Sensational Subjects and Sympathetic Sentiments

John Jervis (1965, PPE)

Sensational Subjects and Sympathetic Sentiments (Bloomsbury, 2015)

In John Jervis' latest books, Sensational Subjects explores the themes that underlie the sensationalising of events, while Sympathetic Sentiments uncovers the patterns that both reproduce our capacity for sympathetic sentiments while revealing the inherent underlying tensions.
 

It’s Been An Education

Tony Elder (1953, History)

It’s Been An Education, (Brown Dog Books, 2015)

Tony Elder's book is a personal and often humorous account of his life, with particular emphasis on his career in Education, which included being Head of two Community Colleges. He provides some fascinating insights into aspects of coaching, teaching, learning, and the management of schools, all based on his personal experiences.

Beats Working For a Living: My Life as a Geologist

Rob Ryan (1951, Geology)

Beats Working For a Living: My Life as a Geologist (Jabiru, 2014)

This book covers his early life in Kenya, his educational years in England, and his work as a mineral geologist in many parts of the world. The book is firstly a chronicle of his life, but is also written with an eye towards informing others who may be interested in a similar career.

Auger Electron Spectroscopy: Practical Application to Materials Analysis and Characterisation of Surfaces, Interfaces and Thin Films

John Wolstenholme (1970, Chemistry)

Auger Electron Spectroscopy: Practical Application to Materials Analysis and Characterisation of Surfaces, Interfaces and Thin Films, (Momentum Press, 2015).

From Pitt to Peel 1783-1846

Michael Wells (1968, Modern History)

From Pitt to Peel 1783-1846 (Hodder Educ, 2015)

Michael Wells has published a number of textbooks on British History to support the OCR A Level specification. From Pitt to Peel explores the development of British Government from the premiership of Pitt the Younger to that of Peel. It encourages the critical use of evidence in investigating and assessing historical questions.

Teaching Secondary Science

Keith Ross (1963, Metallurgy) 

Teaching Secondary Science (Routledge, 2015)

The book draws on Keith’s experiences in secondary schools, teaching science, and in science teacher education, in the UK, India, Nigeria and Pakistan to provide a clear and supportive supply of ideas and approaches to teaching science in the secondary school.
 

Your Customer Rules

David Jaffe (1982, Politics, Philosophy & Economics)

Your Customer Rules (Jossey-Bass, 2015)

Co-authored with Bill Price, who set up Amazon's customer service, David Jaffe's second book recommends how to address core customer needs. The book defines a hierarchy of seven needs that companies can meet and apply, giving examples of companies that meet these needs. He shows how a new business model is emerging, where the customer directs the relationship.

A Giotto Triptych and Afterwords

W.D. (Bill) Jackson (1965, English)

A Giotto Triptych and Afterwords (Shoestring Press, 2014)

Bill Jackson's recent books are two further selections of poetry from the third part (provisionally entitled Opus 3) of his ongoing trilogy, Then and Now, on the subject of the individual and his or her place in European history.
 

Discovery and Measurement of the Higgs Boson in the WW Decay Channel

David Hall (2010, Physics)

Discovery and Measurement of the Higgs Boson in the WW Decay Channel (Springer, 2015)

David Hall has won a Springer Thesis prize for his DPhil thesis, which he completed at St Catz, and it has been published as part of the Springer Theses series. Discovery and Measurement of the Higgs Boson in the WW Decay Channel (Springer, 2015) describes the analysis performed by researchers at CERN

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