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Publication of the week: Professor Paul Finn

5 July 2016

Jean‑Paul Ebejer, Michael H. Charlton and Paul W. Finn, “Are the physicochemical properties of antibacterial compounds really different from other drugs?”, Journal of Cheminformatics (2016) 8:30; doi: 10.1186/s13321-016-0143-5 It is now widely recognised that there is an urgent need for new antibacterial…

Publication of the week: Dr Sarah Sargent

5 July 2016

J. Samanta, K. Yelden & S. Sargent, “Should People in the Minimally Conscious State have a (Recognised) Right to Reassessment?”, Contemporary Issues in Law 14.1 (2016), 63-83 Focus group work was done to consider whether patients who are in a…

Publication of the week: Adrian Tinniswood

4 July 2016

Tinniswood, A., The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars (London: Jonathan Cape, 2016). 416 pp. ISBN: 978-0-224-09945-5. There is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer. And there has never been…

University of Buckingham response to the outcome of the EU referendum

24 June 2016

Although the referendum result came as a surprise to many, it must be remembered that the status of the United Kingdom as a member of the EU has not changed overnight, and European laws and rights for staff and students…

Publication of the week: Dr Paul E.H. Davis

23 June 2016

Paul E.H. Davis, “The Nightmare Tales of J.S. Le Fanu”, in Barbara Brodman & James E. Doan (eds), The Supernatural Vampire: From Timeworn Legends to Twenty-First Century Chic (Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2016), 35-49. J.S. Le Fanu (1814-73) – ‘The…

In the news – 21 June 2016

21 June 2016

TV and radio appearances Professor Glees was interviewed about: the EU Referendum and border security on the Vanessa Feltz show on BBC Radio London the EU Referendum on Hessischer Rundfunk and RadioEins Berlin. the killing of MP Jo Cox and…

Publication of the week: H.S. Maghdid & I.A. Lami

20 June 2016

H.S Maghdid, I.A. Lami, K.Z Ghafoor & J. Lloret, “Seamless Outdoors-Indoors Localization Solutions on Smartphones: Implementation and Challenges”, ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR) 48.4 (May 2016), article 53; doi: 10.1145/2871166 The demand for more sophisticated Location-Based Services (LBS) in terms of…

In the news – 14 June 2016

14 June 2016

TV and radio appearances Professor Glees was interviewed about the killings in Orlando on: Sky TV One O’Clock News BBC Radio Oxford Breakfast News Highland Radio Irish Republic BBC Three Counties Drivetime BBC Asian Network Nihal Show Print appearances “The…

Universities Minister Praises Buckingham

10 June 2016

Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson praised the University of Buckingham in a speech at the Higher Education Policy Institute’s annual conference. He said: “This year marks 40 years since the University of Buckingham, Britain’s first ‘private’ university, was formally…

Publication of the week: Professor Paul Finn

10 June 2016

N. Velikova, S. Fulle, A.S. Manso, M. Mechkarska, Paul Finn, J.M. Conlon, M.R. Oggion, J.M. Wells & A. Marina, “Putative histidine kinase inhibitors with antibacterial effect against multi-drug resistant clinical isolates identified by in vitro and in silico screens”, Scientific…