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Call for papers: The Roman art world in the 18th century and the birth of the art academy in Britain

16 January 2018

The Accademia di San Luca and the British School at Rome (BSR) invite submissions for papers for the conference The Roman Art World in the 18th Century and the Birth of the Art Academy in Britain, to be held in…

University of Buckingham Professor awarded New Years Honours

3 January 2018

Professor Anthony O’Hear, of the School of Education, has been awarded an OBE for services to education. He is Director of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, editor of the journal Philosophy, author of many books on the subject, and was formerly Government…

Vice-Chancellor calls for permanent World War One Memorial

2 January 2018

There is a serious danger that the centenary of the Great War will come and go without a due recognition of the significance of the four years, says historian University of Buckingham Vice-Chancellor Sir Anthony Seldon. He said: “Major anniversaries…

Buckingham strikes up new relationship with Spanish University

22 December 2017

As part of its ambitious plans to forge strong links with the most innovative independent universities worldwide, Buckingham has commenced work on a programme of joint teaching, research and academic/professional exchange with Spain’s Camilo José Cela University in Madrid. Talks…

University mourns the loss of Concordia Soanes

19 December 2017

The Law School Community is immensely shocked and saddened by the sudden loss of our friend and colleague, Concordia Soanes, who died on 16 December after a very short and sudden illness. Concordia was a true friend to staff and students.…

Publication of the week: Dr Jasmine Hearn

19 December 2017

Hearn, J H, Finlay, K A, Fine, P A, & Cotter, I. Neuropathic pain in a rehabilitation setting after spinal cord injury: an interpretative phenomenological analysis of inpatients’ experiences. Spinal Cord Series and Cases (2017), 3(1), 17083. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41394-017-0032-9 A large…

Professor Philip Pettit – a former Dean of Law Fondly Remembered

13 December 2017

Professor Philip Pettit was Dean of Law for several years retiring from Buckingham in 1990. He had a significant impact on the shaping and the development of the school in the early days. Professor Pettit continued to play an active…

University Stonehenge project nominated for prestigious awards

11 December 2017

The University of Buckingham’s Stonehenge research has been nominated for one of the country’s most prestigious archaeology awards. Senior Research Archaeologist David Jacques‘ Blick Mead project is in the running for the top award for making an outstanding contribution to…

Buckingham lecturers invent the world’s first flushable camera drain pill

8 December 2017

Two University of Buckingham lecturers have won a global innovation prize for devising a novel solution to alleviate the problem of smelly drains and detect other problems in sewers – a tiny, flushable camera pill. Professor Darrell Mann and Kobus…

University of Buckingham lecturer wins one of the world’s most prestigious literary prizes

15 November 2017

A University of Buckingham lecturer and his daughter have won one of the world’s most prestigious literary prizes for a fascinating book that explores the relationship between the book of Revelation and how it is interpreted in art, music and…