Vitae: Researcher Activities 2010

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Fresh missive from Vitae:  researcher activities in 2010. Full details can be found on the Vitae website.

Programme of activities for research staff

Advancing in academia: 22 September in Bristol

Interactive one day event that provides research staff with the opportunity to explore and develop some of the skills, knowledge, experience and attributes required to advance an academic career.

Research staff conference: 4 November 2010

Building on the success of the 2009 event, this is a one-day national conference to explore some of the key issues faced by research staff in the current climate and explore how researchers can make their voice heard more effectively within institutions and by national policymakers.

Programme of activities for postgraduate researchers

Careers in academia: 23 September in Bristol

This interactive one-day event is aimed at early career researchers and will address topics related to how to succeed in a competitive and complex research environment and allow you to think about the pros and cons of different career options available.


Three day courses designed to help you identify and develop your transferable skills and help you to make more informed choices about the next step of your career.

  • National GRADschool 2: 19 – 22 October 2010
  • National GRADschool 3: 16 – 19 November 2010

Sussex also has 4 free places on the Regional GRADschool at Surrey, from 1 – 3 September 2010.  These places will be allocated by lottery.  To get in the draw, see full information in our Grad School post.

For both research staff and postgraduate researchers

The Vitae researcher development conference 2010: 6 – 7 September 2010

Bookings for the UK’s largest event for people with a commitment to the personal, professional and career development of researchers are now open. Vitae is inviting proposals again this year for workshops and fringe sessions.


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