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Doris Vetterlein receiving her medal virtual in Halle in Germany
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

ISRR Lecture and root-rhizosphere workshop shines light into the dark world of roots and soil

After two postponements due to COVID-19, the long-awaited 2020 ISRR Dundee Root Medal and Root-Rhizosphere Interactions Workshop took place on the 5th May 2021. This is an annual event for scientists interested in root research and the plant/soil interface.

Pea nodule attached to a root; the pink area shows N-fixing bacteria
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

‘Smart’ legume decisions raise hopes for more sustainable agriculture

Legume plants can make ‘smart’ management decisions when it comes to interacting with their symbiotic bacterial partners to harness nitrogen from the atmosphere, a research team including a James Hutton Institute scientist has shown.

Sir Paul Grice has been appointed to the Hutton Board of Directors
Monday, May 10, 2021

Sir Paul Grice appointed to James Hutton Institute Board

The James Hutton Institute has announced the appointment of Sir Paul Grice, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Queen Margaret University, to its Board of Directors as a non-executive director.

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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.