Start date (computer format): Sun, 2013-06-09
Fascination of Plants Day logo
for the general public and families

Fascination of Plants Day 2013

18 May 2013, 10am - 4 pm: Free

A free day with activities for all the family will be held at Dundee Botanic Garden to mark Fascination of Plants Day.

Start date (computer format): Sat, 2013-05-18
Photograph of soil forensic samples being collected (courtesy Lorna Dawson)
for the general public

Crime Writer Ann Cleeves charity event

17 April 2013, 7.30pm: £10

Soil forensics expert Professor Lorna Dawson of the James Hutton Institute will compere this charity event in Aberdeen.

Start date (computer format): Wed, 2013-04-17
DNA model
for the general public and families

DNA Discovery Trail

31 March - 1 April 2013, 11am - 5pm: Free

The James Hutton Institute is inviting families to join the DNA Discovery Trail at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh as part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Start date (computer format): Mon, 2013-04-01
Photograph of soil forensic samples being collected (courtesy Lorna Dawson)
for the general public and families

Forensics weekend

9-10 February 2013

Soil forensics expert Professor Lorna Dawson of the James Hutton Institute is joining a weekend of special events at the Satrosphere in Aberdeen to celebrate the science used to help solve crimes.

Start date (computer format): Sat, 2013-02-09
Field with industrial units and hills in the background
for land owners, land managers, farmers and the general public

Land Use Debate

19 November 2012, 2.30pm

The RSA Fellows' Media, Creative Industries, Culture and Heritage Network is hosting a free Land Use Debate in Melrose in conjunction with the James Hutton Institute.

Start date (computer format): Mon, 2012-11-19

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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.