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Solved: The Mystery of Edwin Drood

11 May 2015

The University of Buckingham has helped to solve The Mystery of Edwin Drood by inviting the public to come up with an ending to Dickens’ unfinished work. The writer died before finishing the story and for years experts and enthusiasts…

Publication of the week: Jae Sundaram

11 May 2015

Sundaram, J., “Analysis of TRIPS Agreement and the justification of international IP rights protection in the WTO’s multilateral trading system, with particular reference to pharmaceutical patents”,  Information & Communications Technology Law 24.2 (2015), 121-163. DOI: 10.1080/13600834.2015.1004244 The entry of the…

Sir Chris Woodhead Blog: In the run up to the election …

6 May 2015

Does it really matter that there has been very little discussion of education in the run up to next week’s election? Does it matter that none of the political parties has had anything radical and exciting to say about raising…

Commendation for CIM Study Centre

5 May 2015

The University’s Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) programme has been commended by the course’s Awarding Body. It has praised the University for the “excellent” performance of its students during the December 2014 assessment session for the Advertising unit of the…

In the news – 5 May 2015

5 May 2015

Professor Glees took part in a 45min discussion on the UK Election with Thomas Kielinger and Prof. Roland Sturm on South Western German Radio.  He also had an interview with a German journalist for Der Wissenschaft, their New Scientist and…

Anthony Seldon Sunday Times interview

5 May 2015

Anthony Seldon, who will take over as Vice-Chancellor at the University in September, has done his first interview since accepting the post which appeared in The Sunday Times on 3 May 2015.

Publication of the week: S. Khazendar, H. Al-Assam, H. Du, S. Jassim et al.

4 May 2015

Khazendar, S., A. Sayasneh, H. Al-Assam, H. Du, J. Kaijser, L. Ferrara, D. Timmerman, S. Jassim & T. Bourne, “Automated characterisation of ultrasound images of ovarian tumours: the diagnostic accuracy of a support vector machine and image processing with a…

WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2015

30 April 2015

The University has come 17th in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards, which are voted for entirely by students, and won fourth place in the Course and Lecturers category. Buckingham was ranked higher than a number of Russell Group Universities and…

In the news – 28 April 2015

28 April 2015

Anthony Glees appeared in a 30-minute interview on German national radio on 27 April, speaking about the forthcoming election. You can find the interview here: http://www.deutschlandradiokultur.de/anthony-glees-steht-grossbritannien-vor-einer-schicksalswahl.990.de.html?dram:article_id=317924 Professor Glees was also quoted in an article in Il Foglio, which can be…

Sir Chris Woodhead Blog: Hunt’s Hairy Debate

27 April 2015

Last week, Labour education spokesman, Tristram Hunt, announced that if his party were to be elected on 7 May he wanted to start a big ‘hairy’ debate about the future of 14 to 19 qualifications and the possible abolition of…