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Research Integrity

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The James Hutton Institute is committed to the highest standards of research practice and scientific publishing, and upholds all commitments made under the Universities UK concordat to support research integrity.

The James Hutton Institute expects all individuals performing research on its behalf, or using its facilities and resources, to uphold national and international standards of research integrity and follow best practice guidelines issued by government, regulatory bodies, funders, publishers and learned societies.

Research Integrity Group

The Research Integrity Group was established to:

  • Promote and advise on best research practice to members of the Institute.
  • Investigate allegations of research misconduct made against members of the Institute.

To report possible instances of research misconduct by a member or affiliate of the James Hutton Institute please email

The Named Person for investigating allegations of research misconduct is Dr Piers Hemsley.

The Executive Member with responsibility for Research Integrity is Professor Deb Roberts.

The Institute's Information Governance Officer is Evangelia Apostolakopoulou.


Annual statements on research integrity


Areas of Interest


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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.