Introducing TAP London a non-profit organisation working in partnership with Mayor of London to set up contactless giving to tackle homelessness across London. The charity is looking for window space and counter-top hosts across London. There is no cost to the host organisations, and they can cancel their involvement at any time.
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The consulting and engineering firm Arup has released a report outlining the importance of innovation districts to the UK economy. The firm has been working with the UK Innovation Districts Group (IDG), a body established in October 2017, which represents six major innovation districts across the UK. The report makes the case for increased government funding into UK innovation districts. Read the report in full here.
The Alan Turing Institute have invited staff and researchers to examine the future of work and AI, a topic fuelling discussions and debates everywhere. Follow the debate here in a series of guest posts from ATI fellows, and with #futuresofwork.
Royal College of General Practitioners announced the names of the five entrepreneurial GPs selected for the college’s flagship Innovators Mentorship Programme. The college will provide mentoring and training to these five GPs whose innovative ideas address an unmet need in primary care.
The Aga Khan University in the United Kingdom seeks to appoint a Research Grants Manager on a one year fixed-term contract to support the smooth running of administrative and financial processes for grants. Applications should be submitted latest by 9 November, 2018
The Knowledge Quarter is hiring a part-time Events Manager to develop and grow our annual conference and a portfolio of events which play a significant part in what we offer to our partners. This is a three-day-a-week position, on a six-month contract with the potential of extension. Applications close on Monday 19 November.
Small businesses in Islington are struggling to cope with huge Government increases in business rates that could see many forced to close or to move out of the borough. Councillor Asima Shaikh invites Knowledge Quarter partners to sign a petition to carry out a fundamental review of the business rate system.
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: 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: ‘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.