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George R. Mawhinney presents paper at ESC 2014 in Prague

13 October 2014

Recently I attended the European Society for Criminology (ESC) 2014 Annual Conference in Prague to present some of my research. It was an honour to be accepted to speak at such a prestigious gathering of eminent academics from across the…

Edwin Drood: Solutions and Resolutions

9 October 2014

On Saturday 20 September the University co-hosted this innovative one-day conference in the splendid Senate Room of the even splendider Senate House, home to the central University of London Library and administrative offices. The wood-panelled room with its formal pews…

In the news: 7 October 2014

7 October 2014

Professor Glees was quoted in an article in the Daily Telegraph on 5 October about  an al-Qaeda financier jailed for his role in funding the mastermind behind 9/11 who is once again raising money for Islamist terrorists after being freed…

Discovery by Professor Milton Wainwright

6 October 2014

A balloon sent into the stratosphere has collected a structure colloquially called ‘the dragon particle’, made of carbon and oxygen, and completely free of Earth-derived debris. Professor Wainwright and his team at Sheffield and Buckingham argue that it proves extra-terrestrial…

Publication of the week: Professor Paul Finn

6 October 2014

G. Lauro, N. Ferruz, S. Fulle , M.J. Harvey, P.W. Finn & G. De Fabritiis, “Reranking docking poses using molecular simulations and approximate free energy methods”, Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling 54.8 (2014),  2185–2189. DOI: 10.1021/ci500309a. Computational modelling techniques…

Innovative wooden sunglasses from Brightwood Buckingham

3 October 2014

First they were modelled by celebrities and now a group of enterprising University of Buckingham students has set up a business importing and selling wooden sunglasses. Pippa Middleton and Jenson Button, amongst others, have been pictured sporting wooden frames and…

In the news: 30 September 2014

30 September 2014

Professor Glees was interviewed in The Daily Mail regarding new information on Isis. A similar article appeared in the The Hornet. Professor Glees’ article on the Snowden Effect was published in The Daily Mail. Professor Glees was interviewed on the…

Publication of the week: Professor Stefan Hawlin

29 September 2014

Hawlin, S., “Wales and the Spirit: Reading Geoffrey Hill’s Oraclau | Oracles“, Literature and Theology (August 2014). doi: 10.1093/litthe/fru053 Complaints of the ‘difficulty’ of Hill’s late poetry have been doing the rounds through the reviews, but there has been relatively…

Ignoring life from space evidence could threaten our survival

27 September 2014

At a UN-sponsored Symposium on the “Space Science and the United Nations” held in Graz, Austria, from 22-24 September 2014, Chandra Wickramasinghe presented a paper entitled “The transition from Earth-centred biology to cosmic life” with co-authors Gensuke Tokoro and Milton…

Recent Conference: Art Dealing in the Gilded Age – A Window on the Art Market: Colnaghi and their Associates c. 1880-c.1940

26 September 2014

A conference to celebrate the installation of the Colnaghi archive at Waddesdon Manor, nr. Aylesbury, Friday 26 September 2014.