Entries by KQ

Guest Post: LUPC

In this guest post marking Green Great Britain Week, Don Bowman, Acting Director of London Universities Purchasing Consortium shares how the LUPC delivers Responsible Procurement, looking at the various aspects of Due Diligence.

Being Human Festival 2018

Being Human: a festival of the humanities returns 15–24 November 2018. 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 a national forum for public engagement with humanities research. The festival will highlight the ways in which the humanities can inspire and enrich our everyday lives. 

Guest Post: Personal Archiving in the Digital Age

Guest Post: ‘There is a growing paradox at the heart of western society. Our digital life is alienating us from real human experience, but might also save our brains from degeneration,’ says Dr Nick Barratt of Senate House Library.

KQ Labs

Knowledge Quarter and The Francis Crick Institute are pleased to announce KQ Labs, an intensive accelerator programme offered to high growth potential startup teams in the area of data-driven biomedical science. There is a £40k award on offer, as well as unrivalled support and resources, to all successful applicants.

Full STEAM ahead!

Camden Council: We call on the exciting, dynamic and innovative employers inside the Knowledge Quarter to sign up to our Twenty-First Century Talent Pledge.

Guest Post: Crafts Council Craft Journeys

Challenging the misconception that pursuing a creative subject might not lead to a job is a real challenge for the creative industries. A first step for the Crafts Council is our Craft Journeys series: a set of career profiles exploring different routes into the craft sector.

The British Library is hiring

The British Library are recruiting a Single Digital Presence Project Officer to join a small team currently working on a single digital presence project for UK public libraries. Hurry the deadline for applications closes soob

Community Champions: Youth

Our second Community Champions event is on the theme of Youth, covering Early Years, Primary and Secondary education, family and youth programmes. We are looking for local charities and community groups based within the Knowledge Quarter area or those that are developing projects with communities based in the Knowledge Quarter, that wish to showcase their work connected to the theme of youth at this event.

Meet Lifting Limits

Rachel Hermer describes Lifting Limits, a Camden-based social enterprise, born out of frustration with the slow pace of change in gender equality and the paucity of initiatives that tackle the problem at its roots. ‘Our vision is to address the problem of gender stereotypes before it has time to take hold, for gender equality to be mainstream in schools so that children grow up without these limits.’