Pan Macmillan KQ Book Club - Take the Questionnaire!

Pan Macmillan are excited to announce plans for a local Book Club in collaboration with the Knowledge Quarter! It will be a fantastic way to meet, network - and as anyone who has been in a Book Club previously already knows - have a lot of fun.  Books don't just provide a sanctuary to be enjoyed in solitude, they are also an important way of bringing people together.

New job opportunity at Institute of Physics

Knowledge Quarter partner Institute of Physics are seeking a pro-active individual to take on the role of Groups & Awards Officer within the Science and Innovation department. This is an exciting role that enables the Institute’s special interest Groups to flourish, ensures good governance of Group activities, advises trustees and senior managers on procedural and constitutional issues and administers the Institute’s Awards.

Support Camden's bid to be named London Borough of Culture

To all KQ Camden organisations, help Camden spread the word that it is excited to be applying to be named London Borough of Culture by the GLA! Applications are submitted 1st December and the winning boroughs announced February 2018. Take to social media and support the bid using #Camdenis #mylocalculture

Wellcome is looking for a KQ partner to collaborate on their new pilot project

Wellcome is looking for a KQ collaborator for an innovative pilot project that aims to influence how much meat people choose to eat. Livestock production is a large contributor to potent greenhouse gases. Diets high in animal products are also associated with an increased risk of non-communicable diseases. The project team will work together to make a positive shift in reducing meat consumption.

The Foundling Museum acquires major works of art by two of the UK’s most celebrated artists

A large-scale painting by Sir Michael Craig-Martin, RA and a sculpture by Yinka Shonibare MBE, RA have been acquired by the Foundling Museum, thanks to grants from Art Fund and the Arts Council England/V&A Purchase Fund Grant, and other supporters.

Job opportunities on new project by Mind in Camden and Voluntary Action Camden

Mind in Camden in partnership with Voluntary Action Camden has an exciting new project which will work with minority ethnic groups in Camden to find out how they would like mental health services to develop to meet their communities’ needs. We’re looking for exciting people to help us set up the project.

Mental health can be complex – getting help doesn’t have to be

Launched summer 2017, is, in a single website, an ‘A to Z’ of mental health topics, with advice, information and support for anyone concerned about their mental health - or someone else’s. And though created to support Camden’s residents, the website is ‘open access’, a resource for anyone seeking help with a mental health issue.

New ground-breaking traineeship for care leavers announced by The Foundling Museum

A ground-breaking three-year project to develop a bespoke, paid training and mentorship programme for care-experienced young adults has been launched, with funding from Oak Foundation. Developed by the Foundling Museum, this unique programme will equip care-experienced young adults, with the skills to devise and deliver workshops at the Museum for groups, particularly children in foster care and children’s homes.

New Job Opportunity at The Place

Knowledge Quarter partner The Place has been the UK’s HQ for ground-breaking contemporary dance since 1969. There are passionate about it and want to ensure that it’s a vital component of the artistic life of our nation. There are looking for a Director of Development to help drive this vision and grow the fundraising strategy over the next 3 years.

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.