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Weaving Knowledge - Call for submissions

Knowledge Quarter has partnered up with British Land for the development of a site-specific installation at Regent's Place. ‘Weaving Knowledge’ is the concept behind the installation that aims to celebrate the wealth of knowledge that is being produced in the area. The idea is to create a large-scale intervention that infuses the space with colour and playfulness, as well as relevant, site-specific meaning.

Knowledge Quarter awarded landmark Government Science and Innovation Audit

Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson has today instigated a Science and Innovation Audit for an area of London known as the Knowledge Quarter; encompassing Bloomsbury, Euston and King’s Cross. The consortium leading the audit includes the British Library; Camden Council; the Knowledge Quarter; the Royal Veterinary College; City, University of London and UCL.
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Knowledge Quarter Partners Meet Leader of Camden Council

Knowledge Quarter partners had the opportunity to meet with Cllr Georgia Gould, the newly elected leader of Camden Council. As leader of Camden Council, Cllr Gould presides over one of the most influential innovation hubs in London and the base for a large number of Knowledge Quarter partner institutions.

Knowledge Quarter welcomes three new partners

The Knowledge Quarter (KQ) welcomes a further three organisations as partners, bringing the total number of organisations involved in the partnership to 89. The KQ is delighted to welcome Edith Neville Primary School, Goodenough College and London Higher.
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New Job Opportunity at The Place

Knowledge Quarter partner The Place is looking for a Director of Finance and Resources, reporting to the Chief Executive, their will lead on finance and operational management to ensure the efficient implementation of The Place’s artistic and business objectives.
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New Job Opportunity at The Foundling Musuem

Knowledge Quarter partner The Foundling Museum is looking for a Visitor Services & Operations Manager to manage the Visitor Services team to ensure a high level of customer service and the effective operation of the volunteer team. The person will also be responsible for the Museum’s building and its upkeep, as well as all systems and procedures related to the operation of the Museum.
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Call for Expression of Interest: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Aga Khan University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations in London, United Kingdom (“the Institute”) is currently inviting expressions of interest to support applications for the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships. The Institute’s current research areas include: The Construction of Knowledge about Muslim Cultures and Societies, Understanding the Processes of Social Change in Muslim Cultures and Societies, Governance for the Public Interest in Muslim Contexts and Digital Humanities - KITAB; is the Institute’s first digital humanities project.
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Volunteer opportunity on Birkbeck's ethics committee

Birkbeck, University of London are looking to recruit a volunteer to act as a lay member on their ethics committee. The role of the College Ethics Committee is to consider the ethical ramifications of certain college activities (primarily research projects), to oversee the activities of the five School Ethics Committees and to promote a culture of research integrity and good ethical practice in academic research.

Victorian Blogging – The Pamphleteers Who Dared to Dream of a Better World

Knowledge Quarter partner Conway Hall is pleased to announce that it has received £88,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project, Victorian Blogging – The Pamphleteers Who Dared to Dream of a Better World. The project will digitise and open online access to over 1300 19th century pamphlets, many of which are extremely rare.
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Arts Catalyst - Instagram Artist-In-Residence opportunity

Knowledge Quarter partner Arts Catalyst is pleased to announce a new digital residency initiative for an Instagram artist-in-residence, the first of what is hoped will become a recurring programme of digital take-overs. From the 10th to the 30th of October 2017 there are looking for a contemporary artist interested in exploring the interrelationships between art, science and technology, to takeover the Arts Catalyst Instagram account.