The James Hutton Institute

The James Hutton Institute is an international research centre based in Scotland. The work we do is right at the top of the global agenda and involves tackling some of the world’s most challenging problems including the impact of climate change and threats to food and water security. The Institute encompasses a distinctive range of integrated, world-class strengths in land, crop, water, environmental and socio-economic science. It undertakes a wide range of research for customers including the Scottish and UK Governments, the EU and other organisations worldwide. The institute has a staff of nearly 600 and 125 PhD students based at two main sites in Dundee and Aberdeen and three research farms. The James Hutton Institute also comprises Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland who undertake research, consultancy and training in mathematics and statistics as applied to agriculture, the environment, food and health.

Member Type

Organisational member, E

Areas of Interest

  • Agriculture
  • Business and Commerce
  • Climate Change
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Education - Higher
  • Environment
  • Livelihoods
  • Water and Sanitation

Operational Areas

  • United Kingdom
  • Cameroon
  • China
  • Cuba
  • Ethiopia
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Uganda
  • Venezuela
  • Zambia


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