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Monday, 23 August, 2021

Special Feature: Newcastle University project: Ethics, the climate crisis, and vegan diets

Jan Deckers from Newcastle University responds to a Q&A about the ethics of the climate crisis and the role...(Read More)

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Friday, 20 August, 2021

Transpersonal reasons for going vegan

Researcher Network member and doctoral researcher, Micheal Daw, examines the under-researched area of transpersonal reasons for going vegan. (Read More)

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Friday, 20 August, 2021

The Relational Rights of Social Non-human Animals

Dr Steve Cooke, Associate Professor of Political Theory, University of Leicester and RAC member introduces his new paper...(Read More)

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Friday, 20 August, 2021

Research briefing: A comparison between animal-based and plant-based foods

Researcher Network member Gurmeet Kaur Matharu makes a comparison between animal-based and plant-based foods.(Read More)

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Tuesday, 10 August, 2021

Opinion: The pandemic has put a spotlight on healthy plant-based diets

RAC member, Dr Shireen Kassam, considers how more plant-based ways of eating will improve health outcomes during and beyond...(Read More)

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Thursday, 29 July, 2021

Opinion - Vegan Geographies

Dr Richard White from the RAC discusses the concepts of critical animal geographies and vegan geographies....(Read More)

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Monday, 12 July, 2021

Opinion: Veganising Criminology

RAC member Dr Melanie Flynn considers crime, harm and victimisation from a vegan perspective....(Read More)

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Monday, 21 June, 2021

Consumers switching to veg*n diets: A systematic review of the literature

A systematic review of how consumers shift to and maintain veg*an diets by Researcher Network member, Galareh Salehi and...(Read More)

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Tuesday, 8 June, 2021

The OMNIPLaNT Study: investigating the effects of plant-based and omnivorous diets on skeletal muscle, bone and vascular health

RAC and Researcher Network members consider the effects of plant-based and omnivorous diets on skeletal muscle, bone and vascular...(Read More)

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Tuesday, 8 June, 2021

Wellbeing & Veganism: Human-nature connectedness and a vegan way of life

Researcher Network member, Dr Jana Krizanova, explores the link between wellbeing, veganism and nature-connectedness....(Read More)

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Monday, 24 May, 2021

Opinion: Committing to living authentically means finding the courage to be disliked

In this opinion piece for our wellbeing & veganism research series, RAC member, Dr Caroline Gordon reflects on if committing to...(Read More)

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Thursday, 20 May, 2021

Research briefing: New study finds links between regular meat consumption and a range of common diseases

A study based on data from nearly 475,000 participants has found that regular meat consumption is associated with a larger range...(Read More)

Thursday, 20 May, 2021

Research briefing: City chickens: what the rise of urban chicken-keeping might mean for veganism

Researcher Network member, Catherine Oliver examines the rise of backyard chicken-keeping in Britain's cities and considers if the...(Read More)

Monday, 17 May, 2021

Wellbeing & Veganism: Eating vegan for mind and mood (Part 3)

Laura Grimes continues her review of the literature on mental health and veganism and considers...(Read More)

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Thursday, 6 May, 2021

Wellbeing & Veganism: Spiritual wellbeing

In this latest article in our wellbeing and veganism research programme, Researcher Network member, Tani Khara, explores how...(Read More)


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