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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.

Low-tech sludge solution for reducing antimicrobial resistance
Tuesday, August 08, 2023

Low-tech sludge solution for reducing antimicrobial resistance

A low-tech solution to help farmers make more money from their muck could also help reduce the spread of antibiotic resistance from sewage and manure, according to scientists at The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen and Centre for Environmental Health and Engineering (CEHE) in Surrey.

Potatoes in Practice
Tuesday, August 08, 2023

Potatoes in Practice Returns for 2023

The future of potato crop production will be showcased at Potatoes in Practice, the UK’s largest field-based potato event on 10 August in Dundee, hosted by the James Hutton Institute, the SRUC (Scotland’s Rural College) and Agrii.

Simone Martino standing with seafood at a harbour
Wednesday, August 02, 2023

It is official, we like seafood more when we eat it by the sea

There’s always something more satisfying about eating a fish supper in view of the sea. But would you be willing to pay more for seafood if it was also within view of the boats that caught it?

Professor Johan Rockström
Monday, July 24, 2023

Global Climate Change expert to visit Edinburgh for 44th TB Macaulay Lecture

Professor Johan Rockström, Director of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, will be sharing his groundbreaking findings at this year’s TB Macaulay Lecture in October, hosted by the Macaulay Development Trust and The James Hutton Institute.

Professor Marc Sutter
Thursday, July 20, 2023

Hutton brings international phosphorus event to Dundee

A biennial international event focused on one of the essential nutrients for crop production and land management is to be held in Dundee next year (2024).

Frances Sandison, a life cycle analyst at The James Hutton Institute. Photo from
Monday, July 17, 2023

Scotland’s renewables boost vertical farming credentials

Scotland’s increasing use of renewable energy could make vertical farming techniques more climate friendly than the traditional ways our greens are grown in fields, according to researchers in Aberdeen.

riparian tree planting
Friday, July 14, 2023

Boosting tree planting around rivers and streams

The James Hutton Institute has supported new riparian tree planting measures set out by Scottish Forestry to boost nature recovery and biodiversity.

Dr Hancock
Thursday, July 13, 2023

Hutton’s Advanced Plant Growth Centre strengthens its leadership team with new deputy director

The James Hutton Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Robert Hancock as Deputy Director of the Advanced Plant Growth Centre (APGC).

Dr Xavier Alexis Walter, a senior researcher in water and wastewater management
Thursday, July 13, 2023

Scientists spending a penny in the name of wastewater science

Scientists at The James Hutton Institute are contributing more than just their grey cells to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy use – thanks to a newly installed urinal.

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