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leeds college of music

Leeds College of Music, located in Leeds' Quarry Hill cultural quarter, is the largest music college in the United Kingdom, with over 1,000 full-time and 1,000 part-time students. The college is best known for its leading role in jazz education and started one of the first jazz degrees in Europe. It is also the only music conservatoire in the UK to offer both Higher and Further Education courses, ranging from BTEC Extended Diploma courses to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. It was formerly known as Leeds Music Centre (1965-1971) and City of Leeds College of Music (1971-1997). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Leeds College of Music)

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london south bank university

London South Bank University (LSBU) is a university in south London. With over 25,000 students and 1,700 staff, it is based in the London Borough of Southwark, near the South Bank of the River Thames, from which it takes its name. Founded from charitable donations in 1892 as the "Borough Polytechnic Institute", it absorbed several other local colleges in the 1970s and 1990s, and achieved university status in 1992. The university states its vision is to be "the most admired UK university for creating professional opportunity. We intend to be a source of pride to our students, our staff and the communities we serve." LSBU is a post-1992 or new university and puts strong focus on their students' employability. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: London South Bank University)

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mcn

The Museum Computer Network (MCN) is a US-based non-profit organization for professionals with an interest in the use of computer technology for museums. It runs an annual conference, the MCN-L discussion forum, special interest groups, an online directory of museum websites, etc. Members include individuals, institutions and companies. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: MCN)

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meta-net

META-NET, a Network of Excellence consisting of 47 research centres from 31 countries, is dedicated to building the technological foundations of a multilingual European information society. META-NET is forging META, the Multilingual Europe Technology Alliance. (Excerpt from this source)

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national and university library of slovenia

The National and University Library (Slovene: NUK) is one of the most important national educational and cultural institutions of Slovenia. It was established in 1774 by a decree released by the Empress Maria Theresa. It is located in the centre of Ljubljana. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National and University Library of Slovenia)

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national technical university of athens

The National Technical University of Athens (National Metsovian Polytechnic), sometimes known as Athens Polytechnic, is among the oldest and most prestigious higher education institutions of Greece. It is named Metsovion in honor of its benefactors Nikolaos Stournaris, Eleni Tositsa, Michail Tositsas and Georgios Averoff, whose origin is from the town of Metsovo in Epirus. It was founded in 1837 as a part-time vocational school named Royal School of Arts which, as its role in the technical development of the fledgling state grew, developed into Greece's sole institution providing engineering degrees up until the 1950s, when polytechnics were established outside Athens. Its traditional campus, located in the center of the city of Athens on Patision Avenue, features a suite of magnificent neo-classical buildings by architect Lysandros Kaftantzoglou (1811–1885). A suburban campus, the Zografou Campus, was built in the 1980s. NTUA is divided into nine academic Schools, eight being for the engineering disciplines, including architecture, and one for applied sciences (mathematics and physics). Undergraduate studies have a duration of 5 years. The university comprises about 700 of academic staff, 140 scientific assistants and 260 administrative and technical staff. It has, also, a total number of 8,500 undergraduates and about 1,500 postgraduate students. Eight of the NTUA's Schools are housed at the Zografou Campus, while the School of Architecture is based at the Patision Complex. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Technical University of Athens)

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open geospatial consortium

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), an international voluntary consensus standards organization, originated in 1994. In the OGC, more than 400 commercial, governmental, nonprofit and research organizations worldwide collaborate in a consensus process encouraging development and implementation of open standards for geospatial content and services, GIS data processing and data sharing. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Open Geospatial Consortium)

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pasig

The Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) is open to institutions and commercial organizations interested in working with Oracle in learning and sharing practical experiences in the following: 1) Comparison of high-level OAIS architectures, services-oriented architecture work, and use cases. 2) Sharing of best practices and software code. 3) Cooperation on standard, open, 'in-a-box' solutions around repository technologiesReview of storage architectures and trends and their relation to preservation and archiving architectures and eResearch data set management. 4) Discussion of the uses of commercial third party and community-developed solutions. The organization is focused on sharing open computing solutions and best practices. But while sharing information about the state-of-the-art developments in standards and open source is important, this is not a standards-setting organization. (Excerpt from this source)

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portsmouth university

The University of Portsmouth is a university in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. The University was ranked 60th out of 122nd in The Sunday Times University Guide. The University is a member of the University Alliance, a group of 23 major business-focussed pre and post 1992 universities. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Portsmouth)

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qik

Qik was founded in June 2006 to enable mobile phone users to share live video with their friends, family and followers. The first Qik service was launched in 2008, and is now available in over 160 countries on almost 200 different phones across the Android, iPhone, Symbian, Blackberry and Windows Mobile platforms. (Excerpt from this source)

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queen mary university of london

Queen Mary, University of London (informally Queen Mary, QMUL or QM) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom and a constituent college of the federal University of London. With roots dating back to 1785, Queen Mary was formed by the merger of four historic colleges, and since joining the University of London in 1915 has grown to become one of its largest colleges. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, Queen Mary was ranked 11th by the The Guardian and 13th by Times Higher Education out of the 132 UK higher education institutions assessed. In the 2010 Times Higher Education World University Rankings Queen Mary is ranked 35th in Europe and 120th in the world. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Queen Mary, University of London)

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rdwg

Research and Development Working Group (RDWG) is a working group of the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), to increase the incorporation of accessibility considerations into research on web technologies, and to identify projects researching web accessibility and suggest research questions that may contribute to new projects. RDWG maintains an annotated catalog of research topics related to web accessibility. The catalog includes a combination of research topics with short-, medium-, and long-term perspectives to help advance accessibility for people with disabilities. (Excerpt from this source)

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swinburne university of technology

Swinburne University of Technology is an Australian public dual sector university based in Melbourne, Victoria. The institution was founded by the Honourable George Swinburne in 1908 and achieved university status in June 1992. In 2009 there were 16,030 students enrolled in Higher education and an estimated 14,748 students enrolled in TAFE, including nearly 7000 international students from over 100 different countries. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Swinburne University of Technology)

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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 Wikipedia article: TerminalFour)

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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 Wikipedia article: UHI Millennium Institute)

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university of california, santa barbara

The University of California, Santa Barbara, commonly known as UCSB or UC Santa Barbara, is a public research university and one of the 10 general campuses of the University of California system. The main campus is located on a 1,022-acre (414 ha) site in Santa Barbara, California, 100 miles (160 km) northwest of Los Angeles. Founded in 1891 as an independent teachers' college, UCSB joined the University of California system in 1944 and is the third-oldest general-education campus in the system. UCSB is a comprehensive doctoral university and is organized into five colleges offering 87 undergraduate degrees and 55 graduate degrees. The campus is the 5th-largest in the UC system by enrollment with 19,800 undergraduate and 3,050 graduate students. The university granted 5,442 bachelor's, 576 master's, and 310 Ph.D. degrees in 2006 ‐ 2007. In 2010, UCSB was ranked 39th among "National Universities" by U.S. News & World Report, 29th worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 32nd worldwide by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. UC Santa Barbara is a "very high activity" research university and spent $191.2 million on research expenditures in the 2007 fiscal year, 97th-largest in the United States. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of California, Santa Barbara)

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university of 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 Wikipedia article: University of Cologne)

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university of gloucestershire

The University of Gloucestershire is a university primarily based in Gloucestershire, England, spread over four campuses, three in Cheltenham and one in Gloucester. The university is the recent successor of a large number of merged and name-changed institutions of further and higher education. Its history began with the Mechanics' Institute founded in 1834. From 1992, Cheltenham & Gloucester College of Higher Education (CGCHE) was permitted to award first and postgraduate degrees and 1998 it achieved Research degree awarding powers. However, it was only in 2001 that the University of Gloucestershire was awarded university status. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Gloucestershire)

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university of groningen

The University of Groningen, located in the city of Groningen, was founded in 1614. It is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands as well as one of its largest. Since its inception more than 100,000 students have graduated. It is a member of the distinguished Coimbra Group. The University of Groningen has nine faculties, nine graduate schools, 27 research centres and institutes, and more than 175 degree programmes. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Groningen)

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university of minho

The University of Minho (Universidade do Minho) is a public university in Portugal. The University of Minho, founded in 1973, is one of the then named "New Universities" that, at that time, deeply changed the landscape of higher education in Portugal. Located in the region of Minho, known for its significant economic activity and by the youth of its population, the University of Minho has played the role of development agent in the region. With over 15,000 students (2,000 of those are postgraduate students) and with about 1200 professors and 600 employees, University of Minho is one of the biggest Portuguese universities. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Minho)

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