Supporting researchers’ professional development

Whatever your role in supporting researchers’ professional development, Vitae resources can help. Training materials, research, advice and practice-sharing. Resources to support your own career development. Login or register for best access.

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Practical resources for researcher developers

Practical resources for researcher developers

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Your own professional development

Your own professional development

NEW: Career Framework for Researcher Developers (CFRD). Try it and leave your feedback!

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Vitae Researcher Development Framework (RDF)

Vitae Researcher Development Framework (RDF)

A comprehensive professional development framework tailored to researchers. Design and evaluate development programmes. Inspire and empower researchers

About the RDF for researcher developers

RDF-related resources

RDF Planner - our online app is available by subscription

Resources for getting started

Resources for getting started

PDP ROC. Online course for researchers. Get started on professional development

Induction resources for you to use with new doctoral candidates

Vitae members' area including our 2017/18 programme

New support materials for Research Directors and PIs

Preparing for leadership programme to run with research staff

Other opportunities

Other opportunities

Read the latest CROS and PIRLS results in our new publication Five Steps Forward

Vitae supports member institutions to engage in the HR Excellence in Research UK process

Three Minute Thesis. Member organisations can enter winners into the Vitae competition

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