Vitae Blog

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

Digital Delivery - Advice for online sessions & workshops

by Dr Julie Reeves, Researcher Developer at University of Southampton. Julie wrote this piece as an output from a virtual workshop delivered for the...

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Vitae Connections Week 2020 reflections

The UK Research Staff Association (UKRSA) committee members reflect on Vitae Connections Week 2020 Reflections from Blanca Perez Sepulveda, UKRSA Recruitment...

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Mental health and wellbeing – staying sane when working remotely

by Rachel Cox, Vitae Engagement and Policy Project Manager Last week , as I was about to leave for work  I  g ot a call from my manager. She told me...

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Creating community among PhD students to help reduce isolation and play a positive role in supporting mental health

Dr Alina Congreve asks: what approaches to intentionally support and maintain PhD community are most effective? Dr Alina Congreve has worked as an academic...

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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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