GRID release 2018-05-01

A database of over 87,000 research institutes with persistent identifiers.

Institutes added from various sources including China, Russia, Korea and India.

Metadata:
- Increased coverage of Wikidata

QA:
- Review of Australian governmental bodies and agencies
- Review of British research councils UKRI - UK Research and Innovation
- Corrections to ISNI mappings

Note: the geonames information is from geonames.org and licensed as CC-BY 3.0.