Vitae was launched in the UK in 2008 with a heritage of programmes and professional development for researchers since 1968. Much of our work has been funded by the UK Research Councils as part of the strategy to drive high-level skills and innovation and the UK's goal to produce world class researchers.
Increasingly our work is international and we welcome international collaborations. Recent work includes:
- exploring the knowledge, behaviour and attributes of researchers in different national contexts, including in Europe, the US and Australia
- working with the European Commission to embed the HR Excellence in Research Award for institutions
- designing trans-national training modules to support transitions from academia to local enterprises
- supporting capacity building programmes to train trainers and provide career development courses
We would love to hear about your work to develop researchers and share experiences and challenges.
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