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In the news: 2 September 2014

2 September 2014

Professor Glees was interviewed about the government’s measures to address the threat from UK ISIL members on BBC Radio London Drivetime, the Voice of Russia, BBC Three Counties, BBC Radio Berkshire, and BBC Oxford. He was also asked for a…

The discovery of isopropyl cynanide in deep space

1 September 2014

The recent discovery of an interstellar molecule, isopropyl cyanide, C3H7CN with a branched carbon structure has been much publicised and hailed as evidence for the beginnings of life interstellar space. Whilst the researchers should be congratulated for the detection of…

Publication of the week: Dr Stuart Hall

1 September 2014

Hall, S. & T. Murphy, “Bounding Lambda_2 for some Kähler-Einstein metrics with large symmetry groups”, Annals of Global Analysis and Geometry46.2 (2014), 145-158. The Einstein equations govern how the high-dimensional spaces used in modern theories of space-time (known as manifolds) curve.  One central…

New papers on life as a cosmic phenomenon

27 August 2014

The September 2014 issue of the Journal of Cosmology contains a number of papers authored or co-authored by BCAB members: N. Chandra Wickramasinghe & Gensuke Tokoro, “Life as a Cosmic Phenomenon: 1. The Socio-Econonomic Control of a Scientific Paradigm“ Gensuke…

Publication of the week: Dr Juan Castañeda

27 August 2014

José Luis Cendejas, Félix-Fernando Muñoz & Juan E. Castañeda, “When Money Matters: Some Policy Lessons from the Business Cycle in Spain, 1998–2013”, World Economics 15.2 (June 2014), 77-110 The severe financial crisis that grips Spain has multiple causes. One has…

In the news: 26 August 2014

26 August 2014

Professor Glees was interviewed  on the Iraq crisis on Austrian national radio, and also on BBC South and BBC Oxford.  He  was interviewed by Nick Ferrari on LBC’s ‘Big Conversation’ on the beheading of James Foley, and was also interviewed…

Town and gown have a splashing time at duck race

21 August 2014

Local residents, students, staff and children came together for the first ever University of Buckingham duck race open to the community on Wednesday 20 August. There was a great turnout as Mums took the opportunity to do something fun with…

Publication of the week: Dr Francis Grimal

18 August 2014

Grimal, F., “Missile Defence Shields: Automated and Anticipatory Self-Defence?”, Journal of Conflict and Security Law 19.2 (Summer 2014),  317-339. doi: 10.1093/jcsl/kru001 In response to the escalating rhetoric and bellicose actions emanating from the Korean peninsula in April 2013, the USA deployed Patriot…

New £25,000 scholarship for budding entrepreneurs

14 August 2014

The University of Buckingham is launching a new annual scholarship for budding entrepreneurs to study for the innovative BSc in Business Enterprise, an honours degree in which students start and run their own business. The scholarship is provided by the…

University of Buckingham leads the way for student satisfaction, according to the National Student Survey (NSS)

12 August 2014

The University of Buckingham is once again leading the way for student satisfaction, National Student Survey (NSS) results reveal. University of Buckingham Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Alistair Alcock said: “We are delighted to be leading the NSS this year once again…