Research skills development, ice skating, ice skates, finding your feet

Unit 1: Finding your feet as a researcher

R15: The Effective Researcher: Introduction to the Vitae Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Planner


An introduction to the RDF and how it can be used to:

  • prepare for one-on-one reviews with your supervisor about your development as a researcher
  • identify your strengths and areas for further development
  • provide a language to evidence your skills to current and future employers

 Dr Debra Cureton, Doctoral College

Wednesday 14th March 2018 2-4pm MD212a

Vitae RDF descriptors addressed in this session are:

Personal effectiveness (B)
This domain contains the personal qualities, career and self-management skills required to take ownership for and control of professional development.

  • Personal qualities (B1)
  • Professional and career development (B3)