Vitae Blog

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

Vitae Working Groups

  Dr Saneeya Qureshi, Research Staff Developer from the Academy of Liverpool who is a member of the Continuous Professional Development Vitae Working...

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How a competition changed my academic life

Jamie Khoo, Vitae Three Minute Thesis competition, People's Choice Winner 2018 It might be a bit of a hyperbole to say that the Three Minute Thesis has...

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Securing the research talent of tomorrow

Clare Viney, CEO of CRAC and Vitae   This morning the Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Chris Skidmore set out how...

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One-click Concordats - an overview of UK research related Concordats

Dr Kieran Fenby-Hulse, Programme Manager at Coventry University With all the talk of Concordats recently, wouldn't it be helpful to find out a bit more...

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Introducing Vitae’s New Engagement and Policy Project Manager

Rachel Cox, Engagement and Policy Project Manager, CRAC & Vitae. Rachel has written this blog post as an introduction to the Vitae community. Her background...

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Mental Health, Academic Life and Me

Matt Flinders is President of the Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom and Professor of Politics at the University of Sheffield, he sits...

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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 Preparing Researchers for an Unknown Futur e  event on 25 January and this...

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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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