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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)

Monday, 6 January, 2020

The Expert Series 2020 (Jan): Dreaming of a Vegan Christmas?

In this first edition of the Expert Series for 2020, RAC member, Dr Kristof Dhont (University of Kent) and ...(Read More)

Thursday, 12 December, 2019

Research briefing: Multiple health and environmental impacts of foods

A recent study considers how consuming an additional serving of certain foods is associated with particular health outcomes and aspects...(Read More)

Tuesday, 10 December, 2019

Research briefing: Fishes, Sentience and the Law

A recent study explores how despite recent increases in the interest towards bird and mammal protection, less attention is paid...(Read More)

Thursday, 5 December, 2019

Research briefing: Animal 'Outgroups' and Ideology

A new study looks at how beliefs and behaviors directed at animal 'outgroups' are dependent upon (1) how an animal...(Read More)


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