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Thursday, 27 July, 2023

Should animal advocates talk about the animals, the environment, or human health?

Researcher Network member, Dr Luiz Silva Souza, discusses his research on the different arguments in favour of...(Read More)

Friday, 21 July, 2023

Where are the animals in veg-history?

Researcher Network member, Daniel Breeze, discusses his research into the place of animals in 19th and early 20th century history....(Read More)

Friday, 7 July, 2023

Veganism and Hashimotos Disease

Research Advisory Committee member, Dr Caroline Gorden asks “Do you think Seren got ill because she’s vegan?”...(Read More)

goat from animal sanctuary in a field
Wednesday, 28 June, 2023

Eid-al-Adha and Sacrifice: Vegan Alternatives from Within Islam

Researcher Network member, Ellie Atayee-Bennett, explores the practices of vegan Muslims during Eid-al-Adha. ...(Read More)

chickens eating
Tuesday, 20 June, 2023

Yes, alternative proteins do displace demand for animal products

A dive into the evidence of alternative protein displacing demand for animal products by Abby Couture and Researcher Network...(Read More)

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Tuesday, 13 June, 2023

What can we do about anti-vegan bias?

Researcher Network member, Monica Barnard, interrogates why vegans are often disliked by non-vegans and what we can...(Read More)

cow grazing in a field
Monday, 17 April, 2023

Can We “Have Our Cow and Eat Her, Too?”

In this post-debate blog, RAC member Dr Corey Wrenn defends the vegan abolitionist perspective....(Read More)

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Thursday, 13 April, 2023

Dairy’s Identity Crisis: Digesting the Socio-politico-legal Landscape

RAC member Dr Jeanette Rowley unpacks the vegan dairy alternative product labelling issue. ...(Read More)

vegan salad bowl photograph
Wednesday, 5 April, 2023

Opinion - The Top Science Papers of 2022 Supporting Plant-based Nutrition

RAC member Dr Shireen Kassam rates her top science papers supporting plant-based nutrition of 2022. ...(Read More)

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Tuesday, 28 March, 2023

Plant-based provisions and natural disasters

Researcher Network member, Jana Krizanova, explores the role of plant-based nutrition in disaster management....(Read More)

Monday, 13 March, 2023

Why Vegan Activism Needs To Be Intersectional And Trauma-Informed

Researcher Network member, Laura Buchenlicht, examines the importance of inclusivity and intersectionality in vegan activism....(Read More)

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Thursday, 16 February, 2023

The Valley of Veganism

In this manifesto-style blog post, RAC member, Dr Jack Coffin, speaks on veganism and utopia....(Read More)

Friday, 10 February, 2023

Celebrating 30 years of legal recognition for veganism

RAC member, Dr Jeanette Rowley, explores the importance of human rights to legal protection for vegans under...(Read More)

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Thursday, 26 January, 2023

On Vegan Friendship

RAC member, Dr Stephen Cooke, explores the moral difficulties ethical vegans face when maintaining their friendships. ...(Read More)

Image of a forest with sunlight coming through the trees
Tuesday, 17 January, 2023

Deforestation and Reforestation

 RAC member, Paul Appleby, shares his thoughts on the role of animal agriculture in deforestation....(Read More)


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