Vitae Connections Week 2021
7-10 September 2021

Vitae Connections Week 2021

View the plenary recordings from 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.

View our workshops recordings, slides and outputs and our On Demand content

See our programme

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.

Congratulations to our 2 winners!

Watch the 2021 competition

Meet our 6 finalists 2021 and our final judges 2021

IP for Research Events - now open
12, 14 and 19 January 2022

IP for Research Events - now open

Our free online IP for Research lectures are now open for individuals to book. They aim to increase the Intellectual Property (IP) knowledge and skills of doctoral and early career researchers. Individuals with an interest in research can book direct.

We are also holding events in February and March; bookings for those will open once the January events have closed.

Vitae Member Forums October and November 2021
October and November 2021

Vitae Member Forums October and November 2021

Following on from our thematic member forums earlier in the year, Vitae invites members to join these perspective-based forums to consider issues relevant to their role and to meet and discuss with others in similar roles.

Read summaries from our member forms

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.

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Upcoming activities

Upcoming activities

Take a look at the upcoming activities for this year in our Vitae Annual programme for 2021-2022

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