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Fragment of Global Soil Organic Carbon Map (courtesy FAO)
Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Hutton soil scientists help develop first Global Soil Organic Carbon Map

Scientists based at the James Hutton Institute have helped develop the first Global Soil Organic Carbon Map, launched on World Soil Day 2017 by UN FAO.

Presentation of Food & Farming Award (courtesy Simon Williams Photography)
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Commerce and conservation can go hand in hand, says RSPB prize-winning farmer

The James Hutton Institute was proud to present the Food & Farming award to Ruthven Farm at the prestigious RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards in Edinburgh last week.

PhD student at work in a barley field
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

New PhD studentship opportunities announced

PhD studentship opportunities at the James Hutton Institute are being advertised now.

Professor Philip White (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Philip White distinguished as Highly Cited Researcher for fourth straight year

Professor Philip White has been included in the Highly Cited Researcher list in Plant & Animal Science for the fourth year running, in recognition of the exceptional impact of his scientific publications.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Land access a key barrier for new entrants to farming

Researchers from the James Hutton Institute have undertaken a review of EU supports for New Entrants to farming. The study was commissioned by the European Parliament and aims to examine the current state of policy implementation of New Entrant Supports after the 2013 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform.

Dr. Jagadeesh Yeluripat
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Hutton expertise to support 1.2 billion dollar Indian initiative aimed at combating climate change

Research from the James Hutton Institute will be utilised in a new initiative aimed at tackling climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in India. One of the major impacts of climate change is soil degradation where estimates report that India is losing 5,334 million tons of soil every year due to soil erosion.

Project partners (courtesy Scottish Government)
Friday, November 17, 2017

Space technology and Hutton expertise to provide clean water in Pakistan

Technology used on early space missions is being revived by two Fife companies to provide clean water in Pakistan, with help from the James Hutton Institute and National University of Science and Technology in Islamabad.

Peat bog (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Shetland’s peat bogs – how important are they?

Scientists from the James Hutton Institute and SRUC will be conducting a workshop in Lerwick to hear from Shetlanders about their uses of peat bogs and their restoration.

Red squirrel (c) Raymond Leinster
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

New sightings signal red squirrels’ return to Aberdeen city parks and gardens

For the first time in many years, red squirrels have been spotted at the James Hutton Institute's Craigiebuckler site and near the University of Aberdeen— a promising sign that this charismatic species is making a comeback in Aberdeen.

Professor Maria Nijnik (c) James Hutton Institute
Monday, November 13, 2017

EURAC Scientific Advisory appointment for Professor Maria Nijnik

Professor Maria Nijnik has been appointed a Scientific Advisory Council member of EURAC, a research centre whose work addresses sustainability, political and social systems, and environmental science.

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