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CaSE in the Media

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.

For any media inquiries please contact our press team.

On Thursday 7th September 2023 the UK secured association with European research programmes.

Our Executive Director appeared across the media with our reaction to the news.


Research Fortnight (23/11): Horizon ‘Plan B’ fellowships backed by £250m from Treasury

Financial Times (22/11): AI and quantum research at centre of UK science and tech announcements

Times Higher Education (22/11): Science adviser ‘worried’ about breaching of Haldane principle

Research Fortnight (15/11): R&D sector welcomes new science minister

Research Fortnight (14/11): Explainer: Who is Andrew Griffith, the new science minister?

Times Higher Education (14/11): Andrew Griffith named new UK science minister

Times Higher Education (09/11): Domestic students squeezed out as UKRI PhD support contracts


The Times (04/10): Research and business meet to keep UK fourth in global innovation index


Research Fortnight (14/09): Sarah Main to step down as head of UK science campaign group

LBC News (07/09): LBC News with John Stratford

BBC News (07/09): UK rejoins EU science research scheme, Horizon

Research Fortnight (07/09): ‘Finally!’: UK and EU R&D leaders react to Horizon Europe deal

Science (07/09): U.K. finally rejoins Horizon Europe research funding scheme

Financial Times (06/09): UK to rejoin EU Horizon research programme


The Times (20/07): Times letters: Encouraging some migrants, deterring others

Research Fortnight (17/07): UK R&D sector voices concern over planned visa fee hike

Times Radio (06/07): John Pienaar with Times Radio Drive (skip to 00:54:02)

The Times (06/07): Sunak ‘fiddling while science burns’ over rejoining EU’s Horizon research programme

BBC News (06/07): Horizon research deal with EU awaits Sunak’s signature

Press Association via Evening Standard (06/07): Draft deal on UK rejoining EU’s Horizon science scheme drawn up, sources say

Times Higher Education (05/07): UK Horizon Europe association ‘close after draft deal with EU’

Press Association via City AM (05/07): Britain to rejoin EU’s R&D Horizon scheme after months of hard post-Brexit talks

Research Fortnight (05/07): Reports spark hope of Horizon Europe deal for UK

Press Association via Shropshire Star (05/07): Draft deal on UK rejoining EU’s Horizon science scheme drawn up, sources say


Financial Times (29/06): Unlocking the UK-EU Horizon deal

Chemistry World (20/06): UK government urged to act on Stem training and visas

Research Fortnight (14/06): Seizing the skills opportunity

Research Fortnight (14/06): A case in point

May 2023

Research Fortnight (19/05): R&D sector sets out expectations for a Labour government

POLITICO Pro Morning Tech UK (17/05): DSIT’s first 100 days

April 2023

Birkenhead News (22/04): Wirral MP urges UK government to secure research funding agreement with EU

Physics World (17/04): UK unveils ‘plan B’ if negotiations to join Horizon Europe fail

Research Fortnight (13/04): Translational research charity joins UK science advocacy group

Research Fortnight (11/04): Horizon Europe association ‘still best outcome’ for UK

Science Business (07/04): Plan P: UK to replace Horizon Europe with £14.6B Pioneer programme if association talks fail

Financial Times (06/04): UK sets out £14.6bn science scheme as back-up to EU’s Horizon

Research Fortnight (06/04): UK government unveils £14.6bn Plan B for Horizon Europe

Research Fortnight (04/04): Patrick Vallance: Six key moments as chief scientific adviser

March 2023

Research Fortnight (30/03): UK government R&D spending dropped by £803m in 2021-22

Research Fortnight (15/03): Jeremy Hunt announces tax credit boost for R&D-intensive firms

POLITICO Pro Morning Tech UK (15/03): Budget hopes — Ofcom’s next move — DSIT portfolios

Physics World (14/03): Scientists say UK must rejoin Horizon Europe to bolster ‘science superpower’ claims

Science Business (07/03): UK’s new science superpower plan makes no mention of joining Horizon Europe

The Chemical Engineer (07/03): Government announces new £370m Science and Technology Framework to boost UK innovation

Research Fortnight (07/03): Nurse says UK should ‘double R&D funding within 10 years’

BBC News (07/03): Nobel scientist says ‘UK research is in jeopardy’

Times Higher Education (02/03): Get Horizon association ‘swiftly over the line’, sector urges

Times Higher Education (02/03): Joining Horizon Europe could take a year, says George Freeman

Research Fortnight (02/03): Calls mount for swift UK association to EU R&D schemes

Bloomberg (01/03): Brexit Hopes Extend to Pet Food, Parmesan and Prawn Sandwiches

Research Fortnight (01/03): Freeman fears another lost year before Horizon association

February 2023

WonkHE (28/02): The future is a scary place – people need to see how R&D can help

Science (28/02): U.K. scientists hope to regain access to EU grants after Northern Ireland deal

Research Fortnight (28/02): Tough times put public support for R&D at risk

Research Fortnight (28/02): UK public support for R&D is ‘fragile’

Times Higher Education (28/02): Financial pressures ‘erode public support for research spending’

POLITICO Pro Morning Tech UK (28/02): Data bill is back — Joy on the Horizon — Donelan interviewed

Express (27/02): Britain gains access to EU’s £84bn Horizon Europe scheme as part of new Brexit deal

Times Higher Education (27/02): End to UK’s Horizon roadblock in sight but deal on money needed

The Chemical Engineer (27/02): Research community doubts UK’s ‘science superpower’ ambition as BEIS returns £1.6bn Horizon funding

Independent (27/02): ‘Good news for science’: EU chief says Brexit deal means UK can join Horizon

Mail Online (27/02): Britain will be able to rejoin EU’s £84bn Horizon Europe scheme as part of new Brexit deal

Financial Times (27/02): UK scientists hail prospect of Horizon re-entry after Brexit deal

Nature (23/02): Will UK science’s ‘lost’ £1.6 billion ever come back?

Engineering and Technology (22/02): BEIS returns £1.6bn allocated to Horizon Europe

The Engineer (22/02): BEIS surrenders £1.6bn R&D funding to treasury

Press Association via Independent (22/02): Scientists criticise Treasury for taking back £1.6bn funding

Press Association via Belfast Telegraph (22/02): Scientists criticise Treasury for taking back £1.6bn funding

BBC News (21/02): Treasury takes back £1.6bn promised for science

Express (21/02): UK slashes £1.6bn from ‘Plan B’ to EU scheme after bitter Brexit snub

Research Fortnight (21/02): R&D is once again collateral damage in the row over the Northern Ireland protocol

Times Higher Education (21/02): UK government’s £1.6 billion Horizon clawback ‘breaks R&D pledge’

Science Business (21/02): Money set aside for UK participation in Horizon Europe returned to the Treasury

Research Fortnight (21/02): Beis ‘surrenders’ £1.6bn earmarked for EU research access

Research Fortnight (21/02): Warm welcome for chief scientific adviser Angela McLean

The Engineer (21/02): Professor Dame Angela McLean named Chief Scientific Adviser

Times Higher Education (21/02): Oxford professor Angela McLean named UK chief scientific adviser

Research Fortnight (13/02): Science minister’s Horizon Europe comments spark concern

iNews (08/02): What the Government’s new science department should do first, according to experts

Physics World (08/02): Science elevated to cabinet position in UK government shake-up

Nature (07/02): UK government announces new science department and minister

Times Higher Education (07/02): Michelle Donelan to lead new science department in UK government

Research Fortnight (07/02): UK reshuffle raises questions, encouragement and eyebrows

Research Fortnight (02/02): Hone your message and be savvy, says R&D advocacy report

January 2023

Research Fortnight (30/01): Open-access publisher Frontiers joins Case advocacy group

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