University Disclosure Log

Date received Date due Date completed Information asked for Notes
1 February 201527 February 201526 February 20151) How many senior staff at G12 and above have been on courses provided by an external body , and how much did each courses cost per person?
2) How much per person did the external leadership course that the Deans and other senior staff went on cost?
3) How much per person did the international module on the leadership curse cost?
4) which members of staff at G12 and above have flown business class on university business over the last two years, and where did they fly to?
Please find below the University�s response to your email.

1) How many senior staff at G12 and above have been on courses provided by an external body IN THE LAST THREE YEARS , and how much did each courses cost per person? THE COST TO IDENTIFY A)THE COURSE FEE, AND (B) THE ACCOMMODATION, C)TRAVEL AND SUBSSTENCE COST
University Total Cost for A =�46,898
University Total Cost for B = �5326.38
University Total Cost for C = �7333.54

2) How much per person did the external leadership course that the Deans and other senior staff went on cost? � 1 person �365 Global Engagement conference & �462 ABS Conference (includes some accommodation)
3) How much per person did the international module on the leadership COURSE cost? Information not available
4) which members of staff at G12 and above have flown business class on university business over the last two years, and where did they fly to? One person travelled business class which was to Malaysia.

If staff have flown Business Class the difference between Economy and Business Class has been paid by the individual.
2 February 20152 March 201525 February 2015Please could you help with the questions on the spreadsheet attached. I'm trying to understand what a typical University IT landscape looks like.Excel spreadsheet sent.
3 February 20153 March 201524 February 2015I 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?
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? None

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? N/A

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? N/A
3 February 20153 March 20155 February 2015) Does your organisation have a `Known Protesters� file, or any document which may outline similar details relating to recognised protesters at your organisation?
2) If so, as of February 2nd 2015, how many people are currently on the file?
3) If so, what details about the protesters does the file record?
4) Who compiles this file?
5) Who makes use of this file and in what circumstances?
1) Does your organisation have a `Known Protesters� file, or any document which may outline similar details relating to recognised protesters at your organisation? NO
2) If so, as of February 2nd 2015, how many people are currently on the file? N/A
3) If so, what details about the protesters does the file record? N/A
4) Who compiles this file? N/A
5) Who makes use of this file and in what circumstances? N/A
9 February 20159 March 201526 February 2015I would like to request information under the Freedom of Information Act. The information that I require relates to a specific telecommunications contract.
The contract information sent by the organisation previously has now expired please can you provide me with a new update of the telephone maintenance contract:

Please can you send me the following contract information with regards to the organisation�s telephone system maintenance contract (VOIP or PBX, other) for hardware and Software maintenance and support:
1. Contract Type: Maintenance, Managed, Shared (If so please state orgs)
2. Existing Supplier: If there is more than one supplier please split each contract up individually.
3. Annual Average Spend: The annual average spend for this contract and please provide the average spend over the past 3 years for each provider
4. Number of Users:
5. Hardware Brand: The primary hardware brand of the organisation�s telephone system.
6. Application(s) running on PBX/VOIP systems: Applications that run on the actual PBX or VOIP system. E.g. Contact Centre, Communication Manager.
7. Telephone System Type: PBX, VOIP, Lync etc
8. Contract Duration: please include any extension periods.
9. Contract Expiry Date: Please provide me with the day/month/year.
10. Contract Review Date: Please provide me with the day/month/year.
11. Contract Description: Please provide me with a brief description of the overall service provided under this contract.
12. Contact Detail: Of the person from with the organisation responsible for each contract full Contact details including full name, job title, direct contact number and direct email address.
If the service support area has more than one provider for telephone maintenance then can you please split each contract up individually for each provider.
If the contract is a managed service or is a contract that provides more than just telephone maintenance please can you send me all of the information specified above including the person from with the organisation responsible for that particular contract.
If the maintenance for telephone systems is maintained in-house please can you provide me with:
1. Number of Users:
2. Hardware Brand: The primary hardware brand of the organisation�s telephone system.
3. Application(s) running on PBX/VOIP systems: Applications that run on the actual PBX or VOIP system. E.g. Contact Centre, Communication Manager.
4. Contact Detail: Of the person from with the organisation responsible for telephone maintenance full Contact details including full name, job title, direct contact number and direct email address.
Also if the contract is due to expire please provide me with the likely outcome of the expiring contract.
If this is a new contract or a new supplier please can you provide me with a short list of suppliers that bid on this service/support contract?
Sent requester excel sheet
9 February 20159 March 201525 February 2015� Server Hardware Maintenance- contract relating to the support and maintenance of the�s organisations servers.
� Virtualisation Licensing (VMware, Solaris, Unix, Linux, Windows Server)-
� Virtualisation Maintenance/Support (VMware, Solaris, Unix, Linux, Windows Server)
� Storage Area Network Maintenance/Support (EMC, NetApp etc)


For each of the types of server ICT contracts above can you please send me the following data types:
1. Contract Title:
2. Contract Type: Please input one the type of contract from above e.g. Hardware Maintenance, Virtualisation Licensing, Virtualisation Maintenance/Support, Storage Area Network Maintenance
3. Existing/Current Supplier:
4. Hardware Brand: Please state the hardware or software brand related to the contract with supplier e.g. Hardware Maintenance could be Dell, IBM etc
5. Operating System / Software(Platform): (Windows, Linux, Unix, VMWare etc.) the brand name relating to the contract.
6. Annual Average Spend: (For the whole duration of the contract, if the total value sent is per annum please state this in the response)
7. Contract Duration: (Please can you also include notes if the contract includes any contract extension periods.)
8. Contract Expiry Date:
9. Contract Review Date: (An approximate date of when the organisation is planning to review this particular contract.)
10. Brief Contract Description: I require a brief description of the service provided under this contract.
11. Internal Contact: (The person from within the organisation that is responsible for reviewing and renewing this particular contract. Please include there full name, job title, direct contact number and direct email address.)
If there is more than one supplier for these contract can you please split the contract individually for each supplier. So the information above which I am requesting is for each supplier.
If this service is part of a managed contract please can you send me the contract information for this managed service including Hardware Brand, Number of Users, Operating System, and contact details of the internal contact responsible for this contract.
Excel sheet sent to requester
13 February 201513 March 20159 March 20151. Please can you identify the number, make, model and location of videoconferencing systems that you have within the university.
2. Please identify if your current network has a multipoint bridge and streaming capabilities and if so the makes and models of the equipment.
3. Are your videoconferencing systems currently under a maintenance contract and on what date or dates does this expire?
4. What is your annual spend on new systems and maintenance for existing systems?
5. Who is you current Videoconferencing supplier for equipment and services?
6. Who is responsible within the university for the Videoconferencing network of systems?
7. Has the university deployed Microsoft Lync/Office 365?
1. Please can you identify the number, make, model and location of videoconferencing systems that you have within the university.
6 x Polycom HDX7000 Codecs split between Stafford and Stoke sites.


2. Please identify if your current network has a multipoint bridge and streaming capabilities and if so the makes and models of the equipment.
No bridge used, multi-point calls achieved by codecs (Polycom HDX7000 with multi-point license). We have chosen not to have any video conferencing streaming facility.

3. Are your videoconferencing systems currently under a maintenance contract and on what date or dates does this expire?

4. What is your annual spend on new systems and maintenance for existing systems?
No new systems, and planned maintenance of �8,000 p.a.


5. Who is you current Videoconferencing supplier for equipment and services? Pure AV

6. Who is responsible within the university for the Videoconferencing network of systems? Mr Paul Bossons

7. Has the university deployed Microsoft Lync/Office 365?
Parts of Office 365 have been deployed. The Lync 365 is currently being evaluated
12 February 201517 March 201519 February 2015I would like to make the following request for information in respect of the University�s law programmes:

(a) In the academic year 2013 - 14 the total number of examiners / markers of summative assessed course work and examinations in the 7 legal foundation subjects:

(b) In the academic year 2013 - 14 the total number of examiners / markers of summative assessed course work and examinations in the 7 legal foundation subjects who were at the time postgraduate students of the University.

By `summative� I mean those assessments and examinations which counted towards the end of year mark awarded for the subject.
(a) In the academic year 2013 - 14 the total number of examiners / markers of summative assessed course work and examinations in the 7 legal foundation subjects = 19

(b) In the academic year 2013 - 14 the total number of examiners / markers of summative assessed course work and examinations in the 7 legal foundation subjects who were at the time postgraduate students of the University = 1
17 February 201517 March 201518 February 2015Dear FOI officer
I would like to know how much research funding (including fellowships and commercialisation streams) you received (as opposed to secured) during your last complete financial year (please specify exact dates) from each of the following sources:


- UK research councils

- The UK funding councils / bodies

- EU

- Other foreign research funders

- The Wellcome Trust

- The Leverhulme Trust

- Cancer Research UK

- Other UK charities (please specify the charity where funding is more than �1 million)

- Industry (including contract research)

- Private donations

- Other sources, if any (please specify)
I would also like to know whether the university or any of its administrative subdivisions (faculties, departments etc) have any specific targets for the amount of grant income individual academics are expected to secure. If so, I would like to know what the targets are, and when they were introduced.
Please find the link to the university�s financial statements which provides you with a breakdown of income and expenditure

URL
19 February 201519 March 201516 March 2015� The number of times the
Institution
Has monitored/accessed staff internet use records.

In each case, I would like to know:
� The type of monitoring (email, telephone logs, internet use);
� The reason or justification recorded for approving the monitoring;
� The duration of the monitoring;
� The name(s) or position(s) of the person(s) who approved the monitoring.
� The number of times the
Institution
Has monitored/accessed staff email accounts;
The university does not have the ability to monitor emails.
� The number of times the
Institution
Has monitored/accessed staff telephone logs;
The university does not monitor or access staff telephone logs.
� The number of times the
Institution
Has monitored/accessed staff internet use records.
The university does not have the ability to monitor staff web access. Internet use log do not contain any user information.

In each case, I would like to know:
� The type of monitoring (email, telephone logs, internet use); N/A
� The reason or justification recorded for approving the monitoring; N/A
� The duration of the monitoring; N/A
� The name(s) or position(s) of the person(s) who approved the monitoring. N/A
17 February 201517 March 201524 February 2015Dear FOI officer

I would like to know the age and identity of your youngest pro-vice-chancellor or equivalent. I would also like to know when they were appointed to their current position (month and year is fine).
1 September 2014 - Start Date

47 - Age

Name Withheld
23 February 201523 March 201524 February 2015Would it be possible to request a structure chart for the estates department?Chart sent
9 February 20159 March 201526 February 2015� Server Hardware Maintenance- contract relating to the support and maintenance of the�s organisations servers.
� Virtualisation Licensing (VMware, Solaris, Unix, Linux, Windows Server)-
� Virtualisation Maintenance/Support (VMware, Solaris, Unix, Linux, Windows Server)
� Storage Area Network Maintenance/Support (EMC, NetApp etc)


For each of the types of server ICT contracts above can you please send me the following data types:
1. Contract Title:
2. Contract Type: Please input one the type of contract from above e.g. Hardware Maintenance, Virtualisation Licensing, Virtualisation Maintenance/Support, Storage Area Network Maintenance
3. Existing/Current Supplier:
4. Hardware Brand: Please state the hardware or software brand related to the contract with supplier e.g. Hardware Maintenance could be Dell, IBM etc
5. Operating System / Software(Platform): (Windows, Linux, Unix, VMWare etc.) the brand name relating to the contract.
6. Annual Average Spend: (For the whole duration of the contract, if the total value sent is per annum please state this in the response)
7. Contract Duration: (Please can you also include notes if the contract includes any contract extension periods.)
8. Contract Expiry Date:
9. Contract Review Date: (An approximate date of when the organisation is planning to review this particular contract.)
10. Brief Contract Description: I require a brief description of the service provided under this contract.
11. Internal Contact: (The person from within the organisation that is responsible for reviewing and renewing this particular contract. Please include there full name, job title, direct contact number and direct email address.)
Sent requester excel sheet
25 February 201525 March 201524 March 2015Please complete and send me the following three tables:
1. Breakdown of the total number of male and female staff members in your institute�s Faculty of Science:
Academic year (Sep-Aug inclusive) Total number of MALE staff Total number of FEMALE staff
2014-2015
2013-2014
2012-2013

2. What positions* do the Science Faculty male and female staff members hold? Please fill in the number of staff occupying each job position.
Head of Science Faculty Professor Senior Lecturer Lecturer Researcher Research assistant Other
2014- 2015 MALE
FEMALE
2013- 2014 MALE
FEMALE
2012- 2013 MALE
FEMALE
*Please note, that if your institution ranks the positions any differently, please fill in as appropriate
3. Average salary as obtained by both male and female staff members in each faculty position
Head of Faculty Professor Senior Lecturer Lecturer Researcher Research assistant Other
2014- 2015 MALE � � � � � � �
FEMALE � � � � � � �
2013- 2014 MALE � � � � � � �
FEMALE � � � � � � �
2012- 2013 MALE � � � � � � �
FEMALE � � � � � � �
I would request that the above tables be sent to me in electronic format.
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me, as I understand that under the FOI Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.
If the release of this information is prohibited on the grounds of breach of confidentiality, I ask that you supply me with copies of the confidentiality agreement. I will remind you that information should not be treated as confidential if such an agreement has not been signed.
Information sent in a spreadsheet
26 February 201526 March 201523 March 20151. Please provide the total cost of trips abroad for the purposes of a) recruiting staff b) recruiting students.

Could this be broken down by the cost of each trip, the year it took place, the country, and the number of staff sent.

Please provide the number of staff successfully recruited.

2. Please provide the name of the hotel/accommodation where staff stayed and breakdown the cost by category of spending ie, accommodation, travel, subsistence, leisure etc.

3. If an itemised bill is available please provide this.

4. Please provide the annual headcount of students from each of the countries visited for each year. (If it is easier and cheaper to provide the full database of student numbers by country then this is fine).

If this request will exceed the cost limit in its current form please notify me immediately, rather than after 20 working days, or carry out the request only for the years 2013 and 2014 in order to meet the limit.

I would prefer to receive this information electronically, preferably as a data set, eg. In Excel, NOT as a PDF.

If some parts of this request are easier to answer than others, I would ask that you release the available data as soon as possible.
Information sent in documents to the requester