Academy President Sir John Parker is a co-signatory to a letter sent this week to the Chief Executive of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to request further consultation among the engineering and science communities around the development of EPSRC’s ‘Shaping Capability’ strategy.

The full text of the letter, signed jointly by the Presidents of the Royal Society, Royal Academy of Engineering, Institute of Physics, Royal Society of Chemistry, Council for the Mathematical Sciences and the Institute of Engineering and Technology, is available: Joint Letter (642.84 KB)

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