Dr Peter Wootton-Beard BA (hons), MSc, MHort, PGCTHE, PhD, MCIHort, FHEA, RNutr

Lecturer in Agri Technology

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Department of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences

Phone: 01970 622942


Peter is based in IBERS. He is currently Lecturer in Agri –Technology. He co-ordinates a number of distance learning modules including Plant Breeding, Research Methods and Controlled Environment Agriculture through Bio-Innovation Wales and IBERS Distance Learning. He is also co-ordinator for all distance learning research degrees including M.Sc., M.Res., D. Ag., Prof. Doc. and Nuffield Scholarship. He has research interests in horticulture and controlled environment systems, from plant production to human nutrition. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, A Chartered Horticulturalist and a Registered Nutritionist.  


Module Co-ordinator for Distance Learning:

- Plant Breeding

- Controlled Environment Agriculture

- Research Methods

- Nuffield Scholarship (New Awards)

- Nuffield Scholarship (Post-Completion)

- MSc Dissertation

- MRes Research Project

- Doctorate level theses


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