Fracking Research

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Dear Napier 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?

Yours faithfully,

Andrew Taylor

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Dear Mr Taylor,

 

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Governance Services

Room 5.B.18 Sighthill Campus

Edinburgh

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