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Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2020 - Call for Content


Call for Content –  The call for content for interactive workshops, presentations and posters is open and we invite you… More

Call for Content –  The call for content for interactive workshops, presentations and posters is open and we invite you to share your examples of practice, strategic approaches, evidence of impact, and emerging ideas in researcher development.
Proposals should address at least one of the conference themes:
  • In light of the changing research environment, is it time to change the nature of the doctorate itself; would radical changes be possible, and what is the role of researcher development in this context?
  • How do we embed responsibility for culture change at all levels of the research system, and support leaders, managers and supervisors with their responsibilities for research integrity, wellbeing and mental health, and career development?
  • How can we best prepare researchers to be flexible, adaptable, mobile, open and professional, and to thrive within their current and future careers?
  • What are the measures of success of researcher development; what is its impact, and to what extent does this align with researcher and employer expectations?
  • What have we learnt from the continued evolution of strategy, profession and practice in researcher development; how can we ensure continued relevance and value for the next decade of researcher development?

 

Vitae Member webinars


Vitae will soon be starting a series of member webinars, one of them will be around research impact, which will… More

Vitae will soon be starting a series of member webinars, one of them will be around research impact, which will take place at the end of June.  If you need any further information, please contact the RDU for further information.

 

 

Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2020


The call for content for workshops and posters for the Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2020 is open until May and we… More

The call for content for workshops and posters for the Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2020 is open until May and we invite you to share your examples of practice, strategic approaches, evidence of impact, and emerging ideas in researcher development.

The workshop panel will be looking for collaborative, novel and creative approaches that are of clearly-demonstrated value to delegates.

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CEDARS to replace CROS and PIRLS (Vitae)


Vitae is delighted to confirm that the Culture, Employment and Development in Academic Research Survey (CEDARS) has been developed to… More

Vitae is delighted to confirm that the Culture, Employment and Development in Academic Research Survey (CEDARS) has been developed to replace the former Careers in Research Online Survey (CROS) and Principal Investigators & Research Leaders Survey (PIRLS).

CEDARS integrates questions from the CROS and PIRLS surveys with new questions reflecting the Principles of the revised Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers, incorporating the environment, culture, professional development and employment of research staff and the experiences of their managers.

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Visiting Professor, Stephen Morton will be giving a lecture on ‘Big challenges for our small planet – and implications for future health & wellbeing’ Wednesday 22nd April 2020 - Time: 3:30 – 5pm- UCLan, Adelphi Building, ABLT1 please click the link: Eventbrite/StephenMorton

REF Open #18 The Appeals within the Code of Practice - a drop in session with the REF Team 11th March 2:00 pm – 3:30pm in Room BB142

REF Open #15 Staff Circumstances

The REF Team is pleased to invite you to REF Open #15 at 2:00pm on Wednesday 11th December 2019 in BB016.
This is the link to the online booking form…..https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ref-open-15-staff-circumstances-tickets-84597175429