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Intelligence experts give evidence to Parliamentary Committee

20 October 2014

Professor Anthony Glees and Dr Julian Richards were invited to give evidence to Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee, chaired by Sir Malcolm Rifkind QC, who are conducting an inquiry into the balance between security and privacy. Fellow witnesses were Rt…

In the news: 14 October 2014

14 October 2014

Professor Glees was quoted in an article in the Mail Online (10 October) about the fear that  militants may infect themselves to spread the Ebola virus in the West.  Read article.

Danger of deadly viruses from space

14 October 2014

Professor Wickramasinghe argues in an article in the Daily Express that dinosaurs were probably wiped out by a virus which originated in space.  Other lethal viruses which have appeared during human evolution could have been carried by comets and entered…

Top salaries for Buckingham graduates

13 October 2014

University of Buckingham students come fourth – excluding London institutions – when it comes to graduate salaries, according to The Sunday Times. With graduates earning £24,175 on average in the first six months after leaving, the University is only beaten…

Publication of the week: H. Du, H. Al-Jubouri & H. Sellahewa

13 October 2014

H. Du, H. Al-Jubouri & H. Sellahewa, “Effectiveness of image features and similarity measures in cluster-based approaches for content-based image retrieval”, Proc. Mobile Multimedia/Image Processing, Security, and Applications (SPIE 9120, 912008, May 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2057721. Content-based image retrieval is an…

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…