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This page provides an overview of 3 articles related to 'nesta', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) is an independent endowment in the United Kingdom established by an Act of Parliament in 1998. The company acts through a combination of practical programmes, early stage investment, research and policy, and the formation of partnerships to foster innovation and deliver radical new ideas. Funded by an endowment from the UK National Lottery, NESTA uses the interest from that endowment to fund and support its projects. On 14 October 2010 the Government announced that it will transfer NESTA's status from an executive non-departmental public body to a charitable body. NESTA's work to tackle social and economic issues in the UK at no cost to the taxpayer will continue. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: NESTA)

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Metadata related to 'nesta' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'nesta': 3 (0.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'nesta' across all Ariadne articles: 4
  • Average number of references to 'nesta' per Ariadne article: 1.33
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'nesta': 2005-07
  • Trending factor of 'nesta': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'nesta':

  1. kirsty pitkin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. kevin carey (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Accessibility: The Current Situation and New Directions

Kevin Carey describes accessibility by disabled people to digital information systems across broadcasting, telecommunications and the Internet, looks into the future and makes recommendations.

July 2005, issue44, feature article

The Second Life of UK Academics

John Kirriemuir introduces a series of studies investigating how the Second Life environment is being used in UK Higher and Further Education.

October 2007, issue53, feature article

The Institutional Web Management Workshop (IWMW) 2012

Kirsty Pitkin reports on the 16th Institutional Web Management Workshop held at the University of Edinburgh's Appleton Tower between 18 - 20 July 2012.

July 2012, issue69, event report

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