9 Mar 2017

Mapping ecosystem services: science in action

The James Hutton Institute

"Dr Nijnik shared knowledge developed at the Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences Group under Work Package 1.4 of the Strategic Research Programme supported by the Scottish Government"

9 Mar 2017

Farmer workshop demonstrates economic benefit of using precision farming technologies

Moredun

Moredun organised a workshop for farmers this week (Wednesday 8th March) to demonstrate the links between better disease control and improved economic return both in terms of production costs and return on sale.

1 Mar 2017

Moredun’s Director of Communications elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Moredun

Professor Lee Innes, a renowned scientist and Moredun’s Director of Communications, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 

28 Feb 2017

Scottish soils featured in art and science crossover project

The James Hutton Institute

"The incredible geological history and stories embedded in these soils are both exhilarating to imagine, and remarkable to respond to. They really are living geological history"

27 Feb 2017

Moredun’s Director of Communications wins prestigious Scottish Knowledge Exchange Award

Moredun

Congratulations to Professor Lee Innes, Moredun’s Director of Communications, who received an award for Outstanding Contribution to Knowledge Exchange at the prestigious Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards.

24 Feb 2017

Agriculture Champion appointed to James Hutton Institute board

The James Hutton Institute

“I am delighted to welcome our new board members who will bring key skills and knowledge to continue moving the James Hutton Group forward"

24 Feb 2017

Ecological research key to managing Scotland's natural resources

The James Hutton Institute

“Tracking species enables ecologists to understand more about where they feed, where they go and the types of habitats they use. All this helps us conserve and provide the right habitats for them.”

22 Feb 2017

Commonwealth Potato Collection seeds deposited in Global Seed Vault

The James Hutton Institute

“By consigning CPC genetic material into the Global Seed Vault, we hope to preserve these valuable genetic resources for generations to come”

16 Feb 2017

Berries may be beneficial for diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity

The James Hutton Institute

"As conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease result in increased pressures over our health services, the Society is glad to present the latest research on the health benefits of soft fruit to growers, industry and the wider public"

16 Feb 2017

Moredun’s Director of Communications shortlisted for a prestigious Scottish Knowledge Exchange Award

Moredun

Moredun’s Director of Communications, Professor Lee Innes, has been shortlisted for Outstanding Contribution to Knowledge Exchange at the prestigious Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2017.

15 Feb 2017

Banned pollutants found in deepest reaches of our oceans

The James Hutton Institute

"The next step is to understand how these pollutants reach such remote environments, the consequences of this pollution and what the knock-on effects might be for the wider ecosystem"

10 Feb 2017

Glen Dee shortlisted for UK Grower Awards 2017

The James Hutton Institute

Glen Dee boasts exceptional fruit quality and high productivity, and was bred in Dundee with support from the UK Raspberry Breeding Consortium and the Scottish Government.

3 Feb 2017

Tay Cities Deal submission launched

The James Hutton Institute

“As a result of the projects outlined in this submission the Tay Cities region will be a much more desirable place to learn, live and invest.”

3 Feb 2017

Commonwealth Potato Collection to make first UK deposit in Global Seed Vault

The James Hutton Institute

"Protecting these seeds in the Vault ensures that the Commonwealth Potato Collection will be available for future potato breeders to cope with challenges which may arise as a result of climate change and will help maintain both Scotland’s economy and global food security."

31 Jan 2017

James Hutton Limited to highlight Glen Dee raspberry at Fruit Logistica

The James Hutton Institute

“Scottish raspberries and seed potatoes are known throughout the world for their excellent quality and we are hopeful of developing new markets, especially for our new raspberry variety Glen Dee.”

26 Jan 2017

Changes to James Hutton Institute and JHL boards of directors announced

The James Hutton Institute

“Our new board members bring key skills and knowledge that will help move the James Hutton Group forward."

24 Jan 2017

Scottish honeys ‘exceptional’ in fight against superbugs

The James Hutton Institute

"Using liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry techniques, researchers discovered novel antimicrobial compounds in certain Scottish honeys which make them comparable in effectiveness to established antimicrobial honeys."

19 Jan 2017

Too many deer in Scotland? Hutton expertise contributes to deer management inquiry

The James Hutton Institute

"We sought to explain the detail of the key findings and clarify misunderstandings, while at the same time acknowledging where there is uncertainty and what we still do not know

13 Jan 2017

‘Nature-based solutions’ concept featured in Nature editorial

The James Hutton Institute

"NBS will require the participation of the scientific community, funders and supporters in refining the concept

12 Jan 2017

Europe-wide network aims to showcase on-farm innovation

The James Hutton Institute

“PLAID is about enabling farmers to demonstrate innovations to their peers, and to identify opportunities to learn from other farmers across Europe

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