Entries by Noshin Sultan

Kacie Shoulders appointed Knowledge Quarter Operations and Marketing Intern

The Knowledge Quarter is pleased to announce the appointment of Kacie Shoulders as the Knowledge Quarter Operations and Marketing Intern. Kacie joins the Knowledge Quarter from The Royal Veterinary College where she is in her second year studying Biological Sciences. She will be with the knowledge quarter for the next six months, two days a week, alongside her studies.

Being Human festival 2018 – call for applications 

Led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the British Academy, Being Human Is the UK’s only national festival of the humanities, and is one of the largest national platforms for public engagement with humanities research. Check out the Call for Applications to see how you can get involved.

Send Love to Sunderland

The Churches Conservation Trust has launched an urgent crowdfunding campaign to save an important piece of Sunderland’s heritage. The charity needs to raise £20,000 by the end of March to unlock a further £2.8m of additional backing from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Research Fortnight – 5 to 16 March 2018

Research Fortnight is a 2 week programme of events taking place across all University of the Arts London colleges from 5 to 16 March 2018, bringing to the public’s attention the extraordinary range of research being undertaken across the university.

New job opportunity at The Wiener Library

Knowledge Quarter partner The Wiener Library are looking for a Reader Services Librarian who will be responsible for all aspects of the delivery of the Library’s public services, ensuring an excellent standard of customer service. The candidate will lead the day-to-day management and development of reading room services and work with the Head of Collections.

Top professionals for trustworthy information revealed

A YouGov poll commissioned by CILIP, the library and information association, has revealed the professionals the public believe are most likely to provide trustworthy information. Medical staff topped a list of ten professional groups with 74% of British adults saying they would provide trustworthy information, followed by teachers and police officers (both at 49%), librarians (46%) and lawyers (39%). Bottom of the list were politicians, with 2% of respondents saying they would provide trustworthy information.

The Place is blazing the trail for talented graduates

Recent graduate Reece McMahon is starting work at Knowledge Quarter partner The Place after landing a place on a prestigious nationwide programme promoting new talent in the arts. Reece is one of just 40 recent graduates from around the country picked to receive a Weston Jerwood Creative Bursary.

London Contemporary Dance School to launch new main screendance, the first of its kind.

London Contemporary Dance School is launching a new Master of Arts programme focusing on the artistic practice, curation and scholarship of Screendance. As the only MA in the world that currently specialises in Screendance, the programme offers a much needed arena for further exploration by practicing artists already making work for screen who are seeking to develop their practical, professional and creative skills.