Open Call for Being Human Festival 2019

Submissions now open for Being Human Festival 2019

Submissions are now open to be part of the Being Human festival, the UK’s only national festival geared towards celebrating humanities research. The theme of the 2019 festival is 'Discoveries and Secrets'.

Foundling Museum acquires the Duchess of Manchester portrait

The Foundling Museum has acquired a painting of Isabella, Duchess of Manchester, one of Thomas Coram’s key female supporters in the establishment of the Foundling Hospital. This is a significant acquisition for the Museum, being the only portrait of a female supporter of the Foundling Hospital to hang permanently in the Museum’s Picture Gallery.

Job Listing: Global Generation is looking for a Catering Manager

Global Generation, the ecological education charity behind the Skip Garden, is looking for a Catering Manager to help grow their catering income as they expand across new sites, including the Story Garden at the British Library.
The new Story Garden beside the British Library

British Library and Global Generation 'Story Garden' Given a Very Green Light

The British Library has received planning permission to open a temporary community garden in Somers Town, in partnership with Global Generation. The urban oasis arrives as a response to the community’s wishes for more green space, and is part of the British Library’s wider work with the local community.

Opportunity: The Reading Agency is looking for a research partner

The Reading Agency are looking for an expert research team to help them conduct a large scale independent study into their Summer Reading Challenge. Deadline 21 January 2019.

Job listing: Opportunities at the Working Men's College

Various job opportunities are open to apply for in the new year at the Working Men's College. Join a college with a history spanning over 160 years. WMC is looking for individuals who can make a significant contribution to the development of its learners. 

Job Listing: Senior Creative Producer - Poet in the City

Poet in the City are Hiring - This is a one-off opportunity to lead Collections in Verse, a collaborative programme between Poet in the City and the British Library.

Job Listing: Marketing & Communications Manager (Maternity Cover) at the Foundling Museum

The Foundling are Hiring! They are looking for a Marketing & Communications Manager (Maternity Cover). Closing date: Thursday 13 December.

Knowledge Quarter Codes

The ‘Knowledge Quarter Codes’ event series brings together anyone working in the Knowledge Quarter with an interest in the computational methods and technology behind research and innovation.

Help the Charles Dickens Museum secure the lost portrait of Charles Dickens

The Charles Dickens Museum is looking raise £180,000 in order to secure the portrait of the author Charles Dickens by Margaret Gillies for the nation, bringing it into the Museum's permanent collection and placing it on public display.