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Knighthoods for University of Buckingham current and former academics

23 June 2014

Dr Anthony Seldon – Head of Wellington College and an honorary graduate of Buckingham – and Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Economics at the University of Nottingham and Professor David Greenaway, who was at Buckingham for eight years progressing from lecturer…

Publication of the week: Professor Stefan Hawlin

23 June 2014

Hawlin, S., “The Redemption of History: A Reading of Geoffrey Hill’s A Treatise of Civil Power”, Literary Imagination  (2014). doi: 10.1093/litimag/imu010. A Treatise of Civil Power, Hill’s 2007 poetry collection named after Milton’s political tract of 1659, meditates on the…

End of year mini-conference and dinner

20 June 2014

The end of the Spring term 2012 was marked with a mini-conference on current security issues, enjoyed by all the students on the MAs in Intelligence and Security Studies and Intelligence and Diplomacy, in addition to some of our research…

University of Buckingham Academic is awarded HEA’s 50,000th Fellowship

19 June 2014

Dr Shelly Kemp has become the 50,000th Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), which awards Fellowships to learning and teaching professionals. Dr Kemp, who delivers the core module Biological Psychology, has been awarded the title of Associate Fellow. The…

Seven-day Sahara marathon was ‘life-altering’

18 June 2014

A University of Buckingham law student who has completed the world’s toughest marathon, across the Sahara desert, said it was was “a life-altering experience”. Jeanne Posey, from Canada, recently competed in the week-long Marathon des Sables, a 240km ultra-marathon –…

Opening of Paul E. H. Davis Room at Hunter Street Library

17 June 2014

On 12 June 2014 a new archive was opened at the Hunter Street Library and officially named The Paul E. H. Davis Room in honour of University of Buckingham graduate and Honorary Research Fellow, Dr Paul Davis, who has been…

Publication of the week: Professor John Drew

16 June 2014

John Drew, “Reasons to be Cheerful: Leigh Hunt and his Versatile, Trenchant, Observant, Empathetic, Witty Journalism”, in Richard Lance Keeble & John Tulloch (eds), Global Literary Journalism. Exploring the Journalistic Imagination, vol. 2 (New York: Peter Lang, 2014), 19-34.  ISBN:…

Publication of the week: Dr Stuart Hall

9 June 2014

Hall, S. & T. Murphy, “On the spectrum of the Page and the Chen-LeBrun-Weber metrics”,  Annals of Global Analysis and Geometry 46.1, 87-101 (2014).  DOI: 10.1007/s10455-014-9412-6 The spectrum of an operator on a space tells one how functions on the…

Law School Newsletter Spring 2014

4 June 2014

The Spring 2014 edition of the Law School Newsletter is now available: Law School Newsletter Spring 2014

Award of honorary degrees

2 June 2014

Medical scientist Sir Ralph Kohn, acclaimed actress Dame Janet Suzman and diplomat Sir Rodric Braithwaite have been awarded honorary degrees. The honours were conferred on them at a special ceremony at St Peter and St Paul Church, Buckingham, by the…