Fracking Research

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Dear University College Falmouth,

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

Hall, Christine, Falmouth University

Dear Mr Taylor

 

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Chris

 

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Dear Mr Taylor

 

FOI Reference: XV-Feb-FOIR-F3

 

Thank you for your email dated 15 February 2015 requesting information
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and “the University”). If you have any queries please do not hesitate to
contact me quoting the reference above.

Your Request

 

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?

 

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Kind regards

Chris

 

Christine Hall MBA, MBCS

Information Officer

Falmouth University, BISD Office, Ground Floor, Tremough House, Penryn
Campus

Treliever Road, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 9FE

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