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brown cow at sanctuary
Wednesday, 15 May, 2024

The Climate Crisis and Other Animals

Research Advisory Committee Chair, Dr Richard Twine, discusses his new book: The Climate Crisis and Other Animals. (Read More)

dog paw prints on a beach
Thursday, 2 May, 2024

Exploring Cultural Perspectives on Eating Farmed Animals versus Dogs and Cats

Researcher Network member, Tani Khara, discusses the key insights from her recent research into the dog and cat meat...(Read More)

Pig, chicken and turkey playing outside together at an animal sanctuary
Wednesday, 17 April, 2024

Can online education be an effective tool for the vegan movement?

Research network member and founder, Matthew Cole, discusses free teaching resources about veganism and anti-speciesism that he’s...(Read More)

Dog paw prints in the sand
Friday, 5 April, 2024

The link between animal-directed violence and human well-being: Worker experiences in Vietnam’s dog and cat meat trade

Researcher Network member, Tani Khara, shares the findings from a recent collaborative study with Soi Dog, a global animal welfare...(Read More)

Person holding a bowl of salad
Friday, 22 March, 2024

Opinion – The Top Science Papers of 2023 Supporting Plant-based Nutrition

RAC member Dr Shireen Kassam rates her top science papers supporting plant-based nutrition of 2023. (Read More)

Mature couple jogging in the park
Wednesday, 21 February, 2024

How Not to Age

Research Advisory Committee member, Dr Michael Greger, discusses his most recent book; How Not to Age.(Read More)

Road through pine forest
Thursday, 15 February, 2024

Making Veganism go the Distance in Environmentalism

Researcher Network member, Robin Struber, looks into the environmental impact of our diets.(Read More)

Photograph of pig taken at Hillfields Animal Sanctuary
Wednesday, 7 February, 2024

Vigils and witnessing in animal rights activism

Research Advisory Committee member, Dr Stephen Cooke, explores the ethics of animal rights witnessing and slaughterhouse vigils.(Read More)

Vegan sandwiches
Wednesday, 10 January, 2024

Veganuary and the importance of supplementation

Researcher Network member, Dr Elizabeth Eveleigh, discusses the results of her recent research into the effects of short-term vegan...(Read More)

Vegan salad bowl
Friday, 5 January, 2024

Vegan or Plant-Based Labels? Not Just for Veganuary…

Research Advisory Committee member, Dr Jack Waverley, discusses the findings from his latest research into the use of vegan...(Read More)

Women holding each other hands for comfort and sympathy
Thursday, 26 October, 2023

Shocked or Satiated? Violent Imagery Traumatizes Rather than Motivates Veteran Activists

Research Advisory Committee member, Dr Corey Lee Wrenn, discusses the negative effect that violent imagery of non-human...(Read More)

2 sheep with faces pressed together in the sun
Friday, 8 September, 2023

Dr Emelia Quinn on ‘Vegan Camp’

RAC member, Dr Emelia Quinn, discusses her work on veganism and camp, offering a fresh perspective on...(Read More)

Sunset over the sea
Monday, 21 August, 2023

Transitioning to a Plant-Based Diet Post Near-Death Experience: A Literature Review

Researcher Network member, Tani Khara, reviews the literature on near-death experiences and transitions to veganism....(Read More)

plan growing
Tuesday, 15 August, 2023

Unveiling the Fascination: The Thriving Study of Veganism

Researcher Network member, Gelareh Salehi, summaries her paper exploring the motives driving vegan research...(Read More)

Pig on a sanctuary
Friday, 11 August, 2023

Revolutionising pig veterinary care: insights from farmed animal sanctuaries

Researcher Network member, Kate Goldie, discusses how alternative relationships with farmed animals as companions and in sanctuaries opens...(Read More)


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