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Dr Fiona Brennan (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, May 23, 2014

Young scientist wins prestigious research accolade

Dr Fiona Brennan, whose research focusses on pathogens in the environment, has been awarded the prestigious Peter Massalski Prize for meritorious research.

Professor Ian Boyd
Monday, May 19, 2014

The politics of infectious disease: who should bear the costs?

The social and economic implications of infectious disease will be the focus of the 2014 Science for Life Lecture, to be offered by Professor Ian Lamont Boyd.

Various wild flower seeds (courtesy NASSTEC project)
Friday, May 09, 2014

€3 million project underway to enhance wild plant seed industries

NASSTEC aims to promote wild plant conservation and allow the provision of high quality seeds, vital for environmental restoration.

Cereal and clover mixture field (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, May 07, 2014

'Collaborative roots' could reduce reliance on phosphorus fertilisers

The potential of bi-cropping systems to harness the 'phosphorus bank' already present in soils is to be studied by a scientific consortium including the James Hutton Institute.

Raspberries (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Berry useful properties of soft fruit under research

Natural compounds of soft fruit, including UK favourites blackcurrant and raspberry, will be studied under the BacHBERRY project, a three-year, €9.5M project funded by the EU under the FP7 programme.

Loch Saugh (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, April 25, 2014

Scotland’s Hydro Nation challenge highlighted in new book

Research by the James Hutton Institute and the Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW) relating to the role of ecosystem services in meeting Scotland’s Hydro Nation Challenge has been featured in a new book edited by Arup Group.

Blaeberry bush
Thursday, April 24, 2014

We need your blaeberry sightings

Walkers and outdoors enthusiasts are being asked to help us find wild blaeberries in the Scottish countryside this summer.

Aberdeen city centre and harbour (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

European Society for Rural Sociology chooses Aberdeen for 2015 congress

The James Hutton Institute is proud to announce that the European Society for Rural Sociology (ESRS) have chosen Aberdeen as the host city for their 2015 congress.

E. coli O157:H7 colonising a leaf (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

New research shows how E. coli O157:H7 binds to fresh vegetables

Researchers at the James Hutton Institute have identified details of how disease-causing E. coli O157:H7 interacts directly with plant cells, allowing it to anchor to the surface of plants.

Barley field (c) James Hutton Institute
Monday, April 14, 2014

Work underway to improve malting barley quality

The £2 million, five-year IMPROMALT project is looking at improving the quality of winter barley for malting purposes, in a bid to address the concerns of maltsters, brewers and distillers about the long-term sustainability of the barley crop.

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