Vitae Connections Week 2021: Call for Content
Call for Content now closed

Vitae Connections Week 2021: Call for Content

The community was invited to submit a proposal for peer review relating to a live interactive workshop, or on demand content in the form of a short video or document (e.g. MP4, PDF, PPT), or a sociaI community building activity or session to be included as part of Vitae Connections Week 2021.

Vitae Connections Week 2021
7-10 September 2021

Vitae Connections Week 2021

Bookings are now open for Vitae Connections Week 2021 - our annual international researcher development conference reimagined as a fully online event. Access from anywhere, connect with colleagues, and be immersed in the latest policy and practice of researcher development.

See our draft programme

Revisit Vitae Connections Week 2020
From the archives

Revisit Vitae Connections Week 2020

View the recordings of the live-streamed plenary sessions, interactive contributor-led sessions and read the accompanying slides or On Demand content from Connections Week 2020.

Vitae Member Forum, Australia
Date to be confirmed

Vitae Member Forum, Australia

An opportunity to bring together our members in Australia to discuss regional priorities and projects, and to consider perspectives on the evolution of Vitae membership to support and connect our global members for the future.

Register your interest

Vitae Three Minute Thesis ® competition
10 September 2021

Vitae Three Minute Thesis ® competition

Three Minute Thesis challenges doctoral candidates to present a compelling spoken presentation on their research topic and its significance in just three minutes.

Meet the 12 semi-finalists 2021

Meet the semi-final judges 2021

Quarter final judging is underway and the semi-final takes place on 29 July.

Watch the 2020 competition

Connections: Policy & practice
23 November 2021

Connections: Policy & practice

This online event is for those who would like to broaden their understanding of evaluation and impact of researcher development to inform institutional policy and practice. Participants will explore different challenges facing them now and in the future, and consider how supporting the development of researchers can help tackle them, with an emphasis on demonstrating impact.

See our programme

Festive networking
9 December 2021

Festive networking

This community-driven networking event is an opportunity for those who support the career and professional development of researchers to come together and reflect on events and learning from 2021, to make new connections and renew old ones. It will also be an opportunity to lift spirits and have a little fun at the end of what has been a difficult year for all.

Book your place

Connections: Getting to Grips
19 May 2022

Connections: Getting to Grips

This is a professional development event for those who have recently taken on responsibility for supporting researchers in their professional development, whether as a full-time role or as a part-time activity.

Register your interest to be advised when bookings open.

Upcoming activities

Upcoming activities

Take a look at the upcoming activities for this year in our Vitae Annual Programme 2020-2021

The Vitae themes for 2020-2021 are: community conversation, researcher culture, wellbeing and mental health, communities of practice, demonstrating the impact of researcher development and researcher careers data

COMING SOON: Look out for our Annual programme for 2021-2022