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Thursday, October 28, 2021

£1m funding boost for Hutton peatland and habitats restoration project in the River Forth catchment

Over the next four years the James Hutton Institute, NatureScot, the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) and the University of Stirling will work in partnership to restore habitats across the Forth catchment area.

A Soft Fruit GIN will enable a coordinated research approach
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Soft Fruit Genetic Improvement Network: have your say

Genetic Improvement Networks (GINs) provide a key link between industry and academia to ensure that genetic research addresses the needs of the industry, and help tackle longer-term issues through breeding efforts. The James Hutton Institute and NIAB are seeking views from the soft fruit industry on the establishment of a Soft Fruit GIN.

COY
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

UN Climate Change Conference of Youth: giving voices to the youth of the world

The UN Climate Change Conference of Youth (COY), will take place in Glasgow from the 28-31 October, COY is regarded as the largest and longest running youth event to date; gathering thousands of young changemakers from more than 140 countries.

Screenshot of Hutton Highlights, October 2021 issue
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Now available: October 2021 issue of Hutton Highlights

The October 2021 issue of Hutton Highlights, the James Hutton Institute's quarterly review, is now available.

Christiana Figueres will deliver the 43rd TB Macaulay Lecture
Friday, October 15, 2021

"This is climate chaos and it’s time to wake up": 43rd TB Macaulay Lecture by Christiana Figueres

"We are holding the pen of history in our hands and it’s time to wake up," says Christiana Figueres, an internationally recognised leader on global climate change. Coinciding this year with the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Ms Figueres will deliver the 43rd TB Macaulay Lecture on Tuesday Nov 2nd.

The Mylnefield Trust
Thursday, October 14, 2021

New John Hillman Scholarship awarded to young barley researcher

The Mylnefield Trust have awarded the inaugural John Hillman Scholarship to Jessica Shadbolt, a PhD student at the James Hutton Institute, for research on barley breeding.

Scottish artist Annie Cattrell with Professor Colin Campbell, Chief Executive of
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Scottish Landmark artwork on display at James Hutton Institute

Until July 2022, the James Hutton Institute’s Aberdeen site will host Compass, a sculpture by Scottish artist Annie Cattrell that draws inspiration from Scottish geology and James Hutton’s Theory of the Earth, specifically Siccar Point’s Unconformity.

Ash woodland (Photo: David Genney)
Friday, October 08, 2021

Have your say on the risks of plant pests and pathogens for habitat creation and restoration

Through a survey devised in partnership with Scotland’s Plant Health Centre and NatureScot, Hutton ecologists seek to better understand the plant health risks associated with habitat creation and habitat restoration.

Christiana Figueres will deliver the 43rd TB Macaulay Lecture
Friday, October 08, 2021

43rd TB Macaulay Lecture: in conversation with Christiana Figueres

Coinciding this year with the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, the 43rd TB Macaulay Lecture will be delivered on Tuesday November 2nd (19:00 UK time) by Christiana Figueres, an internationally recognised leader on global climate change, in conversation with BBC broadcaster Laura Goodwin.

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Friday, October 08, 2021

£3.6m collaborative training partnership to support new generation of agri scientists

An industry-wide consortium, led by producer organisation G’s Growers and supported by the James Hutton Institute, the University of Dundee and James Hutton Limited, has won a UKRI-BBSRC collaborative training partnership award (CTP) to provide a £3.6 million postgraduate training programme in sustainable agricultural innovation.

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