Supervising and managing researchers
Highlights from the wealth of resources on our site. Register or log in to see more and for full access if you're from a member organisation. Join discussions on our online Member Community or contact colleagues through our Member Directory.
From now until end July our focus is on mentoring and coaching for researchers.
Highlights from our resources to help you in your support role:
Vitae library of training resources to use with researchers
Helping you to success in your role:
Supervising doctoral candidates. Advice section
Leadership development – mostly for new and aspiring PIs
PIs on mentoring research staff - short videos
The Vitae Researcher Development Framework addresses a wide range of attributes related to performing research at all career levels
Some of our most popular resources for staff and students:
PDP ROC online course. Introducing professional development planning
Career destinations: discipline-specific infographics
Example researcher CVs for academic and non-academic jobs
Routemaps for new researchers - take a guided tour of Vitae resources
Providing equality of opportunity is crucial to attracting talented researchers and achieving research excellence.
For everyone! Equality and diversity Actions for All
Our site is home to the UK Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers. See also our related guide for research directors and PIs
About the EC HR Excellence in Research Award
What Do Researchers Do? How highly-skilled doctoral graduates contribute to society, culture and economy
The Careers in Research Online Survey and the Principal Investigators and Research Leaders Survey indicate progress on implementation of researcher career development policy. UK analyses from 2015 CROS and PILS surveys
Do you know researchers who have moved on from academia? Publicise our new survey: what do research staff do next?