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Deer in a field (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Future support for Scottish venison could help address UK market shortfall

A new report by the University of Aberdeen, the James Hutton Institute and the Scottish Venison Partnership has determined the difficulties Scottish deer farmers face when trying to enter the sector, as well as the methods used to address these challenges.

James Hutton Limited logo
Friday, April 03, 2015

James Hutton Limited open for business

The James Hutton Institute's new wholly owned subsidiary has begun trading, combining the comprehensive range of services offered by former affiliates Mylnefield Research Services and Macaulay Scientific Consulting.

Berry LochNESS: Monstrously fruity beer (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, April 03, 2015

Berry LochNESS: Monstrously fruity beer

The Loch Ness Brewery has teamed up with soft fruit experts from the James Hutton Institute and a Fife berry farmer to create a new blackberry beer.

Loch Saugh (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, April 01, 2015

New reference book in water ecosystem services

The potential of ecosystem services-based approaches for sustainable water resource management has been highlighted in a new book co-edited by researchers from the James Hutton Institute and UNESCO.

Grazing mixtures of sheep and cattle is key to maintaining upland biodiversity
Monday, March 30, 2015

Ten-year experiment identifies optimum upland farming system

A study carried out over a 10-year period by ecologists at the James Hutton Institute and the universities of Hull and Aberdeen has shown that grazing a mixture of sheep and cattle, at low intensity, is the best approach for maintaining biodiversity in the British uplands.

Leading Chinese and UK scientists discussed food security challenges (c) Hutton
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

China-UK dialogue on science, policy and food security

Leading Chinese and UK scientists met in Beijing to share experiences and discuss the pressing issues of China’s environmental challenges in the road to food security, during a roundtable that aimed to develop a framework for future Sino-UK collaboration on developing a science-policy interface.

Landscape at Glensaugh (c) James Hutton Institute
Monday, March 23, 2015

Working together for better solutions to natural resource challenges

A workshop organised by the James Hutton Institute will see research stakeholders discuss ways of working together to achieve better outcomes when it comes to land and natural resource challenges.

Rajendra Singh (courtesy UNDP and UN Water)
Monday, March 23, 2015

‘Waterman of India’ wins 2015 Stockholm Water Prize

Rajendra Singh, a highly respected social activist working with water and river issues in India and chairman of The Flow Partnership, has been awarded a prestigious prize by the Stockholm International Water Institute.

Accessible parts of rural Scotland are performing very strongly (c) James Hutton
Friday, March 20, 2015

Socio-economic performance of rural Scotland highlighted in new research

A new index produced by James Hutton Institute researchers, which presents a panorama of the socio-economic performance of rural Scotland, has been highlighted in a publication unveiled today by the Scottish Government.

UK-India Initiative in Agroecology (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, March 20, 2015

Hutton researchers promote UK-India dialogue on pollinators

Two scientists from the James Hutton Institute attended the first meeting of the UK-India Initiative in Agroecology, held at the Centre for Pollination Studies of the University of Calcutta.

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