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Image of the earth from space
Monday, March 19, 2012

What is causing climate change?

The increased emission of greenhouse gases during the 20th century is the only reasonable explanation for climate change, an audience at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee were told today.

Water Works winning photograph 'The Magic Fountain' by Louis Pasqualini
Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Water Works February winner

The February winner of the Water Works school competition has been announced.

Photograph of Iain Gordon
Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Two RSE Fellowships for James Hutton Institute

Professor Iain Gordon, chief executive of the James Hutton Institute, and board member Professor George Salmond have been elected Fellows of The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).

Image of the Women in Science festival brochure
Monday, February 27, 2012

Dundee Women in Science Festival

A celebration of the achievements of women who work in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects, will take place in Dundee.

Image of the CECHR Conversations exhibition poster
Friday, February 24, 2012

Artistic impressions of weeds

A common weed found in arable field margins provides the artistic inspiration for a new exhibition opening in Dundee this weekend.

Photograph of a puffin
Friday, February 03, 2012

Tourism staff invited to ‘Know your Coast’

North east tourism workers are being offered the opportunity to discover the East Grampian coastline to gain exciting knowledge to pass on to guests.

Image of the CECHR logo
Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Climate change, biofuels and Scotland's church records

Experts from the James Hutton Institute and the University of Dundee will discuss diverse subjects including climate change, biofuels and early church records at the second annual symposium of the Centre for Environmental Change and Human Resilience.

Image of the Water Works competition flyer
Monday, January 23, 2012

Photographs to show how water works

Water Works is a new competition for Scottish schools that aims to get pupils thinking about water in Scotland.

Photograph of glass of whisky and barley
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

The James Hutton Institute shares in £7 million cereals project

The James Hutton Institute is to take part in two new research projects announced today. The aim will be to make an important contribution to global efforts to breed improved cereal crops.

Photograph of scientist spraying during biopesticide trial on raspberry aphids
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Natural predators and biopesticides help tackle pests

Scientists at The James Hutton Institute are helping find new ways of tackling crop pests and diseases without using conventional pesticides.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.