Vitae News - 20 September 2018

Vitae News - 20 September 2018


Vitae Researcher Development International Conference: Vitae 3MT® competition

Congratulations to Owen Gwydion James, from the University of Edinburgh who won the 3MT® prize with his three minute presentation about 'Human myelin in a dish'. Owen won a £3,000 grant to spend on a public engagement activity of his choice. The judges admired his analogy to communicate complex ideas and his ability to demonstrate the potential impact of his work.

Voted by the audience, Jamie Khoo won the People's Choice Award, with her engaging presentation 'But is she pretty?', challenging women's responses to beauty ideals. 

Thanks to our offical Sponsor, Taylor & Francis and to UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) for their prize-level support. 

Photos from the 3MT® final will be out soon as well as details of the 2019 competition.

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Vitae 3MT® 

Review of the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers


We look forward to supporting the Concordat Strategy Group (CSG) following their announcement of sector consultations relating to the revised Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers. We will keep you informed of the progess with this.

The latest details relating to the Concordat can be found on our website, including links to the two reports.

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about the Concordat

Register your Interest for Working Groups


Help shape the 2018/19 programme by registering for one of our three new Vitae Working Groups.
  • Researcher Careers and Professional Development Working Group
  • Wellbeing and Mental Health Working Group
  • CPD for Researcher Developers Working Group
 The Vitae Working Groups providing a platform for innovation and giving a greater voice to all members of the research environment.  

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Vitae Working Groups