Impact and evaluation

Culture, Employment and Development in Academic Research Survey - CEDARS

Culture, Employment and Development in Academic Research Survey - CEDARS

Replacing The Careers in Research Online Survey (CROS) and the The Principal Investigators and Research Leaders Survey (PIRLS), CEDARS reflects the Principles of the revised Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers, incorporating the environment, culture, professional development and employment of research staff and the experiences of their managers.

Read more about CEDARS and view 2020 aggregate results as a PDF or as a PowerPoint presentation and if you are a member, get access to the imagery to use for your own slide presentations

Read summary and tune in to recording from our practice-sharing event: Branching out with CEDARS

Catalyst Fund: Supporting mental health & wellbeing for postgraduate research students

Catalyst Fund: Supporting mental health & wellbeing for postgraduate research students

Within this report, we provide an overview of the range of activities undertaken by the projects, their reach and impact.

We identify the learning and key themes that have emerged across the programme and present recommendations for the sector, senior institutional managers, supervisors, professional services staff and PGRs.

Read the report, appendices and stakeholder briefings for supervisors, senior leaders and professional services

Research Integrity - a landscape study

Research Integrity - a landscape study

Commissioned by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), Vitae in partnership with the UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO) and the UK Reproducibility Network (UKRN) have produced this insightful evaluation report

Read the related UKRI press release launching the new report

Download the report and annexes

What do researchers do?

What do researchers do?

Popular Vitae series exploring the destinations and career paths of doctoral graduates and how they contribute to society, culture and economy.

Do researchers' early careers have to be precarious? is the latest part of a new series.

Read our discipline-specific infographics highlighting career destinations, research roles, and occupations.

Other evaluation and impact activities and reports

Other evaluation and impact activities and reports

Read latest report around the RDF - Understanding the experience of postgraduate researchers (PGRs) using the Vitae Researcher Development Framework (RDF) at UK Universities & find out recommendations for doctoral researchers, institutions and for the wider sector.

Read our latest annual report evidencing Vitae impact of our community.

Read the Supervisors Voice report that was published September 2020 an evaluation exploring extent to which UK based Arts Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) supervisors feel able and willing to support PGRs.

Read about the Researcher Development Evaluation Toolkit

Developed by the predecessor to the Impact and evaluation group, the Impact Framework supports the building of an evidence base for the impact of researcher development