As a trusted source of independent and responsive analysis, we regularly comment in the media on a wide range of science and engineering issues. Below you will find a list of all the recent appearances CaSE has made in print, broadcast and electronic media. 

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November 2021

Research Fortnight (19/11): Business funding for UK R&D dropped in real terms, ONS shows

The Express (07/11): Brexit Britain win as UK science sector set to boom after EU split: 'Positive for future'

October 2021

The Evening Standard (29/10): Budget 2021: Rishi reveals two-year delay to funding £22bn ‘sciences superpower’

Research Fortnight (29/10): UK 'set to miss' its 2.4 per cent R&D spending target

Times Higher Education (28/10): Relief and disappointment as UK puts off £22 billion target 

The Express (24/10): Brexit betrayal as Rishi plots £22bn funding CUT after EU ban: 'Not serious about science'

Politico (22/10): Boris Johnson set to break science funding pledge, officials say

The Financial Times (21/10): Sunak retreat on £22bn R&D target would be 'kick in the teeth'

The Express (20/10): Rishi faces funding crisis after EU bans entry to £80bn science project: 'Broken promises'

BBC News (20/10): Covid vaccine pioneer: Lives depend on science funding

Research Fortnight (14/10): Northern Ireland dispute ‘to delay’ UK entry to Horizon

The Financial Times (13/10): Science bodies urge chancellor not to roll back on R&D target

September 2021

Research Fortnight (30/09): Delaying UK R&D target ‘could cost billions in private investment’

The Financial Times (28/09): Can Boris Johnson turn Britain into a scientific leader?

Chemistry World (27/09): New UK science minister faces a full inbox as concern grows for R&D target

Nature (24/09): New UK science minister takes on ambitious research agenda

Politico (23/09): London Influence

Research Fortnight (22/09): Government reshuffle shakes up research

Research Fortnight (22/09): Sector calls for detailed spending plans

Research Fortnight (22/09): Ex-BBC exec heads campaign on public support for R&D

Gazette Live (20/09): Big jobs wave on way as £50m NETPark expansion given go-ahead

Times Higher (17/09): George Freeman replaces Amanda Solloway as UK science minister

Research Fortnight (15/09): UK urged to set out long-term roadmap for R&D

Research Fortnight (09/09): The hidden jewels

July 2021

Research Fortnight (28/07): UK R&D plans criticised over investment

June 2021

Research Fortnight (21/06): Chi Onwurah criticises PM’s latest research reforms

ITV News (21/06): UK to lead 'ground-breaking' development of science technology

Times Higher (10/06): Is there a catch to the UK’s £22 billion science spending pledge?

Research Fortnight (08/06): Sector welcomes oil and mining executive as Chair of UKRI

May 2021

Research Fortnight (28/05): BEIS R&D budget sparks fears over long-term targets

Research Fortnight (19/05): R&D must be an issue for the doorstep, not just the manifesto

The Microbiology Society (17/05): Foreign Aid Cuts: Now is not the time to step back

The Times (14/05): Concerns over content of the Queen’s Speech

Research Fortnight (12/05): School science ‘vital’ to levelling-up agenda, says lobby group

Research Fortnight (05/05): Politics: Welsh R&D at a crossroads

Research Fortnight (04/05): Mayoral candidates across England pledge support for R&D

April 2021

University World News (08/04): Universities demand clarity on '£1 billion research cut'

Medscape (05/04): More Money for R&D After Scientists Warn on 'Catastrophic Cuts'

The BMJ (05/04): Experts call on government to “stand up for science” over potential £2bn budget cut

Science Business (05/04): UK science rises up against looming multi-billion-pound cuts to research

March 2021

Science Business (25/03): Viewpoint: UK needs fresh corporate R&D strategy for post-pandemic recovery

Research Fortnight (17/03): Brutal aid research cuts spark resignations

The Financial Times (17/03): Universities warn over £1bn bill for staying in EU research programme

Voice of Islam Radio (12/03): CaSE Executive Director discusses importance of science and its relationship

The Times (04/03): Budget 2021: Covid support extended for freelancers and furloughed workers

Chemistry World (04/03): Details on science funding scarce in latest UK budget

Science Business (04/03): UK budget offers a few crumbs for research, but no Horizon Europe money

The Engineer (02/03): UK launches new high-risk research funding agency

February 2021

The Times (26/02): Ministers must invest beyond London, Oxford and Cambridge for real innovation

Science Business (19/02): UK unveils plan for £800 million disruptive innovation funder

January 2021

Research Fortnight (20/01): Cost of UK participation in EU research programmes raises fear of domestic cuts

Chemistry World (16/01): Brexit deal creates path for UK science to engage with EU but ambiguity remains

Research Fortnight (11/01): Former head of Innovate UK calls for more freedom for UKRI

November 2020

Research Fortnight (24/11): Five things to look out for at the spending review

Research Fortnight (18/11): Levelling Up

October 2020

Science in Parliament (Autumn 2020): The Power of Place - Maximising the local economic impacts of R&D

University of Westminster (01/10): Dr Sarah Main appointed as a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at the University of Westminster

Science Business (01/10): UK science minds harden on Horizon Europe price tag

September 2020

Research Fortnight (23/08): Time to deliver

August 2020

Biochemical Society (13/08): New survey reveals concerns from early career researchers 

UK Science Park Association: Towards a more research-intensive UK economy: the Place Agenda

July 2020

HEPI blog (27/07): Over the Horizon 

Research Fortnight (08/07): Keeping an eye on UKRI

Research Fortnight (08/07): R&D sector welcomes support package

Research Fortnight (08/07): UKRI is more than a funder

Science (01/07): United Kingdom plans ‘office for talent’ to smooth entry for top scientists

Research Fortnight (01/07): R&D roadmap welcomed, but gaps and worries already seen

June 2020

Chemistry UK (09/06): Amid pandemic, UK is on track to double science funding by 2024

Times Higher Education ( 09/06): UK Academic Salon 2020: video highlights and report

New Electronics (02/06): Government on track to give science a boost

May 2020

Research Fortnight (27/05): Next UKRI chief to start role amid pressure on funding

April 2020

Times Higher Education (01/04): How could the coronavirus crisis change research spending?

March 2020

Chemistry World (11/03): Speaking up for UK science

BBC News (11/03): Chancellor pledges big increase to research spend

Science (11/03): UK cues up big funding increases for R&D

The Financial Times (11/03): Research and development investment to rise to record £22bn

February 2020

BBC News (27/02): PM gives green light to post-Brexit EU research deal

Research Fortnight (26/02): Doubling science spend

Chemistry World (24/02): Government reshuffle splits UK science minister brief

Science Busness (20/02): UK government finally confirms new science minister

January 2020

New Electronics (28/01): A fast track - but to where?

Chemistry World (21/01): Future of UK science hangs in the balance in crucial year

The Financial Times (07/01: Science world hails Johnson’s post-Brexit bid to boost R&D

December 2019

New Civil Engineer (13/12): Industry urges Johnson to ‘turbo charge’ infrastructure

The Engineer (13/12): General Election 2019: reaction & round-up

Nature (13/12): UK election dashes scientists’ hopes of staying in the EU

Nature (06/12): What the United Kingdom’s ‘Brexit election’ means for science

Wellcome (04/12): To secure investment, science must tell its story better

Science Business (03/12): UK general election: how far do the parties go on science?

November 2019

Science (29/11): U.K. parties stake out science stances in ‘Brexit election’

Science (26/11): Stark party differences in ‘Brexit election’ could shape future of U.K. science

Science Business (20/11): UK election debate: candidates challenged to reverse Brexit’s huge reputational hit to science

The Financial Times (18/11): How will Brexit hit research?

The Chemical Engineer (15/11): UK Prime Minister promises funding for CCS and R&D

October 2019

Research Fortnight (16/10): Queen's speech trials a radical shake up of science

Science Business (15/10): UK government sets out plan for DARPA-like funding agency for research

Science (04/10): Split decisions 

September 2019

Research Fortnight (18/09): Return of two-year post-study visas hailed

The Chemical Engineer (13/09): UK gives international students two years to stay following graduation

The Guardian (11/09): UK universities welcome U-turn on student visas

WalesOnline (05/09): Sir David Attenborough calls for Welsh Government to ban the teaching of religion as science

August 2019

Research Fortnight (20/08): Concern over plans for sudden end to freedom of movement

The Guardian (15/08): Female students outnumber males in A-level science entries

The Chemical Engineer (13/08): UK will fast track visas for top scientists post-Brexit

Chemistry World (12/08): Research would be a ‘casualty’ if English higher education review acted on, Lords warn

Science (09/08): Boris Johnson pledges to ease U.K. research visas, but plows ahead toward Brexit

BBC News (08/08): PM to 'supercharge' UK science with fast visa system

July 2019

Science (29/07): U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s hardline Brexit stance stokes fears for scientists

Times Higher Education (02/07): English universities welcome boost in QR research funding

Nature (02/07): Call to back science 

June 2019

BBC News (27/06): Tory hopefuls told not to squander UK science progress

Times Higher Education (17/06): The UK’s next PM should keep Theresa May’s R&D spending commitments

BBC Radio 4 (13/07): Inside Science

May 2019

Research Fortnight (30/05): CaSE sets out plan for 2.4% R&D target

BBC News (29/05): Ministers told back up science vision or risk UK stagnation

The Guardian (01/05): The biggest government pledge to science spending for 40 years – but who benefits?

March 2019

City AM (19/03): The UK government should take inspiration from an unlikely source when writing its post-Brexit migration plan

The Independent (14/03): Was Spreadsheet Phil on the money?

The Daily Telegraph (14/03): Immigration rules eased to help firms attract top talent

The Herald (14/03): Capital sum for computers

Science Business (14/03): UK chancellor confirms £200M plan for medical lasers, genomics and a new supercomputer

Engineering and Technology Magazine (13/03): Chancellor announces decarbonisation drive and £200m science funding

The Irish News (13/03): Supercomputer to benefit from Hammond's £200m science package

The Financial Times (13/03): UK vows to invest £200m in ‘cutting edge’ science

February 2019

IT Pro (15/02): The visa system is failing the tech industry

Felix (08/02): What next for science in a No-Deal Brexit?