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Publication of the week: Professor Judith Bray

7 March 2016

Judith Bray, Unlocking Land Law (5th ed., London: Routledge, 2016). 484 pp. ISBN: 978-1-138-91198-7. Unlocking Land Law is part of the Unlocking the Law series of very popular textbooks previously published by Hodder and now published by Routledge. This edition…

University of Buckingham to become Britain’s first ‘positive-health university’

2 March 2016

The University of Buckingham is to become Britain’s first “positive-health university” in order to help prevent mental health problems. The drive is being led by Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor, who, as Head of the leading independent school Wellington College, led…

The University of Buckingham to Launch Centre for the Study of Liberal Economics

26 February 2016

It was announced today (Friday) that Lord Vinson, entrepreneur and co-founder of the Centre for Policy Studies, has made a gift of £5.5 million jointly to the University of Buckingham and the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) to widen understanding…

In the news – 23 February 2016

25 February 2016

Professor Anthony Glees was interviewed about: Apple’s refusal to let the FBI access the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino jihadists on Sky TV News and BBC Three Counties Radio EU security and the referendum in the UK on…

University clamps down on drugs

25 February 2016

The University of Buckingham has forged closer links with Thames Valley Police to tackle drug abuse on campus. Regular meetings have been set up with the police and an officer has been given access to University buildings to carry out…

Publication of the week: Dr Jocelynne A. Scutt

22 February 2016

Jocelynne A. Scutt, “The Fishmonger, the Mantua Maker and the Madness of Mary Lamb”, The Charles Lamb Bulletin (Autumn 2015), New Series No.162, Special Issue: Mary Lamb Known principally as Charles Lamb’s sister, Mary Lamb had a substantial writing career…

Buckingham’s student fire-fighter

18 February 2016

Outside of studying, many University of Buckingham students spend their leisure time relaxing, but James Ridley-Jones has decided to spend his Thursday evenings training to put out fires. James, who is studying for a degree in International Studies, is a…

In the news – 16 February 2016

16 February 2016

Professor Glees was interviewed on radio and television about: the French parliament’s response to the Islamist attacks on France over the past year by BBC Radio Scotland the migrant crisis and the position of the Channel Islands (whose first minister…

Publication of the week: Professor David Armstrong

15 February 2016

David Armstrong, “No End of a Lesson: Vietnam and the Nature of Moral Choice in Foreign Policy”, in Cathal Nolan (ed.) Ethics and Statecraft: the Moral Dimension of International Affairs (3rd ed., Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2015), 47-72. ISBN: 978-1-4408-3354-0 (pbk).…

Lecturer’s research finds effective way to encourage self-care in young diabetics

10 February 2016

Emily Doe, a Psychology lecturer at the University of Buckingham, has found in an investigation that diabetes-specific support for young adolescents with Type 1 diabetes is not always helpful. Emily, who is currently finishing her PhD in Health Psychology, investigated…