Animal Experiments 2020

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Dear University of Strathclyde,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I request to know the information for the year 2020 (01/01/2020 to 31/12/2020).

Did your university conduct experiments on animals in the year 2020?

If yes to the above question, how many animals were held on the premises for research purposes.

What species of animal were used?

How many of each species of animal were used in experiments?

What are the Home Office licence classification for these experiments in terms of pain, lasting harm, etc. if classified?

Were the animals used for medical or non medical research?

Which departments of your university were or are engaged in such research?

How many animals, held on the premises, were killed without being used for experiments?

If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,
Wendy Park

FOI Strathclyde, University of Strathclyde

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FOI Strathclyde, University of Strathclyde

Dear Wendy Park, 

 

FOI Request Reference – 2021/081

 

Thank you for your email below requesting information under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002. 

  

 

The University acknowledges receipt of this request and will respond as
soon as possible and within 20 working days of the day your request was
received. You will hear back from us by 08 April 2021 at the latest. The
Information Governance Unit will contact you if we require any further
information. 

 

  

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance Unit
University of Strathclyde

 

The University of Strathclyde is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, number SC015263

 

 

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From: Wendy Park <[FOI #735323 email]>
Sent: 10 March 2021 21:20
To: FOI Strathclyde <[University of Strathclyde request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Animal Experiments 2020
 
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Dear University of Strathclyde,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to
which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I request
to know the information for the year 2020 (01/01/2020 to 31/12/2020).

Did your university conduct experiments on animals in the year 2020?

If yes to the above question, how many animals were held on the premises
for research purposes.

What species of animal were used?

How many of each species of animal were used in experiments?

What are the Home Office licence classification for these experiments in
terms of pain, lasting harm, etc. if classified?

Were the animals used for medical or non medical research?

Which departments of your university were or are engaged in such research?

How many animals, held on the premises, were killed without being used for
experiments?

If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you
direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20
working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you
could confirm in writing that you have received this request.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,
Wendy Park

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Dear Wendy Park, 

  

FOI Request Reference – 2021/081 

  

Thank you for your email of 10 March 2021 requesting information under the
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. 

  

Please find the University’s response attached. 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance Unit
University of Strathclyde

 

The University of Strathclyde is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, number SC015263