New research for The Vegan Society

CfHAS members have completed new research for The Vegan Society. The research team – Professor Claire Parkinson, Dr Richard Twine, Dr Claire Blennerhassett and Lara Herring- looked at how women respond to vegan messages about animal ethics. The findings from the research will be published in the future.

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UKRI AHRC Multispecies storytelling network

Professor Claire Parkinson is PI of a new UKRI AHRC funded network: Multispecies storytelling: more than human narratives about landscape. The network will run from December 2019 to November 2021. Co-I of the network is Professor Brett Mills (UEA). The network held its first event on 17th January 2020; a symposium with the title: ‘Who […]

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We need to talk about climate change

CfHAS co-directors talk about children and climate change https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/news/2019/03/we-need-to-talk-about-climate-change/

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Pathways to Veganism

The CfHAS research team working on the Pathways to Veganism project, funded by The Vegan Society, have completed the first stage of the project. The team have reported on the initial findings of a questionnaire completed by over 1600 survey participants. The questionnaire asked participants about their understanding of veganism and gathered insights into how […]

New Visiting PhD Student from Brazil – Karynn Capilé

In late March 2017 we welcomed our first international visiting PhD student Karynn Capilé. Arriving from the Fluminense Federal University by Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Karynn will be staying with CfHAS until July 2017. Her project is a media analysis of advertising in the Brazilian meat and dairy industry. She plans to add a comparative […]

New CfHAS Visiting Professor

We are delighted to welcome Professor Jody Berland (York University, Canada) as a CfHAS Visiting Professor. Jody is Principal Investigator on the Digital Animalities project which is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Jody will deliver a research seminar paper ‘The animal is the medium: media history, medium theory, and the ghost of […]

‘Plant strong’ Jason gives talk at new Edge Hill Vegans meeting

The first meeting of the newly formed Edge Hill Vegans & Vegan Friends group on 3rd February was a raging success, with ‘plant strong,’ Wirral-based, strength trainer Jason Elliott giving a talk on his experience becoming a vegan strength trainer to a room full of Edge Hill vegans and vegan curious people. The new group […]

FILM AND THE ENVIRONMENT | 6th May 2016

FILM AND THE ENVIRONMENT | 6th May 2016 A Cross-Disciplinary Symposium hosted by the School of Art, Media, and American Studies and the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia Friday 6th May 2016, 9am – 5.15pm, The Enterprise Centre, UEA Global climate change and environmental hazards are significant threats to the […]