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Euan Caldwell receives RASE Tech Medal (image Eleanor Joy Photography)
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Hutton expertise recognised with Royal Agricultural Society of England’s Technology Award

Euan Caldwell, Head of Farm, Field and Glasshouses at the James Hutton Institute, has been recognised with the prestigious Royal Agricultural Society of England’s Technology Award at the Society’s 2017 award presentation for his and his team’s development of 'magic margins', a practical solution to soil erosion.

Dr Lee-Ann Sutherland speaking at Scottish Parliament (c) James Hutton Inst
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Barriers to women in agriculture challenged during presentation at Scottish Parliament

Evidence of significant barriers to women’s careers in Scottish agriculture has been presented at the Scottish Parliament by social researchers from Newcastle University and the James Hutton Institute.

Xisen representatives at Potatoes in Practice 2017 (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Chinese-Scottish potato collaboration shortlisted for business award

A potato research partnership between Xisen Group and the James Hutton Institute’s commercial subsidiary, James Hutton Limited, has been shortlisted for a China-Scotland Business Award.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Barley scientists investigate solutions to grain skinning

Dr Sarah McKim leads a team that will investigate 'skinning', an unfavourable trait in barley crops which affects the processing of grain for brewing and distilling.

Rackwick Bay, Hoy, Orkney
Monday, January 08, 2018

Forecasting coastal erosion and mapping the effects of climate change

A two-year research project funded by Scotland's Centre of Expertise for Waters aims to identify potential climate change damage to one-fifth of Scotland's coastline.

The James Hutton Institute
Friday, December 22, 2017

Summary of financial outturn 2016-17

The James Hutton Institute has published its Annual Accounts for the financial year to April 2017.

Potatoes are a great source of vitamins and minerals (c) James Hutton Inst
Thursday, December 21, 2017

Here’s why you need plenty of spuds on your Christmas dinner plate

A Hutton study on the benefits of potatoes on human health has found that potatoes are a great source of vitamins C, B6, B9 and a whole host of macro and microminerals.

Prof John Jones and Dr Anke Fischer (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, December 21, 2017

New leadership appointments in Cell and Molecular Sciences and Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences

Professor John Jones and Dr Anke Fischer have been appointed to the leadership of the James Hutton Institute’s Cell and Molecular Sciences (CMS) group and the Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences (SEGS) group, respectively.

Shumei Wang, Dundee-based PhD student (courtesy Shumei Wang)
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Young Plant Scientist accolade for Dundee-based researcher

Shumei Wang, a University of Dundee PhD student based at the Institute's Invergowrie site, has been announced as Young Plant Scientist 2018 in the Fundamental Science category by the European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO).

Berries are rich in polyphenols (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, December 14, 2017

Tasty and healthy: add soft fruit to your Christmas table

In addition to more traditional seasonal dishes, there are good reasons to add some soft fruit to Christmas meals to enjoy extra health benefits, scientists at the James Hutton Institute have said.

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