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Project awarded £700k for early disease detection in cattle

An innovative project to develop automated and real-time monitoring of disease in cattle has been awarded nearly £700k.…

  • SRUC
  • 13/11/2023
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Entrepreneurial Spirit: Powering Scotland’s rural economy through innovation

SRUC’s mission is to foster a campus environment where entrepreneurial skills are not only taught but also become deeply integrated into the fabric of rural enterprise.…

  • Wayne Powell
  • 13/11/2023
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Capturing impact and evidence through collecting data on-farms

At times it feels that the agriculture industry is under more pressure than ever before. Production costs have increased dramatically, while output prices have very rarely followed suit. …

  • Huw Jones
  • 16/10/2023
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Scientists record rats ‘talking’ with their mouths full

While people generally believe it is bad manners to talk with your mouth full, this is not the case with rats according to scientists.…

  • SRUC
  • 29/06/2023
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Cloud innovation launches Scotland’s carbon calculator into next generation

The award-winning farm carbon calculator, Agrecalc, will be launching its state-of-the-art version of the platform – Agrecalc Cloud – at this year’s Royal Highland Show.…

  • SRUC
  • 21/06/2023
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Innovators wanted to help boost rural economy

Businesses and entrepreneurs are being sought to take up residence in a multi-million pound innovation centre creating new links between science and industry in rural Scotland.…

  • SRUC
  • 19/05/2023
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First UK outing for portable chambers to measure sheep methane

High-tech portable chambers for measuring methane emissions from sheep are being used in the UK for the first time.…

  • SRUC
  • 15/05/2023
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Digital Dairy Chain announces £2 million competition fund

Technology start-ups and businesses are invited to apply for funds to transform the dairy industry across South & West Scotland or Cumbria. …

  • SRUC
  • 27/03/2023
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Self-charging implantable devices will improve chronic disease treatments

With chronic diseases being a leading cause of death, researchers at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) are involved in a study to develop technology which enables more accurate and efficient drug delivery.…

  • SRUC
  • 20/12/2022
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The growing impact of research in the natural economy

The role of higher education institutions to power the economy has never been more important. …

  • Prof Wayne Powell, Principal & CEO, SRUC
  • 14/10/2022
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SRUC takes top award for farming innovation

Professor Wayne Powell, left, Professor Mike Coffey, centre, and Professor Eileen Wall, right, collect the Innovation in Farming Award. SRUC’s expertise and innovation in the field of animal genomics…

  • SRUC
  • 07/10/2022
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Learn how drones can elevate your business

Visitors to the Royal Highland Show will be able to learn how drones are playing an increasingly important role in rural life.…

  • SRUC
  • 21/06/2022
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