Digital Catapult announces partnership with four leading technology companies and data innovators

Four organisations will work with Knowledge Quarter partners, the Digital Catapult, to accelerate digital innovation – providing knowledge and expertise to the digital community.

Words on sheepskin

Poet Laila Sumpton, who presented on behalf of KQ Partner Poet in the City at the recent General Election event has collaborated with the British Library to write a poem about the Magna Carta, reflecting on the nature of rights and our ongoing battle for them.

Film: SOAS move into Senate House by Professor Trevor Marchand

In 2016 Senate House North Block will open, creating a single unified campus for SOAS, University of London. As they extend into one of London’s iconic sites, SOAS will be celebrating the start of their second century in a campus fit for a prestigious university of the 21st Century.

Creative Industries Federation launch Creative Education Agenda

Knowledge Quarter Partner the Creative Industries Federation has launched their Creative Education Agenda which aims to highlight concerns about the narrow focus some schools and policy makers have on science, technology and maths without art, drama, music, design or other similar subjects.

Aga Khan University Academic wins British Academy research award

Congratulations to Dr Sarah Savant, Associate Professor at the AKU-ISMC, who has been awarded over 13,000 pounds by the British Academy as part of its Rising Stars programme.

Knowledge Quarter - South Korea Visit

Since the Knowledge Quarter (KQ) launched last December, there has been plenty of interest in the idea, not only within London and the UK but also internationally. KQ recently met with partners in Sydney, Australia but last week I was invited to speak about the KQ in Seoul, Korea.

Podcast: Poetry and the Election

In this podcast Poet in the City ask whether poetry can give us another way of looking at the election and can tell us more about ourselves than the latest the poll-figures.

Camden continues to call for extra Low Emission Zone measures

Following the Mayor of London’s confirmation on 26 March that an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be introduced in central London in 2020, Camden Council has criticised the Mayor of London for not including Euston Road in the ULEZ scheme and will continue to campaign for further measures to combat poor air quality.

Disunited kingdom: London in a world of its own

Janan Ganesh, political columnist for the Financial Times has published a fascinating think piece about the regeneration of the Knowledge Quarter, as part of an article considering the disparity between London and the rest of the country.

Rethinking Bloomsbury Squares for the Knowledge Quarter

The Bloomsbury Squares are renowned worldwide for their rich architectural heritage, their association with the artistic 'Bloomsbury Group', and for creative, forward thinking individuals.