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CaSE Annual Lecture: We need to talk about Science

We’re excited to welcome Kim Shillinglaw, Chair of CaSE’s new Discovery Decade project, who will share reflections on the public’s relationship with science in the UK, and the urgency of forging a deeper and broader public connection to put research and innovation at the heart of the UK’s future.

Following the lecture, there will be refreshments and an opportunity to continue the discussion with fellow attendees. 

CaSE is thrilled to bring our deferred 2022 Annual Lecture back in person, with this years being held in the amazing Regent Street Cinema. There is also, however, the option to watch a livestream of the lecture if you are unable to attend in person.


  • 16:00 Arrival and refreshments
  • 16:30 Introduction
  • 16:45 Lecture start
  • 17:45 Drinks and discussion


28 February 2023
16:00 PM – 19:00 PM
Regent Street Cinema


Kim Shillinglaw has 30 years experience in the media industry, including running commercial companies for EndemolShine, as Controller of BBC2 and BBC4, and Head of Commissioning for Science and Natural History. As well as creating multi-award winning content from Blue Planet II to Horrible Histories, Kim was architect of the BBC’s highly successful Year of Science and Make It Digital campaigns.

Kim’s long-standing interest in science and innovation has included being a Trustee of NESTA and the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and a Non-Exec Director at UKRI’s Natural Environment Research Council. She also continues to sit on a wide range of media and entertainment Boards.


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