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L-R, Antonia Boyce and Alison Hester
Thursday, June 08, 2023

Scottish glen becomes hub for climate and nature tech innovation

A first of its kind innovation and technology proving ground for climate solutions for the world’s farmers and land managers has been launched at a remote Scottish hill farm.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023

James Hutton Institute and BioAtlantis to develop molecular priming technology to counter the effects of climate change

The James Hutton Institute (the Hutton) is collaborating with leading research groups and industrial collaborator BioAtlantis in a new European research project called "CropPrime." With EU Horizon funding of up to €1 million confirmed, CropPrime will develop "Molecular Priming" technologies

Bight leaf
Thursday, June 01, 2023

The fight against blight continues at Hutton

The James Hutton Institute has secured funding from a consortium of partners to continue its “Fight Against Blight” (FAB) project.

Tundra - photo by Tom Parker
Thursday, May 25, 2023

Scientists to investigate climate change unknowns in the Arctic and Scottish Highlands

Scientists from The James Hutton Institute are supporting an investigation into whether global warming is leading to increased carbon emissions from ecosystems in the Arctic.

Image: (L) Dr. Tim George Professor and (R) Professor Ian Toth
Friday, May 19, 2023

Key appointments made by James Hutton in potato and barley fields

Two top scientists have been appointed to head up flagship initiatives being carried out at The James Hutton Institute - the globally recognised Scottish research institute that focusses on the sustainable use of land, crops, and natural resources.

James Hutton Institute appoints new Chair
Friday, May 12, 2023

James Hutton Institute appoints new Chair

A well-known and respected Scottish environmentalist has been named the new Chair of The James Hutton Institute - the globally recognised Scottish research institute focussed on the sustainable use of land, crops, and natural resources.

Hutton contributions to £680 m economy boost highlighted
Thursday, May 11, 2023

Hutton contributions to £680 m economy boost highlighted

Research by The James Hutton Institute, from soft fruit breeding to pioneering wastewater testing for Covid-19, has helped towards adding up to £680 million to Scotland’s economy.

John Brown
Thursday, May 04, 2023

Hutton technology offers game-changer for genetic analysis

Scottish scientists have won £360,000 in funding to commercialise a technology that unlocks how plants and animals modify their genes when faced with disease or environmental change.

Yunming Thomson, from jmarchitects (far left), with Just Transition Hub project
Wednesday, May 03, 2023

Architect appointed for Hutton Institute’s Just Transition Hub

Architectural practice jmarchitects has been chosen by the The James Hutton Institute to support the design of its multimillion pound Just Transition Hub project in Aberdeen.

Professor Lee-Ann Sutherland
Monday, May 01, 2023

Opening the gate for more women leaders in Scottish agriculture

By Professor Lee-Ann Sutherland, Director of International Land Use Study Centre at The James Hutton Institute. This article first appeared in The Herald on 26 April 2023

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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.