Personal effectiveness

Maximise your personal effectiveness as a researcher by developing knowledge and skills that will bring rewards whatever your future career. Links to related advice and resources in this section and to similar content from around the site.

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Manage your career with the Vitae RDF Planner online app

From doing a doctorate:

Overcoming common challenges

Managing yourself

Staying positive

Schedule for Success: our popular downloadable wallplanner

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Supporting researchers' professional development?

Part-time researcher course: includes planning to manage your time

Supervising a doctorate. Including keeping researchers on track

Project management essentials session: facilitator guide and presentation

Time management session: facilitator guide and presentation

Coaching and mentoring schemes for researchers

Career stories : how researchers have managed their research and careers. Over 150 stories

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Browse our collections by type of resource, across all topics.

Quick Tips for researchers : bitesize advice

Professional development advice sheets : covers all 63 professional development areas from the Vitae Researcher Development Framework

Action and evidence examples: inspiration when you want to set actions for professional development or demonstrate your progress