25 May 2018

Digital fact finders

SRUC

A group of SRUC staff involved in the innovative Digital Classroom project made a recent visit to the University of the West of Scotland’s Paisley campus on a fact-finding mission.

24 May 2018

Logan wins through to final of national award

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Staff at Logan Botanic Garden, near Stranraer, are celebrating after hearing that they have made it through to the final of this year’s Scottish Hospitality Awards.

23 May 2018

SRUC’s people strategy

SRUC

Work is currently underway on developing our People Strategy, a key transformation project, which supports the delivery of our strategic priorities as outlined in our strategic plan.

23 May 2018

For the record: SRUC’s archive project

SRUC

Over the past two years a team of staff have been collecting and collating historical material from across SRUC’s campuses to form the basis of the new SRUC library archive.

23 May 2018

SEFARI PhD Competition

SRUC

SRUC employees and students are invited to the SEFARI PhD Competition, on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 May in Lecture Theatre E at SRUC Kings Buildings Campus, Edinburgh. 

23 May 2018

Calum Johnston

SRUC

Job title: Food and Drink Consultant (as part of SAC Consulting), Location: Aberdeen campus.

23 May 2018

British Tomato Week

SRUC

This week is British Tomato Week, an opportunity for the country to celebrate all this tomato based and raise awareness about the benefits of buying locally grown produce.

22 May 2018

Welcoming the finest maltsters

SRUC

Scotland’s Rural College hosted the Maltsters Association of Great Britain (MAGB) in Edinburgh for a two-day meeting of its Trade and Technical Committees.

22 May 2018

Meet the special branch

SRUC

Professor Fiona Burnett, Head of Crop and Soils Research at SRUC, outlined her role as agriculture sector lead at the launch of Scotland’s new Plant Health Centre.

18 May 2018

Finding hope for nature in The Lost Words

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

A poetic and artistic rallying-call for us all to stay connected with nature is set to inspire adults and children at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE).

18 May 2018

Highlands and Islands face post-Brexit challenges

SRUC

A senior agricultural economist at SRUC has helped to produce a new report highlighting the challenges that could face farming and crofting communities in the Highlands and Islands, post Brexit.

17 May 2018

Graze academy

SRUC

A sheep and grassland specialist from SAC Consulting, part of Scotland’s Rural College, will be one of the key speakers at a series of free events organised by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).

17 May 2018

Pan-SRUC Seminar

SRUC

Mental Health Week - Stress: Are we coping?

17 May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Week at SRUC

SRUC

As part of SRUC’s commitment to positive mental health for our students and employees, we are pleased to support Mental Health Awareness Week.

16 May 2018

Attracting pollinators easy as A, Bee, C

SRUC

With the planet set to be abuzz with activity for World Bee Day this weekend (Sunday 20 May 2018), new advice demonstrates how farmers can improve their crop yields by providing habitats for insects. 

15 May 2018

Women in Agriculture holds successful spring event

SRUC

The Chair of Women in Agriculture has hailed the group’s “fantastic” spring event in Perthshire last Friday (11 May).

14 May 2018

Biosolid advice

SRUC

The advantages of using organic fertilisers are highlighted in a free online resource for Scottish farmers.

9 May 2018

Transforming SRUC – Reaching our new strategic goals

SRUC

SRUC is changing. Our new Strategic Plan has established an ambitious target of transforming our organisation to become a University.

9 May 2018

Honoured for dedicated service at Benmore

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

More than 30 years of outstanding contribution to the work of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) – and almost 25 specifically dedicated to Benmore Botanic Garden – has been honoured with a day of celebration and recognition for Sir Peter Hutchison Bt.