30 Nov 2016

HRH The Princess Royal visits Moredun

Moredun

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Moredun Foundation today to find out how creative design has been applied to benefit the health and welfare of livestock in a special event to help celebrate Scotland’s year of Innovation, Architecture and Design.

30 Nov 2016

Chief Executive presents Hutton Annual Review 2015-16

The James Hutton Institute

“I am very grateful to our board, funders, partners and stakeholders and especially all our staff and students who have worked so hard in the year past. We look forward to the year ahead with renewed optimism and belief in that what we do is needed more than ever before.

29 Nov 2016

Aberdeen Ambassador Network aims to boost North East business tourism

The James Hutton Institute

“The world-leading research carried out in the city’s higher education facilities, agencies and institutes makes our area unique in terms of excellence in a wide variety of disciplines

28 Nov 2016

Hutton innovation and excellence recognised at 2016 Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Awards

The James Hutton Institute

“The accolades really belong to our staff, whose ingenuity, application and endeavour are key to our research and to its recognition at home and abroad.

25 Nov 2016

“Magic margins” win Innovation Award at RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards

The James Hutton Institute

“Competition for these awards is always strong and we are honoured, as a leading LEAF Innovation Centre, to win and be formally recognised by the RSPB Nature of Scotland awards for developing our ‘magic margins’

24 Nov 2016

Wholly Scottish beer developed by St Andrews Brewery with Hutton hops

The James Hutton Institute

"This beer is not only exciting news for us, but for the sustainability of Scottish craft beer as a whole.

24 Nov 2016

Photo imaging system drives innovation in crop stress detection

The James Hutton Institute

"Infra-red thermography can measure leaf temperature, which is related to stomatal opening and is a reliable indicator of plant physiological status.

24 Nov 2016

Moredun scientists take on the Movember Challenge

Moredun

November has seen Moredun Research Institute 'renamed' the Moustache Research Institute all in aid of raising awareness of men’s health.

21 Nov 2016

Hutton social scientist to take part in Convention on Biological Diversity science forum

The James Hutton Institute

"The request is recognition of our interdisciplinary expertise on environmental management at the James Hutton Institute

17 Nov 2016

Scottish and Kenyan potato experts strengthen collaborative links

The James Hutton Institute

"The meeting allowed Kenyan farmers to hear about the new bilateral agreement to allow importation of Scottish seed potatoes and to connect seed importers in Kenya with exporters in Scotland

16 Nov 2016

Publication co-edited by Hutton scientist tops most-read Frontiers list

The James Hutton Institute

“It is a growing area of research that in addition to clear implications for food safety, public health and crop production, has also illuminated fascinating aspects to the biology of pathogens

11 Nov 2016

Scientists, industry and retailers to tackle potato greening problem

The James Hutton Institute

“We aim to identify conditions for light-induced tuber greening, which in turn will inform the design of prototype packaging film to reduce greening during storage and in store.

4 Nov 2016

CREW and James Hutton Limited to explore prospects of India-UK collaboration at TECH Summit

The James Hutton Institute

"The James Hutton Institute has massive and hugely relevant expertise to offer

4 Nov 2016

Moredun's War of the Worms Animation

Moredun

In response to increasing reports of anthelmintic (wormer) resistance in many of our common gastro-intestinal worms affecting the health and welfare of livestock and horses, Moredun has teamed up with animator Selina Wagner (Blobina Animations) to create an engaging and entertaining short film highlighting the impor

3 Nov 2016

PotatoSize: an easier way of estimating potato crop size distribution

The James Hutton Institute

"Each use of the service to analyse a crop sample is worth savings of approximately £14 in labour and equipment for farmers.

3 Nov 2016

Lord Dunlop: Value of Scottish research and innovation shouldn’t be underestimated

The James Hutton Institute

“The importance of research and innovation in British society really can’t be underestimated. It is what helps us to solve problems and develop the tools and technologies to advance in the world.

2 Nov 2016

SIMRA workshop discusses how to shape social innovation for marginalised rural areas

The James Hutton Institute

"In four years, SIMRA will make a real difference on the ground in marginalised rural regions of Europe and beyond

28 Oct 2016

Crop research updates presented at BBSRC/KTN conference

The James Hutton Institute

"I am looking forward to the collaborations that will arise as a result of this conference

27 Oct 2016

Sichuan Academy of Agricultural Sciences and James Hutton Institute strengthen collaborative links

The James Hutton Institute

"China produces the largest amount of potatoes in the world but there is significant potential to improve the country’s production processes.

25 Oct 2016

Short film to highlight crofting's contribution to environmental management

The James Hutton Institute

"Those actually working the land, whether for cattle or sheep, have as much concern and knowledge about its management as the conservation experts.

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