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Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Animal-Beings/Animal-Things: The Problems of Binary Thinking in Animal Activism

RAC member, Dr Catherine Oliver, discusses animal binaries and speciesism in this adaptation of...(Read More)

Thursday, 12 May, 2022

Veganism in the Irish Court of Appeal in 1898: is this our oldest case?

Dr Maureen O'Sullivan shares the details of Re Cranston, Webb and Oldfield: could this 1898 case be the first...(Read More)

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Thursday, 12 May, 2022

Digesting Veganism in the Irish Courts

In the second of a series of blogs on veganism in...(Read More)

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Tuesday, 3 May, 2022

Opinion - The top science papers of 2021 supporting plant-based nutrition

RAC member Dr Shireen Kassam rates her top science papers supporting plant-based nutrition of 2020

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Monday, 11 April, 2022

Gender, toxic masculinity and veganism

Research Network member, Emma Hautval, analyses the intersections between veganism and gender.(Read More)

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Monday, 28 March, 2022

Veganism and Animal Rights Activism Employment Screening

RAC member, Dr Jeanette Rowley, reveals the potential discrimination faced by vegans at pre-employment screenings.(Read More)

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Monday, 21 March, 2022

Bearing Witness at the Slaughterhouse Gates

Content warning: descriptions of non-human animal suffering. In this shortened version of his chapter in Vegan Geographies: Spaces Beyond Violence,...(Read More)

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Wednesday, 16 March, 2022

Animal Cruelty Messages Are Persuasive - If We Can Overcome Avoidance

In this article, RAC member Chris Bryant analyses vegan advocacy messaging and considers the issue of avoidance, presenting suggestions...(Read More)

Thursday, 3 March, 2022

Opinion: The Animal Sentience Bill and Animal Nationalism in Post-Brexit Britain

In this opinion piece, Dr Corey Wrenn addresses new legislation in post-Brexit Britain on non-human animal welfare.(Read More)

Vegan Geographies book launch
Tuesday, 1 March, 2022

Vegan Geographies Book Launch

A new book on vegan geographies edited by RAC member Richard White has now been published. The book features...(Read More)

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Monday, 21 February, 2022

The psychology of veg*nism: why people become, continue or give up being veg*n

Researcher Network member Sarah Gradidge and Dr Magdalena Zawisza, unpack the reasons for why people go vegan from a...(Read More)

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Thursday, 17 February, 2022

Research briefing: Book review – Eating Plant-Based: Scientific Answers to Your Nutrition Questions

Researcher Network member, Gelareh Salehi, reviews Eating Plant-Based: Scientific Answers to Your Nutrition Questions by RAC member Dr Shireen...(Read More)

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Tuesday, 8 February, 2022

Vegans continue to be at risk of iodine deficiency across time

Researcher Network member, Elizabeth Eveleigh, investigates iodine deficiency in vegans.(Read More)

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Thursday, 16 December, 2021

Research News returns in 2022

Thank you for your interest and support in reading about vegan-related research and study throughout 2021. We are...(Read More)

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