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.

Disruptive and emerging IPR management practices in the arts

Date: 21st April 2015, 10.30 - 16.30 Venue: Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts

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.

Poetry, Minimalism & Music

Date: 23rd March 2015, 19:00 Venue: Kings Place

Night at the Vet College: Birds and the Bees, animal reproduction open night

Date: 19th March 2015 17:30 - 22:00 Venue: Royal Veterinary College, University Of London

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…