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Thursday, 19 September, 2019

Research briefing: Tipping points and what they mean for animals

An experimental model suggests that once about 25% of a population are committed to a belief, that belief will rapidly become a majority opinion or behavior.(Read More)

Thursday, 19 September, 2019

Research briefing: The 4 Ns Of Meat-Eating

A recent research paper explores the personality traits and key values held by people who justify their meat-eating as natural, necessary, normal, or nice.(Read More)

Tuesday, 3 September, 2019

Project Update: A Guide to Effective Animal Campaigning

In this feature-length project update, Researcher Network member, Chris Bryant, discusses his research that led to the creation of a guide for effective animal campaigning. (Read More)

Tuesday, 3 September, 2019

Project Update: Veg*anism and Happiness

Could veg*anism become the pathway towards human well-being? In this Project Update, Researcher Network member, Jana Krizanova explores how this question provides the foundation to her research in the area of conscious human nutrition and its relationship with psychological outcomes.(Read More)

Monday, 2 September, 2019

The Vegan Society Research Day 2019

In this special edition of Research News, Researcher Network member, John Andrews, reviews The Vegan Society's first ever Research Day, which took place on July 31st this year in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.(Read More)

Monday, 2 September, 2019

The Expert Series (9): A Criminological Exploration of the UK Dairy Industry

In our 9th edition of The Expert Series, RAC member Dr Caroline Gorden conducts a criminological exploration of the dairy...(Read More)

Thursday, 8 August, 2019

The Expert Series (8): Betraying Animals

In the summer edition of the Expert Series,RAC member Dr Steve Cooke discusses a different way to think about morality: Betraying animals. (Read More)

Thursday, 8 August, 2019

IPCC Report: The answer to the climate crisis is on our plates

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) publishes a new report which takes a comprehensive look at how land influences climate change, and vice versa.(Read More)

Monday, 5 August, 2019

Research briefing: Insects - the Hidden Extinction

An extensive study looks to quantify the extinction of insects around the world, and finds agriculture to be a driving factor in declining populations.(Read More)

Thursday, 11 July, 2019

Ditching dairy: are vegan children at increased risk of osteoporosis?

Dairy is frequently billed as a vital bone-builder; so does allowing children to go vegan put them at risk of osteoporosis in later life? Researcher Network member, Imogen Allen discusses her research project and sets out to answer this question.(Read More)

Thursday, 4 July, 2019

Research briefing: Rewilding Britain to counteract climate change

RAC member, Paul Appleby discusses a recent report by Rewilding Britain.(Read More)

Thursday, 4 July, 2019

Research briefing: Transition to an Irish Vegan Agricultural System

Researcher Network member, James O'Donovan, summarises the findings from his recent report that explores the environmental and economic benefits of a transition to an Irish Vegan Agricultural System.(Read More)

Tuesday, 2 July, 2019

Social identity and veganism

In this Project Update, Researcher Network member Tara Calder discusses her current research that explores the interaction between social identity and veganism in the context of the recent popularity of veganism.(Read More)

Monday, 1 July, 2019

The Expert Series (7) Critical Animal Geographies and Vegan Geographies

RAC member, Dr Richard White, asks that whenever we think about questions of trans-species social justice, let us be more mindful of an inherently spatial praxis that is at work here. In short, geography matters and in this edition of the Expert Series he explains precisely why.(Read More)

Thursday, 13 June, 2019

Research briefing: Options for keeping the food system within environmental limits

A recent study published in the journal, Nature, examines the potential for three interventions to help humans avoid catastrophe in the food system in coming decades.(Read More)


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