Focus on getting started in a new role

To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time" Leonard Bernstein

September and October we will be focusing on new beginnings. 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. 

Whatever your situation, taking a professional approach to your development from the start can help make the path smoother, and enable you to be more successful in the long run.

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See our full listing of focus on topics for Vitae members.

Resources for researcher developers
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Resources for researcher developers

Download induction materials, including NEW high quality press-ready files (pictured), PPT presentations and more...

Start your professional development with The Vitae Career Framework for Researcher Developers (CFRD)

New to Vitae? Take a quick look at our resources for researcher developers

Routemaps for new researchers
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Routemaps for new researchers

If you are just starting out in research as a new doctoral candidate, these routemaps in a variety of formats can help you to find the Vitae resources most relevant to you.

New to Vitae? Take a quick look at our resources for doctoral candidates and research staff

Professional development planning for researchers
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Professional development planning for researchers

Professional development planning (PDP) is a key component of career progression. PDP ROC, covers all the stages in the process, using resources designed for researchers who want to make the most of their opportunities, and create new ones!

How to get on with others?
Supervision and other relationships

How to get on with others?

Q&As
Make a successful start

Q&As

Vitae held a free 60-min live video event with experienced researchers as part of our #VitaeHangout series. Watch the recorded video and Tweet your thoughts to @Vitae_news