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Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2018

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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.


Research and Knowledge Exchange Symposium - Research working with Industry: North West member seminar 2018

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the next North West member networking seminar


Supporting researchers who teach: South West & Wales member seminar 2018

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the next South West and Wales member networking seminar


Connections: Getting to Grips

Our annual professional development event 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.


Creating a supportive environment for all researchers: Yorkshire & North East member seminar 2018

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the next Yorkshire and North East member networking seminar


Practice sharing in CPD for supervisors: East of England member seminar 2018

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the next East of England member networking seminar, co-hosted by Anglia Ruskin University


Supporting resilience at different academic stages: Scotland & Northern Ireland member seminar 2018

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the next Scotland and Northern Ireland member networking seminar


Online training for researchers: South East member seminar 2018 and SERD forum

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the South member networking seminar and joint South East Researcher Developer (SERD) forum, co-hosted by Oxford Brookes University


Making the Most of PhD Placements #vitaehangout

Live FREE online #vitaehangout for doctoral researchers and those who supervise them


#vitaechat - careers beyond academia

Join us on Tuesday 31 January 2018 at 12.00 until 13.00 (UK GMT) for our #vitaechat via Twitter on Careers beyond academia


Preparing Researchers for an Unknown Future: Cultures, Behaviours & Mindsets

There has never been a more challenging time to be a researcher. With rapid and unpredictable change in policy contexts, the rise of open research, as well as sector's increasing reliance on research staff employed on fixed term contracts


#vitaechat - Balancing caring responsibilities with a research career

Join us on Tuesday 5 December 2017 at 12.00 until 13.00 (UK GMT) for our #vitaechat via Twitter on balancing caring responsibilities with a research career.


What every new researcher needs to know #vitaechat

Whether you're just starting your doctorate, a new research project or a new job, it can be daunting to embark on a new professional journey.


Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2017

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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.


Getting to Grips: Vitae Connections

Our annual professional development event 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.


Supporting interdisciplinary researchers: member networking seminar 2017 – Yorkshire and North East

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


New approaches to developing researchers: member networking seminar 2017 – East of England

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the next member networking seminar, co-hosted by Anglia Ruskin University


Navigating your digital profile #vitaehangout

Live FREE online #vitaehangout for early career reseachers


Developing researcher's public engagement skills: member networking seminar 2017 – North West

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the North West membership networking seminar, co-hosted by the University of Salford


Engaging different stakeholders: member networking seminar 2017 – London

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


Structures, policies and change in researcher development

This event examines the changing context for researcher development, in terms of the different policies, structures and types of organisation, the demographics and directions of the researcher population, and the broader policy landscape that interacts at all levels.


Responsible research and innovation (RRI): member networking seminar 2017 – Scotland and Northern Ireland

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the Scotland and Northern Ireland networking seminar, co-hosted by the University of Strathclyde.


Enabling flexible pedagogies: member networking seminar 2017 - South West and Wales

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the South West and Wales networking seminar, co-hosted by the UWE, Bristol


Supporting the well-being of researchers: member networking seminar 2017 - South East

Vitae is pleased to invite member HEIs to the South East regional meeting, co-hosted by the University of Surrey.


Coping with stress and anxiety: Health and well-being for researchers

Live FREE online #vitaehangout for early career reseachers


Establishing parity for BME researchers: member networking seminar 2017 – Midlands

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


Online event for staff supporting researchers: Supporting researcher well-being

Live online event for researcher developers at member organisations


Inclusive researcher development #InclusiveRD

This event will explore where and how researcher development happens across the landscape of an organisation. The event will feature perspectives from different parts of an organisation, considering both practice and policy, and there will be opportunity for questions, discussions, networking and practice sharing. Participants will be able to explore different models of researcher development, including formal and informal approaches.


New Year's Goals: Successful career planning for researchers #vitaehangout

Live FREE online #vitaehangout for early career reseachers


Make a successful start as a PhD or research staff

During this live Twitter chat, the host will lead participants through a discussion of inductions, challenges of integrating and building networks, and dealing with other common issues.