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Professor Robin Pakeman
Friday, March 25, 2022

Professor Robin Pakeman elected Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management

Professor Robin Pakeman, a plant ecologist at the James Hutton Institute, has received the honour of being elected a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).

Community Landowners
Thursday, March 24, 2022

Community landowners – what type of agricultural activity is carried out on your land?

Researchers from the James Hutton Institute are calling on Community Landowners from across Scotland to help them develop a greater understanding of the agricultural activity carried out on their land. The research also explores perceptions of agriculture, and as such is open to all Community Landowners.

A croft in the Scottish Highlands
Thursday, March 24, 2022

How Scottish farmers and crofters are changing food systems with agroecology

New research by James Hutton Institute scientists and partners explores the use of sustainable farming practices in Scotland and how these support long-term land productivity and resilience amongst agricultural businesses.

Prof Alan Jenkins (UKCEH) delivering the first CREW Annual Lecture
Wednesday, March 23, 2022

World Water Day 2022: realising the benefits of Scotland’s waters

Scotland’s Centre of Expertise for Waters, the Hydro Nation International Centre and the James Hutton Institute joined the annual global celebration of World Water Day with a call to realise the benefits of Scotland’s waters, during an event that brought together Scotland’s water communities to promote the value of this precious resource.

Kinnoull Hill with River Tay in background (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Research provides first comprehensive view of pharmaceutical pollution of Scotland’s water environment

A study carried out by researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), with the James Hutton Institute and the Environmental Research Institute (University of the Highlands and Islands) delivered the first national assessment of the emerging area of concern around pharmaceutical pollution of Scotland’s water environment.

Aphids on a plant leaf
Monday, March 14, 2022

New integrated pest management resources available from Hutton soft fruit research

New resources summarising recent integrated pest management (IPM) research to tackle new and existing insect pest threats to Scottish fruit crops have been developed by Dr Carolyn Mitchell, an entomologist based at the James Hutton Institute.

Winners of Hutton Postgraduate event 2022
Monday, March 07, 2022

Hutton postgraduate research showcased at 2022 event

The annual Hutton Postgraduate Student Event, which showcases the excellent science being undertaken by postgraduate students at the James Hutton Institute, returned to its traditional in-person format at the Birnam Arts and Conference Centre, Birnam, on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th March 2022.

Prof Deb Roberts (left) and Councillor Jenny Laing, leader of ACC
Friday, March 04, 2022

Scientific service finds new home at Hutton Aberdeen campus

Aberdeen Scientific Services Laboratory (ASSL), which is operated by Aberdeen City Council, is to relocate from Old Aberdeen to the James Hutton Institute's Craigiebuckler site.

Aerial view of Craigiebuckler campus and surrounding area
Wednesday, March 02, 2022

Hutton and MDT outline development plans for Craigiebuckler campus

The James Hutton Institute and the Macaulay Development Trust have announced plans for the evolution of the Institute’s Craigiebuckler campus in Aberdeen and will hold a public consultation to allow people to learn more about the vision for the site and to help shape firm development proposals.

A sample of Gracillaria seaweed
Friday, February 25, 2022

Innovative research to explore agar potential of Scottish seaweeds

An innovative research project led by the James Hutton Institute and Caledonian Seaweeds Ltd is examining the potential of Scottish seaweeds as a source of agar for the food industry, with added benefits for local and rural economies and maximising biomass use.

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