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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.

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Hutton evidence review helps improve flood risk and coastal erosion management

Researchers from the James Hutton Institute and partners have produced an evidence review on river and floodplain management, as part of an Evidence Directory recently launched by the Environment Agency. The Directory aims to provide better guidance on utilising natural processes to counter flood and coastal erosion risks.

Blueberry bush (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Help us shape the future of soft fruit research

The James Hutton Institute's commercial subsidiary, James Hutton Limited, is seeking views from soft fruit growers, marketers and retailers to help shape the future of soft fruit.

Living Wage word cloud (courtesy Living Wage Foundation)
Monday, November 06, 2017

James Hutton Institute welcomes new UK Living Wage week rate

In its second full year as a Living Wage employer, the James Hutton Institute welcomes the increase in rates announced as part of Living Wage Week.

Dr Andy Kindness (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, November 03, 2017

Dr Andy Kindness takes over Environmental and Biochemical Sciences group leadership

The Institute is pleased to announce Dr Andy Kindness as new Science Group leader for Environmental and Biochemical Sciences.

Professor Lorna Dawson honoured with Pride of Britain award
Monday, October 30, 2017

Professor Lorna Dawson honoured with Pride of Britain award

Leading Hutton forensic geology expert Professor Lorna Dawson has been unveiled as recipient of a Special Recognition Pride of Britain 2017 award.

Isotopic analysis capabilities boosted by new high-spec instrument
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Isotopic analysis capabilities boosted by new high-spec instrument

The James Hutton Institute celebrated reinforcing its extensive analytical chemistry capabilities for research and commercial work with a launch evening and ribbon cutting for their new Thermal Ionisation Mass Spectrometer.

Professors Lesley Torrance (l) and Deborah Roberts (r)
Thursday, October 19, 2017

Professors Lesley Torrance and Deb Roberts appointed as Directors of Science

The James Hutton Institute is pleased to confirm the appointment of professors Lesley Torrance and Deborah Roberts as Directors of Science with immediate effect.

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