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Students use Dickens artefacts

Students from the University of Buckingham are the first ever to examine hundreds of thousands of unseen artefacts, some of which may have belonged to Charles Dickens. They are students on the English Department’s new MA in Dickens Studies by … Read more >

Publication of the week: Dr Patricia Covarrubia

Patricia Covarrubia, “Colombia: Intellectual property and aboriginal handicraft”, in Sarah Sargent and Jo Samanta (eds), Indigenous Rights: Changes and Challenges for the 21st Century (Buckingham: University of Buckingham Press, 2016). ISBN: 9781908684165. Indigenous peoples regard their cultural heritage, traditional knowledge … Read more >

Publication of the week: Dr Barbara Lasic

Barbara Lasic, “Ethnicity”, in P. McNeil (ed.), A Cultural History of Fashion Vol.4: The Age of Enlightenment (1650-1800) (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016). A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present. This … Read more >

Local enterprise funding for the University’s new Vinson Centre

Buckingham has been awarded £3m by Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership (BTVLEP) which will enable it to build a new centre which will become the hub of the University. The new Vinson Centre for Liberal Economics and Entrepreneurship will … Read more >

Buckingham bucks the UCAS trend

The University of Buckingham has bucked the national trend with a gigantic 25% rise in admissions over the last year, one of the biggest increases in the country. New figures reveal that applications to UCAS are down 5% sector-wide this … Read more >

Publication of the week: Professor Susan Edwards

Susan S.M. Edwards, “Cyber-grooming young women for terrorist activity: Dominant and subjugated explanatory narratives”,  in E. Viano (ed.), Cybercrime, Organised Crime, and Societal Responses (Springer 2017), pp.23-47. ISBN: 978-3-319-44501-4. In this chapter, Professor Edwards argues that legislation and governmental strategies … Read more >

Be Heard: Buckingham launches the 12th National Student Survey to final year students

The Vice-Chancellor, Anthony Seldon, joined students this week to invite them to “be heard” by taking part in the annual National Students’ Survey (NSS). He said: “Students have always been at the heart of what Buckingham is about and your … Read more >

University of Buckingham to become Europe’s first Positive University

Buckingham is to become Europe’s first positive university by adopting the approach of positive psychology among staff and students to enable them to be happier, feel more engaged with learning and develop a purpose in their lives while studying and … Read more >

Book based on Biography MA dissertation appears in The Mail on Sunday

The Mail on Sunday on 22 January 2017 published a 2-page article by Claudia Joseph: “The not so shy Lady Di: An aristocratic beauty trapped in a loveless marriage whose scandalous affair gripped the nation.” Click here to read the … Read more >

Publication of the week: Professor Judith Bray

Bray, J., “Cohabitation: The long slow road to reform”, [2016] Fam Law 1428-1437 Currently unmarried couples have no right in law to claim ownership of each other’s property on relationship breakdown. This should be well known but there are still … Read more >

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