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Photograph of a wood ant
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Weekend wood ant walks

The UK Wood Ants Steering Group is inviting the public to attend a Wood ant walk on Saturday 30 June or Sunday 1 July.

Image of the ISRR logo
Monday, June 25, 2012

Conference to discuss Roots to the Future

More than 300 scientists with expertise in plant roots will be in Dundee this week to attend the International Society of Root Research conference, organised by the James Hutton Institute.

Photograph of visitors to Cereals in Practice
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Cereals in Practice

The essential outing for every Scottish barley and wheat producer this summer will take place on a working farm in Perthshire.

Photograph of a chef busy at the Royal Highland Show Cookery Theatre
Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Cooking up a storm of science

Top chefs will share their public kitchen with Scotland’s leading nutrition and food production scientists at this year’s Royal Highland Show.

Photograph of visitors to the James Hutton Institute stand at the 2011 RHS
Monday, June 18, 2012

James Hutton goes to the Royal Highland Show

This will be the first year the James Hutton Institute has had its own exclusive stand to showcase its work. Our main stand will be in Avenue Q and we will also be in the Dobbies Discovery Centre and at the Scotland Food and Drink Cookery Theatre.

Photograph of Eleanor Gilroy (left) and Lionel Dupuy
Monday, June 11, 2012

Joint winners for prestigious research prize

Two young scientists working at the James Hutton Institute have been jointly awarded the Peter Massalski Prize for meritorious research.

Photo of ducks by Amy Coates-Walker that won the May Water Works competition
Monday, June 04, 2012

May winner of Water Works competition announced

This month's winner of our schools photographic competition Water Works is Amy Coates-Walker of Aberdeen with her photo of ducks.

Photograph of tomatoes (Wikimedia By Softeis (Own work) GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0)
Thursday, May 31, 2012

International consortium sequences tomato genome

Scientists at the James Hutton Institute are part of an international consortium which has sequenced the genomes of the domesticated tomato and its wild ancestor.

Photograph of potatoes in the field
Friday, May 25, 2012

The potato world comes to Edinburgh

Edinburgh becomes the focus for the world’s third most important food crop next week.

Photograph of blackcurrant irrigation
Monday, May 21, 2012

Scottish expertise on waters on show in Brussels

Scotland’s James Hutton Institute has been successful in bidding for a place in this year’s European Green Week event taking place in Brussels.

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