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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)

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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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Friday, 19 November, 2021

Argentinian vegan food: The place of the dissident

Researcher Network member, Florencia Alvarado Torres, provides an update on their PhD research on the place of vegan food...(Read More)


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