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Monday, 7 September, 2020

Research briefing: Changing What We Eat Could Offset Years of Climate-Warming Emissions

A new piece of research published this week suggests that drastically shifting agricultural production from animals to plant-sourced foods...(Read More)

Tuesday, 18 August, 2020

Research News returns: A review of recent plant-based research

Research News is back! Thanks for supporting us during these uncertain times. We hope to resume regular articles and...(Read More)

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020

Opinion: Special Feature (3 of 3): Vegan futures; or what worlds are we inheriting?

In Part 3 of a special opinion series, Catherine Oliver considers how veganism is a future-orientated belief and practice...(Read More)

Monday, 18 May, 2020

Opinion: Mindful Activism

In this opinion piece featureResearcher Network member, Sarah Gradidge, considers the concept of empathy and how we may...(Read More)

Thursday, 16 April, 2020

Research briefing: Communicable disease - is veganism the way forward?

In this balanced thought piece, Researcher Network member, Imogen Allen, considers if veganism is a way forward from...(Read More)

Tuesday, 14 April, 2020

Opinion: Special Feature (2 of 3) Vegan presents

Last month, Researcher Network member, Catherine Oliver discussed her vegan-related research in the area of history, feminism and friendship in...(Read More)

Wednesday, 1 April, 2020

The Expert Series April/May 2020: Human rights bias: the data economy and the further objectification of nonhuman animals

In the latest edition of the Expert Series, RAC member, Dr Jeanette Rowley, comments on the stated duty to...(Read More)

Monday, 2 March, 2020

Opinion: Special Feature (1 of 3): Histories

In the first of a special three-part series of articles, Researcher Network member, Catherine Oliver discusses her vegan-related research...(Read More)

Tuesday, 25 February, 2020

Opinion: Vegan diets and intelligence: beyond the clickbait

Researcher Network member, Imogen Allen and co-author, Samuel March, give their opinion on the research that was used...(Read More)

Tuesday, 18 February, 2020

Research briefing: Dissociating meat from its animal origins

The first systematic literature review of research on consumers’ tendency to dissociate meat from its animal origins has been published. ...(Read More)

Monday, 3 February, 2020

The Expert Series Feb/March 2020: Veganuary & Vegan Culture the second edition of The Expert Series for this year, RAC Chair, Dr Richard Twine considers...(Read More)

Monday, 3 February, 2020

Project Update: Look Me in the Eyes - A Blind Spot in Our Empathic Gaze with Farmed Animals

What exactly does empathy look like, how do we measure it and how can we encourage more people to feel...(Read More)

Thursday, 16 January, 2020

Project Update: Mankind’s Romantic Relationship with Animal Abuse

Researcher Network member, Rebecca Stanton, updates us on her research, considering how industries that harm animals, such as the farming...(Read More)

Monday, 13 January, 2020

Project update: Perceptions About Veganism

The Ecologist and The Vegan Society launch an extensive report into attitudes about veganism.(Read More)

Thursday, 9 January, 2020

Research briefing: Most meat eaters support veganism as ‘ethical’ and good for the environment

A new survey finds support for veganism among meat eaters, but suggests most think it is inconvenient, expensive and a...(Read More)


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