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This page provides an overview of 421 organisation tags, ordered by trending factor. Column headings allow re-sorting by other criteria. In the expanding tab below you can adjust filters to display sub-sets of organisation tags and narrow the focus to specific organisations of interest (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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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)

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

PREMIS (PREservation Metadata: Implementation Strategies) is an international working group concerned with developing metadata for use in digital preservation. In 2003 the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) and Research Libraries Group (RLG) established the PREMIS working group, which consisted of a multi-national roster of more than thirty representatives from the cultural, government, and private sectors, in order to define implementable, core preservation metadata, with guidelines/recommendations for management and use. PREMIS was 'charged to define a set of semantic units that are implementation independent, practically oriented, and likely to be needed by most preservation repositories'. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: PREMIS)

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

Princeton University is a private research university located in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. The school is one of the eight universities of the Ivy League, and is one of the nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution. Princeton provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering. Princeton does not have schools of medicine, law, divinity, or business, but it does offer professional degrees through the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and the School of Architecture. Founded in 1746 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, as the College of New Jersey, the university moved to Newark in 1747, then to Princeton in 1756 and was renamed Princeton University in 1896. Princeton has been associated with 35 Nobel Laureates, 17 National Medal of Science winners, and three National Humanities Medal winners. On a per-student basis, Princeton has the largest university endowment in the world. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Princeton University)

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

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

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

Queen's University Belfast is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The university's official title, per its charter, is the Queen's University of Belfast. It is often referred to simply as Queen's, or by the abbreviation QUB. The university was chartered in 1845, and opened in 1849 as 'Queen's College, Belfast', but has roots going back to 1810 and the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. Queen's is a member of the Russell Group of the UK's 20 leading research intensive universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, Universities Ireland and Universities UK. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Queen's University Belfast)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.5%.
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rdtf

Resource Discovery Taskforce (RDTF) has been organised by JISC and Research Libraries UK. Its purpose is to focus on defining the requirements for the provision of a shared UK infrastructure for libraries, archives, museums and related resources to support education and research. The focus will be on catalogues/metadata that can assist in access to objects/resources. With a special reference to serials, books, archives/special collections, museum collections, digital repository content and other born digital content. This will interpret the shared UK infrastructure as part of global information provision. (Excerpt from this source)

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

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