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Visitors participating building their own sand towers and learning about soil
Monday, June 10, 2019

Over 1300 visitors welcomed during Open Farm Sunday 2019

The James Hutton Institute welcomed over 1300 visitors to its Dundee site during Open Farm Sunday, the celebration of farming and nature that gives everyone the opportunity to discover the story behind their food.

Vegetable Map of Scotland in the Living Field garden (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, June 06, 2019

Scotland from the air: learn about our veggies on Open Farm Sunday

A large outdoors model of Scotland, created to highlight the diversity of the country's vegetable and fruit production, will be unveiled at our Dundee site during Open Farm Sunday 2019.

Prof Colin Campbell discusses the APGC project at SSCR Annual Lecture 2019
Thursday, June 06, 2019

James Hutton Institute outlines plans for open science campuses

Ambitious plans for the establishment of two open science campuses at the James Hutton Institute’s sites in Dundee and Aberdeen were outlined by the Institute’s Chief Executive, Professor Colin Campbell, at the Scottish Society for Crop Research AGM and Annual Lecture 2019.

Forests are key in the battle against climate breakdown
Wednesday, June 05, 2019

World Environment Day: let’s protect our forests and #BeatAirPollution

Scientists, communities and organisations are focussing on the issue of air pollution to mark World Environment Day 2019, including Hutton researcher Prof Maria Nijnik, who has contributed an article on the environmental benefits of forests to a World Summit of Students for Climate publication.

Dr Jenni Stockan (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Hutton researcher first woman to take on Royal Entomological Society honorary role

Dr Jenni Stockan has been distinguished by the Royal Entomological Society as the first woman to take the role of Honorary Secretary in the society’s 186-year history.

James Hutton by Sir Henry Raeburn (c) Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Monday, June 03, 2019

James Hutton: Scotland’s forgotten genius

Two hundred and ninety three years ago today, one of the most influential Scots ever was born: a man whose influence on our understanding of the earth was revolutionary at the time and has unlocked vast areas of related knowledge since then.

Professor Colin Campbell speaks during the ECCLR evidence session
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Hutton expertise contributes to proposed climate change Scottish legislation

Ways to achieve the ambitious greenhouse emission targets, as described in proposed climate change legislation, were at the centre of discussions during a session of the ECCLR Committee of the Scottish Parliament.

Islands Revival is funded by the SEFARI Responsive Opportunity Fund
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Research to focus on ‘green shoots’ of population turnaround in Scottish islands

Social scientists of the James Hutton Institute and partner organisations are to highlight experiences of population turnaround in the Scottish islands through the Islands Revival project.

Soil forensic analysis at the James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Hutton scientists contribute evidence to parliamentary investigation into UK forensic science

Scientists of the James Hutton Institute have provided evidence for an investigation conducted by the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee into the quality and reliability of forensic science within the UK legal system.

Hutton board member George Lawrie (left) is set to tour Scotland on a tractor
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Hutton board member set to tour Scotland on a tractor to mark RHET’s 20th anniversary

Hutton board member George Lawrie will crisscross Scotland on a tractor to mark a major milestone for The Royal Highland Education Trust: 20 years 'taking the classroom to the countryside' and raising the awareness of children about where their food comes from.

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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.