Knowledge Quarter is delighted to announce the launch of the book ‘Cities, Museums and Soft Power’ at the British Library on 8th of October 2015 at 18.30. This volume discusses soft power from the vantage point of museums and cultural institutions demonstrating how they are quietly changing the world.
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Knowledge Quarter partner, The British Library, is delighted to announce the event ‘Marketing your Library’. For any library looking for new ways to engage with their users, please come and join this session as speakers explore ways to interact with library users, be that face to face or through your virtual library services.
During World Space Week 2015, the Institute of Physics (IOP) will lure Dr Lewis Dartnell, a UK Space Agency Research Fellow, to a tunnel in the depths of King’s Cross to talk about how physics is shaping our hunt for extra-terrestrial life.
Knowledge Quarter partners, School of Advanced Study (SAS) at the University of London and Wellcome Trust join in making the Being Human festival possible. Being Human is the UK’s only national festival of the humanities showcasing diversity within the humanities with an injection of creativity and festival fun.
Knowledge Quarter partner, NCUB, looking at the award winning UK charity FareShare as a successful example of business model. Fareshare fights hunger and food waste, rescue good food that would otherwise go to waste and deliver it to people who need it, benefiting vulnerable people, helping the UK food economy and protecting the planet.
The Royal College of GPs is supporting the work of Jamie Oliver in calling for a sugar tax. Our diets, and those of our children, increasingly contain too much sugar – often concealed in drinks such as fruit juice and cereals, which can seem like the healthy option.
Knowledge Quarter partner, Central Saint Martins, presents The Intelligent Optimist. An exhibition that explores various futures for design across most design disciplines, presenting shots of hope and canny intelligence. It’s set in Central Saint Martins from 19th September 2015 and entrance is free!
The KQ Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Angelo Napolano as the Knowledge Quarter Project Support Officer. Angelo joins from Southbank Centre, where he worked as Event Assistant in the Arts Programming department.
KQ partner, Kings Place, presents Kings Place Festival 2015 from the 11 to the 13 of September. There’s something for everyone this year with tickets at just £6.50, plus lots of events are free!
The aim of the Pilot Project is to identify, analyse and publicise the best practice in Europe’s crowdfunding market in relation to the cultural and creative sectors.