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Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Page last updated: 20/10/2020

Research students

Information for research students around assessments, supervisions and progress meetings, data collection, and protocols during coronavirus.

Research Students

Plus Icon Will my supervision continue as normal?

Yes, our research students must continue to contact their supervisory team and supervisory meetings can be held via Skype or telephone.

All students should have two supervisors, a Director of Studies and a supervisor. If you lose contact with your supervisory team please contact researchstudentadmin@leedsbeckett.ac.uk or call 07387 232 962.

Plus Icon I have a progression meeting or confirmation of registration meeting scheduled - will this go ahead?

Yes, these meetings will now take place online - we will contact you to arrange this. If you already have a date this will not change.

More information can be found on our webpages.

Plus Icon Where should I contact about the researcher training programme or other training opportunities?

Please email researcherdevelopment@leedsbeckett.ac.uk regarding any training opportunities or training questions.

Plus Icon I have a Viva scheduled - will this go ahead?

Yes, these meetings are now taking place online, we will contact you to arrange this. If you already have a date this will not change.

More information can be found on our webpages.

Plus Icon I am a Tier 4 student. How do I fulfil signing and monitoring requirements?

You must still check in with us twice a month but this can be done via email. The email should contain details of where you are and what you are working on.

More information can be found on our webpages.

Plus Icon Can I undertake face to face data collection?

No face to face data collection can take place at the moment and you should discuss a revised data collection approach or workplan with your supervisory team.

Plus Icon Where should I submit my thesis?

You should submit your thesis as normal by emailing it to researchstudentadmin@leedsbeckett.ac.uk. We do not require paper copies currently.

More information can be found on our webpages.

Plus Icon Tracking your progress

We recognise that this current situation will impact on our research students’ progress. You are encouraged to continue to work on your thesis as best as possible.

You should also keep a record of how the evolving situation impacts on your work and time-plan, where appropriate. Supervisory teams should be included in this discussion and it should be formally recorded in the supervisory meeting notes.

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