Mr Penri James

Mr Penri James


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Penri James is a graduate of the University of Wales, Bangor and lectures in farm management, land use and information technology in the rural context. He is particularly interested in utilising information technology - spreadsheet, database, and GIS - as decision making tools for rural businesses. Penri is the scheme co-ordinator for Foundation Degree Agriculture schemes, has responsibility in the Institute for coordinating agriculture franchise schemes with other colleges. He also has a research interest in modelling the behaviour of plant and animal systems.


Module Coordinator
Additional Lecturer

The Rural Resource; Business Analysis, Budgeting and Appraisal.



Morris, D., James, W. 2017. Social Media, an Entrepreneurial Opportunity for Agricultural Based Enterprises. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development 24 (4) pp. 1028-1045. 10.1108/JSBED-01-2017-0018


Morris, D., James, P. 2016. Social Media, an Entrepreneurial Opportunity for Agricultural Based Enterprises. Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference. Cadair

Williams, M., MacParthalain, N., Brewer, P., James, P., Rose, M. 2016. A novel behavioral model of the pasture-based dairy cow from GPS data using data mining and machine learning techniques. Journal of Dairy Science 99 (3) pp. 2063-2075. 10.3168/jds.2015-10254 Cadair


Huws, S.A., Griffith, G.W., Edwards, J.E., Williams, H.W., James, W.P., Owen, I.G., Kingston-Smith, A.H. 2013. Sicrhau argaeledd cynnyrch cil gnowyr o'r ansawdd orau mewn modd effethlon. [Ensuring future availability of ruminant products of the best quality in an efficient way.] Gwerddon 13 pp. 10-28. Cadair


Warren, J., Topping, C.J., James, P. 2009. A unifying evolutionary theory for the biomass-diversity-fertility relationship. Theoretical Ecology 2 (2) pp. 119-126. 10.1007/s12080-008-0035-z Cadair

Warren, J., James, P., Topping, C.J., James, W.P., James, W.P. 2009. Spotting the invaders. Cadair


James, W.P., Warren, J.M. 2008. Do flowers wave to attract pollinators? A case study with Silene maritima. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 21 (4) pp. 1024-1029. 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2008.01543.x Cadair