Connections: Getting to grips follows our successful and well established model for online events comprised of both on demand and live sessions, allowing for a balance of active participation and collaboration, alongside more independent, focused learning in bite size segments, giving participants a valuable learning experience and networking opportunity.


The event is planned to run from 10:00 - 16:00, with optional networking opportunities 09:30-10:00 and 16:00-16:30. 

There will be a lunch break and two coffee breaks spaced throughout the day to allow for time away from the screen.


Introductory sessions covering Vitae and the Researcher Development Framework.

An opportunity to meet fellow participants in an online environment.

Panel session comprising different voices from the researcher development community.


Introductory sessions covering professional development and the Career Framework for Researcher Developers.

Interactive sessions based around the topics of engaging researchers, developing and delivering training sessions and professional development action planning