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Hutton researchers will help train future soil scientists
Thursday, October 16, 2014

James Hutton Institute researchers to support training of future soil scientists

Dundee and Aberdeen based researchers at the James Hutton Institute are to help train future soil scientists in a drive to improve our understanding of soils, which underpin food security and human sustainability.

Farming at the James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie (c) James Hutton Institute
Monday, October 06, 2014

PRO AKIS: a precise picture of information resources available to European farmers

European decision makers are able to access a complete panorama of ways to reach farmers with information, orientation and support thanks to PRO AKIS, a project which has mapped the many different knowledge sources available to farmers in the European Union.

The James Hutton Institute is at the forefront of agricultural research
Friday, September 26, 2014

Scottish research helps tackle global and local agricultural challenges

Scientists at the James Hutton Institute have endorsed and repeated the view of yesterday’s high-profile Development Dialogues conference in New York that work to ‘climate-proof’ agriculture lies at the core of sustainable development around the globe.

Psammechinus miliaris pigments have been found to have anti-oxidant qualities
Monday, September 22, 2014

Academy student’s research on sea urchins features in prestigious journal

A young scientist has got his career off to a flying start by having his work published in renowned journal LWT - Food Science and Technology before even leaving school, with support from a researcher from the James Hutton Institute.

International journalists had a panorama of science in practice at Glensaugh
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Agricultural journalists see environmental science in practice at Glensaugh

International agricultural journalists had a unique opportunity to see environmental science in action at the James Hutton Institute farm at Glensaugh, as part of the activities organised during the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists 2014 congress.

Professor William Sutherland will deliver the 37th Macaulay Lecture
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Policy, practice, science and decision making: a tough balancing act

The challenges faced by policy developers in Scotland will be at the heart of 37th T.B. Macaulay Lecture, to be offered by Professor William J. Sutherland, Rothschild Professor of Conservation Biology at the University of Cambridge.

The new polytunnel at Macaulay College was funded by the LEF
Friday, September 12, 2014

Lewis Endowment Fund announces call for applications

Crofting projects on the Isle of Lewis have the opportunity to benefit from a share of £5,000 distributed annually by the Lewis Endowment Fund.

Jennifer Stephens, winner at I'm a Scientist, Get Me Out of Here!
Thursday, September 11, 2014

Jennifer Stephens: Making science fun for youngsters and inspiring the next generation

After winning at the UK’s largest online science engagement event, a researcher from the James Hutton Institute has embarked on a mission to inspire the next generation of scientists.

Dr Alison Bennett (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Best Young Mycologist in Europe accolade for researcher

Dr Alison Bennett has been named the best young mycologist in Europe, joining an elite group of only six researchers around the world to be awarded a similar accolade for their continent.

Potatoes in Practice 2013 (c) James Hutton Institute
Monday, August 04, 2014

Novel ways of tackling pests on show at Potatoes in Practice

The largest field-based potato event in the UK returns on 7 August 2014, showcasing the latest research on Integrated Pest Management and its potential to support sustainable intensification.

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