Skip to navigation Skip to content

News archive

Read the news archive from the James Hutton Institute. News here are more than three months old.

Subscribe to our RSS feed Subscribe to our RSS feed
Potatoes are a great source of vitamins and minerals (c) James Hutton Inst
Thursday, December 21, 2017

Here’s why you need plenty of spuds on your Christmas dinner plate

A Hutton study on the benefits of potatoes on human health has found that potatoes are a great source of vitamins C, B6, B9 and a whole host of macro and microminerals.

Shumei Wang, Dundee-based PhD student (courtesy Shumei Wang)
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Young Plant Scientist accolade for Dundee-based researcher

Shumei Wang, a University of Dundee PhD student based at the Institute's Invergowrie site, has been announced as Young Plant Scientist 2018 in the Fundamental Science category by the European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO).

Berries are rich in polyphenols (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, December 14, 2017

Tasty and healthy: add soft fruit to your Christmas table

In addition to more traditional seasonal dishes, there are good reasons to add some soft fruit to Christmas meals to enjoy extra health benefits, scientists at the James Hutton Institute have said.

The new panel aims to ensure sustainable and legal grouse management practices
Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Professor Alison Hester appointed to new grouse moor management review group

Professor Alison Hester, of our Ecological Sciences group, has been appointed as member of a new independently-led group which aims to ensure grouse moor management practices are not only sustainable but are legally compliant.

Hutton scientists with Deputy First Minister (courtesy Scot Gov)
Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Hutton expertise supporting Scotland-India links

Scientists from the James Hutton Institute are supporting efforts by the Scottish Government to promote trade and investment between Scotland and India in the priority areas of education, skills, energy and water.

Soil, our most precious resource (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Managing our soils: knowing and believing

In this special World Soil Day 2017 piece, Matt Aitkenhead and Cathy Hawes explore the ways in which soil is vital to our survival and discuss research looking at the relationships between carbon, climate change and land management

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.

Subscribe to our RSS feed Subscribe to our RSS feed

Printed from /news/archive?page=15 on 23/07/19 01:37:05 AM

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.