6 Sep 2018

MycoNourish announced as finalist of 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"

3 Sep 2018

James Hutton Group welcomes UK-China seed potato deal

The James Hutton Institute

"This agreement builds on sixteen years of sustained efforts by the James Hutton Institute and its forebears, looking for opportunities to translate science into commercial impact"

3 Sep 2018

Views sought on attitudes towards future of dairy farming in UK and Ireland

The James Hutton Institute

"There’s a feeling that the industry and the public are out of step about the realities of dairy farming and this survey aims to collect rigorous data on farmers’ views on the future of their industry to help provide more clarity"

31 Aug 2018

Scotland creates Europe’s first ‘Entanglement Alliance’

A new research project into marine animal entanglements in Scottish waters has been launched.

31 Aug 2018

There’s No Place Like Home

The Scottish Home Pony will return to the Scottish National Equestrian Centre in West Lothian in 2019 and 2020.

30 Aug 2018

Scottish hops a viable commercial crop, Hutton research finds

The James Hutton Institute

"We are now proud to pass the baton to farmers, brewers and researchers, who will hopefully take Scottish hops to the next stage of development"

29 Aug 2018

Professor takes up new Scientific Director role

A well-known researcher at Scotland’s Rural College has been named as the new Scientific Director of the Scottish Consortium for Rural Research (SCRR).

28 Aug 2018

Innovative Barony team shortlisted for Scottish Training Federation award

A project team of e-Learning and Veterinary Nursing staff at SRUC's Barony campus has been shortlisted in the “Innovation In Training” category in the Scottish Training Federation (STF) Awards.

28 Aug 2018

‘Early bird’ Aimee up for national award

An SRUC graduate has been shortlisted for the title of Agricultural Student of the Year at the 2018 British Farming Awards.

28 Aug 2018

Student president welcomes free sanitary provision

The president of the SRUC student body has welcomed the Scottish Government’s decision to make sanitary products freely available to pupils, students and learners across the country.

27 Aug 2018

Scotland's first vertical indoor farm unveiled at Hutton Dundee site

The James Hutton Institute

"There are genuine potential game-changing opportunities both for new and conventional horticultural and agricultural systems that can come from the collaboration between IGS and the James Hutton Institute"

24 Aug 2018

Andrew has winning diversification formula

A motor racing marketing guru who went on to create an award-winning gin company is set to explain the winning formula for diversification.

24 Aug 2018

Deep impact

Scotland’s Rural College has been recognised for the global impact of its dairy research by a leading scientific journal.

23 Aug 2018

Scientists reveal new insight into tackling obesity

The Rowett Institute

Obesity has become one of the most significant challenges to human health.

23 Aug 2018

Research to improve flavour of UK raspberries

The James Hutton Institute

raspberry "We’ve tried for a long time to try to understand the basis of flavour in raspberries and what we found was it was determined to a very large extent by environmental factors"

22 Aug 2018

Hutton team declared best in the world in clay mineralogy

The James Hutton Institute

Professor Steve Hillier "We are always looking to improve our methods and our participation in the Reynolds Cup has helped to keep us at the leading edge, internationally, of the development of quantitative mineralogical analysis of soils and rocks"

20 Aug 2018

All creatures great and small

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has become one of only two institutions in Scotland – and only ten in the UK – to offer a degree in Veterinary Nursing.

16 Aug 2018

Corporate culture can impact the benefits of workplace sharing

The James Hutton Institute

"Sometimes, policy solutions that make perfect sense at first sight can lead to unintended consequences because, although people make decisions independently, the effects of those decisions are played out in a shared space"

14 Aug 2018

Scottish rivers are warming, Hutton research shows

The James Hutton Institute

"We modelled the water temperature of the river Spey as the first step towards assessing how future changes in climate, land-use, management, industry and water use might influence river temperatures"

14 Aug 2018

Crop Wild Relatives pre-breeding data available on Germinate 3

The James Hutton Institute

"Germinate 3 fills a role not offered by other plant genetic resources software platform. In short, it is capable of integrating both genotypic and phenotypic data with passport data" Related content