UEA Vitae Membership UEA Vitae Membership

UEA Vitae membership

UEA is now a member of Vitae, dedicated to world-class professional and career development of researchers. Vitae membership provides benefits to both staff and researchers through intelligence and briefings, influencing relevant policy, access to research projects and resources available for free use by members, and joining expert networks through the online Vitae Community. All staff supporting researchers, including researcher developers, careers advisors, research managers, PI's and academic supervisors, and anyone else with an interest in research policy and development should create an account at www.vitae.ac.uk to take full advantage of the membership benefits.
Take a few minutes now to get started with Vitae membership: 

  • Register with your institutional .ac.uk email address for full access.
  • Sign up for Membership newsletter – Vitae News – by ticking “I would like to receive Vitae updates and information”
  • Create your profile on the Vitae website and publish it in the Membership Directory
  • Join Vitae Community, an online community for members with an interest in researcher development
  • Detailed instructions these steps can be found on the current members webpage

For staff supporting researchers

Some of the expert website content for your own professional use or to utilise with researchers includes:

  • Careers destinations and professional development
  • Advice for supervising doctoral students
  • Resources for equality and diversity in research careers
  • Leadership development for principal investigators
  • Advice for completing a doctorate
  • Research staff resources for staying in and moving out of academia
  • Example CVs
  • Managing a research career
  • Online hangouts and access to the UK 3 MT final  


For doctoral researchers and research staff

The Vitae website has a wealth of resources and advice designed specifically for researchers, whether your ambition is to stay within or move outside academia. The resources include careers information, professional development, and research management, including: