Mash up - From one to many

Growth, even good growth, also brings challenges. When you go from a handful of self-motivated entrepreneurs to a team of directors and employees, how do you maintain your inspiration, the drive and values that led you to start your enterprise in the first place? Three growing enterprises will be sharing how their organisation influences society.

Let’s make work better

The Knowledge Quarter welcomes the new Google re:Work website, a collection of research, practices and ideas from a variety of organisations and leaders to put people first and transform workplaces.

‘Modelling the Knowledge Business’ workshop

The Knowledge Quarter (KQ) and The University of the Arts London (UAL) are working in partnership to host an event that will provide rare insights into the ways in which knowledge based institutions and businesses make knowledge available in the marketplace and to their wide range of customers and clients.

Animation as a New Form of Journalism by Rachel Porter

Scriberia's recent series of animations for near neighbours, long-time collaborators and fellow KQ partners, The Guardian’s #KeepItInTheGround campaign is one example of the effective use of animation to deliver factual content to an online audience.

Daniel Stevens appointed as the Knowledge Quarter Advocacy and Communications Manager

The KQ is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Stevens as the KQ’s Advocacy and Communications Manager. Daniel joins from the British Council and will be providing on-going strategic advice and support on matters of advocacy and communications.

Caroline Brazier confirmed as CILIP Trustee

British Library Chief Librarian Caroline Brazier will join the Trustee Board of CILIP – the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals – from the start of 2016. CILIP is the leading professional body for librarians across the UK and plays a key role in advocating on behalf of the profession and advancing professional skills and standards.

Great talent doesn't just fall from a tree, it needs careful nurturing

Kenneth Tharp advocates for careful planning in nurturing future talents in the Arts and culture. In the arts so much of the grassroots innovation from artists is supported through the investment of public funds. Many of the most celebrated leaders across art forms were nurtured in the subsidised sector over many years.

Ideas and Pioneers Fund

Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Ideas and Pioneers Fund supports people who have an idea with unusual promise to improve the life chances and opportunities of individuals and communities in the UK.

Cafe Nano - Graphene Future Emerging Technology

Disruptive technologies are usually characterised by universal, versatile applications, which change many aspects of our life simultaneously, penetrating every corner of our existence. Does graphene have a chance to become the next disruptive technology?

'Cities, Museums and Soft Power' book Launch review

On the 8th of October 2015 the Knowledge Quarter launched the book ‘Cities, Museums and Soft Power’ at the British Library. The event proved to be very successful arousing strong interest among knowledge Quarter partners and other cultural organisations.