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Seeking KQ partners to inspire the next generation

The KQ Apprenticeships programme is seeking partners to provide short work placements to young residents with the passion and drive to work within the Knowledge Quarter.

The Knowledge Bank is Launched

The Knowledge Quarter has today launched the Knowledge Bank; an online platform to connect incredible institutions and individuals all within a short walking distance of one another.

Noshin Sultan appointed Knowledge Quarter Operations and Content Coordinator

The KQ Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Noshin Sultan as the Knowledge Quarter Operations and Content Coordinator. Noshin joins the Knowledge Quarter from Creativeworks London (Queen Mary University of London) where she worked as Communications and Administration Officer.

Knowledge Quarter Cited in London Assembly Report

The Knowledge Quarter was cited in the London Assembly Regeneration Committee’s report ‘Creative tensions: Optimising the benefits of culture through regeneration', which makes a number of recommendations to the Mayor to protect London’s cultural and creative offer.

Knowledge Quarter welcomes three new partners

Three new partners have joined London’s Knowledge Quarter , bringing the number of organisations involved to 79. The Knowledge Quarter is delighted to welcome Bennetts Associates, Fitzrovia Youth in Action and House of Illustration,
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Knowledge Quarter Partners Meet with Sir Alan Wilson

This week, a number of Knowledge Quarter partners met with Sir Alan Wilson, Chief Executive of the newly established Alan Turing Institute, a fellow Knowledge Quarter partner organisation.
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Knowledge Quarter Recruiting: Operations and Content Coordinator

The Knowledge Quarter is a partnership of knowledge-rich organisations based around King’s Cross, St Pancras, Bloomsbury and Euston. This is a great opportunity for someone to join the Knowledge Quarter team.
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The Changing Shape and Nature of Cities

A range of economic and social forces have converged to change the role of cities dramatically. From being places of decay in the 1970s, cities across the world have become in the 21st-century centres for innovation and hubs for a range of activities and dynamics. Last week, the Knowledge Quarter and Corridor Manchester co-hosted a policy dinner focusing on the geographic inequalities and wider issues facing cities in the United Kingdom.

Cultural Identities and Stereotype Threat - KQ Talk report

On 23 October 2016 the Knowledge Quarter presented the talk “Cultural Identities and Stereotype Threat ” as part of the Bloomsbury festival at the Conway Hall. The curatorial idea was to create a discussion in which specialists from different fields could exchange expertise, questioning what the relationship between cultural identity and stereotypization is. How and why do we construct stereotypes? How does a stereotype become a threat? Read the talk report.
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Curious? Festival of Futures nominated for The Drum UK Event Awards

We are delighted to announce that Curious? Festival of Futures has been nominated for The Drum UK Event Awards and is running for ‘Cultural Event of the Year’ Award. The awards are announced on 1 December.