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Revealed: Scottish universities’ £3 million arms investment

New figures have revealed the extent of the University of Edinburgh’s investment in arms companies. A freedom of information request by the National Union of Students (NUS) Scotland showed that the universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Strathclyde and Robert Gordon invested almost £3 million in companies linked to the arms trade. Vice President of Communities for […]

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Edinburgh experiments on more animals than any other UK university

The University of Edinburgh used more animals in scientific testing than any other UK university in 2013, according to information obtained by the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV). Edinburgh used 241,865 animals in scientific experiments, followed by Oxford University (190,196), University College London (181,295), Cambridge University (169,353), King’s College London (132,885), and […]