Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Vitae

Vitae is an international programme supporting researcher development. It champions the needs of researchers and provides resources and guidance aimed specifically at PhD students.

Vitae support and champion the development of researchers and research supervisors.

Vitae support for PhD students

The Vitae website contains information, advice and resources on professional development and careers. 

Vitae Website

Doing a Doctorate

General advice on various aspects and stages of doing a doctorate and how to access further support and guidance.

Professional development for researchers

Information on the Researcher Development Framework and other resources to support your professional development.

Researcher Careers

Includes information on working inside and outside higher education, research versus non-research careers, marketing yourself, and plenty of inspiring case studies on what other researcher have done with their careers.

Vitae researcher booklets

Practical advice and tips on a range of topics with advice and suggested exercises to work through.