Vitae News - 23 April 2018

Vitae News - 23 April 2018

Focus on: Research Leadership, Independence and Management

Our new 'Focus on' web pages are packed with dedicated and useful resources about Research Leadership, Independence and Management. Find out more about the researchers journey from being led and managed by supervisors to being responsible for leading and managing others. Our resources  are for researchers and those supporting them. Look out for more details about our Focus-on #vitaechat taking place on Thursday 7 June.

Read more about Focus-on

Connections: Getting to Grips

Have you been in your role supporting researchers for less than 18 months? The date has been set for our annual Connections: Getting to Grips event.  Register your interest for this Cambridge event that is being held on Thursday 21 June and we will contact you as soon bookings open.

Register for Connections

Member regional seminars

Supporting resilience at different academic stages is a challenge for all researcher developers and this is the discussion topic for  the Scotland and Northern Ireland (SNI) member regional seminar on Monday 21 May 2018 at the Strathclyde Business School.

Practice sharing in Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for supervisors is the topic for the East of England (EE) member regional seminar being held at the recently opened Bradfield Centre, Cambridge on Tuesday 29 May.


Book: SNI member seminar

Book: EE member seminar




Three Minute Thesis (3MT)® competition update

Vitae will be using the new 2018 criterion and scoring system from the Vitae (virtual) semi-final stage onwards of The Vitae Three Minute Thesis competition.  We have communicated to all competing institutions about the University of Queensands' updates and recommend that competing institutions are fully familiar with the revisions.

Remember that Video submissions need to be submitted to Vitae by the strict deadline of Friday 6 July 2018. 

Read revised criterion


Vitae blog for Wonkhe

Read our article about how to help researchers navigate the turbulent landscape, in our blog for Wonkhe. 

Read article