Is Veganism for Life, not just for Veganuary?

Is Veganism for Life, not just for Veganuary?

 

Hundreds of thousands of people started 2019 by shelving their animal-based products and signing up to the “Veganuary” pledge in what has undoubtedly been the most high profile year for the campaign to date.

Whether down to beliefs surrounding animal ethics, or the impact on health and the environment, opting for a plant-based lifestyle affects the choices vegans make on a daily basis, not least what they choose to consume as part of their diet.


Inaugural UK Rice Research Consortium showcases work from across the N8

Inaugural UK Rice Research Consortium showcases work from across the N8

Research by one of N8 AgriFood’s chairs has been featured on the inaugural website of the newly established UK Rice Research Consortium.

The Consortium has been established to highlight the breadth and quality of rice research being undertaken within the UK, and to provide a focal point for building new networks both within the UK and with international partners.

Projects from researchers across the N8’s universities is included among the Consortium’s work listed on its new website www.ukrrc.org.


N8 AgriFood livestock specialist in promotion for new global animal health monitor

N8 AgriFood livestock specialist in promotion for new global animal health monitor

A new tool for reporting the state of animal health across the globe is being introduced this year and N8 AgriFood’s livestock specialist is part of its world-wide promotion.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (the OIE), is this month launching its new World Animal Health Information System (WAHIS).

Named the OIE-WAHIS, the new version of the global service, which dates back to 2005, is being redesigned and upgraded in a technologically advanced yet user-friendly form,