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

‘On top of the world’ at Kaplan in Paddington Village

Sheryl Moore, CSR Manager at Kier Construction Northern, met with the crane drivers working on the Liverpool International College development, to find out why they love their jobs in the sky.
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31st July 2018/by Sally Bloor

Meet Sandy the Seagull, Paddington’s first resident

Sandy the Seagull has become Paddington’s first official resident, making her home amidst our live construction site.
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31st July 2018/by Knowledge Quarter

Keeping Kensington Fields tidy

The Morgan Sindall team has been helping to keep the local area clean and tidy by supporting the Kensington Fields Environmental Group (K.F.E.G).
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27th July 2018/by Knowledge Quarter

Apprentice Mark Sloane joins the Paddington team

After a 10 week work experience placement with Morgan Sindall, Mark made such a good impression that he has now begun a full time apprenticeship.
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25th July 2018/by Knowledge Quarter

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

Mount Vernon Green(er!)

Our site team have donated and helped to plant nine new trees in the local Mount Vernon Green community park.
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18th July 2018/by Knowledge Quarter

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

Taking Liverpool’s knowledge economy stateside

Colin Sinclair talks about an upcoming trip to the US and the importance of getting out and seeing best practice from other cities.
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11th 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

Never accepting ‘the norm’

Colin Sinclair looks back on the huge progress made in the Knowledge Quarter in recent years and discusses the exciting developments which are transforming the face of Liverpool.
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28th June 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