Animal Experiments 2014

Michael Charlton made this Freedom of Information request to University of the Highlands and Islands

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Michael Charlton

Dear University of the Highlands and Islands,

I Request to know does your university carry out animal
animal experiments

I request to know how many animals were used in experiments inside
the university between the 1st of January 2014 and 31st December
2014

How many animals were held for use in experiments inside the university between 1st of January 2014 and the 31st of December
2014 (if this differs from the above).

I Request to know what species of animals were used for these
experiments.

I request to know the Home Office licence classification for these
experiments in terms of pain, lasting harm, etc. if classified.

I request to know if the animals used were for medical or non
medical research

Yours faithfully,

Michael Charlton

Roger Sendall, University of the Highlands and Islands

Dear Mr Charlton

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 – Request for Information

I refer to your request for information received earlier today relating to animal testing.

Please note that the University of the Highlands and Islands does not currently undertake research which involves animals for testing/regulated procedures under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act, nor has it done so over the period referred to in your FOI request. In terms of the University's activities the answer to your questions is therefore 'nil', or 'not applicable'.

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Roger Sendall MSc ACIS MAUA
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