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  • 1. About Mimas
    Keith Cole
    Director of Mimas
  • 2.
    • A nationally designated UK datacentre based at the University of Manchester
    • 3. Funded by JISC, Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and others…
    • 4. A Centre of Excellence based in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Manchester
    • 5. An organisation of uniquely skilled experts
    • 6. A provider of world class data and information resources to support research, learning and teaching.
    What is Mimas?
  • 7. The Mimas Mission
    _Mission
    Our mission is to power knowledge, research, teaching and learning. We have a unique blend of expertise and contextual knowledge, combined with the capacity to deploy existing and emergent technologies. This enables us to turn advances in technology into value for our communities and provide world-class information resources.
  • 8. Standing on the shoulders of giants
    • Hosting a vast number of the UK’s information assets
    • 9. Specialising in multidisciplinary, highly unique data
    • 10. Developing tools to help users make the most of that data
    • 11. Constantly balancing quality service delivery with innovation
  • An organisation of experts
    Uniquely skilled in:
    • Technological development
    • 12. Information and data management
    • 13. Complex programme management
    • 14. User support and engagement
    • 15. Applied research
  • Leading edge applied research