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Julia Bennett, Head of Research and Policy at the Craft Council, writes about the emergence of a market for craft innovation skills in industries as diverse as healthcare, biotech and the automotive industry. Julia explores how the close proximity of creatives and makers to research institutions and science innovators in the Knowledge Quarter could generate exciting collaboration.
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Created with over 100 local partners including many Knowledge Quarter members, the annual Bloomsbury Festival returns this October. For five days from 19-23 October, Bloomsbury’s streets, parks, museums, galleries, laboratories, public and (normally) private buildings will be full to the brim with artistic, scientific and literary events for all ages and tastes.
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Artist Diana Foster presents this year's Somers Town festival with an interview to Steve Denholm, musician, maverick, chair of Somers Town Art (START) who has run the festival for over 19 years. This year the festival runs on Saturday 9th July with two music stages, a Somers Town photography competition prize, Pearly Queens, live bands on two stages, with a Bengali stage and a strong participation of many Knowledge Quarter partners.
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Caro Howell, director of the Foundling Museum, presents FOUND. An exhibition freighted with anecdote and emotion, in which artists, writers and musicians were asked to respond to the theme of ‘found’ with a new or existing work, or a found object of significance to them, looking for something that in order to be found, it must first be lost.
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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.
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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.
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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 .
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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.
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Knowledge Quarter’s partner, the School of Advanced Study, in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council and British Academy, are now inviting applications for the third Being Human festival of the humanities. Sarah Churchwell, new festival director, talks about the importance and use of the humanities.
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LUPC is punching above its weight in sharing knowledge, information and innovation for changing the way organisations buy goods and service without causing harm to others. Read new guest blog by Laura Compton.