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Lynbreck Croft managers Lynn Cassells and Sandra Baer (photo Lynbreck Croft)
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Lynbreck Croft wins inaugural NEWBIE Award for Innovative New Entrants

Lynbreck Croft, a 150-acre mixed habitat croft enterprise located in the Cairngorms National Park, has been declared the winner of the NEWBIE UK award for New Entrant Farm Business of the Year and will be presented with their award at the Royal Highland Show 2019.

British oak trees support a rich biodiversity (c) James Huttton Institute
Monday, April 15, 2019

Thousands of species at risk from native oak decline

A £1.25m study led by the James Hutton Institute has produced the most comprehensive list yet of all species known to use native oak trees, highlighting that oak decline could put a total of 2,300 species at risk.

Aberdeen named European Forest City for 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Aberdeen named European Forest City 2019

The Granite City has been awarded the title of European Forest City for 2019 by the European Forest Institute and is set to celebrate the versatility, significance and social impact of its forests throughout the year.

Image (c) SEPA
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

BioSS analysis contributes to validate robustness of SEPA Fish Farm survey

A detailed study of the impact of fish farm medicines on Scotland’s seabed, produced by SEPA and Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland (BioSS) - formally part of the James Hutton Group - has been validated by environmental experts and accepted for publication in Science of the Total Environment.

Mr Lochhead met with scientists and postgraduate students during his visit
Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Further and Higher Education Minister visits to find out about research and innovation

Mr Richard Lochhead MSP, the Scottish Government’s Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science, today visited the James Hutton Institute in Invergowrie to hear about world leading research in land, crop, waters and the environment.

Alfalfa seedlings inoculated with E. coli O157:H7 (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, March 29, 2019

Deeper scrutiny of plant and microbe interactions key for food safety

The complex landscape of plants and microbe interaction means that food safety specialists should consider fine detail and cannot generalise when carrying out risk assessments, new research by James Hutton Institute scientists has shown.

‘Why invest in nature?’ short film competition launched (courtesy SNH)
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

‘Why invest in nature?’ short film competition launches for 2019

The Scottish Forum on Natural Capital (SFNC), of which the James Hutton Institute is a member, has joined forces with SNH and business, education and arts organisations to offer young people the opportunity to share work inspired by Scotland’s nature.

The Partnership's annual seminar took place at our Aberdeen site
Monday, March 25, 2019

Celebrating the North East's 2019 Young Wildlife Champions

An eight-year-old campaigner, a social media whizz kid, a budding nature detective and several keen camera trappers have all been recognised as 2019 Young Wildlife Champions by the James Hutton Institute-supported North East Scotland Biodiversity Partnership, to celebrate the contribution of youngsters to the protection of biodiversity.

Delegates of the Scottish Affairs Select Committee meeting at Hutton Dundee site
Monday, March 25, 2019

Scottish Affairs Select Committee visits to discuss future of agriculture and innovation

The Scottish Affairs Select Committee of the House of Commons visited the James Hutton Institute in Dundee - home of Scotland’s first ‘vertical farm’, developed by agritech business Intelligent Growth Solutions - to meet agricultural innovation experts seeking to push forward new land management technologies in Scottish farming and crofting.

Professor Bob Ferrier unveiled the new HNIC (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, March 22, 2019

James Hutton Institute unveils Hydro Nation International Centre

As part of Scotland’s continued efforts to become the world’s first Hydro Nation, the James Hutton Institute has announced, on World Water Day 2019, the establishment of the Hydro Nation International Centre at its Aberdeen site with ongoing support from the Macaulay Development Trust.

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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.