Who is involved?

The IBH is underpinned by the research excellence of the James Hutton Institute, University of Dundee, Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), Abertay University, the Rowett Institute and others. Businesses and sectoral interest groups such as Scotch Whisky Research Institute, Maltsters Association of Great Britain and the National Farmers Union Scotland form part of the demand side of the IBH project consortium.

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The IBH was made possible through funding from the Tay Cities Deal. You can get more information on this and how the development of the IBH is going by downloading our newsletter here.


The International Barley Hub is pleased to announce the first in a series of seminars, run by leading barley scientists and industry experts. The seminars begin with "An Introduction to Contemporary Barley Genetics" and will be delivered by Professor Robbie Waugh, Director here at the International Barley Hub. It will take place on 14 May 2021, and begin at 2:00 pm. Registration is required for this event but is free. Click here to register. We have an exciting and dynamic seminar series running over 2021. The full seminar programme can be downloaded by clicking here.


Renowned barley geneticist Prof Robbie Waugh, based @JamesHuttonInst & @dundeeuni, has been appointed Director of @IntBarleyHub. Backed by a £35m investment via the Tay Cities Region Deal, the hub seeks to secure the long-term future of the barley sector.
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Join us on the 24th May form the second in our IBH Seminar series where Pete Berry and Sarah Kendall @ADASGroup talk about the Barley Yield Enhancement Network (YEN) https://www.yen.adas.co.uk/projects/cereal-yen Ticket details to follow #betterbarley