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Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2019

16 Sep, 2019 — 17 Sep, 2019 (UTC +01:00) Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Paris, Stockholm, Vienna   
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The Vitae Conference is the only dedicated event that brings together all those with a strategic and practical role in developing researchers.
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Last year's event saw over 400 participants from the UK and internationally, including pro-vice-chancellors, heads of faculty, heads of graduate schools, HR directors, careers advisors, staff developers and trainers. Participants at the conference will explore:

  •     Trends in the wider research, employment, and policy environments and how these might affect researcher development strategy
  •     Strategic opportunities and challenges for organisations in creating and sustaining environments where researchers can flourish
  •     Innovative and practical approaches to the professional and career development of researchers across all career stages and institutional contexts
  •     Evidence and evaluation of researcher careers and the impact of researcher development
  •     Exploring the career development needs of researcher developers within the context of a new and evolving profession

The conference will feature the 2019 UK Final of the Three Minute Thesis Competition 3MT®, that challenges doctoral candidates to present their research and its significance in just three minutes.

Here you can find a draft of the programme and the registration tool!


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    16 Sep, 2019 — 17 Sep, 2019
    (UTC +01:00) Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Paris, Stockholm, Vienna



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