Media Coverage

A sample of media coverage Vitae has received to date, including press articles and blog posts. To view the full articles, please click on the links below.

Vitae in the media

Link From lab gigs to headliners
Times Higher Education (THE), 2 July 2015
Link The postdoc experience: hopes and fears
Times Higher Education (THE), 2 July 2015
Link Pascal source code Role of ‘critical research friends’ in mentoring emerging researchers: Reflections from a mentorship workshop
Maarifa, 27 May 2015
Link Troff document UK universities pass external HR test
Research Professional, 29 May 2015
Link Octet Stream Finding a research job outside of academia
live chat, Guardian, 22 May 2015
Link VCS/ICS calendar How to apply for research funding: 10 tips for academics
Guardian, 10 May 2015
Link Academic chats on Twitter can be #clm
The Australian, 8 April 2015
Link Leadership Training for Early Career Researchers
Science Careers Blog, 27 February 2015
Link Troff document Career transitions: Increased support
Naturejobs podcast, 26 February 2015
Link Applying for a postdoc job? Here are 18 tips for a successful application
The Guardian, 1 February 2015
Link C header Career counselling: Pick a path
Naturejobs, 28 January 2015
Link Lead from the top to improve researcher diversity, says Vitae
Research Professional, 27 January 2015
Link Troff document How to give the next generation of scholars a career boost
Times Higher Education Magazine, 15 January 2015
Link Three-minute thesis finalists chosen
Times Higher Education, 27 July 2014
Link The PhD experience: this far, and no further
Time Higher Education, 14 August 2014
Link Tenure track: the way to go for junior scholars?
First appeared in the Vitae supplement, as part of the Research Fortnight, paper and online edition, 3 September 2014 Register to Research Professional to access
Link Academics warn of ‘artificial PhD divide’
First appeared in the Vitae supplement, as part of the Research Fortnight, paper and online edition, 3 September 2014. Register to Research Professional to access
Link Lack of job security drives out researchers
First appeared in the Vitae supplement, as part of the Research Fortnight, paper and online edition, 3 September 2014. Register to Research Professional to access
Link Is your brain holding you back?
First appeared in the Vitae supplement, as part of the Research Fortnight, paper and online edition, 3 September 2014 Register to Research Professional to access
Link D source code Postgrad research students are becoming harder to find
First appeared in Research Professional, 9 September 2014. Register to Research Professional to access
Link Octet Stream 'Prospects and stability' main reasons for leaving academia
First appeared in Research Professional, 10 September 2014. Register to Research Professional to access.
Link ECMAScript program Million+ calls for 50,000 more postgrad places
First appeared in Research Professional, 10 September 2014. Register to Research Professional to access.
Link D source code 3-minute thesis winners announced
First appeared in Research Professional, 11 September 2014. Register to Research Professional to access.
Link Research degrees: one qualification leads to another
Times Higher Education, 11 September 2014
Link The 2014 Vitae conference
Science Careers, 14 September 2014
Link Supporting the Cinderellas of Science
Research Fundermentals blog, 19 September 2014
Link Establish yourself as a researcher
Blog post about the pilot of the Research Staff Futures, 5 October 2014
Link How to recognise your transferable skills
13 October 2014, Anna Price and a panel of academics-turned-other-careers show that all scientists in academia have transferable skills, but the trick lies in recognising and applying them.
Link Troff document Hundreds of PhD students chasing every early career post
THE study reveals intense competition for roles at Russell Group universities, despite new openings for those seeking a research career, 6 November 2014
Link chemical/x-molconn-Z Hundreds chase every junior academic job
BBC News, 6 November 2014
Link Troff document #vitaehangout – good food for thought
incite Manchester blog about our last #vitaehangout on developing profile in and outside academia , 27 November 2014
Link ECMAScript program How to raise your profile in and outside academia - some notes
Blog post by Boundary Objects on our last #vitaehangout on developing profile in and outside academia, 29 November 2014
Link Pascal source code Women in STEM campaign aims to bridge gender gap
Times Higher Education, May 2014
Link Research councils may tie funding to diversity accreditation
Times Higher Education, 20 March 2014
Link Sink or swim
Times Higher Education, 20 February 2014
Link Live Q&A: How to stand out in the scramble for research funding
Guardian Higher Education chat, 9 December 2015
Link Troff document Postdoc dilemma: to leave or not to leave academia? – live chat
Guardian Higher Education chat, 21 June 2013
Link Troff document Finding a research job outside of academia – live chat
Guardian Higher Education, 22 May 2015
Link chemical/x-pdb Presenting your research: approaches, benefits and career development
An interview with Zaid Janjua, 2015 UK winner of the Three Minute Thesis Compeition, Taylor & Francis,
Link Why do promising academics quit? asks Vitae
Research Fortnight, 14 September 2016
Link Vitae aims to boost opportunities for women
Research Fortnight, 13 September 2016
Link Interview with 3MT finalist and People's Choice Winner: Maddie Long
University of Edinburgh, Blog
Link Changing careers
Clare Viney, new CEO of CRAC on changing careers
Link Octet Stream Young researchers thrive in life after academia
Nature, 27 September 2016
Link Troff document Review of Australia's Research Training System - Final Report
2016
Link #Vitae16 Conference
University of Stirling, Katherine Reibig, Blog post 2016
Link #Vitae16 – Perspective from Stirling Graduate School
Blog post about Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2016
Link backup file UK is best place to be a researcher, conference told
Link How to help researchers navigate the turbulent landscape
Link ECMAScript program Early Career Researcher special - Alternative Career Trajectories in the Biomedical Sciences
Link Developing researchers for the future
Link Tie research grants to career development efforts, v-c says
Link Call to give early career researchers more independence
Link D source code For supporting postdocs, the U.K. is helping to lead the way—but more progress is needed
Link The Concordat and the precariat: radicalism and the art of policy review
Link Are we looking after the wellbeing of our doctoral researchers?
Link chemical/x-mopac-input Review of the Concordat
Link Making mental health a priority
Link Have your say on the future career development support for researchers in the UK
File PDF document Researchers Matter - AGCAS
File PDF document Vitae Concordat to support the career development of researchers - AGCAS
File PDF document The Wonkhe Daily - Tuesday 30th October
File PDF document UKCGE Newsletter Nov18
File PDF document The Universities UK Bulletin – 2 November 2018
Link The myriad of careers where research skills matter
File PDF document Skidmore finishes 2-4-tour
File PDF document THE - Plan to ring-fence junior scholars’ research time scrapped
File PDF document RF - Researcher Concordat drops 20% time for personal development
File PDF document RF - Concordat vital to meeting R&D target
File PDF document THE - Call to give ECR's more independence
File PDF document THE - Careers intelligence - helping postdocs find jobs
File PDF document THE - Research intelligence - helping postdocs find a voice
Link University World News - Funders pledge career support for researchers
Link For supporting postdocs, the U.K. is helping to lead the way—but more progress is needed
Link Funders pledge career support for UK researchers
Link C header Does the new researcher concordat have teeth?
Link How to help researchers navigate the turbulent landscape
Link Growing the research base means embracing diversity
Link chemical/x-mopac-input University signs Researcher Development Concordat
Link Revised Research Concordat: UHR becomes a signatory
Link chemical/x-mopac-input The British Academy announces support for Researcher Development Concordat
Link HE jobs
Link Impact of Covid-19 on researchers and the UK research base survey
‘Impact of Covid-19 on researchers and the UK research base survey’ - Wonkhe Daily – 9 June 2020 -
File PDF document Impact of Covid-19
Lockdown toll on research and well-being revealed written by Mićo Tatalović for Research Fortnight
Link Survey to examine impact of Covid 19 on UK research base’
‘Survey to examine impact of Covid 19 on UK research base’ from Research Fortnight – 1 June 2020
Link Vitae and the UKRI funded SMARTEN are asking doctoral researchers and research staff to complete a survey on the impact of Covid-19
‘Vitae and the UKRI funded SMARTEN are asking doctoral researchers and research staff to complete a survey on the impact of Covid-19 on their working lives’ from Wonkhe Daily 21 April 2020
File PDF document Early career academics facing cliff edge in funding
Most early career academics facing cliff edge in funding, survey suggests Article by Simon Baker, Times Higher Education
File PDF document Promoting a culture of wellbeing for researchers
File PDF document Research-intensive institutions ‘need to improve’ PhD access
File PDF document Government must set out ‘clear goals’ for research culture