Category Archives: CaSE

Recent round-up

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

  • CaSE will be holding a panel discussion on the economic significance of the UK science base in May. The panel and audience will discuss findings from Jonathan Haskel and Alan Hughes’ new report, ‘The Economic Significance of the UK Science Base’. This report, commissioned by CaSE and funded by a consortium of CaSE members, provides crucial economic evidence to support claims that Government can boost growth by investing in science and engineering research. The event is kindly hosted by The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on 7th May, 2pm-3.30pm. The event is open to CaSE’s organisational members and collaborators. Please RSVP to nickh@sciencecampaign.org.uk. Read More »
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Vacancy: Membership Engagement and Development Manager

Central London. £24-34k pa, full time. Read More »

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CaSE responds to Lords report on international STEM students

‘Action needed to attract global STEM talent’

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has today called on the Government to make substantial changes to UK migration policy to reverse the declining trend in international STEM students.  Read More »

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Recent Round-Up

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

  • CaSE has responded to the 2014 Budget, welcoming new science and engineering investment by the Chancellor, but warning that the UK needs to shift gears in order to win the ‘global race’. Read More »
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CaSE responds to 2014 Budget

“New investments welcome but gear shift needed to win global race”

Below is CaSE’s response to the 2014 Budget. You can also read our our  2014 Budget background paper.

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Recent round-up

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

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New Year round-up

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

  • CaSE is holding a roundtable discussion on the impact of immigration policy on the science and engineering community for our members and collaborators, with the Head of Migration Policy from the Home Office on 24th January, 11am-1pm Read More »
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December round-up

CaSE has published its December2013 e-bulletin, giving a summary of all CaSE’s activities and news over the last month. These include:

  • Last week’s Autumn Statement by the Chancellor saw a number of announcements for science and engineering. See here for CaSE’s briefing on how science and engineering fared in the Autumn Statement. Read More »
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Vacancy: Part-time paid internship (3 month contract)

Part time: 0.6 FTE (3 days per week) – negotiable

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. We have a track record of successfully influencing politics and the media at the highest levels to campaign for better policies for science and engineering. We want the UK to have world-leading research and education, skilled scientists and engineers, and innovative businesses. Read More »

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CaSE Briefing – Autumn Statement 2013

This document sets out CaSE’s summary of announcements made today in the Autumn Statement that are relevant to science and engineering. They cover

  • Science and innovation
  • Education and skills
  • Infrastructure and capital
  • Departmental resource reduction

You can also read CaSE’s response to the Autumn Statement here.

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CaSE responds to Lords report on infrastructure

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has today published its report on scientific infrastructure, warning that the UK’s large scale scientific resources are being compromised by a lack of long term strategic investment.

CaSE welcomes this timely and comprehensive review by the Committee. Scientific infrastructure, including large pieces of equipment such as the synchrotron, aeroplanes for environmental monitoring, and high performance computing for large data sets, are essential to keep the UK at the forefront of discovery. Read More »

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October round-up

CaSE has published its October 2013 e-bulletin, giving a summary of all CaSE’s activities and news over the last month. These include:

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First impressions of CaSE – Naomi Weir

It is such a privilege to be joining the CaSE team as Assistant Director!

In the two weeks leading up to starting, I’ve had the pleasure of attending the cross-party debate on science and engineering and the excellent 2013 Annual Lecture by Chief Scientific Advisor to the EU, Professor Anne Glover. Now three days into the role, I feel I’ve had a small glimpse into what to expect working here. There is so much being done, and much more to do! Read More »

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Watch the CaSE Cross-Party Debate

Last Wednesday saw CaSE bring 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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EU Scientific Advisor gives Annual Lecture

(L-R) CaSE Director Dr Sarah Main, CaSE Chair Prof. Hugh Griffiths, EU Chief Scientific Advisor Prof. Anne Glover

Last Tuesday saw the CaSE 2013 Annual Lecture, given by the Chief Scientific Adviser to the President of the European Commission, Professor Anne Glover CBE.

The event was kindly hosted by the Zoological Society of London, with over 200 delegates in attendance from across industry, academia, learned societies and the general public. Read More »

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September Round-Up

CaSE has published its September 2013 e-bulletin, giving a summary of all CaSE’s activities and news over the last month. These include:

  • The CaSE 2013 Annual Lecture will be given by the EU Chief Scientific Adviser, Professor Anne Glover CBE, on the evening of 22nd October, 7pm, at the Zoological Society of London. The lecture will be free and you can register here. Read More »
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CaSE welcomes new Assistant Director

The Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE), the UK’s leading independent scientific advocacy group, welcomes Naomi Weir as the new Assistant Director.

Naomi will play a leading role in CaSE’s policy analysis and development, engaging with high-level decision makers and opinion-formers, commenting in the media, and supporting the work of the Director, Dr Sarah Main. Read More »

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CaSE Annual Review Published

CaSE has also published its Annual Review for 2012/13. 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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August Round-up

CaSE has published its August 2013 e-bulletin, giving a summary of all CaSE’s activities and news over the last month. These include:

  • CaSE met with the Universities and Science Minister David Willetts where we discussed issues such as the results of the recent Spending Review, the STEM skills pipelines and capital spending on large infrastructure projects.
  • The CaSE 2013 Annual Lecture will be given by the EU Chief Scientific Advisor, Professor Anne Glover on 22nd october 2013. Tickets will be available to CaSE members on 26th August and to the general public on 2nd September.
  • CaSE has published its Annual Review for 2012/13.  It gives a summary of CaSE’s activities over the year, including meetings with ministers, policy consultations, events and campaign achievements.

You can sign up for our monthly e-bulletin here.

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July Round-Up

CaSE has published its July 2013 e-bulletin, giving a summary of all CaSE’s activities over the last month. These include:

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