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Neil Jefferies

Neil Jefferies, MA, MBA is Research and Development Project Manager for the Bodleian Libraries, responsible for the development and delivery of new projects and services. He was involved with the initial setup of the Eprints and Fedora Repositories at Oxford and is now working on the implementation of a long-term digital archive platform. Alongside his commitments to Cultures of Knowledge, Neil is Technical Director of the IMPAcT Project, Co-PI on the DataFlow Project, and an invited contributor to the SharedCanvas Project. He also represents the Bodleian on the Jisc PALS (Publisher and Library Solutions) panel.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "data", "metadata", "research", "university of oxford", "data set", "repositories", "dmponline", "bodleian libraries", "cataloguing", "datacite". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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bodleian libraries, university of oxford

oxford oxfordshire

england

Rose Lock

Rose Lock is the Special Collections Supervisor at the University of Sussex Library. She is also the Project Co-ordinator for Scarlet+ at Sussex. She works with the extensive 20th-century literary and socio-historical collections held by the Library which include the Mass Observation Archive, and the personal papers of Virginia Woolf and Rudyard Kipling, amongst others. More recently she has been heavily involved in the planning and preparation of the move of the collections to a new resource centre, The Keep, which will hold the collections of East Sussex, Brighton and Hove and the University of Sussex.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "scarlet", "augmented reality", "university of sussex", "mimas", "research", "university of manchester", "university for the creative arts", "archives", "jisc", "jorum". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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university of sussex

brighton east sussex

england

Ryan Burns

Ryan is a doctoral researcher whose work examines science, technology and everyday life.  Ryan critiques concepts of digital culture by examining specific uses of tablet computers, in particular the use of tablets by science researchers. 

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "tablet computer", "ipad", "university of sussex", "video", "research", "apple", "mobile", "usability", "data", "multimedia". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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university of sussex

brighton east sussex

england

Shigeki Sugita

Shigeki Sugita is Head of Academic Content Management at Chiba University Library and a board member of the Digital Repository Federation. He worked at the National Institute of Informatics (2002-2004), Hokkaido University Library (2005-2009, as its repository manager) and Otaru University of Commerce Library (2010-2012) and was involved in projects on Open Access including NII-IRP, AIRway, and IRcuresILL.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "repositories", "open access", "digital repository federation", "research", "hokkaido university", "institutional repository", "archives", "database", "metadata", "copyright". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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chiba university

chiba

japan

Anne Spalding

Anne Spalding is currently managing UCA Research Online and working on the development of this resource in liaison with the University's research community and other stakeholders. Anne has recently worked on the Jisc-funded KAPTUR Project (Jisc, 2011-13), as institutional Project Officer for the University for the Creative Arts, and previous projects including Kultivate (JISC, 2010-11), eNova (Jisc, 2011).

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "research", "data", "data management", "jisc", "kaptur", "vads", "university for the creative arts", "archives", "preservation", "curation". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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university for the creative arts

farnham surrey

england

Carlos Silva

Carlos Silva’s research interests focus on the areas of research information systems, cloud technologies, institutional repositories and software development, specifically their application to practice within visual arts.  As such, Carlos has undertaken a range of user and technical research projects, including: Enhancing VADS (2008-2009), Look Here! (2010-2011), Kultivate (2010-2011), UCARIS (2010-2014), eNova (2011), KAPTUR (2011-2013) and the Zandra Rohdes Project (2012-2013). He also sits on the HEFCE Data Collection Steering Group representing the University and GuildHE.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "research", "data", "data management", "jisc", "kaptur", "vads", "university for the creative arts", "archives", "preservation", "curation". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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university for the creative arts

farnham surrey

england

Leigh Garrett

As Director of the Visual Arts Data Service, a Research Centre of the University for the Creative Arts, Leigh’s research interests lie in the collection, management, discoverability, engagement, preservation and sustainability of digital assets, particularly where they support and enhance learning, teaching and research in the visual arts. 

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "research", "data", "data management", "jisc", "kaptur", "vads", "university for the creative arts", "archives", "preservation", "curation". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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university for the creative arts

farnham surrey

england

Leonard Will

Leonard Will has been working as an independent consultant in information management since 1994, having previously been Head of Library and Information Services at the Science Museum, London. He has special interests in faceted classification and thesaurus construction and use, and was a member of the working parties that drew up BS8723 and ISO25964.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "search technology", "thesaurus", "iso", "information retrieval", "vocabularies", "interoperability", "standards", "metadata", "research", "url". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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willpower information

enfield greater london

england

Terry Reese

Terry Reese is the current Head of Digital Initiatives at The Ohio State University Libraries.  In this role, he oversees the strategic development of The Ohio State University Libraries digital initiatives programme.  His research interests include metadata analysis, data mining and visualisation, and system architecture design.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "knowledge base", "metadata", "url", "repositories", "data", "research", "oclc", "apache", "collection development", "infrastructure". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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ohio state university libraries

columbus oh

united states

Martin White

Martin White has been tracking developments in technology since the late 1970s, initially in electronic publishing in the days of videotext and laser discs. He has been a Visiting Professor at the iSchool, University of Sheffield, since 2002 and is Chair of the eScience Advisory Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

 

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "intranet", "search technology", "ebook", "higher education", "cloud computing", "research", "content management", "intranet focus ltd", "sharepoint", "accessibility". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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intranet focus ltd, university of sheffield

horsham west sussex

england

Marie-Therese Gramstadt

Marie-Therese Gramstadt is currently managing the KAPTUR Project (Jisc, 2011-13) working with Goldsmiths, University of London; The Glasgow School of Art; University of the Arts London; and University for the Creative Arts, to improve the management of arts research data. She is also a Researcher and Digital Cataloguer for the Zandra Rhodes Digital Study Archive (Jisc, 2011-13), making use of her MA in the History of Dress (Courtauld Institute of Art). Marie-Therese has recently re-joined the Crafts Study Centre to work on the SCARLET+ Project using augmented reality with the Muriel Rose Archive (Jisc, 2012-13). Previous projects include: Kultivate (Jisc, 2010-11), eNova (Jisc, 2011) and three Learning and Teaching Research grants (2010, 2010-11, 2011-12).

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "research", "data", "repositories", "scarlet", "university for the creative arts", "jisc", "archives", "vads", "software", "eprints". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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university for the creative arts, vads

farnham surrey

england

Alex Ball

Alex Ball is a Research Officer working in the field of digital curation and research data management, and an Institutional Support Officer for the Digital Curation Centre. His interests include Engineering research data, Web technologies and preservation, scientific metadata, data citation and the intellectual property aspects of research data.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "data", "research", "metadata", "data set", "datacite", "repositories", "data management", "doi", "preservation", "identifier". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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ukoln, university of bath

bath somerset

england

Alistair McNaught

Alistair McNaught is a Senior Advisor at JISC TechDis with considerable experience in using technology for teaching and learning.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "accessibility", "research", "web accessibility initiative", "wcag", "bs8878", "w3c", "standards", "jisc techdis", "bbc", "vocabularies". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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york yorkshire

england

Andrew Cox

Andrew Cox is a lecturer at the Information School, University of Sheffield and leads the RDMRose Project. His research interests include virtual community, social media and library responses to technology. He is the School's Director of Learning and Teaching. He co-ordinates Sheffield's MSc in Digital Library Management.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "research", "data", "data management", "passwords", "software", "dcc", "metadata", "search technology", "database", "rdmrose". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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university of sheffield

sheffield yorkshire and the humber

england

Anna Mastora

Anna Mastora is a PhD candidate (holding the Greece-EU co-financed “Heracleitus” scholarship) at the Department of Archives and Library Science, Ionian University. She holds a Library Science degree from the Technological Educational Institute in Athens (Greece) and an MSc in Information Management from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow (UK).

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "digital library", "research", "archives", "ionian university", "information retrieval", "search technology", "blog", "software", "europeana", "digital preservation". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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ionian university

corfu

greece

Barbara Sen

Barbara Sen is a Lecturer at the Information School, the University of Sheffield and on the RDMRose Project Board. Her main areas of interest are strategic management of information services, and continuing professional development including the use of reflective practice to support learning.  Prior to coming into HE, Barbara worked in a number of sectors including health, special libraries, and the academic sector.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "research", "data", "data management", "dcc", "metadata", "rdmrose", "curation", "digital curation", "university of sheffield", "open access". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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university of sheffield

sheffield yorkshire and the humber

england

Brigitte Jorg

Brigitte Jörg fulfils the role of CERIF National Co-ordinator with the JISC Innovation Support Centre at UKOLN. Her current work focuses on co-ordination and support of ongoing Research Information Management (RIM) activity. Since 2005, Brigitte has been a member of the euroCRIS Board and leads the CERIF task group. She is interested in developing international relationships and joint initiatives.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "cerif", "eurocris", "research", "identifier", "jisc", "orcid", "data", "lod", "vocabularies", "repositories". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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ukoln

bath somerset

england

Chris Awre

Chris Awre is Head of Information Management within Library and Learning Innovation at the University of Hull. He oversees the teams responsible for the acquisition, processing and cataloguing of all materials managed through the Library from both external and internal sources, the latter focusing on the development of the digital repository and local digital collections. Chris has a background as a systems librarian and advocates the value of a broad approach to digital repository collection development.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "repositories", "fedora commons", "hydra", "portal", "search technology", "research", "metadata", "framework", "software", "jisc". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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university of hull

hull east riding yorkshire

england

Courtney Mumma

Courtney manages Archivematica system requirements, product design, technical support, training, and community relations. She has been a researcher and co-investigator on the InterPARES 3 Project, researcher on the UBC-SLAIS Digital Records Forensics Project, and is a member of the Professional Experts Panel on the BitCurator Project. Courtney has been published in Archivaria and has delivered many presentations on the practical application of digital preservation strategies.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "preservation", "digital preservation", "cloud computing", "data", "digital curation", "identifier", "file format", "ndsa", "curation", "software". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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new westminster

canada

Dominik Lukeš

Dominik Lukeš, Education and Technology Specialist at Dyslexia Action, has published research in the areas of language and education policy. He has also worked as editor, translator and Web developer.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "accessibility", "bs8878", "wcag", "research", "web accessibility initiative", "standards", "web resources", "w3c", "video", "standardisation". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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egham

england

Eddy Verbaan

Eddy Verbaan is the Research Associate on the RDMRose Project. His main interests are digital library management, research practices in past and present, and didactics. He has published on early modern geography and urban history writing, pedagogy, and on the history of Dutch Studies in the UK. Previously, Eddy worked as a university teacher in Dutch Studies at the Universities of Leiden (NL), Paris-IV Sorbonne, Nottingham and Sheffield. He has a PhD in history.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "research", "data", "data management", "dcc", "metadata", "rdmrose", "curation", "digital curation", "university of sheffield", "open access". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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university of sheffield

sheffield yorkshire and the humber

england

Leo Lyons

Leo Lyons is a project manager at the University of Kent working within the Learning and Research Development department. Over a 20-year career in IT he has been a trainer, has run help desks, and designed and coded database management systems for the public sector. His work in recent years has included projects on engaging with alumni, e-folios and improving the presentation of university course data.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "raptor", "data", "database", "standards", "ark project", "university of kent", "software", "research", "jisc", "microsoft reporting services". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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university of kent

canterbury kent

england

Mark Jordan

Mark Jordan is Head of Library Systems at Simon Fraser University. His interests include digital preservation, repository platforms, and metadata reuse and exchange. Mark is a contributor to several open source applications and the chief developer of several more. He is the author of Putting Content Online: A Practical Guide for Libraries (Chandos, 2006).

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "preservation", "digital preservation", "cloud computing", "data", "digital curation", "identifier", "file format", "ndsa", "curation", "software". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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simon fraser university

burnaby

canada

Milena Dobreva

Dr. Milena Dobreva is a Senior Lecturer in the Library, Information and Archive Sciences Department of the Media and Knowledge Sciences Faculty at the University of Malta. She was the Principal Investigator of EC-, JISC- and UNESCO-funded projects in the areas of user experience, digitisation and digital preservation and is a regular project evaluator for the EC. In 2013, she will be co-chairing with Giannis Tsakonas the biggest European research event in Digital Libraries, the 17th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL 2013).

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "blog", "podcast", "video", "university of malta", "digital preservation", "digital library", "archives", "search technology", "digitisation", "data mining". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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university of malta

msida

malta

Nick Ruest

Nick Ruest is the Digital Assets Librarian at York University. He oversees the development of data curation, asset management and preservation strategies, along with creating and implementing digital preservation policies. He is also active in the Islandora community, and occasionally contributes code to the project. He is currently the President of the Ontario Library and Technology Association.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "preservation", "digital preservation", "cloud computing", "data", "digital curation", "identifier", "file format", "ndsa", "curation", "software". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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york university

toronto ontario

canada

Olivia Walsby

Olivia Walsby currently works as an Academic Engagement Librarian at The University of Manchester Library, having spent the past 12 years within the academic libraries sector. Her experience includes Research & Learning Support, E-Learning and Electronic Resources Delivery. Olivia’s professional interests include the developing liaison and marketing role of the academic librarian, and the use of new technologies to support teaching and learning, and to enhance the student experience.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "research", "university of manchester", "data", "archives", "open access", "uri", "software", "bibliographic data", "infrastructure", "mobile". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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university of manchester

manchester greater manchester

england

Paul Meehan

Paul Meehan is a Senior Development Officer, working at Mimas, the UK National Data Centre at The University of Manchester. Paul's main role is as developer and administrator of the JUSP service, as well as involvement in a range of other Mimas projects and services including IRUS UK, the e-Tekkatho Project to deliver academic resources to Burma and work with Arthritis Research UK. He previously held key roles in the Intute and CrossFire services.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "sushi", "jusp", "data", "intute", "software", "research", "jisc", "mimas", "search technology", "database". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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university of manchester

manchester greater manchester

england

Paul Needham

Paul Needham is the Research and Innovation Manager at Kings Norton Library, Cranfield University. Paul is responsible for Application Development within JUSP. Recent projects he has worked on for JISC include ETAS (Enhanced Transfer Alerting Service), SUSHI Starters, PIRUS2, IRUS and RAPTOR-JUse. Paul is a member of the NISO SUSHI Standing Committee and the Technical Advisory Boards of COUNTER and the KnowledgeBase+ Project.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "sushi", "jusp", "data", "software", "portal", "data set", "identifier", "standards", "authentication", "mimas". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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cranfield university

cranfield bedfordshire

england

Richard Gartner

Richard Gartner is a lecturer in Library and Information Science at King's College London. Before joining academia, he worked as a practising librarian for 20 years, specialising in digital libraries and metadata. His research concentrates on integrated metadata strategies for complex digital libraries and archives, particularly within XML architectures. In addition to acting as Principal Investigator for the LIPARM Project, he has also recently worked on projects in research information management, English place names, naval history and environmental science.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "metadata", "liparm", "uri", "schema", "controlled vocabularies", "xml", "data", "xml schema", "identifier", "research". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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kings college london

london greater london

england

Ross MacIntyre

Ross MacIntyre currently works within Mimas, the UK National Data Centre at The University of Manchester. Ross is the Service Manager for the ‘Web of Knowledge Service for UK Education’, ‘JUSP’ (JISC’s Journal Usage Statistics Portal), ‘UKPMC+’ and ‘Zetoc’. He is also responsible for Digital Library-related R&D services and had formal involvement with Dublin Core and OpenURL standards development. Recent projects for JISC include PIRUS2 (extending COUNTER to article-level) and IRUS (applying PIRUS2 findings to UK institutional repositories). Ross is Chair of UKSG and a member of the Technical Advisory Boards of COUNTER and the UK Access Management Federation.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "sushi", "jusp", "data", "software", "portal", "data set", "identifier", "standards", "authentication", "mimas". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

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university of manchester

manchester greater manchester

england



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