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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 Wikipedia article: University for the Creative Arts)

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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 Wikipedia article: University of Abertay Dundee)

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university of bradford

The University of Bradford (est. 1966) is a university in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. Formed from a technical college in 1966, there are three campuses: the main campus, located on Richmond Road, the School of Health, on Trinity Road, but due to move to the main campus in Summer 2011, and the School of Management, at Emm Lane. According to The Times Good University Guide 2008, the University of Bradford is the 48th best university in the country. It has roughly 12,000 students enrolled, of which almost a third are mature students. Almost 25% of students are international students, and come from over 100 countries. 92% of the university's domestic students come from the state sector. The University of Bradford was the first university in the UK to establish a Department of Peace Studies in 1973. The university is currently undergoing a £79 million redevelopment programme, to improve both its building and its accommodation, as well as its facilities for disabled students, who compose almost 6% of the total student population. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Bradford)

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university of derby

The University of Derby is a university in the city of Derby, England. The main site is on Kedleston Road, Allestree in the north-west of the city and is located close to the A38 and opposite Markeaton Park. The University also has a campus in Buxton, Derbyshire, known as the Devonshire Campus, which is a grade II* listed building that has a dome which is over 145 ft (44 m) in diameter, bigger than that of St Paul's Cathedral in London. The university was formally opened by Prince Charles in February 2006. A contemporary-styled building for Arts, Design and Technology students on Markeaton Street in Derby was formally opened in early November 2007 by Richard Branson. Courses are also run at the Britannia Mill site in Derby and in the town of Chesterfield. The University provides nearly 300 study programmes at undergraduate level. Currently the University is home to 21000 students in all areas of study. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Derby)

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university of lancaster

Lancaster University, officially The University of Lancaster, is a British university in Lancaster, Lancashire, England. The university was established in 1964 and initially based in St Leonard's Gate until moving to a purpose-built 300 acre campus at Bailrigg in 1968. Lancaster expanded rapidly and now has the 11th highest research quality in the UK and is the 16th highest ranking research institution according to the latest Research Assessment Exercise. The university has an annual income of £177 million, 3,025 staff and 12,695 students. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Lancaster)

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university of northampton

The University of Northampton is a university in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate degrees with over 250 courses as well as foundation degrees, diplomas and a variety of postgraduate opportunities up to PhD level. It is one of only a handful of universities in the UK able to offer two-year fast-track degrees (currently for management and marketing and law) though it also offers four-year extended degrees with a year in industry. The university is internationally renowned for Waste Management education and research. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Northampton)

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university of pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh, commonly referred to as Pitt, is a state-related research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Founded as Pittsburgh Academy in 1787 on what was then the American frontier, Pitt is one of the oldest continuously chartered institutions of higher education in the United States. Pitt evolved into the Western University of Pennsylvania with an alteration to its charter in 1819, and upon relocating to its current campus in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh in 1908, the school received its current moniker, the University of Pittsburgh. For most of its history Pitt was a private institution, until it became part of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education in 1966. Pitt has been placed in the top cluster of seven leading U.S. public research universities and among the clusters comprising the overall top 25 research universities, is ranked among U.S. News & World Report's top public universities, has been placed among the best for the quality of life of its students, has been named as a "best value" by various publications, and has appeared in multiple rankings of the world's top universities. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Pittsburgh)

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alt-c

The ALT annual conference, altc or alt-c, is the UK's main conference for learning technologists and one the the largest conferences of its kind. It is held over three days every September, providing a valuable and practical forum for practitioners, researchers, managers and policy-makers from education and industry to solve problems, explore, reflect, influence and learn. (Excerpt from this source)

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eurocris

euroCRIS is a European organization responsible for publicising work on Current Research Information System (CRIS) systems. It maintains the CERIF standard for CRIS systems. The CERIF standard is maintained by the CERIF Task Group. A Current Research Information System, commonly known as "CRIS", is any information tool dedicated to provide access to and disseminate research information, such as People, Projects, Organizations, Results (publications, patents and products), Facilities, and Equipment. EuroCRIS is established to address issues of current research information systems (CRIS) worldwide, but with emphasis on Europe. CRIS may be organized thematically or along the lines of scientific disciplines. Issues are, but not limited to: databases global, thematical and according to type of information (expertise, projects, institution, facilities and products - including publications); standards and guidelines; best practice; data access and exchange mechanisms; and to address other data standardization issues within the realm of research, training and development (RTD, R&D), in a timely and efficient manner. The primary goals of euroCRIS are to act as a single forum for all interested individuals and organizations to enter into dialog and resolution of all matters related to the use of information technology in the conduct of all research information system business. euroCRIS supports standardized, streamlined information exchange across all aspects of the CRIS lifecycle. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: EuroCRIS)

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hea

The Higher Education Authority (HEA) is the authority in Ireland with responsibility for higher education since 1968 and placed on a statutory basis in 1971. The authority supports HEAnet, part of the GEANT network. The authority is responsible for the funding of Irish universities, institutes of technology and other third level colleges. The authority has presented many strategic reports since its foundation, a recent report was conducting into reforming medical training in Ireland; this proposed system should lead to the creation of a two route entry into medicine which will include entry via a bachelor's degree and aptitude test, in addition to the current "points race" system. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Higher Education Authority)

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jisc techdis

JISC TechDis is a leading UK advisory service on technologies for inclusion and accessibility. Its core remit is to support organisations within the post-16 education sectors (Higher Education, Further Education & Skills and Independent Specialist Colleges). (Excerpt from this source)

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knowledge media institute

Layar is a Dutch company based in Amsterdam, founded in 2009 by Raimo van der Klein, Claire Boonstra and Maarten Lens-FitzGerald. They have created a mobile browser called Layar. The browser allows users to find various items based upon augmented reality technology. On September 1, 2010, the World Economic Forum announced the company as a Technology Pioneer for 2011. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Layar)

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laurentian university

Laurentian University was incorporated on March 28, 1960, is a mid-sized bilingual university in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. While LU's focus is primarily on undergraduate programming, the university also features Canada's newest medical school — opened in 2005, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, in consortium with Lakehead University. Its school of Graduate Studies offers a growing number of graduate-level degrees. Laurentian is the largest bilingual provider of distance education in Canada. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Laurentian University)

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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)

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sherpa-leap

SHERPA-LEAP (the London E-prints Access Project) is a University of London (UoL) partnership which has created open access institutional repositories at several University of London institutions and continues to support their development and management, through ongoing development projects, and as a consortium of repository managers. The SHERPA-LEAP Hub includes a blog, where all members can share ideas and reports of activities, discussion groups and forums for topics of interest, information about our projects and links to other resources for our repository managers. (Excerpt from this source)

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university of bolton

The University of Bolton (formerly Bolton Institute of Higher Education) is a university in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. It has around 14,000 students across all sites and courses, with 700 academic and professional staff. Around 70% of its students come from Bolton and the North West region. The Times Newspaper profile states: 'The University sees itself as a regional institution, with around three quarters of the students coming from the North West, many through partner colleges.' (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Bolton)

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university of oregon

The University of Oregon (UO) is a public, coeducational research university in Eugene, Oregon, United States. The third-oldest public university in the state (behind Western Oregon University and Oregon State University), UO was founded in 1876 and graduated its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of sixty members of the Association of American Universities. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Oregon as a "very high research activity" university. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Oregon)

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university of portsmouth

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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university of st andrews

The University of St Andrews, informally referred to as St Andrews, is the oldest university in Scotland, and the third oldest in the United Kingdom and the English-speaking world after Oxford and Cambridge. St Andrews is considered one of the United Kingdom's best universities. World-class reputation in teaching and research consistently place St Andrews as the top university in Scotland and often amongst the top five in the UK, according to annual league tables produced by The Times, Sunday Times and The Guardian. The Times Higher Education World Universities Ranking named St Andrews among the world's Top 20 Arts and Humanities universities in 2010. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of St Andrews)

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victoria university

Victoria University (VU) is a multi-sector tertiary institution (higher education and TAFE) based in Melbourne, Australia with 10 campuses. VU offers qualifications in higher education, vocational education (TAFE), and short courses. VU also offers learning pathways enabling students to move from a certificate course through to an advanced diploma, degree, or postgraduate qualification by coursework or research. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Victoria University)

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