VU offers a comprehensive Researcher Development Program (the VURDP) for the VU researcher that offers opportunities across nine categories spanning the entire research career from graduate researcher through to accomplished senior researcher.
Current researcher development opportunities
When researcher development sessions have been confirmed they are added to the online calendar. Students will be notified through their VU email account, while staff will be notified via the Research-Info email list (subscribe to Research-Info).
In 'Researcher development':
Sessions for the graduate researcher or academic staff new to research includes induction, PhD course ...
Career planning & mentoring
Sessions on MoRA, early career researcher program and finding a research mentor.
Ethics, biosafety & research integrity
Sessions on animal research ethics, human research ethics, biosafety and research integrity.
Networking & collaboration
Sessions on how to build relationships and opportunities to do so.
Research funding, IP, contracts & commercialisation
Sessions on improving skills in the areas of funding, intellectual property, contracts and commerciali...
Research impact & dissemination
Sessions on research publishing, measuring impact & presenting your research.
Sessions covering research leadership.
Research methodology & analysis
Sessions covering qualitative and quantitative research, phenomenology, NVivo, Qualtrics and SPSS.
Sessions to assist with development as a research supervisor.