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jisc infonet

JISC infoNet is a JISC Advance service supporting the strategic planning and deployment of technology within the UK Higher Education (HE) and Further Education (FE) sectors. The service is hosted by Northumbria University and is based in Newcastle upon Tyne. JISC infoNet was launched as a JISC Advisory Service in January 2003, building on the roots of a HEFCE Good Management Practice project called BISinfoNet. In 2009, JISC infoNet joined other JISC Advisory Services and Regional Support Centres in the new not-for-profit company JISC Advance (the trading name of JISC Services Management Company). As well as JISC infoNet, other JISC Advance services include JISC Digital Media, JISC Legal, JISCMail, JISC Netskills, JISC Procureweb, JISC TechDis and JISC RSC UK. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: JISC InfoNet)

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

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

The Johns Hopkins University, commonly referred to as Johns Hopkins, JHU, or simply Hopkins, is a private research university based in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Johns Hopkins maintains campuses in Maryland, Washington, D.C., Italy, China, and Singapore. The university was founded on January 22, 1876 and named for its benefactor, the philanthropist Johns Hopkins. Daniel Coit Gilman was inaugurated as first president on February 22, 1876. Johns Hopkins pioneered the concept of the modern research university in the United States and has ranked among the world's top such universities throughout its history. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has ranked Johns Hopkins #1 among U.S. academic institutions in total science, medical and engineering research and development spending for 31 consecutive years. As of 2009, thirty-three Nobel Prize winners have been affiliated with Johns Hopkins, and the university's research is among the most cited in the world. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Johns Hopkins University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.7%.
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kansas state university

Kansas State University, commonly shortened to K-State, is an institution of higher learning located in Manhattan, Kansas, in the United States. Kansas State is the oldest public university in the state of Kansas, and saw a record high enrollment of 23,588 students for the Fall 2011 semester. A branch campus is located in Salina, Kansas, housing the College of Technology and Aviation. Another branch campus, known as the Olathe Innovation Campus, is presently under construction in Olathe, Kansas. When completed, the Olathe facility will be the academic research presence within the Kansas Bioscience Park, and will research bioenergy, animal health, plant science and food safety and security. The university is classified as a research university with high research (RU/H) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Kansas State University)

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

King's College London (informally King's or KCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom and a constituent college of the federal University of London. King's has a claim to being the third oldest university in England, having been founded by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington in 1829, and having received its royal charter in 1836. In 1836 King's became one of the two founding colleges of the University of London. King's is arranged into nine Schools of Study, spread across four Thames-side campuses in Central London and one in Denmark Hill, South London. It is one of the largest centres for graduate and post-graduate medical teaching and biomedical research in Europe; it is home to six Medical Research Council centres, the most of any British university. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: King's College London)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 4.5%.
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kingston university

Kingston University (informally Kingston) is a public research university located in Kingston upon Thames, southwest London, United Kingdom. It was originally founded in 1899 as Kingston Technical Institute, a polytechnic, and became a university in 1992. Campuses are located in Kingston and Roehampton. There is a range of undergraduate and postgraduate work spread across seven faculties, as well as some further education provisions. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Kingston University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.4%.
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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)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.3%.
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leeds college of music

Leeds College of Music, located in Leeds' Quarry Hill cultural quarter, is the largest music college in the United Kingdom, with over 1,000 full-time and 1,000 part-time students. The college is best known for its leading role in jazz education and started one of the first jazz degrees in Europe. It is also the only music conservatoire in the UK to offer both Higher and Further Education courses, ranging from BTEC Extended Diploma courses to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. It was formerly known as Leeds Music Centre (1965-1971) and City of Leeds College of Music (1971-1997). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Leeds College of Music)

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

Leeds Metropolitan University is a British University with three campuses. Two are situated in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England while the third is situated in Bhopal, India. It gained university status in 1992; prior to this date it was known as Leeds Polytechnic. The number of students is listed by the HESA 2008/09 data as the 15th largest in Britain. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Leeds Metropolitan University)

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

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

The Library of Congress is the research library of the United States Congress, de facto national library of the United States, and the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. Located in three buildings in Washington, D.C., it is the largest library in the world by shelf space and number of books. The head of the Library is the Librarian of Congress, currently James H. Billington. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Library of Congress)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 5.7%.
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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)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.2%.
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liverpool john moores university

Liverpool John Moores University (informally LJMU) is a British 'modern' university located in the city of Liverpool, England. The university is named after John Moores and was previously called Liverpool Mechanics' School of Arts and later Liverpool Polytechnic before gaining university status in 1992, thus becoming Liverpool John Moores University. The university is a member of the University Alliance, a mission group of British universities established in 2007. It is also a member of the European University Association and the North West Universities Association. At present, LJMU serves more than 24,000 students comprising 20,270 undergraduate students and 4,100 postgraduate students, making it the largest university in Liverpool by student population - as well as the twentieth largest in the United Kingdom. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Liverpool John Moores University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.9%.
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london business school

London Business School (LBS) is an international business school and a constituent college of the University of London, located in central London, beside Regent's Park. LBS teaches postgraduate programmes in finance and management, in addition to its flagship Master of Business Administration (MBA and EMBA) program, it also offers the Sloan Fellowship Program for experienced business executives, a Masters in Finance (also known as MiF, a finance specialist programme), a Masters in Management for students with less than a year's work experience, a PhD, as well as non-masters programmes for business executives. It was established in 1964, after the Franks Report recommended the establishment of two business schools, as part of existing universities (London Business School and Manchester Business School), but with considerable autonomy. It has close collaborations with the nearby University College London and the Modern Language Centre at King's College London. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: London Business School)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.8%.
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london metropolitan university

London Metropolitan University (London Met), located in London, England, was formed on 1 August 2002 by the amalgamation of the University of North London (est.1896) and the London Guildhall University (est.1848). The University has campuses in the City of London and in the London Borough of Islington. The University operates its own archives, libraries and museum. The Women's Library houses the archives of the Fawcett Society, and other material on the history of feminism. The other collections are the TUC Library, the Irish Studies Collection and The Frederick Parker Collection. In 2011, following a review of its undergraduate education provision which revealed that 80% of its students were on just 80 courses, London Met announced it would be slimming down its course offering. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: London Metropolitan University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.2%.
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london school of hygiene and tropical medicine

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM or the "London School") is a constituent college of the University of London, specialising in public health and tropical medicine. Founded by Sir Patrick Manson in 1899, the London School is a research-led postgraduate centre of excellence in public health, international health and tropical medicine. The School's mission is to contribute to the improvement of health worldwide through the pursuit of excellence in research, postgraduate teaching and advanced training in national and international public health and tropical medicine, and through informing policy and practice in these areas. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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london south bank university

London South Bank University (LSBU) is a university in south London. With over 25,000 students and 1,700 staff, it is based in the London Borough of Southwark, near the South Bank of the River Thames, from which it takes its name. Founded from charitable donations in 1892 as the "Borough Polytechnic Institute", it absorbed several other local colleges in the 1970s and 1990s, and achieved university status in 1992. The university states its vision is to be "the most admired UK university for creating professional opportunity. We intend to be a source of pride to our students, our staff and the communities we serve." LSBU is a post-1992 or new university and puts strong focus on their students' employability. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: London South Bank University)

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

Long Island University (LIU) is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution of higher education in the U.S. state of New York. LIU was chartered in 1926 in Brooklyn by the New York State Education Department to provide 'effective and moderately priced education' to people from 'all walks of life.' (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Long Island University)

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

Lund University (Swedish: Lunds universitet), located in Lund in the province of Scania, Sweden, is one of northern Europe's most prestigious universities and one of Scandinavia's largest institutions for education and research, frequently ranked among the world's top 100 universities. The university was founded in 1666 and is the second oldest Swedish university, but can arguably trace its roots back to 1438, when a studium generale was founded in Lund. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Lund University)

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

Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) is a university in North West England. Its headquarters and central campus is in the city of Manchester, but there are outlying facilities in the county of Cheshire. It is the third largest university in the United Kingdom in terms of student numbers, behind the Open University and its neighbour Manchester University. It is a member of the University Alliance and is classed as a new university. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Manchester Metropolitan University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 2.9%.
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