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Margaret Thatcher Centre to be Sited at University of Buckingham

3 November 2015

The University of Buckingham, which had long and close ties with Lady Thatcher, is to house a library and museum devoted to the life and ideals of Britain’s only woman prime minister. Donal Blaney, the head of the Margaret Thatcher…

CEER detects damaging HEFCE blunder

3 November 2015

The Higher Education Funding Council for England has made a crucial error in its latest report on degree outcomes (2015/21). It said that 82 per cent of graduates getting firsts or upper-seconds in 2013-14 came from state schools compared with…

Publication of the week: Dr Julian Richards

2 November 2015

Richards, J., “The Rise of Far-Right Extremism in Contemporary Great Britain and Continental Europe”, Concordia Discors (Russia) 3/26 (2015), 166-175 A number of Far Right and “radical right” parties have recently been scoring electoral successes across many regions. When comparing…

Stone Age “eco” home found at Stonehenge dig

29 October 2015

The ground-breaking discovery of a Stone Age “eco” home – the oldest sign of settlement yet found  in the Stonehenge landscape – could be under threat if controversial Government-backed plans for a tunnel go through the ancient site. A planned…

Work-in-Progress Seminars in Applied Computing Department, Autumn 2015

28 October 2015

The Work in Progress Seminars continue this term with the following 4 seminars. Week Date Speaker Title Friday (week 5) 30 October Alan Abdulla Exploiting Similarities between Secret and Cover images for Improved Embedding Efficiency and Security in Digital Steganography…

In the news – 27 October & 3 November 2015

27 October 2015

Professor Anthony Glees was quoted in an article in The Independent (25 November): “Syria crisis: Terror groups being funded by car thefts and scams in the UK”. To read this article, click here. Professor Glees also spoke at a conference…

62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America (April 2016)

23 October 2015

Dr Adriano Aymonino will give a paper at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America (Boston, 31 March–2 April 2016): “From practice to theory: the role of the Antique in Italian Renaissance workshops”.  Here is the abstract…

Paper by Adriano Aymonino at Georgian Group symposium

22 October 2015

Dr Adriano Aymonino spoke at the Georgian Group’s symposium on Robert Adam and His Brothers (23-24 September 2015).  His paper was entitled “Robert Adam and the birth of the ‘true style of antique decoration’: the interiors at Kedleston Hall and…

Publication of the week: Mr Jae Sundaram

22 October 2015

Sundaram, J., “Access to Medicines and the TRIPS Agreement: What Next for Sub-Saharan Africa?”, Information & Communications Technology Law 24.3 (2015), 242-261. DOI: 10.1080/13600834.2015.1084679. When the proposal for an international intellectual property (IP) rights protection was included as an item…

Lean Games workshop in Cincinatti

17 October 2015

John Bicheno and Buckingham Fellow Suzanne Nuttall will be running a workshop on Lean Games at the AME (Association for Management Excellence) Conference in Cincinnati (19-23 October).  Read more on the conference website.