Vitae News - 9 April 2019

Vitae News - 9 April 2019

Update on the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers 

Chair of the Concordat Strategy Group (CSG), Prof Julia Buckingham, CBE, has commented on the latest developments around the revision of the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers in which she reports that the Concordat consultation received almost 600 responses.

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The CSG will publish a full report on the consultation at the end of April and aim to publish the final revision of the Concordat in late June/early July.

Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2019

The plenary topics for this year's Vitae Researcher Development International conference have been confirmed, with the opening plenary: What is the future we are developing researchers for? following the excellent presentation by Professor Pat Thomson in the closing plenary of last year's conference.

Within this uncertain policy environment, we invite you to join us in focusing on the good practice taking place in researcher development globally, to show policy makers the changes they should be making to build on and support grassroots efforts, as well as looking to other sectors for inspiration. Submissions to the Call for Content close on 13 May 2019.

Plenary speakers will be announced soon.

Read more about conference and Call for Content

Innovation Future Leaders Fellowships (FLF) call for proposals

The UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowships (FLF) scheme call for outline proposals for round 3, opened last week. 
The scheme is helping to develop and sustain research and innovation talent in the UK by supporting early career researchers and innovators with outstanding potential in universities, UK registered businesses, and other research and user environments. The FLF scheme welcomes applications from both UK and international applicants. Please circulate amongst your researcher networks.

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