University Results

Results from all Big Animal Research Debate events

2017 Results

University Society Result

Imperial College Pharmacology Society

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9LPLKDzqrs

This House would ban all forms of animal research

Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 0

Votes against banning all forms of animal research:5

Middlesex University Debating Society

This House would ban all forms of animal research

Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 3

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 5

Leeds Debating Union

This House would ban all forms of animal research

Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 4

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 0

LSE SU Debate

This House would ban all forms of animal research

Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research:12

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 8

Outside the UK

University Results

Academy of State Management Bishkek

https://youtu.be/e28MuCNugfE 

This House would ban all forms of animal research

Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research:18

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 12

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Detailed breakdown of voting at each 2013 Big Animal Research Debate

Total number of societies supporting and opposing the motion in 2013

Total number of votes recorded by each participating society in 2013

Detailed break-down of voting

This page displays results from individual Big Animal Research Debates. The audiences attending each Big Animal Research Debate are asked to vote on whether they agree or disagree with the motion "This House would ban all forms of animal research". The outcome of these votes, along with any abstentions, can be viewed below, ordered by date.

Most of the university debating societies taking part in the Big Animal Research Debate count audiences votes by a show of hands before and after a debate's panellists have made their speeches.

Please note that some debating societies may use different approaches to organising and counting audience votes. Some societies may vote seperately on agreement with a team's arguments and on their speaking skill. Some universities do not take a vote prior to a debate's panel speeches.

Monday, October 14th 2013

Debating society and links to additional media

Result

University College London Union Debating Society

Watch a video of UCL's Big Animal Resarch Debate at http://animalresearchdebate.idebate.org/content/ucls-big-animal-research-debate.

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 15

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 72

Abstentions: 12

University of Sheffield Debating Society

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 7

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 51

Abstentions: 22

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 17

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 79

Abstentions: 8

University of Hull Debating Society

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 7

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 16

Abstentions: 4

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 9

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 15

Abstentions: 2

James Madison University Debate Society

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 12

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 120

Kings College London Debating Society

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 2

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 11

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 3

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 10

Tuesday, October 15th 2013

Debating society and links to additional media

Result

Nottingham Debating Union

Watch a video of the NDU's Big Animal Resarch Debate at http://animalresearchdebate.idebate.org/content/nottingham-debating-unions-big-animal-research-debate.

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 36

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 63

Abstentions: 4

Proposition-to-opposition swings: 3

Opposition-to-proposition swings: 6

University of Stirling Debating Society

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 3

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 13

Abstentions: 2

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 4

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 14

Abstentions: 2

Staffordshire University Politics and Current Affairs Society

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 6

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 4

Abstentions: 2

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 0

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 8

Abstentions: 4

Liverpool Debating Union

Watch a video of Liverpool Debating Union's Big Animal Research Debate at http://animalresearchdebate.idebate.org/content/university-liverpools-big-animal-research-debate

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 2

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 17

Abstentions: 4

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 5

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 18

Abstentions: 2

Aberystwyth Debating Union

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 3

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 31

Abstentions: 3

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 4

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 30

Abstentions: 3

University of Kent Debating Society

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 10

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 20

Trinity College London: University Philosophical Society, College Historical Society and Colby College, Maine 

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 17

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 28

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 21

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 24

Wednesday, October 16th 2013

Debating society and links to additional media

Result

Warwick Debating Society

Watch a video of the Warwick Debating Society Big Animal Resarch Debate at http://animalresearchdebate.idebate.org/content/big-animal-research-debate-warwick.

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 8

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 53

Abstentions: 19

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 12

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 54

Abstentions: 13

University of Dundee Debating Society

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 0

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 11

Abstentions: 2

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 2

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 9

Abstentions: 2

Thursday, October 17th 2013

Debating society and links to additional media

Result

Imperial College Debating Society

Watch a video of Imperial College Debating Society's Big Animal Resarch Debate at http://animalresearchdebate.idebate.org/content/imperial-college-londons-big-animal-research-debate.

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 6

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 13

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 8

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 11

Glasgow University Union

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 10

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 32

Abstentions: 6

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 14

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 32

Abstentions: 4

The University of Southampton Debating Society

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 5

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 31

Abstentions: 5

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 4

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 30

Abstentions: 5

Manchester Debating Union

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 10

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 157

Abstentions: 41

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 44

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 99

Abstentions: 28

Queen's University Belfast Literary and Scientific Society

Hear a recording of the Literific's Big Animal Resarch Debate at http://animalresearchdebate.idebate.org/content/big-animal-research-debate-belfast.

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 8

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 36

Abstentions: 3

The LSE SU Debate Society

Watch a video of LSE Debate Society's Big Animal Resarch Debate at http://animalresearchdebate.idebate.org/content/lses-big-animal-research-debate.

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 1

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 20

Abstentions: 1

New College of the Humanities Debating Society

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 5

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 11

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 7

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 9

The University of Oxford Union Society

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 24

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 273

The Essex Debating Society

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 3

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 10

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 3

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 10

Sheffield Hallam Debating Society

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 4

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 16

Swansea University Debating Society

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 1

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 10

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 2

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 15

The University of Durham Union Society

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 1

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 49

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 1

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 49

The University of Westminster Debating Society

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 24

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 36

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 12

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 48

The University of Cambridge Union Society

Watch a video of the Cambridge Union Society's Big Animal Resarch Debate at http://animalresearchdebate.idebate.org/content/big-animal-research-debate-cambridge.

his House would not ban all forms of animal research

Estimated vote

Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 80

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 370

Newcastle Debating Society

 

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

Before speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 1

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 21

Abstentions: 5

After speeches:
Votes in favour of banning all forms of animal research: 1

Votes against banning all forms of animal research: 21

Abstentions: 5

Total number of societies supporting and opposing the motion in 2013

Total number of university debating societies that SUPPORT a ban on all forms of animal research.

Total number of university debating societies that OPPOSE a ban on all forms of animal research.

0

29

 

Total votes by audience members attending each Big Animal Research Debate in 2013

Debating society

Votes SUPPORTING a ban on all forms of animal research

Votes OPPOSING a ban on all forms of animal research

UCL Union Debating Society

15

72

University of Sheffield Debating Society

17

79

University of Hull Debating Society

9

15

Nottingham Debating Union

36

63

University of Stirling Debating Society

4

14

Staffordshire Politics and Current Affairs Society

0

8

Liverpool Debating Union

5 18

James Madison University Debate Society

12 120

Warwick Debating Society

12 54

Kings College London Debating Society

3 10

Trinity College Dublin Philosophical and Historical Societies

21 24

Aberystwyth Debating Union

4 30

University of Kent Debating Society

10 20

University of Dundee Debating Society

2 9

Imperial College Debating Society

8 11

Glasgow University

14 32

University of Southampton Debating Society

4 30

Manchester Debating Union

44 99

Queen's University Belfast Literary and Scientific Society

8 36

LSE SU Debate Society

1 20

New College of the Humanities Debating Society

7 9

The University of Oxford Union Society

24 273

The Essex Debating Society

3 10

Swansea University Debating Society

2 15

Sheffield Hallam Debating Society

4 16

The University of Durham Union Society

1 49

The University of Westminster Debating Society

12 48

The University of Cambridge Union Society

80 (estimate) 370 (estimate)

Newcastle Debating Society

1 21

Lincoln's Inn Debating Society

Pending Pending

Total

362

1554