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22 Mar 2019

James Hutton Institute unveils Hydro Nation International Centre

The James Hutton Institute

"The centre will ensure that policymakers and businesses have access to the right expertise for robust decision making, and will support innovation in the sector. In addition, it will help develop the next generation of water leaders"

13 Mar 2019

Don’t close the door on European funding, say organisations across Britain

The James Hutton Institute

"Science is the main hope for solving many of our ecological, environmental, technological and health problems. It must not be forgotten in the debate about our future relationship with the EU"

12 Mar 2019

Excellence accolade for innovative Hutton-IGS Knowledge Transfer Partnership

The James Hutton Institute

“The initial work of the KTP has snowballed into a multi-million-pound capital investment programme that will transform the science undertaken across the entire Institute. It will have impacts on our scientific direction and interaction with industry for many years to come”

11 Mar 2019

PhD research showcased at Hutton 2019 postgraduate event

The James Hutton Institute

"This event provides a valuable learning experience for Hutton students in communicating their work to the wider scientific community and promotes a collegiate atmosphere"

8 Mar 2019

Fatty acids and lipids under the spotlight

The James Hutton Institute

"It attracts a good range of people from sectors including food development, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, oleochemical and cosmetics, and we also strengthen working relationships"

6 Mar 2019

Entries now open for Nature of Scotland Awards

The James Hutton Institute

"Let's celebrate the people, organisations and businesses going above and beyond to support our precious natural heritage: nominate a person, project or business dedicated to supporting our environment or submit your own project and tell the world what you’re doing to support nature"

5 Mar 2019

International academics gather to discuss Scottish land reform in a global context

The James Hutton Institute

“The workshop will develop a rich discourse regarding how Scotland compares and contrasts with processes of land reform across the world”

1 Mar 2019

Professor Lorna Dawson announced as RSE Fellow

The James Hutton Institute

Lorna Dawson

1 Mar 2019

Post-Brexit immigration proposals may have considerable impact on Scotland, expert panel finds

The James Hutton Institute

"The report examines how the proposed changes would impact the scale and composition of future migration flows and looks at the potential effects for the labour market, population trends, tax revenues and public services, as well as impacts on local communities"

27 Feb 2019

Protecting Britain’s iconic oak trees and their biodiversity

The James Hutton Institute

"We hope our work will be useful to woodland managers as they work to conserve oak-associated biodiversity"

21 Feb 2019

Valuing our Life Support Systems 2019 summit: registrations open

The James Hutton Institute

"Natural capital is our ‘stock’ of geology, soil, air, water and all living organisms, providing fundamental life-support functions and underpinning the global economy"

20 Feb 2019

Scotland’s agriculture needs to improve its resilience, Hutton climate change researcher says

The James Hutton Institute

“The 21st century will be a period of considerable change and the next two decades are critical: either we achieve a ‘managed’ transition to sustainability, or we run the risk of an ‘event driven’ transition, which could be highly negative”

14 Feb 2019

Soft fruit growers told about Brexit impact and opportunities

The James Hutton Institute

“Brexit will have a very profound impact on Scottish agriculture, in terms of trade, labour supply and future support policy. However, change is required anyway, and Brexit should be the catalyst for change, not the reason for it”

13 Feb 2019

Three path-breaking farms shortlisted for NEWBIE Award for Innovative New Entrants

The James Hutton Institute

“These three farms show a unique approach to the daunting tasks of gaining access to land, markets, and capital that most new entrants endure”

12 Feb 2019

New plant breeder’s rights partnership between James Hutton Limited and IPRIS

The James Hutton Institute

“We are delighted to be working with IPRIS and combining our expertise to enable us to offer a comprehensive range of services to our clients”

11 Feb 2019

Celebrating Hutton Women in Science

The James Hutton Institute

“We hope our booklet inspires interest and contributes to a future generation of female scientists”

11 Feb 2019

Hutton expert contributes to new guidance for assessment of natural capital risk

The James Hutton Institute

"The importance of natural capital should never be underestimated. It is our ‘stock’ of geology, soil, air, water and all living organisms, providing fundamental life-support functions and underpinning the global economy"

8 Feb 2019

Now available: February 2019 issue of Hutton Highlights

The James Hutton Institute

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

8 Feb 2019

Crop science at heart of new Scotland-Malaysia research collaboration

The James Hutton Institute

"This partnership represents a unique opportunity to realise scientific collaboration and technology exchange between Scotland and Malaysia"

6 Feb 2019

Feed the world, help the environment and make great beer: Cool Beans can do it all

The James Hutton Institute

“Some of the fascinating possibilities offered by pulses are the subject of close study by scientists at the James Hutton Institute, from their use in health foods for humans and animals to novel uses”

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