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Recent Round-Up

CaSE has published its January 2015 e-bulletin, giving a summary of all CaSE’s activities and news over the last month. These include:

  • CaSE has launched our top ten actions we want to see the next government take to champion science and engineering. #ChampionSTEM
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Vacancy: Part-time paid internship (3 month contract)

Part time: 0.6 FTE (3 days per week)

London Living Wage: £800 per month at 0.6 FTE (equivalent £1,335 per month pro rata)

The Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) is the leading independent advocacy group for science and engineering in the UK. We campaign on behalf of our members from across the science and engineering community, in industry and academia, to raise the profile of science and engineering in politics and government. Read More »

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CaSE kicks off the election year with a debate and a call for action

The sold-out CaSE cross-party debate, kindly hosted by the Royal Society tonight, brings together the science spokespeople from the three main Westminster parties to discuss the future direction of science and engineering in the UK. Read More »

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Dr Martin Turner joins CaSE

Dr Martin Turner is the new Policy Advisor at CaSE

I’m really pleased to be joining the CaSE team, especially at such an exciting time with the upcoming general election.

2015 is going to be a critical year for science and engineering. No matter who enters Downing Street, there are going to be tough decisions for government spending and we will have to fight hard to protect investment in our sector. Read More »

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A step in the right direction for immigration

The Conservative party leadership has reportedly rejected proposals by Home Secretary, Theresa May, to force international students to return home after graduation before applying for work visas in the UK.

UK immigration policy currently allows international students to stay if they find a graduate-level job paying £24,000 a year within four months of graduating. Read More »

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‘Best place in the world to do science’ – but not if you’re from abroad?

CaSE Director, Dr Sarah Main said:

“I am dismayed that the Government seems intent on thwarting its commitment to make ‘Britain the best place in the world to do science’ with immigration proposals that threaten to put off the exceptional scientists and engineers who wish to come here.” Read More »

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Recent Round-Up

CaSE has published its December 2014 e-bulletin, giving a summary of all CaSE’s activities and news over the last month. These include: Read More »

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CaSE responds to Science and Innovation Strategy

CaSE finds much to welcome in the Government’s science and innovation strategy, but important questions remain unanswered. Read More »

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How to make the UK the ‘best place to do science’


Election 2015 – Policy Briefings

Ahead of the 2015 Election, the Campaign for Science and Engineering has worked with its members and collaborators to develop a toolkit that government can use to realise its ambition to make the UK a leading scientific nation.

Every major political party has put science and engineering at the heart of their plans for a prosperous innovative Britain, driving high skills jobs and growth. Read More »

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CaSE responds to Autumn Statement 2014

Does government back the Chancellor’s ‘personal priority’ of science?

In this Autumn Statement, science was again singled out as the Chancellor’s ‘personal priority’. We saw indications of intent on how the government will spend the £1.1bn pa capital committed to science for the next five years in announcements of new facilities and research centres.

With many of these located in the north of England, we see how science is being used as a tool in the government’s drive to ‘rebalance the economy’. Announcements on skills and the fiscal landscape for research are welcome, but these need to be part of a coherent cross-government strategy to work. Read More »

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Investing in science across the UK

CaSE has welcomed today’s news in The Times (£) that the Chancellor George Osborne will be announcing a new £200 million science institute to be built in Manchester.

Update: For further details see CaSE’s response to the 2014 Autumn Statement.

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Science and Engineering Debate – Election 2015

CaSE Cross-Party Science and Engineering Debate 2015
Wednesday 14th January
The Royal Society

With only six months until the 2015 General Election, CaSE is bringing together the science spokespeople from the three main Westminster parties to debate the future direction of science and engineering in the UK. Read More »

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Recent Round-Up

CaSE has published its December 2014 e-bulletin, giving a summary of all CaSE’s activities and news over the last month. These include:

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Letter to the Political Leaders in the Times

Ahead of the 2015 General Election, CaSE has written to the leader of every political party with at least one MP, asking them to set out their manifesto commitments that are relevant to the science and engineering sector. Read More »

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CaSE announces new Chair and Board of Directors

(L-R) CaSE Chair, Professor Graeme Reid, CaSE Director, Dr Sarah Main, and the former CaSE Chair, Professor Hugh Griffiths

CaSE is pleased to announce the election of its new Chair of the Board of Directors, Professor Graeme Reid.

Professor Reid is Chair of Science and Research Policy at University College London and was previously Head of Research Funding at the Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS). Read More »

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European Scientific Adviser Role Abolished

CaSE is extremely disappointed to hear that the position of Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA) to the European Commission President is being abolished.

The role of European CSA is an hugely important one, ensuring that independent scientific advice and evidence-based policy remains embedded in the highest levels of EU-decision making. Read More »

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Vacancy: Policy Officer

Central London. £22-26k pa full-time

One year fixed-term contract (January 2015-December 2015), secondments welcome

Applications close Monday 17th November Read More »

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Recent Round-Up

CaSE has published its October 2014 e-bulletin, giving a summary of all CaSE’s activities and news over the last month. These include: Read More »

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Recent Round-Up

CaSE has published its September 2014 e-bulletin, giving a summary of all CaSE’s activities and news over the last month. These include:

  • CaSE has responded to this year’s A-level results. This year’s results show the continued rise in popularity of science and maths subjects at A-level, and CaSE congratulates all students, their teachers and parents, who have worked so hard to achieve excellent results. Read More »
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CaSE Annual Review 2013-14 published

CaSE has published its Annual Review for 2013-14. It gives a summary of CaSE’s activities over the year, including meetings with ministers, policy consultations, events and campaign achievements.  Highlights during the year include: Read More »

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