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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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The FoI press-release approach to campaigning

The first post in our new series of blog posts written by staff at Understanding Animal Research.
The first post in our new series of blog posts written by staff at Understanding Animal Research. This blog posts will come out each Tuesday and Thursday. Our first post is by… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/the-foi-press-release-approach-to-campaigning/

Information tribunal rules for both sides

As anyone who reads it will see, a recent (11 November) Freedom of Information ruling falls some way short of the 'landmark decision' claimed by BUAV.
As anyone who reads it will see, a recent (11 November) Freedom of Information ruling falls some way short of the 'landmark decision' claimed by BUAV. The 'first tier' tribunal… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/information-tribunal-rules-for-both-sides/

Freedom of Information - judgement on confidentiality clause at a university

Recently, a tribunal ruled that under the Freedom of Information Act a university can be said to 'hold' project licences (irrespective of how they are actually stored at the university) and that section 24 of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (…
Recently, a tribunal ruled that under the Freedom of Information Act a university can be said to 'hold' project licences (irrespective of how they are actually stored at the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/freedom-of-information-judgement-on-confidentiality-clause-at-a-university/

UK government minister to discuss animal research policy

The Home Office minister with responsibility for animal research, Lynne Featherstone, has agreed to meet the bioscience sector to discuss policy issues.
The Home Office minister with responsibility for animal research, Lynne Featherstone, has agreed to meet the bioscience sector to discuss policy issues. Earlier this month, a… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/uk-government-minister-to-discuss-animal-research-policy/

Tribunal rules in favour of UK University in FOI case

A Freedom of Information (FOI) request made nearly three years ago has reached its conclusion, at least for now, with a ruling by the Information Tribunal.
A Freedom of Information (FOI) request made nearly three years ago has reached its conclusion, at least for now, with a ruling by the Information Tribunal. The Tribunal judge… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/tribunal-rules-in-favour-of-uk-university-in-foi-case/

FoI and lessons for records management

Freedom of Information (FoI) requests have recently been in the news, as many UK Universities have received a request for information from Luke Steele, an animal rights activist based in Yorkshire.
Freedom of Information (FoI) requests have recently been in the news, as many UK Universities have received a request for information from Luke Steele, an animal rights activist… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/foi-and-lessons-for-records-management/

What do they know?

We recently became aware of a new website that can be used to make Freedom of Information requests and acts as an archive for all information received.
We recently became aware of a new website that can be used to make Freedom of Information requests and acts as an archive for all information received. Unsurprisingly the website… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/what-do-they-know/

Windows to the world

The regular column in The Times called 'The Shift', which profiles different jobs, today featured an animal technologist working at pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca.
The regular column in The Times called 'The Shift', which profiles different jobs, today featured an animal technologist working at pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. A couple… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/windows-to-the-world/

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