Gender, Work and Organisation conference in Keele, UK (June, 2007): “Barriers to women’s career success in the accountancy and medical professions in the UK”.
British Academy of Management conference in Warwick, UK (September, 2007): “The only way is up? An examination of women’s “under-achievement” in the accountancy profession in the UK”.
ESRC Seminar Series, Birmingham (May, 2008): “Mothers’ employment, work–life conflict, careers and class” (with Rosemary Crompton).
International conference on survey methods in multinational, multiregional and multicultural contexts, in Berlin, Germany (June, 2008): “Some issues in cross-national comparative research methods: a comparison of attitudes to promotion, and women’s employment, in Britain and Portugal”.
ISCTE/ICS, Lisbon (March, 2009): ‘Work-life conflict in Europe’. (Invited to present a paper to M.Sc and PhD students at both institutes).
EWERC Seminar Series, Manchester Business School (April 2009): ‘Working time and family wellbeing.’ (Invited to present a paper to members of EWERC and to PhD students).
NatCen one-day conference (October 2009): ‘Working fathers in Britain and the U.S.’ (Invited speaker).
Workers Under Pressure (WOUPS) international one-day conference, Paris (November 2009): invited discussant and final commentator.
ESRC Gender Equality network final conference (GeNet), London (December 2009): invited chair of round table discussion.
Gender, Work and Organisation conference in Keele, UK (June, 2010):’”Quality” part-time work and caring: the implications for work-family reconciliation’.
ESRC Pathfinder series project workshop in New Delhi, India (December 2010): “Inequalities of Access to Higher Education and Positive Action Policies in the UK” (co-authored, with Kate Purcell).
ESRC Pathfinder series project workshop in Sao Paulo, Brazil (April 2011): “Inequalities of Access to Higher Education and Positive Action Policies in the UK (updated)” (co-authored, with Kate Purcell).
European Sociological Association (ESA) Conference in Geneva, Switzerland (September 2011): “The impact of the recession on reduced hours and other flexible working initiatives: evidence from the UK” (co-authored, with Beate Baldauf).
IESA-CSIC (Institute of Advanced Social Studies-Spanish National Research Council) ‘Work-Family Dilemmas in Europe’ seminar in Cordoba, Spain (December 2011): “Women’s relative earnings and the ‘sharing’ of domestic labour” (Invited speaker).
Clare College, Cambridge seminar: Promoting gender equality and diversity in organisations: Importance and best practices (2013): “Gender and work-life balance. Some unexpected effects of the recession and austerity cuts” (invited speaker).
Work, Employment and Society Conference, Warwick (September 2013): “New ways of working and the implications for work-life balance”.
Work and Family Research Network (WFRN) Conference, New York (June 2014): “New ways of working and the implications for work-life balance”. Symposium on ‘Flexible careers and work family reconciliation’ (speaker).
Work and Family Research Network (WFRN) Conference, New York (June 2014): Symposium on ‘Work-life Balance in times of recession and austerity in Europe: academic–practitioner dialogues’ (presider and organiser).
Work and Family Research Network (WFRN) Conference, New York (June 2014): “An examination of the impact of parenthood on higher education experiences and early career outcomes for student mothers”, Symposium on HE and parenthood (speaker).
House of Lords Select Committee expert advisory seminar on Affordable Childcare, London (July 2014): “Affordable Childcare and the implications for gender equality” (invited speaker).
BSA Annual Conference, Glasgow (April 2015): “How do gender, social class and motherhood affect the labour market outcomes of student mothers?” Symposium on inequalities in the graduate labour market (speaker).
Community, Work and Family (CWF) Conference, Malmo, Sweden (May 2015) “The quality of part-time work”, with Tracey Warren, Symposium on flexible working (speaker).
Work and Family Research Network (WFRN) Conference, Washington (June 2016):“Experiences and expectations of work-life balance within the UK Armed Forces” (round table speaker).
Work and Family Research Network (WFRN) Conference, Washington (June 2016):“Work-family enrichment or conflict? An examination of the impact of role accumulation in student mothers” (speaker).
Community, Work and Family (CWF) Conference, Milan, Italy (May, 2017):“The expansion of male part-time working after the great recession in Britain: a positive development for community, work and family?” (with Tracey Warren, main presenter).
Community, Work and Family (CWF) Conference, Milan, Italy (May, 2017): Chair of a ‘Meet the Authors’ session on the book: Lewis, S., Anderson, D., Lyonette, C., Payne, N. and Wood, S. (2017) ‘Work-Life Balance in Times of Recession, Austerity and Beyond’. Routledge.