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Publication of the week: Professor Susan Edwards

24 August 2015

Edwards, S., “Protecting schoolgirls from terrorism grooming”, International Journal of Family Law 2015, 3.236-248 Statistics published by the Metropolitan Police estimate that between 50 and 60 women, including several unaccompanied schoolgirls, have travelled from the UK to Syria via Turkey…

John Darlington, “Thinking Allowed Part One: Once upon a Time in Continuous Improvement”

22 August 2015

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In the news – 18 August 2015

18 August 2015

On Tuesday 11 August the new chair of Ofsted, David Hoare, invited Professor Glees to a private meeting to discuss his work and thoughts on Islamist extremism and radicalisation in the UK education system. On Wednesday 12 August Professor Glees…

University of Buckingham tops National Student Survey (NSS) for student satisfaction

18 August 2015

The University of Buckingham has come top for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) in the UK for the 6th time since it started taking part a decade ago. Britain’s first not-for-profit independent university, which celebrates its 40th…

Publication of the week: Contemporary Studies in Descriptive Linguistics

17 August 2015

Stephen Pax Leonard, Some Ethnolinguistic Notes on Polar Eskimo (Contemporary Studies in Descriptive Linguistics 37) (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2015). 275 pp.  ISBN:  978-3-0343-1947-8. The series Contemporary Studies in Descriptive Linguistics, which publishes a broad range of linguistics work, is edited…

Buckingham to feature on BBC Two Horizon ‘First Britons’

14 August 2015

A BBC Two Horizon programme, First Britons, will feature David Jacques and his work at Blick Mead. The programme is going to explore who the first native Britons were, where they came from and what impact they had on our…

In the news – 11 August 2015

11 August 2015

Anthony Glees was quoted in a Daily Mail article: Enemy spies are attempting to recruit civil servants in a bid to steal Britain’s secrets by ‘befriending’ them on LinkedIn.  To read the article, click here. Professor Glees was interviewed by…

Publication of the week: Professor Anthony O’Hear

10 August 2015

Natasha O’Hear & Anthony O’Hear, Picturing the Apocalypse: The Book of Revelation in the Arts over Two Millennia (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015).  368 pp.  ISBN: 978-0-19-968901-9. The book of Revelation has been a source of continual fascination for nearly…

MA in the Art Market and History of Collecting

4 August 2015

The University of Buckingham and the National Gallery, in association with Waddesdon Manor (The Rothschild Collection), are delighted to announce the launch of a new MA course on the History of Collecting and the Art Market in January 2016. The…

Publication of the week: Dr Carol Brennan

3 August 2015

Brennan, C., “Trails and contestations: Who speaks and at what cost?’‘, in J. Skold & S. Swain (eds), Apologies and the Legacy of Abuse of Children in ‘Care’: International Perspectives (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), 55-69. ISBN: 978-1-137-45754-7. Dr Carol Brennan,…