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michigan state university

Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university in East Lansing, Michigan, USA. Founded in 1855, it was the pioneer land-grant institution and served as a model for future land-grant colleges in the United States under the 1862 Morrill Act. MSU pioneered the studies of packaging, hospitality business, telecommunication and music therapy. Today its study-abroad program is the largest of any single-campus university in the country, offering more than 200 programs in more than 60 countries on all continents including Antarctica. It is considered to be one of America's Public Ivy universities, which recognizes top public research universities in the United States. Following the introduction of the Morrill Act, the college became coeducational and expanded its curriculum beyond agriculture. Today, MSU is the ninth-largest university in the United States, with 47,800 students and 2,954 faculty members. The school's nuclear physics, engineering, political science, business, journalism, education, law and osteopathic medicine programs are among the nation's best. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Michigan State University)

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

Middlesex University (abbr. MU, MDX) is a university in north London, England. It is located in the historic county boundaries of Middlesex from which it takes its name. It is one of the post-1992 universities and is a member of Million+ working group. As is the case with many former polytechnics, Middlesex was formally organised as a teaching institution relatively recently (in 1973), yet can trace its history back to 19th century. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Middlesex University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.4%.
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minnesota state colleges and universities

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System (commonly abbreviated as "MnSCU") comprises 31 colleges and universities, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities. Its headquarters are in Suite 350 of the Wells Fargo Place in St. Paul. The system is separate from the University of Minnesota system. he Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system of distinct and collaborative institutions offers higher education that meets the personal and career goals of a wide range of individual learners, enhances the quality of life for all Minnesotans and sustains vibrant economies throughout the state. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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mla

The Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) is a non-departmental public body in England and a registered charity with a remit to promote improvement and innovation in the area of museums, libraries and archives. It has functions that span the UK and it advises the UK government on policy and priorities for these areas in England, and receives funding from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). The Chairman is Sir Andrew Motion (lately Poet Laureate) and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is Roy Clare CBE. On July 26 2010 it was announced that the MLA would be abolished under new proposals put forward by the culture secretary, Jeremy Hunt, to cut the number of public bodies the government funds. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: MLA)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 2.6%.
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monash university

Monash University (or simply Monash) is a public university based in Melbourne, Victoria. It was founded in 1958 and is the second oldest university in the state. Monash is a member of Australia's Group of Eight and the ASAIHL. Monash enrolls approximately 39,000 undergraduate and 16,000 graduate students, making it the university with the largest student body in Australia. It also has more applicants than any university in the state of Victoria. Monash is home to major research facilities, including the Australian Synchrotron, the Monash Science Technology Research and Innovation Precinct (STRIP), the Australian Stem Cell Centre, 100 research centres and 17 co-operative research centres. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Monash University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.9%.
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morrisville state college

Morrisville State College, formerly the State University of New York at Morrisville or SUNY Morrisville, is a college of the State University of New York. It offers 22 bachelor degrees and a wide variety of associate degrees at two campuses in Central New York: Morrisville and Norwich. Programs are offered in Agricultural Sciences and Management, Animal and Equine Science, Computer Information Technology and many more. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Morrisville State College)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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mpeg

The 'Moving Picture Experts Group' (MPEG) is a working group of experts that was formed by ISO and IEC to set standards for audio and video compression and transmission. It was established in 1988 and its first meeting was in May 1988 in Ottawa, Canada. As of late 2005, MPEG has grown to include approximately 350 members per meeting from various industries, universities, and research institutions. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: MPEG)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.8%.
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national academy of sciences

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as "advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine." As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. The National Academy of Sciences is part of the National Academies, which also includes: National Academy of Engineering (NAE); Institute of Medicine (IOM); National Research Council (NRC). The group holds a congressional charter under Title 36 of the United States Code. For other groups called 'National Academy of Sciences' see /wiki/National_Academy_of_Sciences_(disambiguation). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Academy of Sciences)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.5%.
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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)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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national e-science centre

The National e-Science Centre was proposed and established by a consortium of departments from the universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow. Participating departments from the University of Edinburgh includ: Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC); School of Informatics; School of Physics. Participating departments from the University of Glasgow include: Department of Computing Science; Department of Physics & Astronomy. (Excerpt from this source)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.6%.
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national grid service

The National Grid Service (NGS) aims to help UK academics and researchers carry out their research by providing easy to use access to computational, data and other resources. It is funded by two governmental bodies, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), and is preparing to enter its fourth phase. The NGS provides computing and data resources that are accessed through a standard common set of services, the Minimum Software Stack. NGS services are based on the Globus Toolkit for job submission and storage resource broker (SRB) for data management. NGS resources host a large number of scientific software packages, including SIESTA and GAUSSIAN. As well as providing access to compute and data resources, the NGS also offers training (through the National e-Science Centre in Edinburgh) and Grid support to all UK academics and researchers in grid computing. With more than 500 users and twenty nine sites, the NGS is rapidly expanding, with a mission to provide coherent electronic access for UK researchers to all computational and data based resources and facilities required to carry out their research, independent of resource or researcher location. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Grid Service)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.4%.
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national library of armenia

The National Library of Armenia is the legal deposit and copyright for Armenia. It is located in Yerevan. The building dates from 1939 and was designed to house seven million books. The oldest book is Urbatagirk (1512, Venice). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Library of Armenia)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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national library of finland

The National Library of Finland (Finnish: Kansalliskirjasto, Swedish: Nationalbibliotek) is the foremost research library in Finland. Administratively the library is part of the University of Helsinki. Until 1 August 2006, it was known as the Helsinki University Library. In addition to being the most important of the libraries of the University of Helsinki, the National Library is responsible for storing the Finnish cultural heritage. By Finnish law, the National Library is entitled to receive copies of all printed matter, as well as audiovisual materials excepting films, produced in Finland of for distribution in Finland. These copies are then distributed by the Library to its own national collection and to reserve collections of five other university libraries. Also, the National Library has the obligation to collect and preserve materials published on the Internet. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Library of Finland)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.2%.
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national library of new zealand

The National Library of New Zealand (Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa in Maori) is New Zealand's legal deposit library charged with the obligation to "enrich the cultural and economic life of New Zealand and its interchanges with other nations" (National Library of New Zealand (Te Puna Matauranga) Act 2003). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Library of New Zealand)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.5%.
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national library of the netherlands

The National Library of the Netherlands (Dutch: Koninklijke Bibliotheek or KB) is based in The Hague and was founded in 1798. The mission of the National Library of the Netherlands, as presented on the library's web site, is to provide "access to the knowledge and culture of the past and the present by providing high-quality services for research, study, and cultural experience". (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Library of the Netherlands)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.1%.
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national library of wales

The National Library of Wales (Welsh: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru), Aberystwyth, is the national legal deposit library of Wales; one of the Welsh Government sponsored bodies. Welsh is its main medium of communication. However, it aims to deliver all public services in Welsh and English. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Library of Wales)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.9%.
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national science foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. Its medical counterpart is the National Institutes of Health. With an annual budget of about US$6.87 billion (fiscal year 2010), the NSF funds approximately 20% of all federally supported basic research conducted by the United States' colleges and universities. In some fields, such as mathematics, computer science, economics and the social sciences, the NSF is the major source of federal backing. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Science Foundation)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 2%.
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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)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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ncas

The National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS) is a world leader in atmospheric science. NCAS carries out research programmes on: the science of climate change, including modelling and predictions; atmospheric composition, including air quality; weather, including hazardous weather; technologies for observing and modelling the atmosphere. Additionally, NCAS provides scientific facilities for researchers right across the UK to enable excellent atmospheric science on a national scale. (Excerpt from this source)

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

The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) is a partnership between the government, charity and industry in the United Kingdom that takes a strategic planning role in co-ordinating cancer research. Rather than replace or duplicate any of the functions of its 21 member associations and agencies, it seeks to add value through joint planning, coordination and initiating projects for the benefit of cancer research and, ultimately, cancer patients. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: NCRI)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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