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Updated PGR FAQ: Travelling for fieldwork

18 Jun 2020

Frequently asked questions are updated regularly

This advice is correct at the time of publication of this news article.

If you have health concerns then you should refer to the NHS website as recommended by Public Health England. For other queries regarding the current situation, email

We have updated the following question in the coronavirus FAQ for postgraduate researchers:

I have fieldwork/a placement scheduled to start soon - can I still go?

If the fieldwork/placement does not require travel outside of Manchester, or if government advice permits non-essential travel to your intended destination, then it may be possible to proceed. In all cases you should follow current government travel advice and complete the risk assessment and approval process.  If you have any questions regarding fieldwork/placements please contact your supervisor or local PGR support team.

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