Vitae is delighted to announce that bookings for the 2012 Vitae researcher development international conference are now open! This year the conference is being held on the 3-4 September in Manchester, UK
The conference will address the strategic and practical implications of the following themes:
- Policy developments relating to the doctoral education and employing researchers
- Building institutional capacity for researchers' professional development to maintain research excellence
- Demonstrating the value of researcher development on research outputs, researcher careers, economic prosperity and society
- Sustainable practice to support researcher skills, professional and career development
Call for proposals for conference workshops
As in previous years, Vitae is inviting colleagues to submit proposals for workshops or special interest sessions. For further guidance and to submit proposals please go to www.vitae.ac.uk/conference2012
Call for abstracts for the conference research strand
This year's conference will include a dedicated research strand that will provide an opportunity for those carrying out research in this area to present their work. Proceedings from the research strand of the conference will be published in a special edition of the International Journal for Researcher Development after the conference, subject to the normal peer review processes of the journal.
The deadline for all submissions is Wednesday 6 June.
For further information and to book your place please go to www.vitae.ac.uk/conference2012
Early bird booking discounts are available until Thursday 19 July!
Please don't hesitate to get in touch (firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01223 448513) if you have any queries about the conference.