http://www.knowledgequarter.london/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/iSPEXteam.jpg 2550 3680 Angelo Napolano http://www.knowledgequarter.london/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/kq-icon-2016.png Angelo Napolano2015-08-24 15:47:252015-08-27 12:21:47Get involved! Help us to measure air pollution in London
To celebrate the International Year of Light, the Institute of Physics invites all Knowledge Quarter partners to join iSpex project in order to create a new map of the atmosphere and find out how clean the air is in London.
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Over the summer KQ partner The Place has been supporting 30 dance artists to research and develop performance ideas, and explore new artistic territory as part of Choreodrome, a biennial summer research programme for British-based dance makers.
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On 14th July the Knowledge Quarter presented at a conference celebrating the results of the synergies between universities, cultural institutions and the creative arts.
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We are delighted to announce six new partners have joined the Knowledge Quarter, Bertha DocHouse, Briffa, Conway Hall, Gasholder, London Metropolitan Archives and Scriberia.
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The Knowledge Quarter will host its first festival, Curious?, in partnership with King’s Cross, on 29 - 30 August 2015. Curious? will bring together Knowledge Quarter members such as The Guardian, The Foundling Museum, UCL, The Francis Crick Institute, Poet in the City and the British Library to present a series of performances, debates, workshops, experiments and lessons.
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On the 25th June the Knowledge Quarter invited its partners to attend the second Knowledge Quarter partner networking event held at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.
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Poet Laila Sumpton, who presented on behalf of KQ Partner Poet in the City at the recent General Election event has collaborated with the British Library to write a poem about the Magna Carta, reflecting on the nature of rights and our ongoing battle for them.
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Since the Knowledge Quarter (KQ) launched last December, there has been plenty of interest in the idea, not only within London and the UK but also internationally. KQ recently met with partners in Sydney, Australia but last week I was invited to speak about the KQ in Seoul, Korea.
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Following the Mayor of London’s confirmation on 26 March that an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be introduced in central London in 2020, Camden Council has criticised the Mayor of London for not including Euston Road in the ULEZ scheme and will continue to campaign for further measures to combat poor air quality.
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Janan Ganesh, political columnist for the Financial Times has published a fascinating think piece about the regeneration of the Knowledge Quarter, as part of an article considering the disparity between London and the rest of the country.