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Research collaboration between China and the UK (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Precision agriculture research collaboration aims to help Chinese smallholder farmers

A research project led by the James Hutton Institute and China Agriculture University aims to support smallholder farmers through precision agriculture techniques.

Mountain hare (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, January 26, 2018

New research determines the best methods to count mountain hares in upland areas

A study co-authored by James Hutton Institute scientists compared a range of methods to count individuals, and determined the most effective, reliable and cost-effective methods for estimating hare populations in upland areas.

Post-blast aggregates showing large cracks
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Soil research collaboration findings relevant to landmine clearing and fracking

A research collaboration between the University of Dundee, the James Hutton Institute, Curtin University and ChemCentre (Australia) has found that blowing up landmines and other explosives may be more environmentally friendly than physically removing them from contaminated land.

Dr Mark Brewer (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, January 19, 2018

New Director for Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland

Dr Mark Brewer has been appointed new Director of BioSS, based within the James Hutton Institute and working in collaboration with other SEFARI institutes.

Euan Caldwell receives RASE Tech Medal (image Eleanor Joy Photography)
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Hutton expertise recognised with Royal Agricultural Society of England’s Technology Award

Euan Caldwell, Head of Farm, Field and Glasshouses at the James Hutton Institute, has been recognised with the prestigious Royal Agricultural Society of England’s Technology Award at the Society’s 2017 award presentation for his and his team’s development of 'magic margins', a practical solution to soil erosion.

Dr Lee-Ann Sutherland speaking at Scottish Parliament (c) James Hutton Inst
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Barriers to women in agriculture challenged during presentation at Scottish Parliament

Evidence of significant barriers to women’s careers in Scottish agriculture has been presented at the Scottish Parliament by social researchers from Newcastle University and the James Hutton Institute.

Xisen representatives at Potatoes in Practice 2017 (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Chinese-Scottish potato collaboration shortlisted for business award

A potato research partnership between Xisen Group and the James Hutton Institute’s commercial subsidiary, James Hutton Limited, has been shortlisted for a China-Scotland Business Award.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Barley scientists investigate solutions to grain skinning

Dr Sarah McKim leads a team that will investigate 'skinning', an unfavourable trait in barley crops which affects the processing of grain for brewing and distilling.

Rackwick Bay, Hoy, Orkney
Monday, January 08, 2018

Forecasting coastal erosion and mapping the effects of climate change

A two-year research project funded by Scotland's Centre of Expertise for Waters aims to identify potential climate change damage to one-fifth of Scotland's coastline.

The James Hutton Institute
Friday, December 22, 2017

Summary of financial outturn 2016-17

The James Hutton Institute has published its Annual Accounts for the financial year to April 2017.

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