More than 400 staff working at the James Hutton Institute have been told that major changes to their pensions and contracts will take place with effect from April 2017.
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The James Hutton Institute's (JHI) two-year campaign to create a £40million international barley hub has taken a stride forward with the backing of Deputy First Minister John Swinney.
Farm-specific "agrobot" robots and the latest scientific innovations in precision farming and eco-engineering were unveiled at an open day on the James Hutton Institute's (JHI) Balruddery farm on the outskirts of Dundee.
A tiny tattie developed in Scotland has been deemed to be a "wee Gem".
A leading soil scientist is set to act as interim chief executive at the James Hutton Institute following the departure of current chief Professor Iain Gordon later this year.
Professor Iain Gordon, chief executive of the James Hutton Institute since its inception in 2010, is to leave his post in September to become deputy vice chancellor at James Cook University in Australia.
Mylnefield Research Services, the commercial wing of the James Hutton Institute's Invergowrie-based operations, has recorded its highest turnover to date in its accounts to the end of March 2014.
Directors of the James Hutton Institute (JHI) said plans to increase its revenues was a realisable ambition, although income did not meet a shortfall in funding last year, according to the firm's accounts.
It may not be as iconic as the red deer, but the mountain hare is a welcome sight on Scottish mountains.
Redundancies at the Aberdeen and Dundee-based James Hutton Institute are under way and should be completed by Christmas, according to its chief executive Professor Iain Gordon.
The James Hutton Institute is preparing to lay down “significant investment” to build a new international land use planning centre, despite shedding 70 jobs in a bid to reduce costs and alleviate budgetary pressures.
A woman has been charged in connection with a crash that killed two top Scottish scientists.
The UK needs better measures to protect farms from infectious diseases like foot and mouth, according to one of Westminster's top scientists.