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UKSPA Directory 2017 England | Full Member 135 Knowledge The Forum Dock is open is located to on the the public riverside and at is the a space University to meet, of eat, East collaborate London Docklands and network Campus We provide support from idea generation up to the early business stages through workshops, one-to-one sessions, and competitions. Our strong business focus drives development of consultancy, knowledge transfer, and research projects, engaging businesses to collaborate with UEL academics. We identify research and collaboration opportunities with businesses, government, and community groups to promote high-quality and innovative research carried out at UEL. Enterprise and Innovation Unit also manages UEL spin-offs. One of them is FABPAD, a leading fabric print bureau offering a fast and friendly sampling service using reactive dyes and natural fibre fabrics such as silks and cottons. Its professional and valuable service is available to students, independent designers, fashion and textile studios, photographers, and artists. UEL’s Rese arch UEL is an innovative academic community, delivering high-quality research that is impactful, intellectually stimulating, socially relevant, and for public good. UEL was rated the top modern university in London for research by the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) and is highly regarded for innovative research and scholarship across a wide range of fields. UEL has identified six research themes that reflect the diversity and interdisciplinary “Knowledge Dock is a combined nature of our work, exhibition, and teaching space research activity: • Creative, Digital, offering a dynamic environment for and Information students, staff, and businesses” Technology • Children, Education, and Lifelong-Learning • Sport, Health, and Wellbeing • Sustainability • Social Equality and Justice, Human Rights, and Security • Politics, Culture, and Society To find out more about UEL’s research visit www.uel.ac.uk/research Further information Knowledge Dock regularly hosts visitors from overseas and provides more than just accommodation. A full list of tenants is available on the Knowledge Dock website www.uel.ac.uk/knowledgedock, and further information is available from knowledge.dock@uel.ac.uk or by phoning 020 8223 7789. ■ Tr a n s p o r t l i n k s Cyprus DLR adjacent to campus On-site car parking Close to City Airport N e a r by Docklands, Royal Albert Dock ExCel London 4 miles Gallions Reach Shopping Park