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Buntata screenshots (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, April 27, 2018

New version of Buntata mobile app announced

The Institute's Information and Computational Sciences group has announced a new version of free Android app Buntata, which aims to help potato growers identify potato pests and diseases easily and accurately.

Hydro Nation scholar Fortune Gomo (courtesy Fortune Gomo)
Friday, April 27, 2018

Hydro Nation scholar presents research at international water, food, energy and climate conference

Fortune Gomo, a Hydro Nation scholar carrying research on water, energy and food linkages in the Zambezi river basin, has presented her work at a recent Nexus event at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA.

Bean crop (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Pulses, sustainable superfoods that can contribute to global food security

Pulses, the dry, edible seeds of plants in the legume family, are incredibly sustainable superfoods that can make a unique contribution to global food security due to their distinctive properties, says Dr Pete Iannetta of our Ecological Sciences group.

Screenshot of The Wild North East: Scotland's Natural Gem film
Friday, April 13, 2018

New short film celebrates spectacular scenery and wildlife of North East Scotland

A new short film produced by the North East Scotland Biodiversity Partnership and acclaimed wildlife photographer Pete Cairns offers a glimpse of the incredible biodiversity that the North East of Scotland has to offer.

Late blight genotype 2017 samples (courtesy Euroblight website)
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Blight map reveals evolution of potato disease in Europe

An international consortium including the James Hutton Institute which monitors the distribution and diversity of Phytophthora infestans across Europe has published its latest data.

Ben Nevis (c) James Hutton Institute
Monday, April 09, 2018

Scottish researchers to present at international rural development conference

Researchers from the James Hutton Institute and Scotland's Rural College, both part of the SEFARI collective, will be among the speakers at this week’s OECD Rural Development Conference, Enhancing Rural Innovation, in Edinburgh.

Group users of the Dundee Association for Mental Health at our Invergowrie site
Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Exploring the potential of urban agriculture to alleviate food poverty

A research project led by James Hutton Limited aims to develop a model for growing soft fruit in public spaces to make it more accessible and help alleviate food poverty.

soil runoff
Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Partnership to develop run-off tool app

The James Hutton Institute has partnered with Syngenta and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) to develop and test a run-off tool app. The tool will advise land managers on the best management practices to reduce run-off and trap sediment before it reaches water courses.

Orla Shortall
Thursday, March 29, 2018

Hutton researcher awarded prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship

Orla Shortall of the James Hutton Institute’s Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences group has been awarded a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Fellowship enables early-career academics in the humanities and social sciences.

Harvest fields in Poland (Marius Szczygiel/
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Biodiversity and nature’s contributions continue dangerous decline, scientists warn

Four landmark reports on the state of biodiversity and ecosystem services across the world highlight options to protect and restore nature and its vital contributions to people; the report on Europe and Central Asia includes contributions by James Hutton Institute scientists.

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