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Updates on our research, collaborations and exciting contributions from our scientists and experts.

The James Hutton Institute, University of Dundee and collaborators have been awarded £1.165M from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to study a feature of cereal plants that can help improve crops.

Major flood events, like Storm Babet that many are still reeling from, cause significant and long-lasting disruption to lives. Our research suggests we’re going to experience the impacts of such extreme events more often, as we share increasingly busy spaces with the natural world.

The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen is supporting research that suggests 12 years of warfare in Northwest Syria is contaminating soils, posing risks to agriculture and food security in a region already under critical stress.