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Beltie Burn wetlands
Thursday, November 18, 2021

Dee Catchment Partnership scoops Nature of Scotland climate action award

The partnership in charge of looking after the river Dee catchment in northeast Scotland has won a Nature of Scotland Award in the Climate Action category for the group’s recent efforts in restoring the Easter Beltie burn near Torphins.

Winners of the Institute's 2021 PhD event
Friday, November 12, 2021

New PhD studentship opportunities announced - apply now

New opportunities for PhD projects from the James Hutton Institute's annual competitive joint studentship and EASTBIO DTP 3 programme are now being advertised on Closing date: 7th January 2022.

Book cover of "Water Security under Climate Change"
Friday, November 12, 2021

Scotland supports a new vision for water at COP26

Global water security is under increasing threat through the impacts of climate change, generating increased societal, environmental, and economic risk for communities. A new book launched for COP26, “Water Security Under Climate Change”, explores how different countries are attempting to tackle water security challenges.

Speakers of the 43rd TB Macaulay Lecture
Friday, November 05, 2021

Outrage and optimism in the face of the climate crisis: watch the 43rd TB Macaulay Lecture

How do climate negotiations take place and why is progress so slow? How can governments, scientists and activists work together to tackle the climate emergency for everyone's benefit? These questions, and many others, were at the heart of the 43rd TB Macaulay Lecture, led by Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC.

Young farmers invited to ‘reimagine Glensaugh’ during upcoming farm demonstration
Monday, November 01, 2021

Young farmers invited to ‘reimagine Glensaugh’ during upcoming farm demonstration

What do the next generation think should happen in Scottish agriculture to overcome the challenges of climate change and halt carbon emissions? This will be the topic for discussion during a tour and workshop at the James Hutton Institute’s ‘climate positive’ Glensaugh Farm this week.

Thursday, October 28, 2021

£1m funding boost for Hutton peatland and habitats restoration project in the River Forth catchment

Over the next four years the James Hutton Institute, NatureScot, the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) and the University of Stirling will work in partnership to restore habitats across the Forth catchment area.

A Soft Fruit GIN will enable a coordinated research approach
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Soft Fruit Genetic Improvement Network: have your say

Genetic Improvement Networks (GINs) provide a key link between industry and academia to ensure that genetic research addresses the needs of the industry, and help tackle longer-term issues through breeding efforts. The James Hutton Institute and NIAB are seeking views from the soft fruit industry on the establishment of a Soft Fruit GIN.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

UN Climate Change Conference of Youth: giving voices to the youth of the world

The UN Climate Change Conference of Youth (COY), will take place in Glasgow from the 28-31 October, COY is regarded as the largest and longest running youth event to date; gathering thousands of young changemakers from more than 140 countries.

Screenshot of Hutton Highlights, October 2021 issue
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Now available: October 2021 issue of Hutton Highlights

The October 2021 issue of Hutton Highlights, the James Hutton Institute's quarterly review, is now available.

Christiana Figueres will deliver the 43rd TB Macaulay Lecture
Friday, October 15, 2021

"This is climate chaos and it’s time to wake up": 43rd TB Macaulay Lecture by Christiana Figueres

"We are holding the pen of history in our hands and it’s time to wake up," says Christiana Figueres, an internationally recognised leader on global climate change. Coinciding this year with the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Ms Figueres will deliver the 43rd TB Macaulay Lecture on Tuesday Nov 2nd.

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