Dear Oriel College, Oxford,
I write to request information regarding research grants and donations received by the college over the past five financial years (2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19).
I am seeking information about research grants and donations received from the following companies and bodies, listed in order of priority:
1. BAE Systems
2. Rolls-Royce Plc
4. Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
5. Thales Ltd
6. Airbus Defence and Space
7. Lockheed Martin
8. GKN Aerospace Services Ltd
9. General Dynamics
12. EDO MBM Technology Ltd
13. L3 Technologies
14. Elbit Systems
15. Babcock International
16. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl)
17. United States Naval Research Laboratory
18. Raytheon Systems
For the above companies/bodies, please list all projects, industrial research and industrial consultancy that the college has received funding for over the past five financial years, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19. Please also include donations from any of the aforementioned companies.
Considering the broad nature of the information requested, I am happy for the college to provide as much information as the time limit allows, by starting with the first organisation and working downwards, until the appropriate limit is reached.
Please ensure that details show the company that provided the funding, the start and end date of the contract/project, the title of the project/research/donation and the total funding of each contract/project for the past five financial years.
Further to your FOI request on 21 October regarding research funding and donations, please find our response below:
Oriel College has not received any funding from any of the listed companies in the last five years.
We publish the names of donors each year in the Oriel Record, which is publicly available here:
The College has an internal review procedure. If you are not happy with our response and wish to appeal the decision, you may request an internal review by writing to The Office of the Treasurer, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW, explaining your request and your reasons for seeking a review.
If you are then not happy with the outcome of the internal review, you may then seek an independent review from the Information Commissioner under the Freedom of Information Act by email or by writing to:
The Information Commissioner
Cheshire SK9 5AF
For an on behalf of
Treasurer and FOI Officer,
Oriel College, Oxford
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