The Researcher Development Framework

The Researcher Development Framework (Vitae © 2010 Careers Research and Advisory Centre Limited) is a professional development framework for planning, promoting and supporting the personal, professional and career development of researchers in higher education. Further information about the RDF can be accessed at www.vitae.ac.uk/rdf

Follow the links below to browse workshops by sub-category of the RDF.

Domain A - Knowledge and intellectual abilities

This domain contains the knowledge and intellectual abilities needed to be able to carry out excellent research.

Domain B - Personal effectiveness

This domain contains the personal qualities, and self-management skills required to take ownership for, and control of, professional development

Domain C - Research governance and organisation

This domain contains the knowledge of the standards, requirements and professional conduct that are needed for the effective management of research.

Domain D - Engagement, influence and impact

This domain contains the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to influence, engage with and impact on the academic, social, cultural and economic context