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Barley and Me screenshot (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, June 05, 2015

Fancy being a barley farmer? Pick up your smartphone

The James Hutton Institute and Abertay University have teamed up to create an Android based game to give everyone the chance to try their hand at barley farming.

Professor Iain Gordon, Chief Executive (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Professor Iain Gordon to leave post of Chief Executive

It has been announced today (3rd June 2015) that Professor Iain Gordon is to leave the post of Chief Executive of the James Hutton Institute in September.

Soil and hands (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, May 29, 2015

Let’s celebrate food and soil on Open Farm Sunday

Fancy a great day out in Dundee? Do you want to learn where your food comes from? Then don’t miss Open Farm Sunday on 7 June, 10am to 4pm, when we'll open our site in Invergowrie to visitors of all ages.

Come find out about the dark secrets of roots (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, May 22, 2015

Come find out about the dark secrets of plant roots on Open Farm Sunday

Do you know just how important plant roots are? Come and join us on Open Farm Sunday and find out!

Rural innovation network in Germany (courtesy PRO AKIS project)
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Researchers and farmers discuss future of European agriculture

Researchers who have completed an inventory of information and advice resources available to farmers in Europe will present their findings to stakeholders in Brussels next week.

Bee on a thistle (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, May 08, 2015

What did plants ever do for you?

As part of a Europe-wide celebration, the James Hutton Institute is joining forces with the University of Dundee to take part in the annual Fascination of Plants Day, at the Botanic Garden Dundee on Saturday 23rd May.

Submit your entries for the Nature of Scotland awards (courtesy RSPB)
Thursday, May 07, 2015

Entries open for RSPB's Nature of Scotland Awards

The search for Scotland’s leading lights of conservation has begun with entries now open for the RSPB’s prestigious Nature of Scotland Awards.

Togolese delegation visited the Institute (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Togolese delegates take first steps towards developing links with Dundee researchers

Academics from the University of Lomé and the Togolese Ambassador to the UK visited the James Hutton Institute with a view to develop opportunities for collaboration.

Scientists met for the first Dundee Medal Lecture in plant root research
Friday, April 24, 2015

Scientists launch Dundee Medal Lecture series in plant root research

A group of researchers from the James Hutton Institute in Dundee held the first of a ten-year series of lectures at the cutting edge of science below our feet, to coincide with 2015 as the International Year of Soils.

Prof Lorna Dawson features in Nature (c) Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, Nature
Friday, April 24, 2015

Professor Lorna Dawson profiled in Nature

A profile of Professor Lorna Dawson, Head of Soil Forensics at the James Hutton Institute, has been published in the latest issue of prestigious scientific publication Nature.

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