Vitae Blog

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

Will many hammers finally crack the tough nuts in improving research culture and careers?

Help strengthen and protect our research integrity in the UK by completing this survey by   Dr Katie Wheat,  Head of Higher Education, Engagement...

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UKRSA endorses the refreshed Researcher Development Concordat

UKRSA , in association with Vitae, aims to provide a collective voice for research staff across the UK, through building researcher communities and influencing...

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Reflections from conference

  Dr Katie Wheat, Head of Higher Education Engagement at Vitae has blogged a summary of her closing plenary thoughts from the conference Almost three...

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Vitae Wellbeing and Mental Health Working Group blog

  In our series of Working Group blogs, we find out the potential benefits and impact that belonging to a collaborative group can bring.  Our blogger...

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Realising the potential of the Concordat

  Clare Viney, CEO CRAC/Vitae, provides a reaction piece following the launch of the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers What...

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Vitae Researcher Careers Working Group

  In our series of Working Group blogs, we find out the potential benefits and impact that belonging to a collaborative group can bring.  Our blogger...

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How many cups of coffee does it take to make a conference?

  Dr Katie Wheat, Head of Higher Education Engagement, Vitae  Ever since I joined Vitae, ‘conference time of year’ has always been my favourite....

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Vitae Continuous Professional Development Working Group

  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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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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