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
25 Sep 2018
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has become a major public health and food safety concern across the world, with resistance often being considered as one of the biggest challenges facing us. The sometimes mis-guided overuse of antimicrobial medicines in both human health and agricultural production systems has led to a rise in antibiotic resistant infections and the use of these medicines is therefore attracting increasing regulatory scrutiny.