Focus on leadership for researchers
Make the most of high level research knowledge and skills by fostering the skills and behaviours practiced by good leaders. Whether your future lies in or outside academic research, this approach could benefit society as well as your own career.
Our leadership development for PIs section is for you if you're aspiring to academic leadership or new in a leadership role. Includes:
Effective leadership in a research environment - a perspective from a US bioscience lab
Researchers - take our quick poll!: it asks about your experience of being led and how you might have benefitted from effective leadership.
#vitaechat: Chat to other researchers about leadership
Our leadership lens on the Vitae Researcher Development Framework (RDF) identifies attributes for a successful leader.
Click on highlighted topics for professional development tips.
Leadership in researcher development: Vitae Connections event: April 28. Call for content open until Feb 8
Leadership and engagement is one of the elements of the Vitae Career Framework for Researcher Developers
Five ways to improve leadership in universities. Article from the Guardian HE network
Developing the next generation includes guidance for early career researchers and academics and a developer's toolkit
Preparing for leadership, a training programme for research staff starting to take leadership roles or who wish to in future
Leadership in Action, to run with researchers who want to explore and practice leadership skills
Take advantage of our online advice:
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