Science and engineering intersect with Government and Parliamentary business in the day-to-day process of policy making and scrutiny, and in the responsive expert advice to inform action in emergencies. Science and engineering also impact on the work of every government department, from climate change, transport infrastructure and future cities, to education, national security and meeting the challenges of an ageing population.
CaSE wants to see an increasingly evidence-informed approach to policy making in the UK so that expertise, evidence and knowledge can be used towards making policies smarter and, ultimately, lives better.
12 February 2018
Richard Clubbe, Research and Policy Officer at Sense about Science, talks about a new report on how transparent the government is about the evidence behind policy and why it matters.
08 December 2017
Read our dossier compiling some of our members concerns and priorities for scientific regulations post-Brexit
31 July 2017
Using evidence well isn't a 'nice to have' but is essential to good policy making. We're working to move from theory into practice.
19 July 2017
Professor Sir John Tooke reflects on the Academy of Medical Sciences’ latest policy report on the use of scientific evidence, which he chaired.