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university of abertay dundee

The University of Abertay Dundee, usually known simply as Abertay University, is a modern university in Dundee, Scotland. As one of the nation's smallest universities, Abertay is known for having a tight knit student community comprising of both local talent and international students. Approximatley one fifth of Abertay's students are from outside the UK. One of Abertay's main strengths is in its size, the sense of community and 'open spaces'approach to learning and teaching results in cross disciplinary research groups, spawning many interesting collaborative research projects, putting together for example psychology and animation, or urban water management and computer games technology. Abertay was the first university in the world to offer a 'computer games' degree "computer games" degree in 1997. Today it remains a leader in the field with two major new developments - the creation of the UK's first Centre for Excellence in Computer Games Education, and a business support programme. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Abertay_Dundee">Wikipedia article: University of Abertay Dundee</a>)

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university of aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen, an ancient university founded in 1495, in Aberdeen, Scotland, is one of the UK's most internationally distinguished universities. It is the third oldest university in Scotland and the fifth oldest in the United Kingdom and wider English-speaking world, and is widely regarded as one of the most prestigious universities in the United Kingdom. The modern University of Aberdeen was formed in 1860 by the merger of two pre-existing ancient universities: King's College, located in Old Aberdeen and Marischal College, founded in 1593 and located in the new city of Aberdeen.The University is deeply embedded within the prominence of the city, with many of the iconic buildings of King's College dominating Old Aberdeen. The University features a large international community of students drawn from 120 different countries and with over 650 first degree programmes, the University has an excellent reputation for teaching quality and research. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Aberdeen">Wikipedia article: University of Aberdeen</a>)

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university for the creative arts

The University for the Creative Arts is a specialist art and design university in the south of England. The university was formed in 2005 as University College for the Creative Arts at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester, through the merger of the Kent Institute of Art & Design and Surrey Institute of Art & Design, University College. It was granted full university status by the Privy Council in May 2008 and adopted its current name officially in September 2008. The origin of the university lies in a number of independent public art and design colleges in the counties of Kent and Surrey, almost all of which had origins in the Victorian period. In the 1990s these merged to form multi-campus art and design institutes in their respective counties, before merging into one organisation in 2005. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_for_the_Creative_Arts">Wikipedia article: University for the Creative Arts</a>)

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university college london

University College London (UCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom and the oldest and largest constituent college of the federal University of London. Founded in 1826, UCL was the first university institution to be founded in London and the first in England to be established on an entirely secular basis, to admit students regardless of their religion and to admit women on equal terms with men. UCL became one of the two founding colleges of the University of London in 1836. UCL is organised into eight constituent faculties, within which there are over 100 departments, institutes and research centres. UCL's main campus is located in the Bloomsbury area of Central London, with a number of institutes and teaching hospitals located elsewhere in Central London. The UCL School of Energy and Resources is based in Adelaide, Australia. UCL is a major centre for biomedical research; it is part of three of the 11 biomedical research centres established by the NHS in England and is a founding member of UCL Partners, the largest academic health science centre in Europe. For the period 1999 to 2009 it was the 13th most-cited university in the world (and the most-cited in Europe). UCL had a total income of £762 million in 2009/10, of which £275 million was from research grants and contracts. UCL is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, the G5, the League of European Research Universities, the Russell Group, UNICA and Universities UK. It forms part of the 'Golden Triangle' of British universities. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_College_London">Wikipedia article: University College London</a>)

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university college dublin

University College Dublin (UCD) - formally known as University College Dublin - National University of Ireland, Dublin - is the Republic of Ireland's largest, and Ireland's second largest, university, with over 1,300 faculty and 17,000 students. It is located in Dublin, the Irish capital. The university originates in a body founded in 1854 as the Catholic University of Ireland with John Henry Newman as the first rector, re-formed in 1880 and chartered in its own right in 1908. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_College_Dublin">Wikipedia article: University College Dublin</a>)

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university college cork

University College Cork (UCC) is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland. The university is located in Cork. The university was founded as a college in 1845 as Queen's College, Cork. It became University College, Cork, under the Irish Universities Act of 1908. The Universities Act, 1997 renamed the university as National University of Ireland, Cork, and a Ministerial Order of 1998 renamed the university as University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork , though it continues to be almost universally known as University College Cork. The university was named Irish University of the Year by the Sunday Times in 2003, 2005, and 2011. In 2011 the QS World University Rankings ranked the university 181 in the world, placing it amongst the top 2% of universities worldwide. The university also received a 5-star rating in the QS University Rankings 2011. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_College_Cork">Wikipedia article: University College Cork</a>)

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university at cologne

The University of Cologne is one of the oldest universities in Europe and, with over 44,000 students, one of the largest universities in Germany. The university is part of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, an association of Germany's leading research universities. It is furthermore the German founding member of the Community of European Management Schools and International Companies (CEMS). (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Cologne">Wikipedia article: University of Cologne</a>)

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universite d’aix-marseille

Aix-Marseille University (AMU) (French: Universite d'Aix-Marseille) is a public research university located in the South of France. With roots dating back to 1409, the University was formed by the merger of the University of Provence, the University of the Mediterranean and Paul Cezanne University. The merger became effective on 1 January 2012, resulting in the creation of the largest university in France and the French-speaking world, with about 70,000 students. AMU has the largest financial endowment of any academic institution in France, standing at EURO 650 million. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aix-Marseille_University">Wikipedia article: Aix-Marseille University</a>)

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ukoln

UKOLN is a centre of expertise in digital information management, providing advice and services to the library, information, education and cultural heritage communities. UKOLN is based at the University of Bath and is funded by the JISC as well as project funding from JISC and the European Union. UKOLN's main work is: influencing policy and informing practice; promoting community-building and consensus making by actively raising awareness; advancing knowledge through research and development; building innovative systems and services based on Web technologies; acting as an agent for knowledge transfer. Its specialist areas include metadata and interoperability. It also publishes the Ariadne (Web magazine), targeted principally at information science professionals in academia, archives, libraries and museums. UKOLN also organises many events, including the annual Institutional Web Management Workshop. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UKOLN">Wikipedia article: UKOLN</a>)

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ukerna

JANET(UK) is the trading name for the JNT Association, which since 1994 has had responsibility for the management of the United Kingdom’s Higher Education networking programme. It manages the operation and development of the JANET network, which links the UK’s education and research organisations to each other, as well as to the rest of the world through links to the global Internet. It does this under a Service Level Agreement from JISC. Until 7 June 2007, the JNT Association traded as UKERNA, the United Kingdom Education and Research Network Association. The change of name was made so as to identify the company more closely with its core activity, management of JANET. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JANET(UK)">Wikipedia article: JANET(UK)</a>)

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uk data archive

The UK Data Archive is a national centre of expertise in data archiving in the United Kingdom (UK). It houses the largest collection of digital data in the social sciences and humanities in the UK. Located in Colchester, the UK Data Archive is a specialist centre of the University of Essex. It is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and the University of Essex. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UK_Data_Archive">Wikipedia article: UK Data Archive</a>)

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uhi millennium institute

The University of the Highlands and Islands (Scottish Gaelic: Oilthigh Gàidhealtachd agus nan Eilean) is a federation of 13 colleges and research institutions in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland delivering higher education. Its executive office is in Inverness. In April 2001, the Scottish Parliament awarded UHI Higher Education Institute status, and it now provides university level courses. UHI degrees were authenticated by the Open University Validation Service, the University of Strathclyde and the University of Aberdeen until 2008 when the UHI was awarded taught degree awarding powers (tDAP) by the Privy Council under recommendation from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) ; Higher National Certificate and Higher National Diploma courses are awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority. University status was awarded by the Privy Council in February 2011, and UHI became the University of the Highlands and Islands. UHI has a number of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes, most of which can be studied at a range of locations across the area. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_the_Highlands_and_Islands">Wi... article: UHI Millennium Institute</a>)

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ucisa

UCISA (Universities and Colleges Information Systems Association) is a United Kingdom association which represents the whole of higher education, and increasingly further education, in the provision and development of academic, management and administrative information systems. UCISA was formed on 1 April 1993, by a merger of three bodies: the Inter-University Computing Committee (IUCC), the Polytechnics and Colleges Computer Committee (PCCC), and the Management Information Systems Committee (MISC). This merger took place in response to the Further and Higher Education Act of 1992 which effectively removed the binary distinction between universities and polytechnics/colleges, creating a single higher education sector. UCISA is a membership organisation which consists of full members (universities, colleges and other educational institutions), affiliate members (other educational, not for profit organisations, overseas universities and educational bodies) and corporate members (commercial organisations). There are currently over 140 full members, over 30 affiliate members, and over 50 corporate members. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ucisa">Wikipedia article: Universities and Colleges Information Systems Association (UCISA)</a>)

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tufts university

Tufts University is a private research university located in Medford/Somerville, near Boston, Massachusetts. It is organized into ten schools, including two undergraduate programs and eight graduate divisions, on four campuses in Massachusetts and on the eastern border of France. The university emphasizes active citizenship and public service in all of its disciplines and is well known for its internationalism and study abroad programs. Among its schools is the United States' oldest graduate school of international relations, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tufts_University">Wikipedia article: Tufts University</a>)

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tns rms

RMS is a full service research agency founded 1980. Over the last 30 years the agency has grown to be the largest and most respected market research agency servicing many multinationals in West and Central African regions. RMS currently has more than 250 permanent staff and over 2,700 field workers in offices located in Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Cameroun, DR Congo, Cote D’Voire. RMS prides itself as West and Central Africa’s research specialist, which is self evident in wide ranging experience spanning the majority of these African markets and a teeming list of multinational clients operating in varying business sectors. (Excerpt from <a href="http://www.wpp.com/wpp/companies/companydetail.htm?id=607">this source</a>)

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tilburg university

Tilburg University is an academic institution of higher education, specialising in the social sciences (especially economics) and law, located in Tilburg in the southern part of the Netherlands. Tilburg University has a student population of about 13,000 students, about 8 per cent of whom are international students. This percentage has steadily increased over the past years. TU offers both Dutch-taught and English-taught programmes. The institution has gained a reputation in both research and education. In the field of economics, the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration ranked #1 in Europe for the second consecutive time in 2007 according to the Journal of the European Economic Association with regard to publications in top journals. In 2007 the Executive MBA programme at the university's TiasNimbas Business School ranked # 11 in the world according to the Financial Times. In the field of law, Tilburg University was ranked #1 in the Netherlands for the last three years according to Elsevier Magazine, and came in second to Cambridge University in a ranking of European law schools. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tilburg_University">Wikipedia article: Tilburg University</a>)

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the national archives

A national archive is a central archive maintained by a nation. The National Archives (abbreviated as TNA) is the name of the principle archives in the United Kingdom which covers the ambiguity between their holdings being specific to England, England and Wales, Great Britain and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_National_Archives">Wikipedia article: The National Archives</a>)

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terminalfour

TerminalFour is a developer and provider of internet content management systems, based in Dublin, Ireland. TerminalFour was founded in 1996 by then-Dublin City University student Piero Tintori. As well as educational institutions, TerminalFour also targets public sector bodies, companies with multilingual content and the financial services sector. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TerminalFour">Wikipedia article: TerminalFour</a>)

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technical university of denmark

The Technical University of Denmark (Danish: Danmarks Tekniske Universitet), often simply referred to as DTU, is a university just north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It was founded in 1829 at the initiative of Hans Christian Ørsted as Denmark's first polytechnic, and is today ranked among Europe's leading engineering institutions, and the best engineering university in Scandinavia. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technical_University_of_Denmark">Wikipedia article: Technical University of Denmark</a>)

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techne press

Techne Press, based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is an independent, internationally operating publishing house for the academic and professional community. Techne Press publishes books on architecture, urban planning and design, infrastructure, energy, water management, sustainability, environmental issues and the built environment, spatial issues, and landscape planning. (Excerpt from <a href="http://www.technepress.nl/">this source</a>)

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