20 Oct 2021

Soft Fruit Genetic Improvement Network: have your say

The James Hutton Institute

"It is hoped that a Soft Fruit GIN will enable a co-ordinated research approach to pre-breeding genetics of key traits and new breeding tools in a range of soft fruit crops"

19 Oct 2021

Now available: October 2021 issue of Hutton Highlights

The James Hutton Institute

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

15 Oct 2021

"This is climate chaos and it’s time to wake up": 43rd TB Macaulay Lecture by Christiana Figueres

The James Hutton Institute

“Christiana Figueres will focus on the urgent need to shift from rhetoric to action in a bid to survive the climate crisis and shape the approach to our shared future. We expect an empowering, challenging and committed debate to follow.”

8 Oct 2021

Have your say on the risks of plant pests and pathogens for habitat creation and restoration

The James Hutton Institute

“This work will identify if plant health risks are taken into account during habitat restoration and creation and how guidance can be improved to minimize any risks.”

8 Oct 2021

£3.6m collaborative training partnership to support new generation of agri scientists

The James Hutton Institute

“This CTP embraces the challenges associated with developing more sustainable agriculture and brings together global industrial partners with UK research institutes and universities to train the next generation of research scientists”

8 Oct 2021

Portnellan Farm wins final NEWBIE Award for Innovative New Entrants

The James Hutton Institute

"I really hope that by winning this award I can help to encourage other new entrants to try something different and to make a success of their ideas"

7 Oct 2021

Hutton experts give evidence to parliamentary session on challenges facing Scotland’s islands

The James Hutton Institute

"The findings underline just how diverse our islands are. Life in one island can be experienced very differently from life in another, even where these islands are close by.

7 Oct 2021

Barley scientists of the future get £9m boost

The James Hutton Institute

“Investing in barley science by bringing new researchers together within the BARIToNE CTP will not only yield a positive impact on the UK barley supply but as barley is also a major global crop and source of translational science to other crop species, the PhD projects are likely to have a far wider impact.”

5 Oct 2021

Dopplerite samples gifted to Scotland's National Soil Archive

The James Hutton Institute

"We are pleased to receive this donation of Dopplerite and to be able to secure it for future research to aid our understanding of soil processes and carbon storage over long periods of time"

29 Sep 2021

Hutton bioinformatics support BOLD action for future food security and climate resilience

The James Hutton Institute

"This work really is critical for ensuring food security for millions of people around the world."

29 Sep 2021

James Hutton Institute welcomes Defra announcement on gene editing

The James Hutton Institute

“Gene editing techniques allow the breeding of new crops more quickly, which is essential to mitigate the challenges posed by our changing environment”

21 Sep 2021

Urban greenspace benefits deprived and ethnic minority communities

The James Hutton Institute

“Our work supports the broad supposition that greenspace and mental health are positively related, and adds further support for the need to understand a populations’ relationship with greenspaces, to ensure urban greening achieves the highest gains for communities.”

17 Sep 2021

Hutton research team install UK's northernmost peatland GHG monitoring station

The James Hutton Institute

"The data collected will feed into UK-wide research on understanding the net losses from peatlands in a degraded condition"

15 Sep 2021

Hutton expertise contributes to Lords inquiry into nature-based solutions for climate change

The James Hutton Institute

"Dr Artz’s contribution to this evidence session is an excellent example of research feeding directly into the policy process, and reflects the very high standard of work that Dr Artz and her team undertake on this critical topic"

15 Sep 2021

Branching out into woodland creation

There is a sufficient level of interest among landowners and managers to meet the current woodland creation targets for Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, new research has found.

13 Sep 2021

43rd TB Macaulay Lecture: in conversation with Christiana Figueres

The James Hutton Institute

“This year, at this make-or-break time, Christiana Figueres will focus on the urgent need to shift from rhetoric to action in a bid to survive the climate crisis and shape the approach to our shared future. We expect an empowering, challenging and committed debate to follow.”

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