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University of Buckingham celebrates renewal of Partnership with Santander Universities

23 December 2016

Santander Universities has renewed its partnership with the University of Buckingham to provide further research scholarship programmes, mobility awards, internships and work placements for 2016-2019.   The original partnership was forged with Santander in 2013 and has provided invaluable support…

Publication of the week: Dongxu Han, Hongbo Du & Sabah Jassim

19 December 2016

“Towards a Confidence-Centric Classification Based on Gaussian Models and Bayesian Principles”, Proceedings of 9th York Doctoral Symposium on Computer Science and Electronics (University of York, November 2016), 46-56. Classification is an essential form of machine learning. It has been widely used…

Publication of the week: Buckingham Institute for Translational Medicine

14 December 2016

Yavari A., Stocker CJ, Ghaffari S, Wargent ET, Steeples V, Czibik G, Pinter K, Bellahcene M, Woods A, Martínez de Morentin PB, Cansell C, Lam BY, Chuster A, Petkevicius K, Nguyen-Tu MS, Martinez-Sanchez A, Pullen TJ, Oliver PL, Stockenhuber A,…

University mourns the loss of Joanna Seldon

13 December 2016

Joanna Seldon, the wife of Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham, has passed away after a long illness. Sir Anthony said: “She had an incurable cancer for several years, enduring frequent long periods in hospital with incredible…

Publication of the week: Dr Adriano Aymonino

12 December 2016

Adriano Aymonino & Manolo Guerci, “The architectural transformation of Northumberland House under the 7th Duke of Somerset and the 1st Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, 1748-86”, The Antiquaries Journal 96 (2016), 315-61. DOI: 10.1017/S0003581516000676. Northumberland House constituted one of the…

Publication of the week: Jae Sundaram

5 December 2016

Indira Carr & Jae Sundaram, International Trade Law Statutes and Conventions 2016-2018 (Abingdon: Routledge, 2016). ISBN: 978-1-138-68433-1 (pbk). This book, published on 16 November, presents all the key legislation for international trade law in one student-friendly volume. Developed in response…

In the news – December 2016

1 December 2016

Radio appearances Professor Glees was interviewed about: the speech given by Alex Younger (‘C’ of MI6) warning about Russian activities as well as Daesh on BBC Radio Oxford. the very serious stand-off between president-elect Trump and the CIA, NSA and…

Publication of the week: Denning Law Journal 28 (2016)

28 November 2016

This special edition of the journal is edited by John Hatchard and Hephzibah Egede of Buckingham Law School and the University of Buckingham Centre for Extractive Energy Studies (UBCEES).  It contains papers from a UBCEES conference in 2016, and contributions…

Publication of the week: Professor Anthony Glees

21 November 2016

Glees, A., “Prevention strategies to counter Daesh extremism in the UK”, in  B. Gorawantschy & R. Gunaratna (eds), Countering Daesh Extremism: European and Asian Responses (Singapore: International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research & Konrad Adenauer Foundation, 2016), 221-239.…

Publication of the week: Professor Susan Edwards

14 November 2016

Susan S.M. Edwards, “Coercion and compulsion – re-imagining crimes and defences”, Criminal Law Review Crim L.R. 2016, 12, 876-899. The language of coercion and compulsion entered the criminal law in 2015, with a new offence of “controlling and coercive behaviour”…