Online Workshops VitaeCon2023

Online Workshops 2023

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Accessible by Design: Researcher Development Going Digital

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Megan Webb and Vandana Thanki 

University College London (UCL)


Building a Doctoral Coaching Network to support researchers

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Oli Schofield and Annalie Bamber-Jones

University of Bath


Five Essentials for Creating Excellent Training for Researchers

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Alison Gray and Dr. Jennifer Rao-Williams



Longer-term impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic: Ensuring support of doctoral and early career researchers 

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Mindel Van de Laar, Oksana Celbis, Luke Windsor, Kingsley Ofosu-Ampong and Kathryn Arnold

United Nations University – MERIT / Maastricht University
University of Leeds
University of Professional Studies Accra, Ghana
University of York


Cohorts, Connections and Community Building: Increasing engagement with PGR Training. 

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Dr. Stephen Ling, Dr. Angela Midgley, Dr. Rachel Brenchley and Dr. Katherine Yates

University of Salford


Experience the Prosper portal: Modifiable postdoc career development

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Dr. Fiona McBride and Stefania Silvestri

University of Liverpool


Amplifying the researcher voice: researcher networks working together effectively to drive change

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Alison Tidy & Vitae



Shaping and evolving the Vitae Researcher Development Framework (RDF) 

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Dr Sune Muller & Vitae

Precarity and Researcher Development

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Dr. Anna Pilz

University of Edinburgh


Shaping SHAPE Impact: Supporting Researchers to Develop Successful and Enjoyable Research Impact in the Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

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Dr Naomi Tyrrell, Prof. James Daybell and Louise Rutt

Research Your Way Ltd
University of Plymouth


#It’sOKtoAsk: Disability Access Question and Answer Session

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Video introduction to session

Katherine Deane 

University of East Anglia (UEA)


Mentoring for researcher developers (M4RD)  An international mentoring collaboration and its role in enhancing research culture

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Josh Mead, Vani Naik, Dr Douglas Eacersall and Natasha Kitano

Kings College London
Edinburgh Napier University
University of Southern Queensland (UniUSQ), Australia
Queensland University of Technology


Respect by stealth: Doing respect-based culture change in graduate research

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Prof. Robyn Barnacle, Dr. Leul Tadesse Sidelil and Prof. Denise Cuthbert 

RMIT University 


“You’re a human being before you’re a researcher”: (Re)Prioritising the researcher above the research

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Dr. Jamie Pei, Dr. Mushtaq Bilal, Dr. Vikki Burns and Kelly Louise Preece

The Messy Coach
Syddansk Universitet - University of Southern Denmark
The PhD Life Coach
University of Exeter


Help shape Vitae's digital transformation: a community feedback workshop

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Improve mental fitness to manage negative thinking, reduce burnout and unlock potential

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Dr. Anne Marie Sowerbutts

University of Manchester


Strategically Mapping Graduate Student Growth: From Aspirations to Achievement

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Jennifer Shaffer Brown, MS, Dr. Karen High and Dr. Stephanie Cutler

Clemson University (USA)
The Pennsylvania State University


What’s in it for you? Women in Research journey from bootcamp to blended

Kasia Bronk-Zaborowska and Natacha Wilson

University College London (UCL)
Cambridge Insights


Who belongs in Higher Education? Exploring the barriers to belonging for Black students at British universities

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Precious Ogbonna, Eden Anin-Adjei