About Vitae membership

Vitae membership enables organisations with a stake in realising the potential of researchers to build capacity in developing excellent researchers, bringing benefits to research outputs, innovation, society and the economy.

Membership provides full access to a wide range of services making it best value for money. This includes exclusive access to high quality resources, member only services, online advice and generous discounts on event attendance. Your organisation will become part of a collaborative and innovative network committed to developing researchers to their full potential.

Membership supports people at all levels in your organisation from individual research staff and students to staff who support their professional development and senior management.

Vitae membership operates in five areas

Membership benefits

BenefitsOrganisational membersNon-members
Vitae news/ researcher bulletin


Y


Y
Vitae member news
Y
Online material for ECRs (basic)
Y

Y
Premium online material for ECRs
Y
Online material for senior researchers, PIs and supervisors
Y
Online material for researcher development professionals

 

Y

Latest Vitae reports and publications

 

Y

high quality downloadable training packages
Y
Introductory needs analysis consultation and recommendations
Y (except UK members)
Support for ‘HR Excellence in Research’ UK process

 

Y (UK members)

‘HR Excellence in Research Award’ consultancy European members - at cost
Online directory and community
Y
RDF Y Y
RDF premium resources Y
RDF Planner subscription Discounted rate Full cost
Vitae international researcher development conference
Discounted rate

 

Full cost

CPD events for researcher developers Discounted rate

Full cost

Opportunities to input to Vitae programme development
Y
Member networking seminars Y (UK members)
Promote your organisation’s events to other members on website
Y
Institutional benchmarking surveys

Participation and support – UK members

Aggregate results analysis – all members
Participate in group responses to consultations
Y
Advertise researcher development job vacancies 
Y
Consutancy At cost At cost
Training delivery At cost At cost

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