Entries by Angelo Napolano

The Changing Shape and Nature of Cities

A range of economic and social forces have converged to change the role of cities dramatically. From being places of decay in the 1970s, cities across the world have become in the 21st-century centres for innovation and hubs for a range of activities and dynamics. Last week, the Knowledge Quarter and Corridor Manchester co-hosted a policy dinner focusing on the geographic inequalities and wider issues facing cities in the United Kingdom.

The Alan Turing Institute: Making great leaps in data science for the common good by Shana Tufail

Shana Tufail, communications and marketing manager, presents the vision and mission of the Alan Turing Institute. In her blog she provides an insight into what data science is and invites all Knowledge Quarter partners to engage with the newly-created national institute, in order to opens opportunities and potential for collaboration across sectors.

Support the British Library by becoming a Member

The British Library recently launched its new Membership scheme, which offers a way to support the work of the Library, while also gaining access to a range of fantastic benefits; such as free access to the British Library’s exhibitions, discounts on events, access to new stylish Members Room and more for staff of Knowledge Quarter partner organisations.

White Ribbon Day and the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Camden Safety Net is Camden Council’s dedicated support service that offers help and advice for anyone who is suffering from domestic abuse. Throughout November they will be distributing a range of materials in the hope that the helpline number reaches all those who may be suffering in silence across Camden. They are very flexible and can work with KQ partners organisation to create their own package.

Design Thinking Courses for Managers

Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, is calling all mid-level managers from a variety of industries to partake in their newly launched Design Thinking for Managers executive training course. These sessions have been designed specifically to encourage professionals to use Design Thinking techniques in order to unpack their own approach and focus on how they can support users, customers, staff and partners to create value within their own organisations.