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Image (c) SEPA
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

BioSS analysis contributes to validate robustness of SEPA Fish Farm survey

A detailed study of the impact of fish farm medicines on Scotland’s seabed, produced by SEPA and Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland (BioSS) - formally part of the James Hutton Group - has been validated by environmental experts and accepted for publication in Science of the Total Environment.

Mr Lochhead met with scientists and postgraduate students during his visit
Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Further and Higher Education Minister visits to find out about research and innovation

Mr Richard Lochhead MSP, the Scottish Government’s Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science, today visited the James Hutton Institute in Invergowrie to hear about world leading research in land, crop, waters and the environment.

Alfalfa seedlings inoculated with E. coli O157:H7 (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, March 29, 2019

Deeper scrutiny of plant and microbe interactions key for food safety

The complex landscape of plants and microbe interaction means that food safety specialists should consider fine detail and cannot generalise when carrying out risk assessments, new research by James Hutton Institute scientists has shown.

‘Why invest in nature?’ short film competition launched (courtesy SNH)
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

‘Why invest in nature?’ short film competition launches for 2019

The Scottish Forum on Natural Capital (SFNC), of which the James Hutton Institute is a member, has joined forces with SNH and business, education and arts organisations to offer young people the opportunity to share work inspired by Scotland’s nature.

The Partnership's annual seminar took place at our Aberdeen site
Monday, March 25, 2019

Celebrating the North East's 2019 Young Wildlife Champions

An eight-year-old campaigner, a social media whizz kid, a budding nature detective and several keen camera trappers have all been recognised as 2019 Young Wildlife Champions by the James Hutton Institute-supported North East Scotland Biodiversity Partnership, to celebrate the contribution of youngsters to the protection of biodiversity.

Delegates of the Scottish Affairs Select Committee meeting at Hutton Dundee site
Monday, March 25, 2019

Scottish Affairs Select Committee visits to discuss future of agriculture and innovation

The Scottish Affairs Select Committee of the House of Commons visited the James Hutton Institute in Dundee - home of Scotland’s first ‘vertical farm’, developed by agritech business Intelligent Growth Solutions - to meet agricultural innovation experts seeking to push forward new land management technologies in Scottish farming and crofting.

Professor Bob Ferrier unveiled the new HNIC (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, March 22, 2019

James Hutton Institute unveils Hydro Nation International Centre

As part of Scotland’s continued efforts to become the world’s first Hydro Nation, the James Hutton Institute has announced, on World Water Day 2019, the establishment of the Hydro Nation International Centre at its Aberdeen site with ongoing support from the Macaulay Development Trust.

Glen Doll forests (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, March 21, 2019

James Hutton Institute to host 2019 European Forest Institute Annual Conference

The James Hutton Institute will host the 2019 European Forest Institute Annual Conference in Aberdeen - which has also been designated as European Forest City 2019.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Don’t close the door on European funding, say organisations across Britain

The James Hutton Institute has endorsed a statement sent to ministers and MPs calling on the UK to remain part of the EU’s cross-border funding programmes after Brexit.

Interior of IGS vertical growth tower (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Excellence accolade for innovative Hutton-IGS Knowledge Transfer Partnership

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership between the James Hutton Institute and Scottish-based agritech business Intelligent Growth Solutions Limited, has been distinguished with the highest grade of “Outstanding” by the Knowledge Transfer Partnership Grading Panel in recognition of its excellence.

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