University of London - Knowledge Quarter

Mayor unveils new plan to halt underselling of London's cultural riches

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson this week unveiled his vision to build on London's success as a top destination for culture hungry visitors.

Wellcome Trust appoints new Director of Innovations

Professor Stephen Caddick has been appointed as Director of the Innovations division at The Wellcome Trust. Professor Caddick, who is currently Vice Provost (Enterprise and London) at UCL, succeeds Dr Ted Bianco, who retires from the Trust later this year.

KQ in The Evening Standard: A six-point plan to make London the world's greatest city

The Knowledge Quarter features in a jointly written article by George Osborne and Boris Johnson published at the end of February in the Evening Standard. Together they outline a Long Term Economic Plan for London - a six-point strategy for London’s prosperity.

Somers Town Community Association announce Young Womens Project funded by Big Lottery

Somers Town Community Association is celebrating after securing three years funding from the Big Lottery Fund to support dedicated work with girls and young women in the South Camden Area.

Strange Bedfellows by Laurence Scales

The Knowledge Quarter, with the British Library as its nucleus, is the name given to a London hotspot of technology, knowledge, art and science organisations and - this should be the exciting bit - of interdisciplinary and interpersonal collaboration, and of pulling together resources in new ways.

Knowledge Quarter Launch Event Photos

Additional news coverage and from The Guardian…

Knowledge Quarter launched at British Library

The new Knowledge Quarter, a partnership of 35 academic, cultural, research, scientific and media organisations based in Kings Cross, Euston and Bloomsbury, was launched by the Chancellor, George Osborne today at the British Library in London.

Welcome to London’s Knowledge Quarter

I’ve worked in King’s Cross for ten years and in that time it’s undergone an impressive transformation…

Our new website, logo and Twitter account

Welcome to the KQ’s new website and logo. Whilst the KQ hasn’t formally been launched…