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    United Kingdom

    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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    AAA

    Age Anaesthesia Association (https://www.ageanaesthesia.com/)

    In English

    AAGBI

    Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (https://anaesthetists.org/)

    In English

    AAIB

    Air Accidents Investigation Branch

    In English

    AAONw

    Anglo-Australian Observatory Epping Newsletter

    In English

    AAOPr

    Anglo-Australian Observatory Epping Preprint

    In English

    ABA

    Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association (www.aba.org.uk)

    In English

    ABHI
    Association of British Healthcare Industries (https://www.abhi.org.uk)

    = ABHI | Association of British HealthTech Industries | In English

    In English

    ABHI
    Association of British HealthTech Industries (https://www.abhi.org.uk)

    = ABHI (look above)

    In English

    ABHM

    Association of Building Hardware Manufacturers

    In English

    ABPI

    Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (https://www.abpi.org.uk)

    In English

    ABWAK

    Association of British Wild Animal Keepers (https://abwak.org)

    In English

    ACF

    Association of Charitable Foundations (www.acf.org.uk)

    In English

    AF

    Anarchist Federation (www.afed.org.uk)

    In English

    AGR

    Association of Graduate Recruiters (www.agr.org.uk)

    In English

    AHDA

    Animal Health Distributors Association (www.ahda.org.uk)

    In English

    AHIS

    Animal Health Information Specialists

    In English

    AIA

    Association for Industrial Archaeology (www.industrial-archaeology.org.uk)

    In English

    APBC

    Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (www.apbc.org.uk)

    In English

    APD

    Automotive Parts Distribution (www.apd.co.uk)

    In English

    APV

    Aluminium Plant & Vessel (Company Limited)

    In English

    ASFP

    Association for Specialist Fire Protection (https://asfp.org.uk/)

    In English

    ASLIB

    Association of Special Libraries and Information Bureaux

    In English

    AWF

    Animal Welfare Foundation (www.bva-awf.org.uk)

    In English

    BAASS

    British-American Arno Schmidt Society

    In English

    BAC

    British Aircraft Corporation

    In English

    BAE

    British Aerospace

    In English

    BAFTA

    British Academy of Film and Television Arts (www.bafta.org)

    In English

    BAR-IS

    British Archaeological Reports

    In English

    BARA

    British Automation and Robotics Association

    In English

    BARLA

    British Amateur Rugby League Association (https://www.barla.org.uk/)

    In English

    BAS

    British Antartic Survey

    In English

    BAT

    British American Tobacco (https://www.bat.com)

    In English

    BBC

    British Broadcasting Corporation (https://www.bbc.co.uk)

    In English

    BBMC

    Britain's Biggest Mountain Challenge

    In English

    BCC

    British Chambers of Commerce (https://www.britishchambers.org.uk)

    In English

    BCU

    British Canoe Union (https://www.britishcanoeing.org.uk)

    In English

    BCVA

    British Cattle Veterinary Association (https://www.bcva.org.uk)

    In English

    BEA

    Brita Esperanto-Asocio (https://esperanto.org.uk/)

    In Esperanto

    BEAB

    British Electrotechnical Approvals Board

    In English

    BEC

    British Electrotechnical Committee

    In English

    BECTA

    British Educational Communications and Technology Agency

    In English

    BERA
    British Educational Research Association (https://www.bera.ac.uk/)

    The British Educational Research Association (BERA) is a membership association and learned society committed to advancing knowledge of education. It aims to inform the development of policy and practice by promoting the best quality evidence produced by educational research.

    In English

    BHHRG

    British Helsinki Human Rights Group

    In English

    BIALL

    British & Irish Association of Law Librarians (www.biall.org.uk)

    In English

    BJAP

    British Journal of Applied Physics

    In English

    BJC

    British Journal of Cancer

    In English

    BJD

    British Journal of Dermatology

    In English

    BJECS

    British Journal of Eighteenth-Century Studies

    In English

    BJET
    British Journal of Educational Technology

    The British Journal of Educational Technology (BJET) publishes theoretical perspectives, methodological developments and empirical research that demonstrate whether and how applications of instructional/educational technology systems, networks, tools and resources lead to improvements in formal and non-formal education.

    In English

    BJHS

    British Journal for the History of Science

    In English

    BJMSP

    British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology

    In English

    BJP

    British Journal of Psychology

    In English

    BJPS

    British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

    In English

    BJU

    British Journal of Urology

    In English

    BLAVA

    British Laboratory Animal Veterinary Association

    In English

    BLLA

    British Luggage and Leathergoods Association

    In English

    BMG

    British Micropalaeontological Group

    In English

    BMT

    British Maritime Technology (https://www.bmt.org)

    In English

    BMVA

    British Machine Vision Association (https://britishmachinevisionassociation.github.io/)

    In English

    BNG

    British Nuclear Group

    In English

    BNSC

    British National Space Center

    In English

    BOCC

    Big Oxford Computer Company

    In English

    BP

    Bletchley Park (https://bletchleypark.org.uk)

    In English

    BP

    British Petroleum (https://www.bp.com/ )

    In English

    BRC

    British Retail Consortium (https://brc.org.uk)

    In English

    BRCPS

    Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society

    In English

    BRE

    Building Research Establishment (https://www.bregroup.com/)

    In English

    BS

    British Standards (https://www.bsigroup.com)

    In English

    BSA

    British Sociological Association (https://www.britsoc.co.uk)

    In English

    BSAVA

    British Small Animal Veterinary Association (https://www.bsava.com)

    In English

    BSC

    British Society of Cinematographers (https://bscine.com)

    In English

    BSI

    British Standards Institution (https://www.bsigroup.com)

    In English

    BSRA

    British Ship Research Association

    In English

    BSSM

    British Society for Sexual Medicine (www.bssm.org.uk)

    In English

    BT

    British Telecommunications (https://www.bt.com)

    In English

    BTE

    British Telecommunications Engineering

    In English

    BTU

    British Thermal Unit

    In English

      BuLMS

      Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society

      In English

      CAH

      Cambridge Ancient History

      In English

      CAL

      Cocoa Association of London

      In English

      CamRe

      Cambridge Observatories Reprints

      In English

      CAS

      Cambridge Astrophysics Series

      In English

      CBI

      Confederation of British Industry (https://www.cbi.org.uk)

      In English

      CBRL

      Council for British Research in the Levant (www.cbrl.org.uk)

      In English

      CCA

      Cambridge Contemporary Astrophysics

      In English

      CCGC
      Cyngor Cefn Gwlad Cymru

      = CCW | Countryside Council for Wales | In English

      In Welsh

      CCW
      Countryside Council for Wales

      = CCGC, CCW (look above)

      In English

      CEPMMT
      Centre Européen de Prévision Météorologique à Moyen Terme (https://www.ecmwf.int/)

      = ECMWF | European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts | In English

      In French

      CGAM

      Centre for Global Atmospheric Modelling (www.cgam.nerc.ac.uk)

      In English

      CHINO

      Chancellor in Name Only

      In English

      CiBAA

      Circular of the British Astronomical Association

      In English

      CILT

      Center for Information on Language Teaching and Research (www.cilt.org.uk)

      In English

      CIMR

      Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk)

      In English

      CIRIA

      Construction Industry Research and Information Association (www.bsria.co.uk)

      In English

      CoCam

      Contributions from the Cambridge Observatory England

      In English

      COJS

      Centre of Jaina Studies

      In English

      CoLon

      Communications of the University of London Observatory

      In English

      CoOxf

      Communications from the University Observatory Oxford

      In English

      CPPN

      Commonwealth Public Procurement Network

      In English

      CPS

      Cambridge Positioning System

      In English

      CRNS

      Community Recycling Network for Scotland (www.crns.org.uk)

      In English

      CSLPT

      Cambridge Studies in Low Temperature Physics

      In English

      CTMPC

      Cambridge Topics in Mineral Physics and Chemistry

      In English

      CTSB

      Cycle Training Standards Board (www.ctsb.org.uk)

      In English

      CUED

      Cambridge University Engineering Department (www.eng.cam.ac.uk)

      In English

      CUP

      Cambridge University Press (https://www.cambridge.org)

      In English

      CVDC

      Cambridge Vehicle Dynamics Consortium (https://www-cvdc.eng.cam.ac.uk/)

      In English

      CWL

      Cardiff International Airport (https://www.cardiff-airport.com/)

      In English

      DexEU

      Department for exiting the European Union

      In English

      EAB
      Esperanto Association of Britain (https://esperanto.org.uk)

      = EAB | Esperanto-Asocio de Britio | In Esperanto

      In English

      EAB
      Esperanto-Asocio de Britio (https://esperanto.org.uk)

      = EAB (look above)

      In Esperanto

      EAS

      Energy Action Scotland (www.eas.org.uk)

      In English

      ECACC

      European Collection of Cell Cultures (http://ecacc.org.uk)

      In English

      ECDC

      East Cambridgeshire District Council (https://www.eastcambs.gov.uk)

      In English

      ECIA

      Engineering Construction Industry Association (www.ecia.co.uk)

      In English

      ECMWF
      European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (https://www.ecmwf.int/)

      = CEPMMT, ECMWF (look above)

      In English

      EUPS

      Edinburgh University Persian Society

      In English

      FCO

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office

      In English

      GB

      Groot-Brittannië

      In Dutch

      GBP

      Great-Britain Pound

      In English

      GLA

      Greater London Authority (https://www.london.gov.uk)

      In English

      GlMaJ

      Glasgow Mathematical Journal

      In English

      GMT
      Greenwich Mean Time

      The abbreviation GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) is included in abbreviations such as OGMT (Orbiter Greenwich Mean Time) and SGMT (Simulated Greenwich Mean Time).

      In English

      GRMH

      Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital

      In English

      GtR

      Gateway to Research (https://gtr.ukri.org/)

      In English

      GUVZS

      Glasgow University of Veterinary Zoological Society

      In English

      HEFCE

      Higher Education Funding Council for England (www.hefce.ac.uk)

      In English

      HMRC

      Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs

      In English

      HSFS

      Heraldry Society, Flag Section

      In English

      IAT

      Institute of Animal Technology (www.iat.org.uk)

      In English

      ICL

      Imperial College London (https://www.imperial.ac.uk)

      In English

      IMS

      National Museums of Scotland (www.nms.ac.uk)

      In English

      IPO
      Intellectual Property Office

      The abbreviation IPO (Intellectual Property Office) is included in abbreviations such as IPOS (Intellectual Property Office of Singapore), SIPO (State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China), IPOPHL (Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines) and SIPO (State Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia).

      In English

      ISC

      International Seismological Centre (www.isc.ac.uk)

      In English

      JAMI

      Jewish Association for the Mentally Ill

      In English

      JBAA

      Journal of the British Astronomical Association

      In English

      JBAS

      Journal of the British Astronomical Society

      In English

      JBIS

      Journal of the British Interplanetary Society

      In English

      JBS

      Journal of British Studies

      In English

      JEB

      Junaj Esperantistoj en Britio

      In Esperanto

      JEB

      Junularo Esperantista Brita

      In Esperanto

      JLMS

      Journal of the London Mathematical Society

      In English

      JMEC

      John Moore Electronics Consultancy (www.jmec.co.uk)

      In English

      JRAI

      Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland

      In English

      JRAS

      Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

      In English

      JRASA

      Journal of the Royal Aeronautical Society of London

      In English

      KCL

      King's College London (https://www.kcl.ac.uk)

      In English

      LAP

      London Action Plan

      In English

      LASA

      Laboratory Animal Science Association (www.lasa.co.uk)

      In English

      LB

      Londona Biblio

      In Esperanto

      LBMA

      London Bullion Market Association (www.lbma.org.uk)

      In English

      LCGB

      Lambretta Club of Great Britain (www.ilambretta.co.uk)

      In English

      LCIA

      London Court of International Arbitration (https://www.lcia.org)

      In English

      LE

      London Electricity

      In English

      LEG

      London Electricity Group

      In English

      LME

      London Metal Exchange (https://www.lme.com)

      In English

      LMEI

      London Middle East Institute (https://www.soas.ac.uk/lmei/)

      In English

      LMSS

      Liverpool Medical Students Society

      In English

      LNI

      Loch Ness Investigation

      In English

        LTN

        London Technology Network

        In English

        MIDAS

        Manchester Investment Development Agency Service

        In English

        MmBAA

        Memoirs of the British Astronomical Association

        In English

        MPCPS

        Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society

        In English

        MPH

        Methodist Publishing House (www.mph.org.uk)

        In English

        NACBS

        North American Conference on British Studies

        In English

        NATS

        National Air Traffic Services (www.nats.co.uk)

        In English

        NERC

        Natural Environment Research Council (www.nerc.ac.uk)

        In English

        NOGC

        North Oxford Golf Club (https://www.northoxfordgolf.com/)

        In English

        NRI

        Needham Research Institute (www.nri.cam.ac.uk)

        In English

        OAJ

        Oxford Art Journal

        In English

        OBG

        Oxford Business Group (https://oxfordbusinessgroup.com/)

        In English

        OEA

        Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

        In English

        OED

        Oxford English Dictionary

        In English

        OPPF

        Oxford Protein Production Facility

        In English

        OSSA

        Oxfordshire School Sports Association

        In English

        OUP

        Oxford University Press (https://global.oup.com/)

        In English

        OxfOO

        Oxford University Observatory Observations

        In English

        PPSL

        Proceedings of the Physical Society of London

        In English

        PSA
        Pàrtaidh Shòisealach na h-Alba (www.scottishsocialistparty.org)

        = SSP | Scottish Socialist Party | In English

        In Scottish Gaelic

        PSGB

        Primate Society of Great Britain (www.psgb.org)

        In English

        QMUL

        Queen Mary University of London (https://www.qmul.ac.uk)

        In English

        QUB

        Queens University Belfast (www.qub.ac.uk)

        In English

        RACC

        Richmond Adult Community College (www.racc.ac.uk)

        In English

        RACC

        Radio Advertising Clearance Centre

        In English

        RAF

        Royal Air Force (https://www.raf.mod.uk)

        In English

        RCVS

        Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (www.rcvs.org.uk)

        In English

        RGOO

        Royal Greenwich Observatory Observations

        In English

        RIAS

        Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (www.rias.org.uk)

        In English

        RRA

        Road Records Association (www.rra.org.uk)

        In English

        RSN&R

        Royal Society of London Notes & Records

        In English

        RSPCA

        Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (www.rspca.org.uk)

        In English

        SASA

        Scottish Agricultural Science Agency (www.sasa.gov.uk)

        In English

        SATEB

        Sennacieca Asocio Tutmonda en Britio

        In Esperanto

        SCARF

        Scottish Community Action Research Fund

        In English

        SCHR

        Scottish Centre for Himalayan Research

        In English

        SEEC

        Scottish Energy and Environment Conference

        In English

        SIFC

        Scottish Inter Faith Council (www.scottishinterfaithcouncil.org)

        In English

        SJT

        Scottish Journal of Theology

        In English

        SNP

        Scottish National Party (www.snp.org)

        In English

        SPICe

        Scottish Parliament Information Centre

        In English

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