University Abuse 2011

Over the past year animal rights campaigners have been putting in freedom of information requests  to find out how many animals are tested on inside university’s across the United Kingdom.

The List is as follows:

The University Of Stirling

Fish

The University of Stirling carried out 216,035 animal experiments between the 1st January and the 31st December 2011

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_48#incoming-284773

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The University Of Edinburgh

Mice 141,346
Fish 23,071
Rats 6356
Bird 1578
Agricultural Species and Ungulates
Other Rodents 173
Amphibia  18
Rabbit 10

The university of Edinburgh Carried out 173,614 animal experiments between 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_96#incoming-288626

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The University of Oxford

Mice 149,476
Rat 3551
Fish /Amphibians/ Reptiles 2716
Birds / Fowls 304
Guinea Pigs  72
Ferret 46
Non-Human Primates 22
Badger 16
Pigs 9
Rabbit 3

The university of Oxford carried out156,215 animal experiments between the 1st of January and the 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_9#incoming-285681

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Kings Collage University London

Mice
Rats
Guinea pigs
Rabbits
Marmosets
Reptiles
Amphibians
Zebrafish

Kings Collage university carried out 108,923 animal experiments between 1st  of January 2011 And 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_61#incoming-284658

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University of Manchester

Mice 46,526
Rats 3,039
Fish 2,799
Frogs 206
Sheep 34
Goat 13
Pigs 9
Marmosets 8 

The university of Manchester carried out 52,634 animal experiments between the 1st of January and the 31st December  2011. 

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_over_animal_experiments_2#incoming-279266

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The University Of Cardiff

Mammals
Birds
Amphibians
Fish

The university of Cardiff carried out 51,826 animal experiments between 1st of January and the 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_about_animal_testing_6#incoming-280081

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University Of Sheffield

Sheffield university carried out 51,015 between the 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

A List of species Was Not Provided by Sheffield University.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_about_animal_experiments_4#incoming-275757

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The University of Dundee

Mice 46,021
Rats 1,085
Rabbits 41
Frogs 166

The university of Dundee carried out 47,313 animal experiments between the 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_6#incoming-277448

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The University of Birmingham

Mice 41507
Rats 1614
Fish 2991
Birds 216

The university Of Birmingham carried out 46,328 animal experiments between 1st of January 2011 and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_about_animal_experiments#incoming-283506

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The University of Glasgow

Rodent
Bird
Fish
Rabbit
Sheep.

The University Of Glasgow carried out 35,456 between 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/112474/response/278345/attach/html/2/Response%20F0203888.pdf.html

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The University Leicester

Mice
Rats
Rabbits
Guinea Pigs
Fish
Xenopus Frogs.

The university of Leicester carried out 29,754 animal experiments between the 1st of January And 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_52#incoming-284041

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The University of Nottingham

Mice
Rats
Hamsters
Rabbits
Fish
Pigs
Fowl
Cattle

The university of Nottingham carried out 26,605 animal experiments between the 1st of January And 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_4#incoming-284629

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Newcastle University

Mouse: 17,959
Rat: 1794
Guinea Pig:  23
Rabbit: 16
Pig: 275
Cattle: 70
Macaque: 24
Marmoset: 33
Domestic Fowl: 38
Other Bird: 1
Fish: 1,589
Xenopus: 47

Newcastle university carried out 22,216 animal experiments between the 1st of January and the 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/animal_experiments#incoming-273845

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The University Of Aberdeen 

Rodents
Fish
Amphibian

The university of Aberdeen carried out 21,483 animal experiments between the 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_about_animal_testing#incoming-275188

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The University Of Leeds

Mice 16,217
Rats 451
Birds or Poultry 94 

The university of Leeds carried out 16,768 animals experiments between the 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/freedom_of_information_request_a#incoming-271587]

*This request is currently in dispute and the office of the information commissioner are involved *
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University Of Liverpool

Mice 10241;
Rats 1027;
Gerbils 107;
Woodmice 803;
Bankvoles 400;
Red squirrels 113;
Grey squirrels 36;
Rabbits 40;
Fowl 351;
Ponies 65;
Cattle 859;
European shags 12;
Fish 196

The university Of Liverpool carried out 14,250 animal experiments between the 1st of January And 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_over_animal_experiments#incoming-277651

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The University Of Southampton

Mice  9643
Fish 1188
Rat 245
Embryonated  Hen Eggs 49
Rabbits 4

Southampton University carried out 11,129 animal experiments between the 1st of January and the 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_21#outgoing-205444

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University Of Strathyclyde

Mice
Rats
Hamsters
Gerbils
Guinea Pigs
Rabbits
Pigs

Strathclyde University carried out 10,712 animal experiments between 1st of January 2011 and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_about_animal_testin#incoming-277502

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The University Of York:

Mice 9928
Rats 234
Frogs 128

The university of York carried out 10,090 animal experiments between the 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/109393/response/271755/attach/html/2/F12%2047%20Response.pdf.html

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Queens University Belfast

Mouse
Rat
Guinea Pig
Rabbit

Queens university Belfast Carried out 9646 animal experiments between 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_89#incoming-287317
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Queen Mary University London

Rats
Mice
zebrafish.

Queen Mary’s University carried out 9468 animal experiments between the 1st of January and 31st December 2011

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University Of Bath

Mice 3,515
Rats 370
Fish 3,585
Toads 12.

The university of Bath carried out 7482 animal experiments between the 1st of January and 31st  December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_over_animal_experiments_4#incoming-276121

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The University Of Bradford:

Guinea Pigs 26
Musk Shrews 278
Rats 2599
Mice 2714

The university of Bradford carried out 5617 animal experiments between the 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/freeedom_of_information_request#incoming-265757.

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Heriot-Watt University

Atlantic salmon
rainbow trout

Heriot-Watt university carried out 5,586 animal experiments between the 1st of January and the 31st December.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_62#comment-28283

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The University of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Mice
Hamsters
Mosquitos

The university of London school of hygiene and tropical medicine carried out 5359 animal experiments between the 1st of January 2011 and the 31st of December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_55#incoming-28239

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The University of Warwick

Rats,
Mice,
Hamsters
Frogs (Xenopus species)

The university of Warwick carried out 4794 animal experiments  between the 1st of  January and the 31st of December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi#incoming-280907

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The University of Portsmouth

Mouse 3447
Rat 107
Guinea Pig 1
Rabbits 4
Xenopus 935

The university Of Portsmouth carried out 4524 animal experiments between the 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_14#incoming-280061

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The University of East Anglia

Mice
Xenopus Frogs

The university of East Anglia carried out 4444 animal experiments between 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_18#incoming-282875

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The University of Reading

Cattle
Sheep
Rats
Mice
Starling
Wood Pigeon
Rabbit

The university of Reading carried out 4181 animal experiments between the 1st of January and the 31st of December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_53#outgoing-202949

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The University Surrey

Guinea pigs 16
Rabbit 5
Rats 145
Unhatched chicken embryos 1458
Mice 2371

The university of Surrey carried out 3974 animal experiments between the 1st of January and the 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_54#incoming-284184

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The University of Exeter

Pigeons
Domestic Chicks
Pheasants
Fish (guppies, killifish, rainbow trout, flounder, fat head minnows, zebra fish, carp, sheeps head minnows, stickle backs, roach, xenotoca, butterfish, snake
pipe fish)
Bats.

The university of Exeter Carried out 3512 animal experiments between 1st January and the 31st of December 2011

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_7#incoming-277986

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The University Of Sussex

Mice
Rats
Guniea pigs

The University of Sussex carried out 3369 animal experiments between the 1st of January and 31st December 2011

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The University Of Nottingham Trent

Mice 2647

The university of Nottingham Trent carried out 2647 animal experiments between the 1st of January and the 31st December.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_46#incoming-282731

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The University of St Andrews

Birds
Fish
Mice
Rats
Seals
Xenopus

The university of St Andrews carried out 2216 animal experiments between the 1st of January and the 31st December 2011

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_66#incoming-284679

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Plymouth University

rodents <200
chickens=0 (there are none being used at present)
fish <2000

The university of Plymouth carried out 2200 animal experiments between 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_13#incoming-290532

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The University Of Ulster

mice 1,760
Rats 138

The university of Ulster carried out 1898 animal experiments between the 1st of January and the 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_over_animal_testing_8#incoming-288680

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Aston University

Rats
Mice
Guinea  pigs

Aston university carried out 1476 animal experiments between 1st of January And 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_about_animal_testing_3#incoming-279635

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The University Of Durham

Rats
Mice
Rabbits
Frogs
Fish.

The University Of Durham carried out 1419 animal experiments between 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_about_animal_testing_7#incoming-278757

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The University Of Bangor

Fish

The university Of Bangor  carried out 1090 Animals Experiments between 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

NB an additional 350 animals were kept but not used in experiments.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_over_animal_testing_4#incoming-280869

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The University of  Swansea

Clownfish
Sea bass
Herring
Tilapia

The university of Swansea carried out 1059 animal experiments between the 1st of January and 31st December.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_50#incoming-282631

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Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian university carried out 922 animal experiments between 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

A list of Species was not Provided by this university.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_about_animal_testing_8#incoming-277277

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The Royal Holloway University of London

Mice  670
Rats 65
Hamsters 126

The royal Holloway university of London carried out 861 animal experiments between the 1st of January and the 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_79#incoming-286020

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The Open University

Rodents 650

The Open University carried out 650 animal experiments between 1st of January and the 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_32#incoming-283245

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The University of The West of Scotland

Mice
Rats
Fish.

The university of the west of Scotland carried out 460 animal experiments between the 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_28#incoming-282720

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The University of  Aberystwyth

Sheep 67
Mice 265
Sheep and chicken 70
Cattle 8

The university of Aberystwyth carried out 410 animal experiments between the 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_over_animal_testing#incoming-279644

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The University of Keele

Mice
Rats
Fish.

The university of Keele carried out 385 animal experiments between the 1st  of January and the 31st December.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_63#incoming-284509

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The University Of Hull

Rats
Fish

The university of Hull carried out 232 animal experiments between the 1st of January and the 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_about_animal_experiments_5#outgoing-196979

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Bournemouth University
Fish

Bournemouth University carried out 163 animal experiments between the 1st January and the 31st December 2011

*There is a problem with this what do they know request and it is not shown publicly*

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The University of Hertfordshire

Rats 113

The University of Hertfordshire carried out 131 animal experiments between the 1st of January And the 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_38#incoming-281273

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DeMonfort  University

Mature rats 124

DeMonfort university Carried out 124 animal experiments between 1st of January 2011 and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_45#incoming-28427

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The University Of  Central Lancashire

Rats 113

The university of Central Lancashire carried out 113 animal experiments between 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_over_animal_testing_5#outgoing-206924

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The University Of Kent

Mice

The university of kent carried out 108 animal experiments between the 1st January and 31st December 2011

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_40?unfold=1#incoming-282283

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Liverpool John Moores University

Rats
Mice

Liverpool John Moores university carried out 89 animal experiments between the 1st of January and 31st January 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_26#incoming-275961

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The Robert Gordon University

Mice
Rats

The Robert Gordon university carried out 79 animal experiments between the 1st of January and the 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/number_of_animals_used_in_experi_81#incoming-289815

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The University Of Derby

Gold fish
Carassius auratus auratus

The university of Derby carried out 50 animal experiments on 40 animals between 1st of January and 31st December 2011.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/foi_over_animal_testing_11#incoming-280380

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Several universities not listed have refused to release information  these requests are either under internal review by the university or in the hands of the information commissioner  we will release the information once we obtain it 

if you believe we have made an error please get in touch at vivisectionkills@yahoo.com  

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