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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…

Publication of the week: Professor Paul Trayhurn

11 August 2014

Trayhurn, P., “Hypoxia and Adipocyte Physiology – Implications for Adipose Tissue Dysfunction in Obesity”, Annual Review of Nutrition 34 (2014), 207-236 . DOI: 10.1146/annurev-nutr-071812-161156. Hypoxia (oxygen deprivation) develops in white adipose tissue in obese mice, resulting in changes in adipocyte (fat…

University mourns the loss of Sir Alan Peacock

4 August 2014

Following the death of the University’s first Vice-Chancellor, Sir Alan Peacock at the weekend, we would like to offer his family our sincere condolences. Former Vice-Chancellor, Professor Terence Kealey, has written the following tribute: Sir Alan Peacock, who was our…

Publication of the week: Adam Floyd & Hongbo Du

4 August 2014

A. Floyd & H. Du, “Edna: a Software Tool for Verifying Normalisation of Relations during Logical Database Design Process”, 12th HEA STEM Workshop on Teaching, Learning and Assessment of Databases (University of Southampton: Higher Education Academy, July 2014), 51-61 Logical…

Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe delivers the Ray Wijewardene Memorial Lecture to a packed hall in Colombo

31 July 2014

Read a report of the lecture, which was entitled “Extraterrestrial life and the future trajectory of humanity”, in the Sunday Times (Sri Lanka), and find out more on the Ray Wijewardene Trust website.

Buckingham graduate becomes Court of Appeal Judge in Kenya

30 July 2014

Buckingham Law School is immensely proud of the achievement of one of our alumni, Agnes Murgor, who has recently been appointed Court of Appeal Judge in Kenya.  We send her all our best wishes for every success in her new…