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Find out what’s going on throughout the Knowledge Quarter and the wider city.

£5m boost for University’s Digital Innovation Factory

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has agreed to provide £5 million funding, from its Single Investment Fund, for a new University development that could create more than 400 jobs.
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31st July 2018/by Sally Bloor

Sensor city welcomes raft of new tenants as industry 4.0 race hots up

Technical innovation centre, Sensor City, is working towards making Liverpool City Region the go-to location for Industry 4.0 technologies with a host of new tenants.
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31st July 2018/by Sally Bloor

Liverpool in New York

A Liverpool City Region delegation heads to the US this week on a mission with the dual aim of attracting inward investment and boosting tourism.
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23rd July 2018/by Sally Bloor
Colin Sinclair CEO

Interim Chief Executive Appointment for new development company

Following a formal recruitment process, Colin Sinclair, CEO of Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool), has taken up the dual role of Interim CEO of the newly formed Knowledge Quarter Development Company.
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19th July 2018/by Sally Bloor

Team appointed to shape gateway masterplan for £2bn scheme

Liverpool City Council has appointed a “super team” of planning experts to develop a masterplan for the Knowledge Quarter Gateway site to a £2bn flagship regeneration
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12th July 2018/by Sally Bloor

Maths boost for region as University of Liverpool to open specialist maths college

The University of Liverpool has received approval from the Department of Education to establish a specialist maths college which will provide world-leading maths education for young people from all backgrounds who have a passion for mathematics.
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4th July 2018/by Sophie Bate

Board game developed aims to improve the public’s understanding of life of licence

Probationary: The Game of Life on Licence has been co-created by criminologists at LJMU, FACT, artist Hwa Young Jung and a group of men who are on probation in Merseyside with the aim of changing public attitudes towards offenders.
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21st June 2018/by Sophie Bate

LJMU Estates Roadmap to 2020 progresses with 4-6 Rodney Street

LJMU is currently in the process of mapping around six major capital developments across the city centre, the majority to be completed by 2020.
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15th June 2018/by Sophie Bate

Significant step forward for LJMU’s £64m regeneration project at Copperas Hill

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has taken a major step forward with plans to transform Copperas Hill into a vibrant new student destination by submitting a full planning application to Liverpool City Council.
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11th June 2018/by Sophie Bate

Liverpool Philharmonic awarded Gold for disabled access by Attitude Is Everything

Liverpool Philharmonic has been awarded Gold by Attitude is everything, one of only nine music venues nationally to have achieved the highest standard.
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11th June 2018/by Sophie Bate

LJMU fashion students design Pretty Green Psychedelic Parkas for Liverpool store

Psychedelic parkas designed by fashion graduates from the Liverpool School of Art & Design will be on display at Pretty Green’s store in Liverpool One.
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30th May 2018/by Sophie Bate

Zia Chaudhry MBE is to join LJMU as the Director of the Foundation for Citizenship

Zia will lead the University’s social engagement activity, building on LJMU’s long history of community engagement and impact, ensuring that the University maintains strong and innovative partnerships with other community organisations.
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30th May 2018/by Sophie Bate