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12 Nov 2018

Hutton research contributes to parliamentary report on agriculture trends

The James Hutton Institute

"These briefings are essential to keep the UK Parliament informed on topics central to our way of life"

6 Nov 2018

New PhD studentship opportunities announced

The James Hutton Institute

Winners of our 2018 postgraduate event (c) James Hutton Institute Throughout their studies PhD students receive support and mentoring from their Institute supervisors and our Postgraduate Student Liaison Team.

31 Oct 2018

Five NFU presidents to judge NEWBIE award for innovative new entrants

The James Hutton Institute

"There is so much innovation occurring on new entrant farms – we hope that raising their profile this way will inspire others to join the sector and innovate."

31 Oct 2018

Buntata Web: easy identification of potato pests and diseases on any device

The James Hutton Institute

"Anyone who grows potatoes, be it in large scale on a field, or in their back gardens - can learn to better understand potato pests and diseases, their cause and how to prevent them"

30 Oct 2018

Could your unborn child help scientists to improve the health of the future population?

The Rowett Institute

Babies that aren't even born yet could help Aberdeen scientists to improve the health of future generations.

25 Oct 2018

New genetic tool may help breeders develop disease-resilient potatoes

The James Hutton Institute

"These genes, if introgressed into new cultivars via breeding or alternative routes, could significantly reduce the dependency on pesticides for crop production

23 Oct 2018

Women in agriculture make their voices heard

SRUC

Women working in Scottish agriculture will be “making their voices heard” at this year’s autumn conference.

12 Oct 2018

NEWBIE award to highlight Europe's best new farmers

The James Hutton Institute

"Whether they’re developing a new business on an existing farm, or starting out on their own, young people work long hours for years to make their businesses a success"

4 Oct 2018

New grants for groundbreaking plant science research

The James Hutton Institute

"One of the most pressing questions for this research area is how to rationally predict the outcome of plant-microbiome interactions under agriculture-relevant conditions"

2 Oct 2018

Exploring the potential of remote sensing to estimate peatland carbon emissions

The James Hutton Institute

"The application of remote sensing to models of carbon fluxes is a viable research method over Northern peatlands, but further work is needed to develop more comprehensive carbon cycle models"

25 Sep 2018

Now available: September 2018 issue of Hutton Highlights

The James Hutton Institute

"We'd love to hear what you think of it, so please send us your comments" The latest issue of Hutton Highlights, the James Hutton Institute's quarterly review, is now available from our Hutton Highlights pages.

21 Sep 2018

Improved genetic marker for precise and accurate EPH barley screening

The James Hutton Institute

"This project serves as a successful example of industry academic collaboration supported by the International Barley Hub"

21 Sep 2018

Hutton researcher success in Converge Challenge 2018

The James Hutton Institute

"Dr Orrell’s MycoNourish product customises the interactions of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and plant roots to suit specific production systems"

20 Sep 2018

New farmers award launched to highlight innovation, entrepreneurship and resilience

The James Hutton Institute

"Whether they’re developing a new business on an existing farm, or starting out on their own, young people work long hours for years to make their businesses a success"

14 Sep 2018

James Hutton Institute acknowledges V&A Dundee’s impact

The James Hutton Institute

"The new V&A Dundee is a magnificent building, and the fact that it has been inspired by Scotland’s landscape directly connects it with the work of our scientists"

13 Sep 2018

Shortlist announced for 2018 Nature of Scotland Awards

The James Hutton Institute

"The shortlist represents a cross-section of businesses, charities, the public sector and individuals working towards conserving the country’s unique wildlife and natural environment"

13 Sep 2018

Calling on farmers and field managers: join the Plant Teams Field Lab

The James Hutton Institute

"The aim of the Plant Teams Field Lab is to harness the potential of crop species mixtures to improve Scottish yield stability, soil fertility, reduce pest and disease damage, and increase resilience to climate stress"

12 Sep 2018

Hutton research reflected in Hydro Nation 2018 report

The James Hutton Institute

"The Hydro Nations Scholars Programme is developing some of the brightest global talent to become the water leaders of the future and the reputation of the programme is receiving international recognition"

10 Sep 2018

International Barley Hub shortlisted for VIBES climate change award

The James Hutton Institute

"The VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards are a great chance to recognise business leadership in sustainable environmental investment"

7 Sep 2018

Now available: Hutton Women in Science booklet

The James Hutton Institute

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

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