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Mournes Mountains
Friday, October 14, 2022

Institute appointed to undertake research on Mournes Mountains

The James Hutton Institute has been appointed to undertake research on the long-term future of the Mourne Mountains.

Derek Stewart
Thursday, October 13, 2022

Food security rests on the growth of farming indoors

As a crop scientist with over 30 years’ experience in the research and also industry sectors; I've never been more worried about the security of our food supply than I am currently.

£13 million awarded to sustainability projects in the North East of Scotland
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

£13 million awarded to sustainability projects in the North East of Scotland

Scientists at James Hutton Institute, the independent research organisation, have been awarded over £13million from the Scottish Government’s Just Transition fund to establish two pioneering action-based research science projects in the North East of Scotland.

Hydro Nation Chair’s Catalyst Fund
Tuesday, October 04, 2022

New funding for net zero water projects

The first four projects to help Scotland’s water sector get to net zero by 2040 have been funded through the Hydro Nation Chair’s Catalyst Fund.

DiversiTree: £500k awarded to increase UK woodland resilience
Friday, September 23, 2022

DiversiTree: £500k awarded to increase UK woodland resilience

Woods and forests account for more than 13% of the UK’s land surface, but the UK government’s ambition is to increase this to 17% as part of UK’s plans to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

What will affect the future resilience of Scottish arable and horticulture production?
Thursday, September 15, 2022

What will affect the future resilience of Scottish arable and horticulture production?

Scientists at the James Hutton Institute are researching ways to prepare for and prevent future threats to arable and horticultural production in Scotland. The research aims to prioritise threats to crop production and analyse likely future scenarios with stakeholders to find ways of avoiding these risks.

Balmoral Castle, Aberdeenshire
Friday, September 09, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II – 1926-2022

It is with great sadness that that we learned of the death of Her Majesty the Queen.

IMage showing crops in land
Tuesday, September 06, 2022

Scots scientists to spearhead urgent EU research into how climate change is impacting our ability to grow crops

A Scottish scientist is to co-lead an elite project group of 22 European partners, looking to create resilient crops for the future as yield is projected to plummeted by a third due to extremes in temperatures and greater variation in rainfall patterns impacting on soil and the type of crops which can be grown.

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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.