29 Mar 2019

Deeper scrutiny of plant and microbe interactions key for food safety

The James Hutton Institute

"The detailed variations at the level of the bacterial isolate, plant species and tissue type all need to be considered in risk assessments"

26 Mar 2019

‘Why invest in nature?’ short film competition launches for 2019

The James Hutton Institute

"We expect a selection of compelling films which will help us show how Scotland’s economy benefits from our wonderful natural heritage and make the case for all sorts of businesses to get involved in looking after Scotland’s nature"

25 Mar 2019

Celebrating the North East's 2019 Young Wildlife Champions

The James Hutton Institute

"These young people are dynamic and inspirational; each and every one has a heartening, and in some cases humbling, story to tell"

25 Mar 2019

Scottish Affairs Select Committee visits to discuss future of agriculture and innovation

The James Hutton Institute

"Innovative farming techniques could help Scotland harness its agricultural potential and become a global hub for technologies and techniques that support environmentally sound farming" More information from: 

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”