Estates Management record 2012/13 - Specialist academic areaSpecialistAcademicArea
Estates Management record 2012/13
Specialist academic area
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The fields in this entity contain data about specialist academic area.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
All higher education institutions (HEIs).
The total amount of academic floor space (i.e. teaching and research space) that can be classified as 'specialist' in terms of its use for a limited number of academic disciplines i.e. NIA designed for specialist use (either teaching or research) and which cannot easily be used for other non-specialist activities. It includes rooms or facilities with abnormal or exceptional equipment where such a feature inhibits the use of the room for other non-specialist activities, such as general teaching.
Types of space included in this category may include laboratories, specialist theatres and drama studios, catering facilities used as part of academic courses, dark rooms, recording studios etc. Exclude all general seminar and classrooms, lecture halls and lecture theatres (raked or non-raked).
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|Change management notes||Additional guidance added to the Notes section, clarifying that the Net Internal Area (NIA) returned in this entity will be a subset of that returned in Teaching not offices NIA and Research not offices NIA.|
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