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MedComms free careers day

This will be the sixth time we have run what is now established as an annual event in Manchester. Once again we will have an enthusiastic audience of post-docs and DPhil/PhD students and others from the biomedical sciences departments within and around Manchester and from other Universities across the UK, who will meet with a number of medical communications professionals for a highly engaging session which presents medical writing and account management in MedComms as attractive career options. Everyone with an interest in learning more about MedComms is welcome to join us.


Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2016

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The established annual Vitae Researcher Development International Conference is the largest dedicated event that brings together all those with a strategic and practical role in developing researchers.


Vitae Connections: Getting to grips with the job

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


Mentoring and coaching: East of England Membership networking seminar

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the next member networking seminar, co-hosted by the University of Hertfordshire.


East of England: Membership networking seminar

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the next member networking seminar, co-hosted by the University of Essex.


Will getting a mentor boost your career? #vitaehangout

Live FREE online #vitaehangout for early career reseachers


Supporting supervisors in the development of their researchers: Membership networking seminar

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the next member networking seminar, co-hosted by UCLan.


Researcher development for non-linear career paths

This one-day event will use an Open Space format to explore ways to ensure appropriate professional development provision for all, whatever the route into, through and out of a doctoral degree. It’s open to all stakeholders in the professional development of researchers, particularly those working with part-time researchers and other researchers with non-linear career paths.


Future Directions for the development of researchers: Next Generation of Leaders in Scotland

Building on earlier successful Vitae events in January and April, this event will focus on leadership and how to develop the next generation of researchers in a Scottish context.


Digital researchers: Membership networking seminar 2016 - Scotland and Northern Ireland

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the Scotland and Northern Ireland network meeting, University of Aberdeen


Research into researcher development: Membership networking seminar - Yorkshire and North East

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the Yorkshire and North East networking seminar, co-hosted by the Durham University


Leadership in researcher development: Vitae Connections

This one-day professional development event, part of our upcoming Leadership Focus, aims to develop the leadership capabilities of staff supporting researchers, both in the UK and globally. Submit your workshop proposals by 8 February.


Researcher Development: Five Years From Now - Membership networking seminar - Midlands

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the Midlands networking seminar, co-hosted by Coventry University.


Balance building researcher careers with supporting institutional goals

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the South East networking seminar, co-hosted by the University of Portsmouth


Professional development for researcher developers: Membership networking seminar - London

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the London membership networking seminar, co-hosted by Queen Mary University of London


How all researchers are leaders #vitaechat

From an early stage in their career, researchers are acting as supervisors and mentors, planning and managing projects, and leading the creation of new knowledge. But what should and could researchers do with their leadership experience?


Transitions in employment: Membership networking seminar - South West and Wales

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the South West and Wales networking seminar, co-hosted by the University of Gloucestershire.


Researcher: recognise and present yourself as a leader #vitaechat

Experience of leadership often happens from the early stages of a research career, but is not necessarily accompanied by formal recognition and opportunity for leadership training. So how do researchers develop their leadership capabilities and articulate them to others?


Developing the next generation of research leaders

This one-day masterclass will explore enabling researchers to realise their leadership potential through continuing professional development.


Vitae Connections: Supporting Open Researchers

This event will look at the practical implications for researcher developers of providing appropriate professional development and support to ‘open researchers’, in light of changing expectations.


Open doors in your career through open research #vitaechat

Twitter chat on the potential career benefits of being an open researcher


MedComms free careers day

Are you interested in a career in medical communications? Meet with a number of medical communications professionals for a highly engaging session which presents medical writing and account management in MedComms as attractive career options.


Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2015

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The established annual Vitae Researcher Development International Conference is the largest dedicated event that brings together all those with a strategic and practical role in developing researchers.


Connections event: Insights into researcher development - Getting to grips with the job

If you are new to researcher development, either as all or part of your role, this one day event will give you insights into how to add value to your role, create impact and effectively engage researchers in their professional development.


UKERC International Energy Summer School 2015

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Every year the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) holds an International Energy Summer School for those studying PhD's in energy-related disciplines.


Enhancing researcher development across doctoral training cohorts and communities

The challenges and opportunities of structure, identity, efficiency and effectiveness in the professional development of doctoral researchers


Connections: Researching, writing and publishing about researcher development

This one-day event will enable experienced researcher developers to plan for publishing research in their field.


Get your voice heard and boost your career #vitaehangout

Live FREE online #vitaehangout for early career reseachers


Vitae SNI Hub Preparing for Leadership for Research Staff

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A two day interactive course suitable for postdoctoral research staff who are starting to take leadership roles or who wish to take on more leadership roles in the future


Improving equality in the research environment #vitaehangout

Live FREE online #vitaehangout for those with an interest in equality and diversity in higher education