City University London

City University London (informally City University or City) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1894 as the Northampton Institute and became a university in 1966, when it adopted its present name. City University has its main campus in the Islington area of central London, with additional campuses in the City of London and the Holborn, Smithfield and Whitechapel areas of London. It is organised into seven Schools, within which there are around 40 academic departments and centres. City's mission is to provide "academic excellence for business and the professions". City University has been consistently highly ranked for its graduate employability and graduate salaries. It had a total income of £178.6 million in 2010/11, of which £8 million was from research grants and contracts. It is ranked 356th in the world in the 2011 QS World University Rankings and within the Times Higher Education top 100 world universities under 50 years old. City University is a member of the Association of MBAs, EQUIS and Universities UK.

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Northampton Square, London, London Borough of Islington, United Kingdom
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Freedom of expression and the right to be forgotten

The European Court of Justice has ruled that Google must amend some search results at the request of ordinary people in a test of the so-called "right to be forgotten." The court said links to "irrelevant" and outdated data should be erased on request. ...

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Beating cancer through gaming

Current City University London students and alumni have been instrumental in producing a new smartphone game in which players analyse real cancer data with the aim of finding new treatments.

Feb 10, 2014 4 / 5 (1) 0

One Europe or many?

As attention on the economic differences between European countries continue following the Great Recession, the European Social Survey reveals significant differences in moral and social attitudes too.

Jul 24, 2013 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

A new model of social class

The BBC has published the results from the 'Great British Class Survey' which has revealed a new model of social class with seven categories ranging from the Elite at the top to a 'Precariat' at the bottom. ...

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Researchers examine the rise of liveblogging

Dr Neil Thurman and Anna Walters, from City University London's Journalism School, have just published a study into liveblogging, which is becoming the default format for covering major breaking news stories, sports events, ...

Nov 26, 2012 not rated yet 0