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Women in Science booklet (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, September 07, 2018

Now available: Hutton Women in Science booklet

The James Hutton Institute has published an online version of the recently launched ‘Women in Science’ booklet which spotlights the roles of 21 of its 204 female scientists. The collection highlights some of the vast array of types of work, areas of research and careers that science and social sciences can offer.

Signing of MoU (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, September 06, 2018

Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences and James Hutton Institute establish collaborative links

The Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the James Hutton Institute have agreed to collaborate on potato breeding, genomics, pests and disease control and sustainable soil management, by way of academic exchanges and joint research programmes.

Dr Peter Orrell (r) receives CC 'Ready Steady Pitch' award (c) Hutton Institute
Thursday, September 06, 2018

MycoNourish announced as finalist of Converge Challenge 2018

MycoNourish, a product designed by Hutton scientist Dr Peter Orrell, has been announced as finalist of the Converge Challenge 2018, Scotland's leading higher education company creation programme.

Monitoring water temperature in the river Spey (c) Paul Glendell
Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Scottish rivers are warming, Hutton research shows

After a hot and dry summer, Scottish river temperatures hit a recording breaking high. Hutton scientists warn of the potential ecological impacts and the need to consider actions to make rivers more resilient to climate change.

Potatoes (c) James Hutton Institute
Monday, September 03, 2018

James Hutton Group welcomes UK-China seed potato deal

The James Hutton Institute and its commercial subsidiary, James Hutton Limited, have welcomed a deal which will allow the UK to export seed potato to China.

Dairy cow (Image: Keith Weller/USDA www.ars.usda.gov)
Monday, September 03, 2018

Views sought on attitudes towards future of dairy farming in UK and Ireland

A research project is seeking views of farmers, stakeholders and members of the public about the future of the dairy sector in the UK and Ireland.

Hops polytunnels at the James Hutton Institute, Dundee (c) Hutton Institute
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Scottish hops a viable commercial crop, Hutton research finds

Hops are a viable commercial crop in Scotland, a four-year experiment by James Hutton Institute plant scientists has found. Findings of the research are now available on a how-to guide unveiled by Hutton researchers.

IGS' vertical indoor farming facility (courtesy IGS)
Monday, August 27, 2018

Scotland's first vertical indoor farm unveiled at Hutton Dundee site

Scottish-based agritech business Intelligent Growth Solutions Ltd has unveiled its first indoor vertical farming demonstration facility, based at the James Hutton Institute near Dundee.

Research to improve flavour of UK raspberries
Thursday, August 23, 2018

Research to improve flavour of UK raspberries

Scientists from the James Hutton Institute are investigating the development of resilient flavour characteristics in UK raspberries, as part of Innovate UK-funded research into new fruit breeding models and decision support tools.

Hutton team declared best in the world in clay mineralogy
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Hutton team declared best in the world in clay mineralogy

Researchers from the James Hutton Institute were named winners in a contest which is considered by some as the world championship in mineralogy. The results and the winners of the 2018 Reynolds Cup edition were presented at the Annual Clay Minerals Society meeting in Urbana-Champaign.

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