In August/September 2014 the BBSRC and MRC carried out a consultation on Vulnerable Skills and Capabilities in the biosciences and biomedical sciences.  The report is now available on the BBSRC and MRC websites.

Over 240 vulnerabilities were reported and both BBSRC and MRC.  After careful review of the vulnerabilities described and consultation with advisory bodies, the cross-cutting themes being prioritised by each council are as follows:

BBSRC: Maths, statistics and computation skills; Physiology and pathology skills; Agriculture and Food Security skills

MRC: Quantitative skills; Interdisciplinary skills; Whole organ / organism physiology (full details here)

Event date: 
Saturday, August 1, 2015 (All day) to Wednesday, September 30, 2015 (All day)
Where: 
United Kingdom