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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 General Public events below.

Previous Public Events

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
Photograph of the Virtual Landscape Theatre in action
for the general public

Virtual Landscape Theatre at Festival of the Sea

18-22 May 2012, 10am-5pm

We will be demonstrating the Virtual Landscape Theatre at the Festival of the Sea in Oban.

Start date (computer format): Tue, 2012-05-22
Photograph of Tim Flannery
for the general public

Tim Flannery: In Conversation

5 April 2012, 2pm

This free event will see Tim Flannery, one of Australia’s leading thinkers and writers, in conversation with Scott Donaldson from Creative Scotland.

Start date (computer format): Thu, 2012-04-05
Image of the Science on a Plate logo
for families and the general public

Science on a Plate

2 February - 15 April 2012

Discover how science helps get delicious food on your plate at Scotland's first festival of science and food.

Start date (computer format): Mon, 2012-04-02
Image of the Dundee Women in Science Festival programme
for the general public

Dundee Women in Science Festival 2012

1-19 March 2012

The Women in Science Festival features a series of events designed to inspire and celebrate the achievements of local women working in the sciences.

Start date (computer format): Mon, 2012-03-19
Image of the CECHR Conversations exhibition poster
for the general public

CECHR Conversations

25 February - 14 April 2012

CECHR artist-in-residence Jean Duncan will exhibit works completed during her residence alongside photographs and images from the research of the multi-disciplinary academic community of CECHR, the University of Dundee and the James Hutton Institute.

Start date (computer format): Wed, 2012-03-14

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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.