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Buckingham’s Brownies take over the Department of Applied Computing

On Thursday 11 May the Department of Applied Computing  invited the Brownies of the Girlguiding Buckinghamshire group over to experience the exciting world of Computer Science. During their visit the girls, aged 7-10 years, learned the basics of programming concepts … Read more >

Article by Professor Susan Edwards in The Times

Professor Edwards’ article “Uncovering the truth: when and why judges ask defendants to show their faces” was published in The Times on 18 May 2017.  The article concerns a recent case at Westminster Magistrates Court where the judge asked female … Read more >

Exhibition on Dickens the investigative journalist

Charles Dickens was a novelist who addressed social ills in his fiction. He was also a journalist and activist who boldly and imaginatively campaigned to improve the lives of the most desperate and overlooked in Victorian society. A new exhibition … Read more >

Publication of the week: Dr Sarah Sargent

Sargent, S., “Truth and Consequences: Law, Myth and Metaphor in American Indian Contested Adoption”, Liverpool Law Review (2017) 38: 47. doi:10.1007/s10991-017-9193-7. This article considers the effects of the operations of myth and metaphor on law through a comparison of a … Read more >

Publication of the week: Dr Patricia Covarrubia

Covarrubia, P. & L. Albani, “Cultural expressions: the intersection of culture and intellectual creations – Fado as a case study”, (2017) Intellectual Property Quarterly 1, 29-51 The inscription in 2011 of Fado, a Portuguese music genre, on the Representative List … Read more >

Publication of the week: Dr Sarah Sargent

Yelden, K., S. Sargent & J. Samanta, “Understanding the decision-making environment for people in minimally conscious state“, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation (2017).  DOI: 10.1080/09602011.2017.1310657. Patients in minimally conscious state (MCS) show minimal, fluctuating but definitive signs of awareness of themselves and their … Read more >

Publication of the week: Dr Jocelynne A. Scutt

Scutt, J.A. (ed.), Women, Law and Culture: Conformity, Contradiction and Conflict (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). xvii + 319 pp. ISBN: 978-3-319-44938-8. This book explores cultural constructs, societal demands and political and philosophical underpinnings that position women in the world. It … Read more >

Fewer training to be teachers, but more becoming teachers

The latest Good Teacher Training Guide published today (11 April 2017) reports that while fewer are training to be teachers, more of the trainees are becoming teachers. This comes about through training places being moved from universities to schools. Ninety … Read more >

Publication of the week: Ammar Al Abd Alazeez, Sabah Jassim and Hongbo Du

Alazeez, A., S. Jassim & H. Du, “EINCKM: An enhanced prototype-based method for clustering evolving data streams in big data”, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM 2017) (Porto, February 2017), 173-183. DOI: 10.5220/0006196901730183. … Read more >

Publication of the week: Barry DiGregorio et al.

David H. Krinsley, Barry DiGregorio, Ronald I. Dorn, Josh Razink & Robert Fisher, “Mn-Fe-enhancing budding bacteria in century-old rock varnish, Erie Barge Canal, New York”, Journal of Geology (March 2017) A new paper published in the Journal of Geology by … Read more >

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