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New leadership appointments in Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences group

Tony Craig and Alice Hague have been appointed to the leadership of SEGS
"Tony and Alice are highly respected in their own fields and have influential national and international networks"

Drs Tony Craig and Alice Hague have been appointed to the leadership of the James Hutton Institute’s Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences (SEGS) group on an interim basis and will job-share in the role.

SEGS’ 40 staff work across economics, geography, sociology, anthropology, psychology and everything in between. Its mission is for Hutton to be internationally recognised for the quality, relevance and impact of its social science research connecting land, people and the environment.

The group conducts free-standing social science, interdisciplinary work and transdisciplinary work with a range of stakeholders. Current research topics include sustainability, rural economies, agriculture, culture and social norms, local food, transport, land management, energy, natural resource use, governance and institutions, risk, communities and health.

Professor Colin Campbell, the Institute’s Chief Executive, commented: “Tony and Alice are highly respected in their own fields and have influential national and international networks.

“I am delighted that the Institute will benefit from their proven scientific leadership skills in this position.”

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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.