Guest Post: The future of work will soon be the present

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.

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.

Raising Understanding of Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Knowledge Quarter

Beverly Flint of C&I Wellbeing describes her work in Knowledge Quarter organisations

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.
Common stereotypes of boys and girls

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.'

Forest Whitaker receives Honorary Doctorate from SOAS

Jack Keenan from the School of Oriental and African Studies reports on the actor Forest Whitaker's appearance at the university to receive his Honorary Doctorate.

Camden Tour Guides present 'Five places around Kings Cross to eat your packed lunch' by Jean Jacyna

Camden Tour Guides present 'Five places around Kings Cross to eat your packed lunch'  Grab your sandwich or lunchbox and head on to one of these five green spaces around Kings Cross to sit and enjoy. All within a 15 min walk from the British Library (some are closer)

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.

Fluidity of self: a way to connect by Ksenija Kadic

The Recovery College opened its doors to the community of Camden & Islington in September 2014, it is part of Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust, located next to the St Pancras Hospital. We started out with a pilot of just eight unique courses, now we co-deliver 33 courses which have been co-developed by Trust staff, Recovery College tutors and other partnership organisations.

The king of King’s Cross by Dr Philip Carter

The past decade has seen the rise of a vast property development in the King’s Cross district of central London. As its residential zone nears completion, Dr Philip Carter considers the life of Henry Croft – founder of the Pearly Kings, and a late-Victorian resident of King’s Cross – who features in the development’s marketing campaign.