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Professor Jacqueline McGlade will deliver the 41st TB Macaulay Lecture
Monday, September 24, 2018

Join us for the 41st T.B. Macaulay Lecture: The challenge of sustainable development

Professor Jacqueline McGlade, former UN Chief Scientist and Director of the UN Environmental Programme, will deliver the annual Macaulay Lecture at Our Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh on the diverse challenges of sustainable development.

The improved genetic marker allows for unequivocal EPH screening
Friday, September 21, 2018

Improved genetic marker for precise and accurate EPH barley screening

Researchers from the James Hutton Institute and the Scotch Whisky Research Institute have developed an improved genetic marker that can be used by barley breeders to unequivocally identify potential epiheterodendrin non-producing barley varieties.

Dr Peter Orrell receives runner-up award of Converge Challenge 2018
Friday, September 21, 2018

Hutton researcher success in Converge Challenge 2018

Peter Orrell and his product MycoNourish have been announced as runners-up in the Converge Challenge 2018, Scotland's leading higher education company creation programme.

V&A Dundee museum (Photo © Hufton+Crow)
Thursday, September 13, 2018

James Hutton Institute acknowledges V&A Dundee’s impact

The James Hutton Institute would like to commend and congratulate all those whose vision and endeavours have dreamed and now delivered the new Victoria & Albert Museum in Dundee.

Image of the Nature of Scotland Awards logo
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Shortlist announced for 2018 Nature of Scotland Awards

The shortlist for the 2018 Nature of Scotland Awards has been announced, with the James Hutton Institute once again sponsoring the Food and Farming category award.

Baling wheat and bean plant team (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Calling on farmers and field managers: join the Plant Teams Field Lab

The input of farmers and land managers is sought to trial a 'plant team' and compare it to a monoculture, as part of research aiming to study the effect of plant mixtures on soil health and crop yield.

Loch Morlich (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hutton research reflected in Hydro Nation 2018 report

Work by James Hutton Institute researchers has been reflected in the latest Scotland: The Hydro Nation Annual Report published by the Scottish Government.

Signing of MoU (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, September 06, 2018

Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences and James Hutton Institute establish collaborative links

The Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the James Hutton Institute have agreed to collaborate on potato breeding, genomics, pests and disease control and sustainable soil management, by way of academic exchanges and joint research programmes.

Dr Peter Orrell (r) receives CC 'Ready Steady Pitch' award (c) Hutton Institute
Thursday, September 06, 2018

MycoNourish announced as finalist of Converge Challenge 2018

MycoNourish, a product designed by Hutton scientist Dr Peter Orrell, has been announced as finalist of the Converge Challenge 2018, Scotland's leading higher education company creation programme.

Monitoring water temperature in the river Spey (c) Paul Glendell
Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Scottish rivers are warming, Hutton research shows

After a hot and dry summer, Scottish river temperatures hit a recording breaking high. Hutton scientists warn of the potential ecological impacts and the need to consider actions to make rivers more resilient to climate change.

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