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Photograph of Lorna Dawson and Wolfram Meier-Augenstein
Friday, June 10, 2011

Professorial success for The James Hutton Institute

Two top scientists at The James Hutton Institute have been appointed to Visiting Professor positions at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen.

Photograph of a riverbank and hills
Thursday, June 02, 2011

Hidden value of nature revealed in groundbreaking study

The true value of nature can be shown for the very first time thanks to groundbreaking research by hundreds of UK scientists including a team at The James Hutton Institute.

Photograph of Nicola Holden
Monday, May 30, 2011

Research unveils new food-borne illness link

The E-coli outbreak in Germany linked to infected cucumbers could be an indication that fruit and vegetables are ingesting these bacteria as they grow, according to a Scottish scientist.

Volcanic ash SEM image
Thursday, May 26, 2011

Ash from Icelandic volcano falls in Aberdeen

Scientists in Aberdeen have released pictures of volcanic glass particles which have fallen in the city.

Photograph of Dorota Jarret inspecting blackcurrant bushes
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

GSK and MRS Ltd pledge support for UK soft fruit breeding

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare and Mylnefield Research Services Ltd have funded the appointment of a trainee soft fruit breeder.

Image of the Mylnefield Research Services logo
Monday, May 09, 2011

Boost for Mylnefield Trust

A successful year for Mylnefield Research Services has meant a major boost for the Mylnefield Trust with the donation of £125,000 Gift Aid taking the trust’s reserves to over £1 million for the first time.

Forensic scientist collecting samples in a forest
Friday, May 06, 2011

Institute scientist advises TV forensics drama

TV’s newest detective DCI Vera Stanhope will solve her latest case thanks to a helping hand from an expert at The James Hutton Institute.

Image of the Mylnefield Research Services logo
Thursday, May 05, 2011

New directors for Mylnefield Research Services

Mylnefield Research Services has appointed four new directors to its board strengthening the range of expertise and knowledge.

Photograph of a meadow
Wednesday, May 04, 2011

A new dawn for biodiversity partnership working

Scotland’s leading environmental organisations are lending their backing as a North East Scotland biodiversity partnership finds a home with Scotland’s new research institute.

Photograph of the muckspreader working at Balruddery Farm
Monday, May 02, 2011

From garden waste to growing food

The hedge clippings and weeds from your garden could help put food on your table as farmers turn to municipal compost as the answer to increasing restrictions on non-renewable fertilisers.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.