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Lord Mark Malloch Brown and Sir Anthony Seldon announce the launch of new Centre for United Nations Studies

7 March 2019

Europe’s first Centre for United Nations Studies, based at the University of Buckingham, has been launched. It will aim to highlight the importance of the UN among students globally and aid the peacekeeping body as it adapts to ongoing ever-changing…

Children use the word stress on a daily basis

6 March 2019

Stress is now a common word amongst children, new research reveals, with some even saying that virtual assistants, such as Alexa, handle it better than parents because they are calmer. The new findings, by author and behaviour coach Lorraine Thomas,…

Local restaurant and pub steal the show at awards

5 March 2019

Local restaurant and pub steal the show at awards and show Buckingham has the best entertainment on offer. Pizza restaurant Louis has been awarded Restaurant of the Year and the Mitre has been named Pub of the Year at the…

‘Big Mathematics for Big Data’, a seminar by University of Oxford Guest Speaker, Professor Vidit Nanda.

5 March 2019

Professor Vidit Nanda started his seminar with us on Friday 1st of March. He Began his talk by showing some theoretical results (theorems) of topological data analysis, explaining the validity of them in association to his work and following on…

Très bien! French students are top of the class

27 February 2019

University of Buckingham students have proved they’re top of the class in the first round of University Challenge in French. Four students from one of the smallest universities in the country have won against the much larger University of East…

Work in progress seminar by Tim Millward, discussing IoT networks, AI and fog computing for smart agriculture

26 February 2019

Tim Millward presented his seminar with us on the 22nd February. He began by discussing the current pestilence problem with fruit flies affecting farm land, produce and how IoT and A.I based devices could be the solution. Continents such as…

Return of the Wellbeing Walk after last year’s success

19 February 2019

Following the success of the last year’s Wellbeing Walk, Town and Gown are coming together for a second “walk and talk” around scenic Buckingham to discuss what more can be done to improve our community’s wellbeing. The theme for the…

A Buckingham Entrepreneur student has helped to revamp a local businesswoman’s company setting her up for success

19 February 2019

Students from the University’s Masters in Entrepreneurial Consultancy and Practice course have helped Lisa Adams, owner of Lisa Adams Cakes, take her cake-making business to the next level. As part of their entrepreneurial studies the students evaluated her previous company…

Guest speaker, Dr Vitaliy Kurlin, discussing polygonal meshes of superpixels for image over-segmentation based on topological skeletons

18 February 2019

Dr Vitaliy Kurlin presented a talk with us on the 15 February, discussing ‘Polygonal meshes of superpixels for image over-segmentation based on topological skeletons’. This talk provided students and academics with an insight into his work and how the process of…

Buckingham bucks the trend for admissions

7 February 2019

Buckingham is bucking the trend with applications by being up 25% at a time where UK figures for admission are almost static, a report by UCAS reveals. The report published by UCAS shows that there has been a record number of international…