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Publication of the week: Omar Al Okashi, Hongbo Du and Hisham Al-Assam

13 March 2017

Omar Al Okashi, Hongbo Du and Hisham Al-Assam, “Automatic spine curvature estimation from X-ray images of a mouse model”, Journal of Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine 140 (March 2017), 175–184. DOI: 10.1016/j.cmpb.2016.12.010. Automatic segmentation and quantification of skeletal structures…

Buckingham shortlisted for Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2017

7 March 2017

The University of Buckingham has been shortlisted for the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2017 in the Course and Lecturers Category. Buckingham is one of ten to make the shortlist in the Course and Lecturers Category, which it has been shortlisted…

Publication of the week: Dr Nicholas Cambridge

6 March 2017

Nicholas Cambridge, “Sewage Treatment” (paper given at Sewerage and Health Symposium to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the death of Sir Joseph Bazalgette), William Shipley Group for RSA History Occasional Paper 31 (2017), 21-59. ISBN: 978-1-326-93445-3. Read the paper In…

Talk by Dr Hisham Al-Assam at the U3A Science & Technology Group Meeting

2 March 2017

Dr Hisham Al-Assam was invited to give a talk at the Buckingham U3A Science & Technology Group Meeting, The Royal Latin School, Buckingham, on 1 March 2017. The aim of the talk titled “Machine Learning – Current and Future Applications”…

Buckingham welcomes wider scale fast-track degrees

1 March 2017

The University of Buckingham, which pioneered two-year degrees when it set up just over 40 years ago, welcomes the introduction of fast-track degrees on a wider scale as an incentive for innovation and diversity. Buckingham has been recognised as a…

No light at the end of the tunnel

1 March 2017

University of Buckingham archaeologist David Jacques says a tunnel near Stonehenge will have “dreadful consequences” for the World Heritage site. In a submission to the government a group of academics, including Mr Jacques, claim the tunnel approach will be a…

Interview with Professor Pauline Found

1 March 2017

Dr Toni Whitehead interviewed Professor Pauline Found about creating and releasing the Shingo prize winning book Staying Lean – Thriving, Not Just Surviving which was co-authored with Professor Peter Hines. Click here to see part 1 of the interview: Lean…

Students use Dickens artefacts

20 February 2017

Students from the University of Buckingham are the first ever to examine hundreds of thousands of unseen artefacts, some of which may have belonged to Charles Dickens. They are students on the English Department’s new MA in Dickens Studies by…

Publication of the week: Dr Patricia Covarrubia

16 February 2017

Patricia Covarrubia, “Colombia: Intellectual property and aboriginal handicraft”, in Sarah Sargent and Jo Samanta (eds), Indigenous Rights: Changes and Challenges for the 21st Century (Buckingham: University of Buckingham Press, 2016). ISBN: 9781908684165. Indigenous peoples regard their cultural heritage, traditional knowledge…

Publication of the week: Dr Barbara Lasic

8 February 2017

Barbara Lasic, “Ethnicity”, in P. McNeil (ed.), A Cultural History of Fashion Vol.4: The Age of Enlightenment (1650-1800) (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016). A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present. This…