25 Feb 2019
Following on from my earlier blog, the two workshops on extreme climate change scenarios were held at the James Hutton Institute on the 29th of January and 5th of February 2019, as planned.
30 Jan 2019
The 2001 outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease in the United Kingdom led to the culling of over six million animals and cost an estimated £8bn.
17 Dec 2018
Clearly I’ll never cut it in comedy – so what exactly does a science policy and impact officer do and why do SEFARI institutes such as the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) need one?
11 Dec 2018
We are delighted that Dr Katy Hayden from the Royal Botanic Garden together with the Plant Health Centre, have shared this example of the complexities and difficult decisions needed when protecting our environment with us.
4 Dec 2018
27 Nov 2018
26 Nov 2018
13 Nov 2018
This is the second of two blog posts about place-based rural policy. In this blog post on this topic, we are pleased that Jonathan Hopkins, James Hutton Institute is able to explain more about the evidence needs to support place-based rural policies. The previous post can be accessed here and explains what exactly is place based rural policy.
8 Nov 2018
The Scottish Rural Parliament will meet in Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway (14th - 16th November). Across the range of talks and exhibits, the theme is “Taking Action.” In the lead-up to this meeting, we are publishing two blog posts about place-based rural policy. The first of these is written by Andrew Copus, James Hutton Institute and Jane Atterton, the Rural Policy Centre, SRUC, who start off by explaining what exactly is place based rural policy.
3 Oct 2018