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Rural areas show resilience in the face of Covid-19

A new report has shed light on the impacts of, and responses to, the coronavirus pandemic in rural and island areas of Scotland, showing strong community bonds in the face of adversity.…

  • SRUC
  • 25/03/2021
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From couch to countryside

Scotland’s top research farms will bring the countryside to the couch as part of LEAF’s Online Farm Sunday event.…

  • SRUC
  • 17/03/2021
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Marine connections across time and distance

A marine event will look at how the life story of one dolphin links the work of researchers across three decades.…

  • SRUC
  • 17/03/2021
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Study highlights flaws in crop IP system

The decades-old intellectual property system for new crop and plant varieties may no longer be fit for purpose, according to geneticists at SRUC.…

  • SRUC
  • 10/03/2021
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New research to improve mental health of farmers and crofters

New research will explore which interventions can best support the mental health and wellbeing of people in Scotland’s farming and crofting communities.…

  • SRUC
  • 17/02/2021
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Burns suppers bring six-fold increase in haggis sales

The Scottish tradition of celebrating Robert Burns’s birthday on 25 January leads to a six-fold increase in the demand for haggis, new research has found.…

  • SRUC
  • 21/01/2021
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Agronomy Winter Roadshows go digital

Farmers will get the lowdown on the latest crop research during a series of free online agronomy workshops being held in Scotland in January and February.…

  • SRUC
  • 05/01/2021
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SRUC bringing AI innovation to agriculture with NVIDIA

SRUC has teamed up with NVIDIA, the world’s leading AI company, to accelerate the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in the agrifood sector.…

  • SRUC
  • 15/12/2020
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SRUC appoints first Professor of Rural Entrepreneurship

An academic who plays a key role in the United Nations’ Global Peatland Initiative has been appointed the first Professor of Rural Entrepreneurship at SRUC.…

  • SRUC
  • 01/12/2020
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Genetic scorecard secures innovation award

A project involving SRUC has won the 2020 Innovation Award at RSPB’s Nature of Scotland Awards.…

  • SRUC
  • 30/11/2020
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SRUC academic ranked alongside Nobel laureates

An academic from SRUC has been ranked as one of the most highly cited researchers from across the world, including Nobel laureates.…

  • SRUC
  • 26/11/2020
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Seal deaths blamed on attacks by other animals

A study led by SRUC has attributed the deaths of two harbour seals and a grey seal to attacks by other animals, with grey seals the most likely aggressor.…

  • SRUC
  • 23/11/2020
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