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Estates Management record 2013/14 - Research not offices NIA

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Estates Management record 2013/14

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Research not offices NIA

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Short nameSMNIARE

This field contains data about the Net Internal Area (NIA) of research space (not offices). The value can be recorded to three decimal places.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All higher education providers (HEPs).

UnitSquare metre (m²)

The NIA of core research space (not offices) of the HEP.


  • research laboratories, associated stores and workshops used for research,
  • computing facilities used for research,
  • other buildings (e.g. animal houses, greenhouses, farms, field stations, observatories etc.) if used for research and predominantly used by the HEP. If the HEP is not the predominant user of such facilities then include under Non-residential NIA other.
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Sector use and benchmarking.

Part of
Field length11
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: SMNIARE

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