Dr Kate Jones

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Job Title

Head of Learning and Professional Development


Dr Kate Jones leads the team that develops, delivers and evaluates Vitae’s researcher development training programmes in the UK and internationally. Before joining Vitae, Kate completed a PhD in English Literature and taught undergraduate Literature and Cultural Studies. Prior to this, Kate worked as a teacher in SE and FE. This varied experience drives Kate's interest in the design, delivery and evaluation of researcher development programmes and initiatives, especially those with a focus on academic writing, researcher wellbeing and mental health, and career management. Kate holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Education and is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK.