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Public Attitudes to R&D: Regional Analysis
22 February 2024

This briefing explores attitudes to R&D across the UK’s regions, based on evidence from CaSE’s Discovery Decade 2022-23 public attitudes study.

A welcome Labour Plan for the Life Sciences Sector
20 February 2024

On 30th January, Labour announced its plan for the life sciences sector. CaSE welcomes the proposals and encourages Labour to extend their commitments to the whole science and innovation sector.

Business R&D Roundtable: Financial incentives to support business R&I investment
15 February 2024

An unattributed summary of a roundtable organised by CaSE, sponsored by LifeArc, on Wednesday 13th December 2023.

Business R&D Roundtable: How can UK R&I infrastructure support business R&I investment?
15 February 2024

An unattributed summary of a roundtable organised by CaSE at the White City Campus, Imperial College London, sponsored by LifeArc, on Thursday 7th December 2023.

What to make of DSIT’s first year?
14 February 2024

DSIT released a series of announcements as it marked its first anniversary on 9th February 2024. Below we take a look at some of these updates.

A look ahead at 2024
30 January 2024

A General Election year presents a real opportunity for the R&D sector to make our voices heard.

Business R&D Roundtable: Leveraging regional strengths
12 December 2023

An unattributed summary of a roundtable organised by CaSE at the University of Birmingham, sponsored by LifeArc, on Tuesday 17th October 2023.

Launching our R&D advocacy toolkit
07 December 2023

CaSE has launched its R&D Advocacy Toolkit with a pair of guides for organisations and individuals who want to make R&D matter to more people, whether that’s the public or politicians.

Building on CaSE’s public opinion data: Exploring terminology, timeframes and political priorities
05 December 2023

The Discovery Decade team discusses the results of the latest piece of polling from its major piece of research into public attitudes to R&D.

Public Attitudes to R&D: Terminology
05 December 2023

This briefing covers responses to terminologies tested in CaSE’s Discovery Decade 2022-23 public attitudes study, which comprised five nationally-representative surveys polling a total of 20,000 people, and 14 focus groups.

CaSE in 2023 – Director’s address to the AGM
01 December 2023

Executive Director Professor Sarah Main gives her final report on CaSE’s activities and successes this year, as well as her reflections on a decade leading CaSE, at the 2023 AGM on 28th November.

CaSE welcomes the Government’s response to the Landscape Review
01 December 2023

CaSE takes a look at the Government’s response to Sir Paul Nurse’s independent review of the UK’s research development and innovation organisational landscape.