Link to Macaulay Institute homepagePartnership Projects

The Macaulay Land Use Research Institute is involved in the following initiatives:

Aberdeen Centre for Environmental Sustainability (ACES)

ACES logoACES brings together natural and social scientists to carry out inter-disciplinary research on environmental sustainability. Founded in 2007, ACES achieves this by building from the strengths of two high-profile research institutions - the Macaulay Land Use Research Institute and the University of Aberdeen.


Aberdeen Mycorrhiza Research Group

A mycorrhiza is an association between a fungus and a plant root that results in the formation of distinct structures. The Aberdeen Mycorrhiza Research Group draws on the expertise and facilities available in the University of Aberdeen and the Macaulay Institute to support a wide range of research projects investigating the biology of mycorrhizal symbioses.


Dee Catchment Partnership

Dee Catchment Partnership logo and linkThe Dee Catchment Partnership is an independant association of agencies, organisations and individuals committed to the wise and sustainable use of the catchment's rivers, tributaries and lochs, as well as the habitats and species they support.


East Grampian Coastal Partnership (EGCP)

EGCP logo and linkThe East Grampian Coastal Partnership (EGCP) is a voluntary group of individuals and organisations who have an interest in the wellbeing of the local coast between Kinnaird Head, Fraserburgh and the mouth of the River North Esk, by St Cyrus.


Global Land Project (GLP)

GLP logo and linkThe Global Land Project is a proposed joint research project for land systems for the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) and the International Human Dimensions Programme (IHDP).


Red Squirrel

Grampian Squirrel Group

Grampian Squirrel Group's aim is to maintain Grampian as a core area for red squirrels in the UK.


North East Scotland Local Biodiversity Action Plan (LBAP)

North East Scotland BiodiversityNorth East Scotland Local Biodiversity Action Plan (LBAP) takes action to conserve important species and habitatsfor our benefit and for future generations. LBAP is a partnership of local authorities, environmental, forestry, farming, land and education agencies, businesses and many individuals involved in biodiversity across North East Scotland.


Water Scotland

Water scotland logoThe Macaulay Land Use Research Institute is currently helping to shape a new government initiative called Water Scotland that is currently being coordinated by Scottish Development International.  Water Scotland will offer a gateway and one-stop shop to the wealth of experience and capability which Scotland has to offer in water for the international development banks and donor agencies. 


Further information

If you are interested in joining us at the Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, our current vacancies page is available.


Updated: 15 Jun 2016, Content by: CN