BIST at the Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2019

Event Details

  • Date:
  • Venue: Hilton Birmingham Metropole
  • Address: The NEC Birmingham, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, B40 1PP Birmingham, UK

A delegation of BIST team is participating in the Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2019, the only dedicated event that brings together all those with a strategic and practical role in developing researchers. It is expected the event gathers about 400 participants from several countries, including pro-vice-chancellors, heads of faculty, heads of graduate schools, HR directors, careers advisors, staff developers and trainers.

Gabby Silberman, Director General of BIST, will chair the half plenary session entitled Catalysing a culture shift in the development of research staff (Monday 16th September, 15:05h) which will have the following participants:

The Concordat as a lever for systemic change
Professor Julia Buckingham, CBE, Chair of Concordat Strategy Group, and Vice-Chancellor and President, Brunel University London

Prosper: enhancing first-time postdoctoral career development and success
Professor Anthony Hollander, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research & Impact, University of Liverpool

Fit for the Future? Thinking about Research Leadership in HE
Professor Matthew Flinders, Professor of Politics, University of Sheffield, and ESRC Council Member

Scientfic Ecosystems and Research Reproducibility
Professor Marcus Munafò, Professor of Biological Psychology, University of Bristol


Conference programme