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Thursday, July 21, 2011

A Low Carbon Pathway for the Energy Industry

Understanding the drivers and barriers to a low carbon future is the focus of a seminar taking place in Aberdeen next week.

Photograph of the tuber types used to decode the potato genome
Friday, July 08, 2011

Potato genome set to revolutionise breeding and ensure food security

An international team of scientists – led in the UK by researchers at The James Hutton Institute in Scotland – have succeeded in mapping the genome of the potato, the first major UK crop plant to be fully sequenced.

Rural buildings
Friday, July 08, 2011

Commission appointment for Institute researcher

A senior researcher from The James Hutton Institute has been appointed to the Commission on Rural Education it was announced today (7 July 2011).

Dry river
Thursday, July 07, 2011

Institute scientist assists with East African famine

A senior scientist from The James Hutton Institute is travelling to Ethiopia to assist with the current drought crisis.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Institute staff pedal into first place

Staff at The James Hutton Institute have pedalled their way to first place in the Aberdeen Cycle Commuter Challenge 2011.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

New science leadership team announced

The foundation of the James Hutton Institute has taken a major step forward with the announcement of the senior science leadership team.

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Monday, June 20, 2011

International barley workshop in Dundee

Delegates from 16 countries around the world will be in Dundee next week to attend an international workshop hosted by The James Hutton Institute.

Heather Reid and budding TV weather forecaster 7 year-old Rebecca Cruickshanks
Monday, June 13, 2011

Big turn out for LEAF Open Farm Sunday

Hundreds turned up at The James Hutton Institute in Invergowrie for this year’s LEAF Open Farm Sunday.

Photograph of Xerocomus bubalinusis
Friday, June 10, 2011

The mushroom with no name

A rare species of mushroom discovered growing in Scotland by researchers at The James Hutton Institute has been chosen to feature in a nationwide competition

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.

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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.