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Andrew Christie
Monday, September 11, 2023

Tay5G Challenge Fund Announces Winners for Promising Innovations in Scotland

Tay5G, a Tay Cities Region Deal project in collaboration with the Scotland 5G Centre and industry partners, has today announced the winners of its Challenge Fund.

A wildflower meadow
Friday, September 01, 2023

Considerable change needed to stop nature loss in Scotland

Considerable and rapid change across all aspects of society is needed to stop further nature loss in Scotland, a new report reveals.

Stefan Jindra, Sustainability Coordinator at The James Hutton Institute
Thursday, August 31, 2023

Hutton sets targets for net zero emissions

Independent research organisation The James Hutton Institute has set out a target to reach net zero emissions from its activities by 2035. In its new Climate Action Plan 2035, the Hutton also commits to reach net zero emissions from other indirect sources, such as emissions from suppliers, by 2040.

The European Social Simulation Association Summer School
Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Hutton event attracts global interest in social simulation

A week-long summer school in advanced computer simulation methods to help solve challenges from health issues to climate change has attracted specialists from 25 countries around the world to Aberdeen this week.

agricultural policy
Tuesday, August 29, 2023

New reports provide guidance on future agricultural policy

Twelve reports have been produced that explore some of the options and mechanisms Scottish Government will need to consider whilst developing its upcoming plans for agriculture with a renewed focus on delivering for both industry and for nature.

Barley: more than just a crop?
Monday, August 28, 2023

From seed to grain and all points in between – learn from the scientists at the heart of Scotland’s barley research

The Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s National Academy, is holding a free event this September to help people learn more about how scientific researchers are working towards creating better barley, as part of its flagship event series Curious.

Image: Rural Aberdeenshire. By Elaine Maslin.
Thursday, August 24, 2023

New study to uncover what helps or hinders Scottish rural life

A team of researchers led by The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen is hunting for volunteers to help them investigate what helps or hinders rural life in Scotland.

(L-R) Hutton scientists and staff Esther Banks, Alasdair Cox, Scot Ramsay and El
Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Hutton Unconformities take on Great Glen for charity RSABI

A team of scientists and support staff from The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen is set to race through Scotland’s Great Glen on Friday (August 25) to help raise cash for Scottish farming charity RSABI.

Monday, August 21, 2023

Green Hydrogen powered farm project invites public participation

A public consultation is being held over a £6 million project run by The James Hutton Institute to convert its research farm at Glensaugh, near Fettercairn, into a green hydrogen-powered demonstration farm.

Friday, August 18, 2023

Hutton supports £6 million novel parasite sheep vaccine project

Researchers at The James Hutton Institute are supporting a £6 million project led by Moredun Research Institute to develop an effective vaccine for on-farm worm control.

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