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Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Birthday celebrations at James Hutton Institute

Staff at the James Hutton Institute are celebrating the organisation’s first birthday. In a message of congratulations, Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond said the James Hutton Institute had rapidly established itself as major player on the science landscape at home and abroad.

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Monday, April 02, 2012

Record breaking March weather

March was officially the warmest and driest since records began in 1954 at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Warning signs on global soils “serious”

Scientists from the James Hutton Institute, joined by colleagues from around the world, have called for a greater acknowledgement of the importance of soils in climate change mitigation, global food security and maintaining global biodiversity.

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Monday, March 26, 2012

Time to change the strategy in the battle for biodiversity

The Chief Executive of the James Hutton Institute has called for greater support and investment in inter-disciplinary science to tackle rising extinction rates in the plant and animal world.

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Scottish scientists study a “Planet Under Pressure”

Senior scientists and the chief executive of the James Hutton Institute will be at the international Planet Under Pressure conference in London next week.

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Bringing the mills of the Don to life

Scientists from the James Hutton Institute have been working with Aberdeen primary school pupils to tell the story of the River Don.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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