Physics and ballet meet in an event to explore the biomechanics of dance

An audience at the Royal Opera House (ROH) saw how knowledge of the biomechanics of dance can reduce the risk of injury to ballet dancers and help them to enhance their performance, in a special evening organised jointly by the ROH and the IOP.

The Francis Crick Institute opens the new Somers Town Living Centre

A brand new community space for people living in Somers Town has opened within the Francis Crick Institute. The St Pancras and Somers Town Living Centre will help to improve health and wellbeing locally by offering a range of services that have been developed with Somers Town residents and which complement successful services already on offer in the area.

New Play about Young Carers previews in the Knowledge Quarter

'People Like Us' is the latest production for schools from Knowledge Quarter partner Theatre of Debate. It’s a powerful, fast-moving, humorous and timely contemporary drama. The play by Judith Johnson previewed at Knowledge Quarter partner Regent High School to coincide with Young Carers Awareness Day 2017

The Alan Turing Institute: Making great leaps in data science for the common good by Shana Tufail

Shana Tufail, communications and marketing manager, presents the vision and mission of the Alan Turing Institute. In her blog she provides an insight into what data science is and invites all Knowledge Quarter partners to engage with the newly-created national institute, in order to opens opportunities and potential for collaboration across sectors.

Produce UK crowned ‘Event Agency of the Year’ at The Drum’s annual UK Event Awards

The Drum UK Event Awards recognise the best of Britain’s event industry including event organisers, suppliers and marketers. Produce UK was nominated for four awards, scooping the coveted Agency of the Year Award.

Exhibition focus group at the Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum is looking for volunteers to share their opinions about their current exhibition Feeding the 400. You must be ready to share your views honestly in a small and friendly focus group. As a thank you, you will receive free Foundling Friends membership for a year.

Funding Ideas and Pioneers for Social Change: A Paul Hamlyn Foundation Initiative

The Ideas & Pioneers Fund supports individuals with unusual or radical ideas at the earliest stage of development; to enable scoping, exploration and the necessary development work prior to launching and testing a new approach or venture.

White Ribbon Day and the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Camden Safety Net is Camden Council’s dedicated support service that offers help and advice for anyone who is suffering from domestic abuse. Throughout November they will be distributing a range of materials in the hope that the helpline number reaches all those who may be suffering in silence across Camden. They are very flexible and can work with KQ partners organisation to create their own package.

Come and Meet Tomorrow's Innovators - Call for Collaborations

Knowledge Quarter partners are invited to collaborate with TeenTech; an annual conference to inspire teenagers and their teachers about the contemporary world of Science, Engineering and Technology, providing them with an opportunity to try their hand at experiments and consider a wide range of STEM careers.

Curious? Festival of Futures nominated for The Drum UK Event Awards

We are delighted to announce that Curious? Festival of Futures has been nominated for The Drum UK Event Awards and is running for ‘Cultural Event of the Year’ Award. The awards are announced on 1 December.