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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Don’t close the door on European funding, say organisations across Britain

The James Hutton Institute has endorsed a statement sent to ministers and MPs calling on the UK to remain part of the EU’s cross-border funding programmes after Brexit.

Interior of IGS vertical growth tower (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Excellence accolade for innovative Hutton-IGS Knowledge Transfer Partnership

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership between the James Hutton Institute and Scottish-based agritech business Intelligent Growth Solutions Limited, has been distinguished with the highest grade of “Outstanding” by the Knowledge Transfer Partnership Grading Panel in recognition of its excellence.

Winners of PhD student competition (c) James Hutton Institute
Monday, March 11, 2019

PhD research showcased at Hutton 2019 postgraduate event

The James Hutton Institute's 2019 annual postgraduate event, showcasing research undertaken by Hutton PhD students, took place at Birnam Arts and Conference Centre and featured a guest talk by Dr Peter Orrell of MycoNourish Ltd.

Delegates of Fatty Acids and Lipids course 2019 (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, March 08, 2019

Fatty acids and lipids under the spotlight

A course run by our commercial subsidiary James Hutton Limited to discuss chemical, biological and analytical aspects of lipids has gathered delegates from diverse business organisations.

Potatoes (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, March 07, 2019

Research underway to discover causes of senescent sweetening in potato storage

Hutton scientists are working to understand the mechanisms behind senescent sweetening, a problem responsible for considerable losses of potato crops during storage, particularly in the processing market.

Submit your entries for the Nature of Scotland awards (courtesy RSPB)
Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Entries now open for Nature of Scotland Awards

The search for Scotland’s leading lights of conservation has begun with entries now open for the prestigious Nature of Scotland Awards.

Land reform experts in attendance (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, March 05, 2019

International academics gather to discuss Scottish land reform in a global context

From the 5th to the 6th of March 2019, the James Hutton Institute will host a group of international academics and practitioners for a knowledge exchange workshop, to develop an understanding from international experiences and examples of land reform processes.

Professor Lorna Dawson announced as RSE Fellow
Friday, March 01, 2019

Professor Lorna Dawson announced as RSE Fellow

Professor Lorna Dawson, head of Forensic Soil Science at the James Hutton Institute and advisor to the SEFARI Strategic Research Programme, has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

The report was launched by Migration Minister Ben Macpherson (centre)
Friday, March 01, 2019

Post-Brexit immigration proposals may have considerable impact on Scotland, expert panel finds

A report published by the Expert Advisory Group on Migration and Population has shown that post-Brexit migration policy proposals put forward by the UK Government are likely to increase the demographic challenges faced by Scotland’s sparsely populated rural areas.

British oak trees support a rich biodiversity (c) James Huttton Institute
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Protecting Britain’s iconic oak trees and their biodiversity

A research collaboration featuring James Hutton Institute scientists is examining ways of alleviating the risks to UK native oak populations, as well as assessing the biodiversity supported by oak trees.

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