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wipo

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is one of the 16 specialized agencies of the United Nations. WIPO was created in 1967 "to encourage creative activity, to promote the protection of intellectual property throughout the world". WIPO currently has 184 member states, administers 24 international treaties, and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: WIPO)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.3%.
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american museum of natural history

The American Museum of Natural History (abbreviated as AMNH), located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, United States, is one of the largest and most celebrated museums in the world. Located in park-like grounds across the street from Central Park, the Museum comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories, and its renowned library. The collections contain over 32 million specimens, of which only a small fraction can be displayed at any given time. The Museum has a scientific staff of more than 200, and sponsors over 100 special field expeditions each year. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: American Museum of Natural History)

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courtauld institute of art

The Courtauld Institute of Art (UK /ˈkɔərtoʊld/) is a self-governing college of the University of London specialising in the study of the history of art. The Courtauld is one of the premier centres for the teaching of art history in the world; it was the only History of Art department in the UK to be awarded a top 5* grade in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise, and was ranked second nationally for History of Art in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise and ranked first nationally for History and History of Art in the Guardian's 2011 University Guide. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Courtauld Institute of Art)

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edinburgh college of art

Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) is an art school in Edinburgh, Scotland, providing tertiary education in art and design disciplines for over two thousand students. Edinburgh College of Art is located in the Old Town of Edinburgh, overlooking the Grassmarket, and not far from the University of Edinburgh's George Square campus. The college was founded in 1760, and gained its present name and site in 1907. Formerly associated with Heriot-Watt University, it now has its degrees issued by the University of Edinburgh. The College formally merges with the University on 1 August 2011, combining with the School of Arts, Culture and Environment and continuing to exist under the name Edinburgh College of Art as a fourth College of the University, with administrative support from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. As a result, the new Edinburgh College of Art will comprise not only Art, Design, Architecture and Landscape Architecture, but also History of Art and Music. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Edinburgh College of Art)

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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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leiden university

Leiden University (Dutch: Universiteit Leiden), located in the city of Leiden, is the oldest university in the Netherlands. The university was founded in 1575 by William, Prince of Orange, leader of the Dutch Revolt in the Eighty Years' War. Leiden University has six faculties, over 50 departments and more than 150 undergraduate programmes and enjoys an outstanding international reputation. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Leiden University)

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linden lab

Linden Research, Inc., d/b/a Linden Lab, is a privately held American Internet company that is best known as the creator of Second Life. The company's head office is in San Francisco, with additional offices in Boston, Seattle, Reston, Virginia and Davis, California. Its offices in Mountain View, Brighton, Singapore and Amsterdam were closed in 2010. In addition, the company employs remote workers that communicate and collaborate on projects using Second Life technology. The company, founded in 1999, employs numerous established high-tech veterans, including former executives from Electronic Arts, eBay, Disney, Adobe, and Apple. The company's founder and original CEO is Philip Rosedale, a former CTO of Real Networks. Although Linden Lab's Second Life platform was not the first online virtual world entry, it has gained a large amount of attention due to its expanding user base and unique policy that allows participants to own the intellectual property rights to the inworld content that they create. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Linden Lab)

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northumbria university

Northumbria University, officially The University of Northumbria at Newcastle, is an academic institution located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England. It is a member of the University Alliance. Northumbria University has its origins in three regional colleges: Rutherford College of Technology, which was established by Dr John Hunter Rutherford in 1880 and opened formally by HRH The Duke of York in 1894, the College of Art & Industrial Design and the Municipal College of Commerce. In 1969, these three institutions were amalgamated to form Newcastle Polytechnic. The Polytechnic became the major regional centre for the training of teachers with the incorporation of the City College of Education in 1974, and the Northern Counties College of Education in 1976. In 1992, Newcastle Polytechnic was inaugurated as the new Northumbria University as part of the UK-wide process in which polytechnics became new universities. It was originally styled, and its official name still is, the University of Northumbria at Newcastle (see the Articles of Government) but the trading name was simplified to Northumbria University in 2002. In 1995, it was awarded responsibility for the education of healthcare professionals, which was transferred from the National Health Service. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Northumbria University)

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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)

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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)

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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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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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canterbury christ church university

Canterbury Christ Church University is a university in Canterbury, Kent, England. The University has developed rapidly since its inception in 1962 and now has nearly 20,000 students based at campuses across Kent, in Canterbury, Broadstairs, Folkestone, Medway and Tunbridge Wells. As well as being the largest centre of higher education in Kent for the public services ‐ notably teacher training, health and social care, and the emergency services ‐ the university also offers an extensive range of academic and professional programmes, from credit bearing higher education entry certificates through to doctorates and research degrees. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Canterbury Christ Church University)

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city university london

City University London, usually just known in the UK as City University, is a British university based in Northampton Square, Islington, London. The university has a research experience of over 100 years and has often been highly ranked for its graduate employability and graduate salaries. The University's mission, as outlined in its Strategy, is to "lead London in education, research and knowledge transfer for businesses and the professions". (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: City University London)

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cymal

CyMAL: Museums Archives and Libraries Wales gives advice and financial support to local museums, archives and libraries; develops and implements policies appropriate to Wales, and provides authoritative policy advice to the Minister for Housing, Regeneration and Heritage. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: CyMAL)

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iassist

IASSIST is an international organization of professionals working with information technology and data services to support research and teaching in the social sciences. As an organization IASSIST strives to: foster and promote a network of excellence for data service delivery; advance infrastructure in the social sciences; provide opportunities for collegial exchange of sound professional practices. (Excerpt from this source)

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oxford internet institute

The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) is a multi-disciplinary institute based at the University of Oxford, England, and housed in buildings owned by Balliol College, Oxford. It is devoted to the study of the societal implications of the Internet, with the aim of shaping research, policy and practice in the UK, Europe and around the world. It is the main UK member of the World Internet Project. Since 2006 the OII has run its own doctoral programme entitled "Information, Communication, and the Social Sciences." In October 2009 it launched a one-year MSc called "The Social Science of the Internet." The OII is located at the southern end of St Giles' in central Oxford near the Martyrs' Memorial. It celebrated its first decade in 2011. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Oxford Internet Institute)

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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 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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