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Pint of Science involves thousands of scientists in 300 cities and 24 countries
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Pint of Science: Bringing scientific research down the local

Scientists from the James Hutton Institute will take part in the world’s largest festival of public science talks, a Pint of Science. The festival will see thousands of scientists, in 300 cities across 24 countries, bringing their research out of the lab to share with everyone down the local pub.

Renewable energy in Scotland (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Community energy in Europe ‘more diverse’ than in the past 50 years

A new study carried out by the James Hutton Institute, together with partners in the UK and Germany, examines evidence from eight European countries and describes key phases of social innovation in community energy.

River users may benefit from NLG information. Photo: Spencer Gurley via Pexels
Friday, April 19, 2019

Enhancing the provision of environmental information through machine learning

A new open-access paper involving the James Hutton Institute has found that natural-language generation can enhance the provision of environmental information for public use.

Lynbreck Croft managers Lynn Cassells and Sandra Baer (photo Lynbreck Croft)
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Lynbreck Croft wins inaugural NEWBIE Award for Innovative New Entrants

Lynbreck Croft, a 150-acre mixed habitat croft enterprise located in the Cairngorms National Park, has been declared the winner of the NEWBIE UK award for New Entrant Farm Business of the Year and will be presented with their award at the Royal Highland Show 2019.

British oak trees support a rich biodiversity (c) James Huttton Institute
Monday, April 15, 2019

Thousands of species at risk from native oak decline

A £1.25m study led by the James Hutton Institute has produced the most comprehensive list yet of all species known to use native oak trees, highlighting that oak decline could put a total of 2,300 species at risk.

Aberdeen named European Forest City for 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Aberdeen named European Forest City 2019

The Granite City has been awarded the title of European Forest City for 2019 by the European Forest Institute and is set to celebrate the versatility, significance and social impact of its forests throughout the year.

Image (c) SEPA
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

BioSS analysis contributes to validate robustness of SEPA Fish Farm survey

A detailed study of the impact of fish farm medicines on Scotland’s seabed, produced by SEPA and Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland (BioSS) - formally part of the James Hutton Group - has been validated by environmental experts and accepted for publication in Science of the Total Environment.

Mr Lochhead met with scientists and postgraduate students during his visit
Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Further and Higher Education Minister visits to find out about research and innovation

Mr Richard Lochhead MSP, the Scottish Government’s Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science, today visited the James Hutton Institute in Invergowrie to hear about world leading research in land, crop, waters and the environment.

Alfalfa seedlings inoculated with E. coli O157:H7 (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, March 29, 2019

Deeper scrutiny of plant and microbe interactions key for food safety

The complex landscape of plants and microbe interaction means that food safety specialists should consider fine detail and cannot generalise when carrying out risk assessments, new research by James Hutton Institute scientists has shown.

‘Why invest in nature?’ short film competition launched (courtesy SNH)
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

‘Why invest in nature?’ short film competition launches for 2019

The Scottish Forum on Natural Capital (SFNC), of which the James Hutton Institute is a member, has joined forces with SNH and business, education and arts organisations to offer young people the opportunity to share work inspired by Scotland’s nature.

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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.