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Aphids on a plant leaf
Monday, March 14, 2022

New integrated pest management resources available from Hutton soft fruit research

New resources summarising recent integrated pest management (IPM) research to tackle new and existing insect pest threats to Scottish fruit crops have been developed by Dr Carolyn Mitchell, an entomologist based at the James Hutton Institute.

Winners of Hutton Postgraduate event 2022
Monday, March 07, 2022

Hutton postgraduate research showcased at 2022 event

The annual Hutton Postgraduate Student Event, which showcases the excellent science being undertaken by postgraduate students at the James Hutton Institute, returned to its traditional in-person format at the Birnam Arts and Conference Centre, Birnam, on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th March 2022.

Prof Deb Roberts (left) and Councillor Jenny Laing, leader of ACC
Friday, March 04, 2022

Scientific service finds new home at Hutton Aberdeen campus

Aberdeen Scientific Services Laboratory (ASSL), which is operated by Aberdeen City Council, is to relocate from Old Aberdeen to the James Hutton Institute's Craigiebuckler site.

Aerial view of Craigiebuckler campus and surrounding area
Wednesday, March 02, 2022

Hutton and MDT outline development plans for Craigiebuckler campus

The James Hutton Institute and the Macaulay Development Trust have announced plans for the evolution of the Institute’s Craigiebuckler campus in Aberdeen and will hold a public consultation to allow people to learn more about the vision for the site and to help shape firm development proposals.

A sample of Gracillaria seaweed
Friday, February 25, 2022

Innovative research to explore agar potential of Scottish seaweeds

An innovative research project led by the James Hutton Institute and Caledonian Seaweeds Ltd is examining the potential of Scottish seaweeds as a source of agar for the food industry, with added benefits for local and rural economies and maximising biomass use.

Stonewall Bronze award logo
Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Hutton commitment to LGBTQ+ inclusion awarded Stonewall bronze

The James Hutton Institute has received a Bronze award from Stonewall for its commitment to the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people in the workplace.

Barley crops in a field (Photo: James Hutton Institute)
Friday, February 18, 2022

Open call to galvanize the global barley research community

A renowned group of barley scientists, including researchers from the James Hutton Institute and the University of Dundee, has issued an open call to ‘galvanize’ the international barley research community from the ground up by increasing interactions, establishing new collaborations and offering greater value to global research investments.

Crops growing in soil (Jan Kopriva/Unsplash)
Friday, February 18, 2022

Policymakers urged to adopt new approaches to addressing global crises

A new report published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) and co-authored by Professor Richard Aspinall, an Honorary Fellow of the James Hutton Institute, calls for action from policymakers worldwide to develop sustainable and equitable solutions to urgent global challenges.

Screenshot of Hutton Highlights, February 2022 issue
Monday, February 14, 2022

Now available: February 2022 issue of Hutton Highlights

The February 2022 issue of Hutton Highlights, the James Hutton Institute's quarterly review, is now available.

Pulses in cups (image: Pixabay)
Thursday, February 10, 2022

World Pulses Day: We should get our fingers on pulses

We should get our fingers on pulses; these foods can be a critically important and sustainable source of nutrition globally, writes Dr Pete Iannetta (Ecological Sciences) to mark World Pulses Day.

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