DTP Coronavirus information and contingency planning
The EnvEast DTP Contingency Plan is being regularly updated. If you have any concerns please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
- Students and staff involved in EnvEast activities (funded or otherwise supported by the consortium) should be able to follow advice to minimise infection WITHOUT fear that they will be financially penalised.
- Students funded by the EnvEast DTP should receive appropriate advice and support to complete their PhD projects within the restrictions imposed by COVID-19
The DTP has created a fund to support homeworking. Details of suitable spend and process can be found in our Small Purchase Protocol.
University-Specific Coronavirus Guidance
University of East Anglia
University of Essex
Scroll down for link to download 'Advice and FAQs for Postgraduate Research Students (PGR Students) and Supervisors'
University of Kent
University of Plymouth
Risk Register and DTP Extensions Policy
As part of tracking the impact COVID-19 is having on DTP research, we have compiled a Risk Register, which students are asked to complete (with their Primary Supervisor’s input). This will help us determine the most at-risk areas of research within DTP cohorts, and inform UKRI accordingly.
You can also access our latest Extension Policy. Please refer to this when considering your eligibility to apply for an extension to your PhD. We will be prioritising those students in their final year of study, and as such, those of you who are impacted and applying from earlier years of study, will be looked at from June 2020 on a case-by-case basis.
As always with PhD extensions, please discuss with your Primary Supervisor in the first instance, and only request extra time if you urgently need it. We are keen to distribute resources to the most in need.