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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.

Photograph of ploughed field with hills and forestry in the background
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Challenges of the Squeezed Middle

The most contentious land use zone in Scotland - the “squeezed middle” between prime arable land and high nature conservation mountains – is the subject of a major debate being held by the James Hutton Institute.

Photograph of Edgar Huitema and Jorunn Bos in the laboratory
Monday, August 13, 2012

New grants for ground breaking research

Two scientists at the James Hutton Institute and the University of Dundee's Division of Plant Sciences have been awarded highly prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants.

Photograph of the  Perseid meteor shower copyright Wikimedia Commons
Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Meteor gazing at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee

Keen astronomers will gather at the observatory in the Living Field Garden on 11 August to catch a glimpse of the Perseid meteors.

Photograph of visitors in the rain at a field plot during PiP 2011
Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Challenging summer is hot topic for potato producers

Potato producers who are struggling to cope with one of the most challenging seasons in living memory are counting the days until Potatoes in Practice, the UK’s biggest potato field event.

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