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beetroot; vegan food; plant-based;
Thursday, 11 March, 2021

Research briefing: New study finds healthy plant-based diets may lower overall stroke risk

Researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health find that healthy plant-based diets may lower overall stroke risk by up to 10%....(Read More)

books; papers; text; pages
Tuesday, 9 March, 2021

Research briefing: What are consumers' motives for following veg*n diets?

Researcher Network member, Gelareh Salehi, examines the preliminary results of a systematic review of 51 published papers on different...(Read More)

Thursday, 25 February, 2021

Research & Policy Update: 25/02/21

Plant-based research and policy round-up, 25th February 2021.(Read More)

prison; fence; isolation
Tuesday, 16 February, 2021

Opinion: Human beings in lockdowns and non-human animals in captivity: Some thoughts and parallels

Researcher Network member, Tani Khara, explores the parallels between human experiences of lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic and...(Read More)

Thursday, 4 February, 2021

Research briefing: New report says plant-based diets are critical to breaking vicious circle of cheap food

A new report by Chatham House explores the role of the global food system as the principal driver of...(Read More)

dictionary; words; lexicography
Tuesday, 2 February, 2021

The Expert Series, Winter 2021: Vegan lexicography?

In the first edition of the Expert Series for 2021, Dr Emma Franklin considers language and the role of...(Read More)

lightbulb; ideas; science
Tuesday, 19 January, 2021

Opinion - The top science papers of 2020 supporting plant-based nutrition

RAC member Dr Shireen Kassam rates her top science papers supporting plant-based nutrition of 2020....(Read More)

Monday, 18 January, 2021

Research briefing: Book review - Rethinking Food and Agriculture

Researcher Network member, James O' Donovan, reviews new book Rethinking Food and Agriculture, which is edited by Laila...(Read More)

questions; how; why; what
Tuesday, 12 January, 2021

Research & Policy Update: 12/01/21

Recent research and policy publications round-up, 12th January 2021.(Read More)

book; glasses; research
Monday, 4 January, 2021

Research briefing: India’s secret meat eaters

Researcher Network member, Tani Khara, explores how her recent research contributes to the relatively sparse literature on...(Read More)

questions; how; why; what
Monday, 7 December, 2020

Research & Policy Update: 07/12/20

Recent research and policy publications round-up 7th December, 2020(Read More)

bone; knee
Thursday, 3 December, 2020

Research briefing: Fracture risk in vegans

RAC member, Paul Appleby, introduces a major new paper he co-authored from EPIC-Oxford, a long-term...(Read More)

Monday, 30 November, 2020

Project Update: Pig Ignorant: The Peppa Pig Paradox

Researcher Network Member, Lynda Korimboccus, recently published a paper investigating social inconsistencies that produce pig-eating Peppa-Pig fans,...(Read More)

thought bubble; thought balloon; quote
Thursday, 26 November, 2020

Research News: We Need to Talk About Killing

Research from social psychology, linguistics and cognitive science strongly suggests that words influence our thoughts, and our thoughts influence...(Read More)

questions; how; why; what
Monday, 16 November, 2020

Research & Policy Update: 16/11/20

Recent research and policy publications round-up 16th November, 2020(Read More)


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