Sign an open-letter supporting disabled, chronically ill and neurodivergent PhD students in the UK during COVID-19

A group of PhD students have written an open letter to funding bodies and universities that fund and host PhD students in the UK, demanding proper support for disabled, chronically ill and neurodivergent during the COVID-19 crisis.

They are asking for specific reasonable adjustments to be made to ‘ensure that┬ádisabled, chronically ill and neurodivergent students are not more disadvantaged during the COVID19 pandemic than their nondisabled peers, and to ensure parity of access to PhD study, especially since existing reasonable adjustments are likely to be no longer accessible or affective, with direct and concrete implications for our ability to complete PhD research and work as normal.’

The full text can be found here, where you can also add your signature.