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New study into whether 'feel full' foods help manage weight

The University of Aberdeen is part of a major collaboration on a £6milllion European project to develop and test new food products with satiating qualities to help control appetite, manage weight and combat obesity. Read more

Published on 30 March 2012 in Food, health and wellbeing

Scientists work with vets and farmers to introduce New Sheep Scab Diagnostic Test

Scientists' at Moredun Research Institute and SAC are appealing to vets and farmers in Scotland for their help to introduce a new sheep scab diagnostic test. Read more

Published on 19 March 2012 in Sustainability and Communities

Moredun to provide screening for Schmallenberg Virus in Scotland

Scientists from Moredun Research Institute near Edinburgh have announced that they will be screening all suspect cases of Schmallenberg virus (SBV) found in Scotland. Read more

Published on 15 March 2012 in Sustainability and Communities

The Princess Royal Praises research into Food Sustainability and Safety

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal congratulated scientists at the world renowned Moredun Research Institute for the contribution their research makes to providing safe, sustainable food, not just in Scotland and the UK, but Globally. Read more

Published on 28 February 2012 in Sustainability and Communities

How will Scotland fare in the latest CAP Reform?

How CAP reform will impact on Scottish agriculture is the focus of an SAC/James Hutton Institute conference in Edinburgh today. Read more

Published on 24 February 2012 in Sustainability and Communities, Climate, water and energy

New European study to investigate methane production in livestock

Scientists from across Europe gathered in Aberdeen this week (9-10 February) to draw up a programme of research aimed at mitigating some of the causes of climate change, as well as benefiting rural communities and addressing global food security. Read more

Published on 13 February 2012 Sustainability and Communities

Major study into foods claiming to benefit health

Research by scientists at the University of Aberdeen is helping support the development of new foods which could enhance our health in the future. Read more

Published on 09 February 2012 Food, health and wellbeing

Climate Change and Carbon Management Workshop

The Scottish Government's Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services Division supports a large programme of strategic research that aims to provide knowledge that can support the delivery of national policy outcomes. Read more

Published on 07 February 2012 Climate, water and energy

Photographs to show how water works

Water Works is a new competition for Scottish schools that aims to get pupils thinking about water in Scotland. Read more

Published on 03 February 2012 Climate, water and energy

Praise for SAC's Powerful Performance at Oxford Conference

A report prepared by the SAC Rural Policy Centre for the recent Oxford Farming Conference has been praised by Government Ministers and Industry Leaders. Read more

Published on 17 January 2012 Climate, water and energy , Food, health and wellbeing

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