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University of Buckingham Applied Computing Department receives prestigious accreditation

20 March 2015

The University’s Applied Computing Department has received accreditation from the prestigious British Computer Society (BCS), a world-class professional body, which will enable students to enhance their standing and employability in the field of IT. A panel of BCS accreditation assessors…

First University of Buckingham Medical School Honorary Award Ceremony

20 March 2015

Sir Roger Bannister, Sir Magdi Yacoub and Sir Graeme Catto were last night (Thursday) made Honorary Graduates at the first ever University of Buckingham Medical School Honorary Ceremony. Chief Operating Officer at the Medical School, Professor John Clapham, said: “All…

In the news – 17 March 2015

17 March 2015

Jihadi John keeps his bank account after Treasury freezes assets of only a handful of Islamic terrorists – Anthony Glees quoted (The Telegraph,  14 March). Official report shows just £50,000 frozen in accounts used by extremists, fuelling criticism of Government…

Sir Chris Woodhead Blog: Equality for all children? That means the more able too

16 March 2015

Men may be born equal in the eyes of God and the rule of the law, but, as we go about our everyday lives, we know that this is not the case. Some of us have the good fortune to…

Publication of the week: Dr Anwar Halari

16 March 2015

Halari, A., N. Tantisantiwong, D.M. Power & C. Helliar, “Islamic calendar anomalies: Evidence from Pakistani firm-level data”, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 55 (2015). doi:10.1016/j.qref.2015.02.004 Most prior research has tested for monthly regularities based on the Gregorian calendar; by contrast,…

Journal of Astrobiology and Outreach

11 March 2015

The Journal of Astrobiology and Outreach 3.1 (2015) includes a number of review articles by BCAB members: N. Chandra Wickramasinghe, Gensuke Tokoro and Milton Wainwright, “The Transition from Earth-centred Biology to Cosmic Life“ N.C. Wickramasinghe, M. Wainwright, W.E. Smith, G.…

In the news – 10 March 2015

10 March 2015

“Blaming MI5 for his killings is madness: Claim service drove Jihadi John to extremism is ‘revolting propaganda’” – article by Anthony Glees (The Daily Mail, 3 March) No organisation is more important in the fight against terrorism within our society…

Talk by Dr Harin Sellahewa to the Biometrics Institute

9 March 2015

Dr Harin Sellahewa was invited to give a talk at the Biometrics Institute Member Meeting held at the Australian High Commission in London on 27 February 2015. His talk, “Using steganography to enhance security of biometric data exchange“, presented a…

Sir Chris Woodhead Blog: Cameron’s U-turn on selective education

9 March 2015

Soon after David Cameron came to lead the Conservative party, he announced that grammar schools were nasty, elitist institutions that had no place in his vision of a compassionate Conservative politics. He did not use these provocative adjectives, of course,…

Publication of the week: Dr James Slater

9 March 2015

Slater, J., “A short guide to the Anglo-American debate on criminal responsibility”, in J. Motte dit Falisse (ed.), De la faute et du crime: Natures et cultures (Paris: L’Harmattan Criminologie / ICES, 2014), 129-167. ISBN: 978-2-343-04377-7. Examination of the rules…