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research information network

The Research Information Network completed its work as a publicly-funded research and policy unit. On 31 December 2011, the block grant provided to the RIN by its consortium of funders (the UK higher education funding councils, the seven research councils and the three national libraries) came to an end, and the RIN ceased to exist in the form that it had taken since 2005. On 1 January 2012, the RIN was launched as a new venture, a community interest company that undertakes research and analysis, as well as facilitation and coordination, with the aim of improving accessibility, availability and understanding of research information resources and services; and promoting the development of effective policies and strategies for the benefit of researchers and all those interested in their findings. (Excerpt from this source)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.3%.
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rnib

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) was founded by Thomas Rhodes Armitage, a successful doctor who suffered from eyesight problems. In 1868 Dr Armitage founded an organisation known as the British and Foreign Society for Improving Embossed Literature for the Blind. This later became the British and Foreign Blind Association. In 1875 Her Majesty Queen Victoria became the organisation's first patron. The organisation received a Royal Charter in 1948, and changed its name to Royal National Institute for the Blind in 1953. In 2002, RNIB membership was introduced and the organisation's name changed to Royal National Institute of the Blind. In June 2007 the organisation changed its name again, to Royal National Institute of Blind People. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Royal National Institute of Blind People)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.1%.
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robert gordon university

Robert Gordon University is located in Aberdeen, Scotland. Building on over 250 years involvement in education, it was granted university status in 1992. Robert Gordon University currently has approximately 16,407 students at its two campuses at Garthdee and the City Centre, studying on over 145 full-time and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Much of the university campus dates from 17th and 18th centuries. The Robert Gordon University was also voted best modern university in the UK for overall satisfaction by its students in the National Student Survey 2011. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Robert Gordon University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.7%.
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rose bruford college

Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance (originally called the Rose Bruford Training College of Speech and Drama) is a British drama school, offering university-level and professional vocational training for theatre and performance and the BA and MA degrees, based in Sidcup, Kent. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Rose Bruford College)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.5%.
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royal academy of music

The Royal Academy of Music in London, England, is a conservatoire, Britain's oldest degree-granting music school and a constituent college of the University of London since 1999. The Academy was founded by Lord Burghersh in 1822 with the help and ideas of the French harpist and composer Nicolas Bochsa and in 1830 was granted a Royal Charter by King George IV. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Royal Academy of Music)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.6%.
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royal agricultural college

The Royal Agricultural College (RAC) is a university located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, UK. Established in 1845, it was the first agricultural college in the English speaking world. The College provides more than 30 land-based undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes to students from over 45 countries through the School of Agriculture, the School of Business and the School of Real Estate & Land Management. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Royal Agricultural College)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.2%.
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royal college of art

The Royal College of Art (informally the RCA) is a public research university specialising in art and design located in London, United Kingdom. The college offers the degrees of Master of Arts (M.A.), Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). It was founded in 1837 and has had university status since 1967. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Royal College of Art)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.7%.
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royal college of music

The Royal College of Music is a conservatoire established by royal charter in 1882, located in South Kensington, London, England. The college regularly ranks as one of the world's leading conservatoires. The college's buildings are on Prince Consort Road, next to Imperial College, directly opposite the Royal Albert Hall, near the Royal College of Art and five minutes' walk from the Science, Natural History and Victoria and Albert museums. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Royal College of Music)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.7%.
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royal conservatoire of scotland

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Conservatoire Rìoghail na h-Alba; formerly Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama) is a conservatoire of music, drama, and dance in the centre of Glasgow, Scotland. Founded in 1845 as the Glasgow Educational Association, it is the busiest performing arts venue in Scotland. The current Principal is Professor John Wallace, CBE, a trumpet player, the President is Sir Cameron Mackintosh, and the Patron is HRH The Duke of Rothesay. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.6%.
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royal holloway

Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL) is a constituent college of the University of London. The college has three faculties, 18 academic departments, and about 8,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from over 130 different countries. The campus is located slightly west of Egham, Surrey, within the boundary of the Greater London Urban Area, although outside of the M25 motorway and some 20 miles (32 km) from the geographic centre of London. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Royal Holloway, University of London)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.1%.
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royal irish academy

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA), based in Dublin, is an all-Ireland, independent, academic body that promotes study and excellence in the sciences, humanities and social sciences. It is one of Ireland's premier learned societies and cultural institutions and currently has around 420 Members, elected in recognition of their academic achievements. The Academy was established in 1785 and granted royal charter in 1786. Until the late 19th century it was also the owner of the main national collection of Irish antiquities. It presented its collection of archaeological artefacts and similar items, which included such famous pieces as the Tara Brooch, to what is now the National Museum of Ireland, but retains its very significant collection of manuscripts. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Royal Irish Academy)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.2%.
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royal meteorological society

The Royal Meteorological Society traces its origins back to 3 April 1850 when the British Meteorological Society was formed as a society the objects of which should be the advancement and extension of meteorological science by determining the laws of climate and of meteorological phenomena in general. Along with nine others, including James Glaisher, John Drew, Edward Joseph Lowe, The Revd Joseph Bancroft Reade, and Samuel Charles Whitbread, Dr John Lee, an astronomer, of Hartwell House, near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire founded in the library of his house the British Meteorological Society, which became the Royal Meteorological Society. It became The Meteorological Society in 1866, when it was incorporated by Royal Charter, and the Royal Meteorological Society in 1883, when Her Majesty Queen Victoria granted the privilege of adding 'Royal' to the title. Along with 74 others, the famous meteorologist Luke Howard joined the original 15 members of the Society at its first ordinary meeting on 7 May 1850. As of 2008 it has more than 3,000 members worldwide. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Royal Meteorological Society)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.2%.
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royal netherlands academy of arts and sciences

The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (In Dutch abbreviated: KNAW) is an organisation dedicated to the advancement of science and literature in the Netherlands. The Academy is housed at the Trippenhuis in Amsterdam. In addition to various advisory and administrative functions it operates a number of research institutes and awards many prizes, including the Lorentz Medal in theoretical physics, the Leeuwenhoek Medal in microbiology, and the Dr. A.H. Heineken Prizes. The Academy advises the Dutch government on scientific matters. While its advice often pertains to genuine scientific concerns, it also counsels the government on such topics as policy on careers for researchers or the Netherlands' contribution to major international projects. The Academy offers solicited and unsolicited advice to parliament, ministries, universities and research institutes, funding agencies and international organisations. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.4%.
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royal northern college of music

The Royal Northern College of Music is a conservatoire in Chorlton on Medlock, Manchester, England. It is one of four conservatories associated with the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. In addition to being a centre of music education, it is also performance venue for concerts and other musical events. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Royal Northern College of Music)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.6%.
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royal veterinary college

The Royal Veterinary College (informally the RVC) is a veterinary school located in London, United Kingdom and a constituent college of the federal University of London. The RVC was founded in 1791 and joined the University of London in 1949. It is the oldest and largest veterinary school in the United Kingdom, and one of only five in England where students can study to become a Vet. The RVC is one of the United Hospitals. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Royal Veterinary College)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.5%.
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royal welsh college of music and drama

The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (Welsh: Coleg Brenhinol Cerdd a Drama Cymru) is a conservatoire located in Cardiff, Wales. The College was established in 1949 as Cardiff College of Music at Cardiff Castle, but has since moved to purpose-built accommodation within the castle grounds of Bute Park near Cardiff University. It later changed its name to the Welsh College of Music & Drama before being awarded its Royal title in The Queen's Golden Jubilee in 2002, making it the fifth conservatoire to be awarded this title. From its opening, the College's degrees were awarded by the University of Wales and in 2004 the College became part of the federal university. In 2007, however, it left the university and became a limited company under the Glamorgan Group, with its degrees now awarded by the University of Glamorgan. The college provides education and training in the performing arts, with approximately two-thirds of its 550 students studying music-related courses and the rest studying drama-related courses. It was the first and is only one of two All-Steinway conservatoires in the UK, along with Leeds College of Music. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.2%.
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rutgers university

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (usually referred to as Rutgers University or just Rutgers), is the largest institution for higher education in New Jersey, United States. It was originally chartered as Queen's College in 1766. It is the eighth-oldest college in the United States and one of the nine Colonial colleges founded before the American Revolution. Rutgers was originally a private university affiliated with the Dutch Reformed Church and admitted only male students, but evolved into a coeducational public research university. Rutgers is one of only two colonial colleges that later became public universities, the other being The College of William and Mary. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Rutgers University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.3%.
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sakai

Sakai is a community of academic institutions, commercial organizations and individuals who work together to develop a common Collaboration and Learning Environment (CLE). The Sakai CLE is a free, community source, educational software platform distributed under the Educational Community License (a type of open source license). The Sakai CLE is used for teaching, research and collaboration. Systems of this type are also known as Course Management Systems (CMS), Learning Management Systems (LMS), or Virtual Learning Environments (VLE). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Sakai Project)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.1%.
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salzburg research

Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbH ist a non-academic research institute in Austria. The research technology organisation specializes in applied research and development in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT) and New Media. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Salzburg Research)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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school of oriental and african studies

The School of Oriental and African Studies (commonly abbreviated to "SOAS") is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom and a constituent college of the University of London. Specialising in laws, politics, economics (specifically development economics), humanities and languages concerning Asia, Africa and the Middle East, SOAS currently offers over 300 undergraduate Bachelor's degree combinations, and over 70 one-year intensively taught Master's degrees. MPhil and PhD degrees are also available in every academic department. Founded in 1916, SOAS has produced several heads of state, government ministers, ambassadors, Supreme Court judges, a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and many other notable leaders in emerging markets, future superpowers and in the Next Eleven. Located in central London, SOAS describes itself as the "world's leading centre for the study of a highly diverse range of subjects concerned with Asia, Africa and the Middle East", and is consistently ranked amongst the top universities in the UK. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: School of Oriental and African Studies)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1%.
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