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Stonehaven Harbour and boats
Monday, October 01, 2012

Seafood champions wanted in Aberdeenshire

A new survey hopes to unveil the seafood champions of the East Grampian Coast.

Lettuce plant in see-through soil (Lionel Dupuy, Ken Loades and Helen Downie)
Thursday, September 27, 2012

See-through soil reveals plant roots

A team of researchers from the James Hutton Institute and the University of Abertay Dundee have developed a see-through soil which will enable them to study roots in detail for the first time.

Jules Pretty
Monday, September 24, 2012

Sustainable intensification - the challenge for agriculture

Professor Jules Pretty OBE, Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Essex will deliver the 35th T.B. Macaulay Lecture on 27 September.

FarmPath logo with tractor and stars
Friday, September 21, 2012

Machinery rings key development for Scottish agriculture

Researchers at the James Hutton Institute have revealed machinery rings have had a significant impact on Scottish agriculture as part of the EU FarmPath project.

Puddle photograph by Julian Scott
Thursday, September 20, 2012

Water Works competition August winner

The August winner of our monthly schools photographic competition Water Works is 15-year-old Julian Scott from Dundee.

Photograph of an arabidopsis plant
Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Celebrating 10 years of successful partnership

The successful partnership between the James Hutton Institute and the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee will be celebrated at a 10 year anniversary symposium this week.

Image showing a screenshot of the Discover East Grampian Coast website
Monday, August 27, 2012

New wildlife website for the East Grampian Coast

The north east of Scotland may be famous for whisky and castles but a new website aims to highlight another reason that tourists should visit the region – the rich and diverse wildlife.

Photograph of Nigel Kerby
Monday, August 27, 2012

Record trading performance for Scottish technology company

Mylnefield Research Services the technology and innovation company that translates scientific research at the James Hutton Institute into commercial products and services has announced record trading results.

Photograph of Iain Gordon
Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Professor Iain Gordon joins Darwin Expert Committee

James Hutton Institute Chief Executive Professor Iain Gordon has been appointed to the Darwin Expert Committee.

Photograph of Jenni Stockan emptying insect pitfall traps
Monday, August 20, 2012

Wood ants help win award for Institute scientist

Jenni Stockan of the James Hutton Institute's Ecological Sciences group won the inaugural Marsh Award for an Early Career Entomologist who has had an outstanding impact on the science.

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