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SRUC Launch Strengthens Support for Agriculture and Rural Sector

Four leading land-based colleges officially merged on 1 October 2012 . Read more

Published on 03 October 2012

Forum for Quantitative Science

The Forum for Quantitative Science was set up to bring together those with a particular interest in the quantitative sciences from CAMERAS (The Coordinated Agenda for Marine, Environment and Rural Affairs Science) organisations and the Scottish Government's Main Research Providers. Read more

Published on 11 September 2012

New education initiative sparks interest in science research

Moredun is delighted to announce the launch of Science Sparks, a new initiative to help support and encourage primary school teachers and their pupils to explore the relevance of science to the world around them. Read more

Published on 28 August 2012 in Sustainability and Communities, Climate, water and energy, Ecosystems and biodiversity, Food, health and wellbeing

Feeding the 9 Billion - Public Debate on Food Security to be held in Aberdeen on 8 September

Representatives from the Moredun Research Institute, SAC, the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health and Heriot Watt University will explore the challenges of securing global food supplies in the future in a public debate on 8 September 2012. Read more

Published on 28 August 2012 in Sustainability and Communities, Food, health and wellbeing

Challenges of the Squeezed Middle

The most contentious land use zone in Scotland - the "squeezed middle" between prime arable land and high nature conservation mountains - is the subject of a major debate being held by the James Hutton Institute. Read more

Published on 15 August 2012 in Sustainability and Communities, Ecosystems and biodiversity

Two day conference explores issues around drug resistance in livestock

Moredun, in conjunction with NFU Scotland hosted a two day conference in July to examine the use of smart strategies to deal with prevalent livestock diseases whilst mitigating against the growing problems of antimicrobial and anthelmintic resistance. Read more

Published on 25 July 2012 Sustainability and Communities , Ecosystems and biodiversity , Food, health and wellbeing

Could oats and barley grown in the north be even better for our health?

Scientists are investigating if oats and barley grown in the north of the UK are even better at protecting the body against heart disease. Read more

Published on 07 June 2012 Food, health and wellbeing

Tailored policies needed now for rural Scotland, argues new SAC report

National policies must be better tailored and localised for supporting rural Scotland, argues a new SAC Rural Policy Centre report. Read more

Published on 29 May 2012 Sustainability and Communities

Report from the Climate Change and Carbon Management Workshop

The report and presentations from this recent workshop organised by SAC's Carbon Management Centre and held at the James Hutton Institute Aberdeen, are now available. Read more

Published on 18 April 2012 Sustainability and Communities , Climate, water and energy , Ecosystems and biodiversity , Food, health and wellbeing

Water Works March winner

The March winner of the Water Works schools competition run by CREW, the Centre of Expertise for Waters, has been announced. Read more

Published on 18 April 2012 Climate, water and energy

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