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The new panel aims to ensure sustainable and legal grouse management practices
Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Professor Alison Hester appointed to new grouse moor management review group

Professor Alison Hester, of our Ecological Sciences group, has been appointed as member of a new independently-led group which aims to ensure grouse moor management practices are not only sustainable but are legally compliant.

Hutton scientists with Deputy First Minister (courtesy Scot Gov)
Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Hutton expertise supporting Scotland-India links

Scientists from the James Hutton Institute are supporting efforts by the Scottish Government to promote trade and investment between Scotland and India in the priority areas of education, skills, energy and water.

Soil, our most precious resource (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Managing our soils: knowing and believing

In this special World Soil Day 2017 piece, Matt Aitkenhead and Cathy Hawes explore the ways in which soil is vital to our survival and discuss research looking at the relationships between carbon, climate change and land management

Fragment of Global Soil Organic Carbon Map (courtesy FAO)
Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Hutton soil scientists help develop first Global Soil Organic Carbon Map

Scientists based at the James Hutton Institute have helped develop the first Global Soil Organic Carbon Map, launched on World Soil Day 2017 by UN FAO.

Presentation of Food & Farming Award (courtesy Simon Williams Photography)
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Commerce and conservation can go hand in hand, says RSPB prize-winning farmer

The James Hutton Institute was proud to present the Food & Farming award to Ruthven Farm at the prestigious RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards in Edinburgh last week.

PhD student at work in a barley field
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

New PhD studentship opportunities announced

PhD studentship opportunities at the James Hutton Institute are being advertised now.

Professor Philip White (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Philip White distinguished as Highly Cited Researcher for fourth straight year

Professor Philip White has been included in the Highly Cited Researcher list in Plant & Animal Science for the fourth year running, in recognition of the exceptional impact of his scientific publications.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Land access a key barrier for new entrants to farming

Researchers from the James Hutton Institute have undertaken a review of EU supports for New Entrants to farming. The study was commissioned by the European Parliament and aims to examine the current state of policy implementation of New Entrant Supports after the 2013 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform.

Dr. Jagadeesh Yeluripat
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Hutton expertise to support 1.2 billion dollar Indian initiative aimed at combating climate change

Research from the James Hutton Institute will be utilised in a new initiative aimed at tackling climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in India. One of the major impacts of climate change is soil degradation where estimates report that India is losing 5,334 million tons of soil every year due to soil erosion.

Project partners (courtesy Scottish Government)
Friday, November 17, 2017

Space technology and Hutton expertise to provide clean water in Pakistan

Technology used on early space missions is being revived by two Fife companies to provide clean water in Pakistan, with help from the James Hutton Institute and National University of Science and Technology in Islamabad.

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