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Natalie Kinnear Photography: Duckling on a lake
Thursday, 4 November, 2021

The Expert Series - Autumn/Winter 2021: Vegan for the Animals

In this Autumn/Winter edition of The Expert Series, RAC member Kristof Dhont (University of Kent) & colleague, Maria Ioannidou...(Read More)

Faces of people joined together as a puzzle
Wednesday, 20 October, 2021

Speciesism is endemic, systemic and institutional

Researcher Network member, Cara Langford Watts, discusses the links between racism and speciesism, highlighting the institutional and systemic forms...(Read More)

law; legal; justice
Thursday, 14 October, 2021

New publication: Law and Veganism

RAC member, Dr Jeanette Rowley, introduces a new publication on the relationship of law to veganism in different parts...(Read More)

Girl and pig
Wednesday, 13 October, 2021

Is speciesism inevitable? Lessons from early development

In this autumn edition of The Expert Series, RAC member, Dr Jared Piazza asks if speciesism is inevitable, looking to...(Read More)

Map of the world made from grains and pulses on a plate
Tuesday, 5 October, 2021

Sustainable food transitions and veganism as a social movement

In this new paper for our autumn series of articles, Researcher Network member, John Andrews, explores how we should...(Read More)

Field landscape and an open book with grass
Wednesday, 1 September, 2021

New Book Released on Vegan Geographies

Researcher Network member, Catherine Oliver, introduces hew new book on vegan geographies.(Read More)

Carboard hands holding an earth
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)

Blue jigsaw with missing peice
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)

2 sheep with faces pressed together
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)

Chopping raddish
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)

Map of world made up on beans on pulses on a plate
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)

hands; globe; earth; map; geography
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)

legal; illegal
Monday, 12 July, 2021

Opinion: Veganising Criminology

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

Coffee and notepad
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)

Running legs
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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