Data.ac.uk is an initiative to provide a hub and community for linked & open data in UK academia. It provides a number of sub-sites.
It is possible to apply to run a data.ac.uk subdomain to provide a project- and hosting organisation-free URL for long term use. Application should be made via the mailing list; https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A0=DATA-AC-UK
Most of data.ac.uk work is currently unfunded and being done between funded projects. The exception is http://equipment.data.ac.uk/
- Organisation Profile Document - http://opd.data.ac.uk/
- Uniquip Data Publishing Specification - http://equipment.data.ac.uk/uniquip