The James Hutton Institute

10th October 2022

SCRI and the Macaulay Land Use Research Institute have united to form a new ‘super institute’. The merger took place on 1 April 2011.

The new “super research institute” formed from SCRI in Invergowrie, and Aberdeen’s Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, is named in honour of the Scottish Enlightenment science pioneer, James Hutton.

The James Hutton Institute will bring together existing Scottish expertise in crop research, soils and land-use, and will make a major contribution to the study of key global issues, such as food and energy security, biodiversity, and how climate change will affect the way we use land and grow crops.

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