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Gillian and Jed
Thursday, September 28, 2023

Hunt for cause of deadly horse disease turns to Hutton soil science

Efforts to discover the mystery cause of a devastating horse disease called equine grass sickness (EGS) have turned to soil science. A collaboration between soil specialists at The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen, animal health experts at Moredun Research Institute and the Equine Grass Sickness Fund is hoping to find clues to the origin.

view of hills across Balmoral
Friday, September 22, 2023

Hutton shortlisted for RSPB Nature of Scotland Award

Work to drive the understanding of the importance of Scotland’s peatland to the natural environment and greenhouse gas emissions budgets by The James Hutton Institute’s peatland research team has been shortlisted in the Conservation Science Award at RSPB Scotland’s prestigious Nature of Scotland Awards.

Professor Steve Hiller, who leads the globally leading mineralogy department at
Thursday, September 21, 2023

Hutton boosts soil and rock science laboratory

The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen has invested in the latest hi-tech laboratory equipment to help keep it at the top of the world league in mineralogy and address challenges across soil health, from food security to carbon storage.

Dr Ruth Mitchell
Friday, September 15, 2023

Hutton helps to highlight importance resilience of UK trees

The James Hutton Institute has been announced as one of four new projects launched with the help of £500,000 funding to help boost the impact of the UK’s Future of UK Treescapes Programme.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Arctic Connections funding success

The third round of the Arctic Connections Fund was launched in March 2023 to help Scottish organisations and communities collaborate with partners in the Arctic. It promotes exchange of expertise on shared issues and aims to raise awareness of common ambitions in line with the Arctic policy framework.

crop storage
Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Safeguarding crop storage research in the UK

The recent contraction of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) coupled with the closure of Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research has paved the way for the establishment of a new network of post-harvest research facilities across the UK.

Andrew Christie
Monday, September 11, 2023

Tay5G Challenge Fund Announces Winners for Promising Innovations in Scotland

Tay5G, a Tay Cities Region Deal project in collaboration with the Scotland 5G Centre and industry partners, has today announced the winners of its Challenge Fund.

A wildflower meadow
Friday, September 01, 2023

Considerable change needed to stop nature loss in Scotland

Considerable and rapid change across all aspects of society is needed to stop further nature loss in Scotland, a new report reveals.

Stefan Jindra, Sustainability Coordinator at The James Hutton Institute
Thursday, August 31, 2023

Hutton sets targets for net zero emissions

Independent research organisation The James Hutton Institute has set out a target to reach net zero emissions from its activities by 2035. In its new Climate Action Plan 2035, the Hutton also commits to reach net zero emissions from other indirect sources, such as emissions from suppliers, by 2040.

The European Social Simulation Association Summer School
Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Hutton event attracts global interest in social simulation

A week-long summer school in advanced computer simulation methods to help solve challenges from health issues to climate change has attracted specialists from 25 countries around the world to Aberdeen this week.

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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.