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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.

Screenshot of the Innovation Portal website
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

£1million grant boosts academia-business links

Links between Tayside’s internationally renowned Life Sciences research institutes and businesses across Scotland are being strengthened through a funding package of more than £1million.

Image of the Mylnefield Isotope Signatures logo
Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Stable Isotopes helping hand for Scotch whisky

The work of The James Hutton Institute’s groundbreaking Stable Isotopes laboratory has been highlighted in the well-known and influential Earth Magazine.

Image of Peter Gregory's portrait commissioned to mark his departure from SCRI
Wednesday, April 06, 2011

New roles for SCRI Director

Professor Peter Gregory appointed to dual roles East Malling Research and the University of Reading.

Photograph of the launch reception at the Royal Society of Edinburgh
Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Scotland's new research 'super institute'

Scotland has a brand new research ‘super institute’ with the job of tackling some of the world’s most challenging problems including the impact of climate change and threats to food and water security.

Iain Gordon addressing staff in Aberdeen
Friday, April 01, 2011

Staff celebrate inauguration of new ‘super-institute’

The James Hutton Institute staff in Aberdeen and Dundee have been celebrating the first day of the new institute.

Photograph of (left to right) Michael Gibson, Ray Perman and Peter Berry
Thursday, March 31, 2011

Signing ceremony for new institute

A key milestone on the road to the creation of The James Hutton Institute has taken place in Edinburgh.

Photograph of (left to right) Michael Gibson, Ray Perman and Peter Berry
Thursday, March 31, 2011

Scotland’s top scientist hails launch of ‘super institute’

Scotland’s top scientist has said the new James Hutton Institute can help maintain Scotland’s world-leading position.

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Monday, March 28, 2011

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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.