Entries by Noshin Sultan

KQ New Report: Unlocking Knowledge – Connections and Trust Within the Knowledge Quarter

The Knowledge Quarter (KQ) is pleased to announce the release of its first research report titled Unlocking Knowledge – Connections and Trust Within the Knowledge Quarter. This research project is a first step in exploring the value of multi-sector clusters like the KQ. Quantitative and qualitative research to understand the connections and trust formed from the KQ network was undertaken between May and October 2016. 

Careers Carousel – Volunteer Opportunity

Careers Carousels involve students rotating in small groups around 20 volunteers, spending around 10 minutes with each volunteer. These events are a great way for students to gain confidence in talking to a wide variety of professionals, whilst broadening their awareness and knowledge on the range of careers relevant to their interests and aspirations.

New job opportunity at Institute of Physics

Knowledge Quarter partner Institute of Physics are seeking a pro-active individual to take on the role of Groups & Awards Officer within the Science and Innovation department. This is an exciting role that enables the Institute’s special interest Groups to flourish, ensures good governance of Group activities, advises trustees and senior managers on procedural and constitutional issues and administers the Institute’s Awards.

Sunderland SOS by Rachel Morley

Holy Trinity in Sunderland is collapsing. It is one of just two Grade I early Georgian churches surviving in the northeast of England. It has been on the Heritage at Risk register for several years and has been nominated as one of the ‘7 Most Endangered’ buildings in Europe. This church marks an important development in the history of Sunderland, which by the 1700s, was a vibrant and prosperous portal town. In particular, it was notable for its sea coal trade with France and the Netherlands.

Wellcome is looking for a KQ partner to collaborate on their new pilot project

Wellcome is looking for a KQ collaborator for an innovative pilot project that aims to influence how much meat people choose to eat. Livestock production is a large contributor to potent greenhouse gases. Diets high in animal products are also associated with an increased risk of non-communicable diseases. The project team will work together to make a positive shift in reducing meat consumption.

New Job opportunity at Impact Hub King’s Cross

Knowledge Quarter partner Impact Hub King’s Cross is expanding its core team, following a series of successful years, and is looking for an energetic and highly motivated Evening Space & Event Host to join the team. This is a great opportunity for someone passionate about helping build communities of social entrepreneurs and who ideally has a background in hospitality. 

Warwick in London discount offer to KQ partners

Warwick in London, one of the newest Knowledge Quarter (KQ) partners is delighted to offer some fantastic discounts to KQ partners on their latest Executive Education courses: Forecasting with the National Institute of Economic and Social Research and Foresight on Africa.