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General Public Events

View our list of forthcoming General Public events below.

Previous Public Events

Purple cauliflower © NellieBly, Wikimedia
for the general public

How often do you eat a mutant food?

14 November 2012, 6pm

Dr Eleanor Gilroy of the James Hutton Institute will ask how GM compares to the process of cross-breeding plants and livestock undertaken for thousands of years in this free Cafe Science Extra Dundee event.

Start date (computer format): Wed, 2012-11-14
Feeding the 7 billion logo
for the general public

Feeding the 7 billion

13 November 2012, 6pm

Experts from the James Hutton Institute, Moredun Research Institute and Heriot Watt University joined a panel discussion on how to feed the world's growing population. This free event was part of Dundee Science Festival.

Start date (computer format): Tue, 2012-11-13
Photograph of fungi (Xerocomus porosporus)
for the general public

Fungi foray

15 September 2012, 10.30am - 3.30pm

Join our expert Andy Taylor and Grampian Fungus Group on an autumn fungi foray.

Start date (computer format): Sat, 2012-09-15
Image of the Dundee Flower and Food Festival
for the general public

Dundee Flower and Food Festival 2012

31 August - 2 September 2012

Come along to meet us and find out more about the James Hutton Institute's work at the annual Dundee Flower and Food Festival in the city's Camperdown Park.

Start date (computer format): Sun, 2012-09-02
Image of the Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival logo
for the general public

Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival

19-22 July 2012

James Hutton Institute soil forensics expert Professor Lorna Dawson will be taking part in this festival held in Harrogate.

Start date (computer format): Thu, 2012-07-19
Photograph of a busy James Hutton Institute stand at RHS 2011
for the general public

Royal Highland Show 2012

21-24 June 2012

Come along to meet us at the Royal Highland Show where we will have two displays.

Start date (computer format): Sun, 2012-06-24
Photograph of children using magnifying glasses to look at mini-beasts
for families and the general public

James Hutton Institute Open Day 2012

16 June 2012, 10am-4pm

Find out more about the work of the James Hutton Insitute at our Dundee site open day.

Start date (computer format): Sat, 2012-06-16
Image of the Cafe Scientifique logo
for the general public

Sex and sewage

13 June 2012, 7pm

Find out how man-made chemicals could be affecting health and fertility at this free Cafe Scientifique event..

Start date (computer format): Wed, 2012-06-13
Photograph of scientists at work for Gardening Scotland exhibition
for the general public

Gardening Scotland 2012

1-3 June 2012

Visit us in the Living Garden area at Gardening Scotland from 1-3 June.

Start date (computer format): Sun, 2012-06-03
Photograph of a bumblebee (courtesy of Jenni Stockan)
for the general public

Bumblebee talk and walk

3 June 2012, 2pm

Come along to find out more about bumblebees at Aberdeen's Lochinch Farm.

Start date (computer format): Sun, 2012-06-03

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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.