2 Dec 2021

Plants for the Future: sustainable and innovative agricultural systems

The James Hutton Institute

“The report outlines the recommendations for research and innovation needed to support the transition towards more sustainable agricultural systems to meet the goals of the EU Green Deal and envisions how agriculture will likely transition in the short, medium and long term."

24 Nov 2021

New research illustrates impact of Covid-19 pandemic on women in agriculture

The James Hutton Institute

“Delivering equality of opportunity will make Scottish agriculture a more resilient and economically sustainable industry and this will help women realise their potential and support business innovation.”

22 Nov 2021

Intercropping: exploitation of biodiversity benefits in arable fields

The James Hutton Institute

"The session aims to give a voice to scientists and stakeholders from different disciplines and regions to obtain feedback on research findings and practical applications of intercropping"

19 Nov 2021

Loss of tree species has cumulative impact on biodiversity

The James Hutton Institute

“The impact of plant pests and pathogens on associated biodiversity is rarely considered when risk assessments for plant pests and pathogens new to the UK are made”

18 Nov 2021

Dee Catchment Partnership scoop Nature of Scotland climate action award

The James Hutton Institute

“We are over the moon to have won this fantastic award, exactly one year after the Easter Beltie restoration was completed."

12 Nov 2021

New PhD studentship opportunities announced - apply now

The James Hutton Institute

The support and mentoring PhD students receive throughout their studies from their Institute supervisors and our Postgraduate Student Liaison Team ensures students achieve a high degree of intellectual freedom, whilst equipping students with the comprehensive range of scientific and transferable skills demanded of t

8 Nov 2021

Volunteers invited to eat - in the name of research

The Rowett Institute

In-person studies at the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health have restarted, with the first call for volunteers focused on studies exploring the impact of processed foods and sugar levels on our bodies and minds.

5 Nov 2021

Outrage and optimism in the face of the climate crisis: watch the 43rd TB Macaulay Lecture

The James Hutton Institute

“Time is quickly running out, and we must act with the ambition and urgency necessary to deliver a just transition to net-zero and limit global warming to 1.5 degrees.”

5 Nov 2021

Hemp - the sustainable protein-packed answer to moderating hunger

The Rowett Institute

A new study has found adding hempseed to your diet can help modulate gut hormone levels in the blood and promote a feeling of fullness after eating.

20 Oct 2021

Soft Fruit Genetic Improvement Network: have your say

The James Hutton Institute

"It is hoped that a Soft Fruit GIN will enable a co-ordinated research approach to pre-breeding genetics of key traits and new breeding tools in a range of soft fruit crops"

19 Oct 2021

Now available: October 2021 issue of Hutton Highlights

The James Hutton Institute

"We'd love to hear what you think of it, so please send us your comments"

15 Oct 2021

"This is climate chaos and it’s time to wake up": 43rd TB Macaulay Lecture by Christiana Figueres

The James Hutton Institute

“Christiana Figueres will focus on the urgent need to shift from rhetoric to action in a bid to survive the climate crisis and shape the approach to our shared future. We expect an empowering, challenging and committed debate to follow.”

8 Oct 2021

Have your say on the risks of plant pests and pathogens for habitat creation and restoration

The James Hutton Institute

“This work will identify if plant health risks are taken into account during habitat restoration and creation and how guidance can be improved to minimize any risks.”

8 Oct 2021

£3.6m collaborative training partnership to support new generation of agri scientists

The James Hutton Institute

“This CTP embraces the challenges associated with developing more sustainable agriculture and brings together global industrial partners with UK research institutes and universities to train the next generation of research scientists”

8 Oct 2021

Portnellan Farm wins final NEWBIE Award for Innovative New Entrants

The James Hutton Institute

"I really hope that by winning this award I can help to encourage other new entrants to try something different and to make a success of their ideas"

7 Oct 2021

Hutton experts give evidence to parliamentary session on challenges facing Scotland’s islands

The James Hutton Institute

"The findings underline just how diverse our islands are. Life in one island can be experienced very differently from life in another, even where these islands are close by.

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