Business Models in Arts and Cultural organisations - Take the Survey!

University of the Arts London’s Professor Lucy Kimbell and the Creative Lenses Research Unit have launched an online survey to understand how cultural and arts organisations are innovating their business models. A Business Model is the way through which an organization exploits resources and assets and delivers its operations to generate value for stakeholders and guarantee social impact for society as well as economic sustainability.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Wellcome Trust is giving £13 million to UK science centres for public engagement

Knowledge Quarter partner Wellcome is giving £13 million in funding to five science centres around the UK to encourage new and different ideas that will help to make science more accessible. The funding has been awarded through the Inspiring Science Fund.

Become a member of the British Library

Knowledge Quarter partners can now get 25% off their first year of British Library Membership when paid by direct debit. Membership will cost £60 instead of £80 and joint membership will cost £90 instead of £120. The membership offers a wide range of benefits.

Commonwealth 2018-20: opportunities for Knowledge Quarter partners

The London School of Business and Management has in recent months engaged with key Commonwealth stakeholders including the Commonwealth Secretariat; the Association of Commonwealth Universities; the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London; the Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs; and various Commonwealth accredited organisations including the Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network and the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council.