The Innovation District: Lessons from Europe by Chris Green, Director, SQW

Chris Green, director of the Knowledge Quarter's partner SQW, presents an insightful blog on Innovation Districts. Chris develops an analysis of two European examples, drawing important lessons both specifically in relation to the creation of innovation districts and more generally to the long term regeneration of our cities.

Great Parchment Book Awarded Unesco Memory of the World Status

Knowledge Quarter's partner, London Metropolitan Archives, is delighted to announce that on 21 June 2016 the Great Parchment Book of the Honourable the Irish Society was inscribed to the UK register of the UNESCO Memory of the World.

King’s Cross Musician in Residence

Knowledge Quarter's partner, PRS for Music Foundation and King’s Cross, local residents, businesses and schools across N1C are currently voting to the King’s Cross Musician in Residence. Take a moment to watch the short videos and vote for the music creator and project that interests you the most.

Butterflies and Bones: the Casement Project by Fearghus Ó Conchúir

Artist and choreographer Fearghus Ó Conchúir writes about his research at the National Archive curating the Casement Project. Including performances and talks, this collaboration between the Place and the British Library explore Roger Casement's legacy.

Collaborating for the benefit of the local community by Hannah Camm, the Francis Crick Institute

The Living Centre sits at the heart of the Francis Crick Institute’s local community engagement programme aiming to help improve health and wellbeing locally. In this blog, Hanna Camm, community engagement manager at the Crick's, provides an insight on this collaborative enterprise for the benefit of the local community .

EVERYDAY URBANISM: ARCHITECTURE AS SOCIAL PROCESS

Knowledge Quarter partner, Arts Catalyst, launches a multi-year research programme for international artists, urbanist collectives and research architects to come together with local communities, so as to explore and document the social, political and environmental issues affecting those who inhabit the city.

Devolution: the London Context by Andrew Walker

Devolution could offer specific opportunities for building relationships between Knowledge Quarter and local authorities. There are already several projects underway that indicate a potential future direction. Knowledge Quarter could also play a really useful role engaging various organisations in the devolution process itself.

Regent High School Community and Family Open Day - Call for Participants

Regent High School invites Knowledge Quarter partners to join the school’s Community and Family Open Day. Partners can now express their interest, suggesting activities and ideas on how they would like to represent their organisation.

Shortlists for the 2016 CILIP CARNEGIE AND KATE GREENAWAY MEDALS and the inaugural AMNESTY CILIP HONOUR

Knowledge Quarter partners are invited to the reception for the announcement of the shortlists for the 2016 Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals, the most prestigious prizes in writing and illustrating for children. Following the announcement of CILIP and Amnesty International major new partnership, this year’s medals will receive the Amnesty CILIP Honour.

Camden Council to trial new traffic system through the Bloomsbury area

Knowledge Quarter partner, Camden Council is introducing a trial that would temporarily change the traffic routes through the Bloomsbury area, as well as making some temporary improvements for people walking and cycling.