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Torry beach in Aberdeen after Storm Frank in 2015. (Credit: Marine Scotland)
Thursday, July 22, 2021

New Scottish knowledge portal to offer access to wealth of research

A new website which brings together thousands of research publications, dating back centuries to the present day, has been launched by six Scottish Government funded partners.

Cortinarius in Arctostaphylos
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Sampling the Munros: Cairngorms Fungi Study

Would you like to climb a mountain in the Cairngorms this summer in the name of science? The James Hutton Institute have partnered with Plantlife to discover more about the fungi that lie beneath the surface of the 58 Munros of the Cairngorms National Park.

A basket of vegetables (Image by congerdesign from Pixabay)
Friday, July 16, 2021

Hutton scientists welcome National Food Strategy report

Researchers at the James Hutton Institute have welcomed the publication of a report on the UK’s National Food Strategy, which calls on the UK Government to commit to a landmark package of reforms to build a better food system for a healthier nation.

Tobermory, Mull, Argyll islands. Image: hendersona980/Pixabay
Saturday, July 10, 2021

National Islands Plan survey paints mixed picture of life in Scottish islands

New social research conducted by the James Hutton Institute for the Scottish Government’s National Islands Plan paints a mixed picture of life in Scotland’s islands.

New research highlights the attitudes of people working in the UK dairy sector
Wednesday, July 07, 2021

New research highlights farmer attitudes towards dairy production systems

New research on the attitudes of people working in the UK dairy sector has revealed that many dairy farmers believe cows should graze for part of the year. Findings of the ‘Cows eat grass, don’t they?’ study shine a light on the perspectives of those working in the UK dairy industry.

Promotional image for Fruit for the Future 2021
Tuesday, July 06, 2021

Berry latest research on show at Fruit for the Future 2021

Join scientists at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee on Thursday 15th July for the 2021 edition of Fruit for the Future, the annual showcase of soft fruit research including scientific presentations, outdoors demonstrations and walks through experimental plots, presented by the Institute and the Scottish Society for Crop Research.

Screenshot of social innovation session during Forum Carpaticum
Friday, July 02, 2021

Forum Carpaticum discusses sustainability, wellbeing and social innovation in marginalised mountain areas

Scientists from all over the world have come together in the 6th Forum Carpaticum to present their research and discuss the sustainable development of the Carpathian region and mountain areas more generally. The event was organised online with the support of the James Hutton Institute.

Image of the River Dee in summer
Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Dee river partnership seeks public feedback

The partnership tasked with looking after the River Dee catchment has published a summary of its achievements over the last 15 years and is seeking public comment on priorities for future projects.

Image of the visit by a delegation of the Kenyan High Commission
Monday, June 28, 2021

High Commissioner of Kenya visits the James Hutton Institute in Dundee

The James Hutton Institute was delighted to welcome a visit by His Excellency Mr Manoah Esipisu, High Commissioner of Kenya to the UK, and his team to our Dundee site.

 Publicity image for Arable Scotland's Arable Conversations: Net-Zero session
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Arable Scotland's Arable Conversations: Net-Zero - Making Carbon Pay

Scotland has a legally binding commitment of being net-zero by 2045, and a 31% reduction is required in emissions from agriculture by 2032. This topic will be under discussion in the fourth Arable Conversations session on 29th June 2021 at 6:00 pm.

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