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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Barley scientists investigate solutions to grain skinning

Dr Sarah McKim leads a team that will investigate 'skinning', an unfavourable trait in barley crops which affects the processing of grain for brewing and distilling.

Rackwick Bay, Hoy, Orkney
Monday, January 08, 2018

Forecasting coastal erosion and mapping the effects of climate change

A two-year research project funded by Scotland's Centre of Expertise for Waters aims to identify potential climate change damage to one-fifth of Scotland's coastline.

The James Hutton Institute
Friday, December 22, 2017

Summary of financial outturn 2016-17

The James Hutton Institute has published its Annual Accounts for the financial year to April 2017.

Potatoes are a great source of vitamins and minerals (c) James Hutton Inst
Thursday, December 21, 2017

Here’s why you need plenty of spuds on your Christmas dinner plate

A Hutton study on the benefits of potatoes on human health has found that potatoes are a great source of vitamins C, B6, B9 and a whole host of macro and microminerals.

Prof John Jones and Dr Anke Fischer (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, December 21, 2017

New leadership appointments in Cell and Molecular Sciences and Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences

Professor John Jones and Dr Anke Fischer have been appointed to the leadership of the James Hutton Institute’s Cell and Molecular Sciences (CMS) group and the Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences (SEGS) group, respectively.

Shumei Wang, Dundee-based PhD student (courtesy Shumei Wang)
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Young Plant Scientist accolade for Dundee-based researcher

Shumei Wang, a University of Dundee PhD student based at the Institute's Invergowrie site, has been announced as Young Plant Scientist 2018 in the Fundamental Science category by the European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO).

Berries are rich in polyphenols (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, December 14, 2017

Tasty and healthy: add soft fruit to your Christmas table

In addition to more traditional seasonal dishes, there are good reasons to add some soft fruit to Christmas meals to enjoy extra health benefits, scientists at the James Hutton Institute have said.

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

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