Dear Loughborough University,
I would like to formally request the following information regarding Hydraulic fracturing (also hydrofracturing, hydrofracking, fracking, or fraccing); a well-stimulation technique in which rock is fractured by a hydraulically pressurized liquid:
1) The total value of successful research grants received by the university in the area
of Hydraulic fracturing, between Jan 1st 2001 and 2nd Dec 2014, broken down by each year?
2) The value of each individual research grant received in the area of Hydraulic fracturing, between Jan 1st 2001 and 2nd Dec 2014, as well as. the year they were received and who funded the grant?
3) The value of any donations or partnerships received for research in the area of Hydraulic fracturing, between Jan 1st 2001 and 2nd Dec 2014, as well as. the year they were received and who funded the grant?
Freedom of Information Officer
Rutland Building, Loughborough University
Leics., LE11 3TU
2 March 2015
Name: Andrew Taylor
Address: By email
Dear Mr Taylor,
In response to your Freedom of Information request dated 3 February 2015, I can confirm that Loughborough University has not received any funding in any of the categories listed below for the period specified to finance research into hydraulic fracturing.
I hope this information is useful but, if you require any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.
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