Vitae Blog

Welcome to the launch of the Vitae Blog where you will find regular topical and informative posts relating to the world of researcher development.

How do we prepare researchers for the challenges ahead at a time when the future seems particularly uncertain? part 2

  Dr Kate Jones, Professional Development Manager at Vitae attended Vitae's Preparing Researchers for an Unknown Future event on 25 January and continues...

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How do we prepare researchers for the challenges ahead at a time when the future seems particularly uncertain? part 1

Dr Kate Jones,  Professional Development Manager at Vitae attended Vitae's  Prep aring Researchers for an Unknown Futur e  event on 25 January and...

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Caring for the carers - if not now, when?

Dr Marie-Pierre Moreau is a Reader in Education and Director othe RISE (Research in Inequalities, Societies and Education) research centre, University...

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The future of doctoral training

Paul Spencer,  PGR Environment Development Manager,  University of Bristol has written a blog about his presentation at the Vitae  Researcher Development...

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100 years of the PhD by Prof David Bogle

Here I have attempted to write a short history of the PhD in the UK. Much is based on the excellent book from 1983 by Renate Simpson and also visits to...

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Clare Viney's reflections: one year on...

After almost a year with the organisation, Clare Viney gives her reflections on her time and the future direction of the organisation: I am passionate...

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