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Scott Herrett

Staff picture: Scott Herrett
Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences
Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences
Visual methods social researcher
01224 395315

The James Hutton Institute
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK


Scott is a social researcher using creative methods working in the Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences research group at the James Hutton Institute. Scott has a BSc. in Environmental studies from The Open University and an MSc. in Ecosystem Services from the University of Edinburgh.

Current research interests

Creative research methods, including digital storytelling and participatory video to understand competing knowledges to land and conservation.

Land reform, land use and community empowerment in Scotland

The human place in 'wildland'

Values in nature governance: Which values are being appealed to, which are not when it comes to influencing and guiding behaivour?

Past research

Scott continues to be interest in stakeholder participation in decisions relating to the natural environment and sustainability. Scott’s master’s dissertation explored the relationships between landowners, communities and landscape in the Scottish uplands using the lens of cultural ecosystem services.


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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.