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Conference presentations and posters

Conference Presentations:

  1. Earle, S and Hadley, R. A. (September, 2017). ‘A systematic review of international qualitative research of men’s views and experiences of infant feeding.’ Society of Reproductive and Infant Psychology 36th Annual Conference. Hinsley Hall, York, UK
  2. Hadley, R. A. (July, 2017). ‘Cudda, wudda, shudda-be Dads: The lived experience of older involuntarily childless men.’ Auto/Biography Summer Residential Conference. Dartington Hall, Devon, UK
  3. Tetley, J; Koivunen, E; Holland, C; Kubiak, C; Fisher, J; and Hadley, R.A (July, 2017). ‘Engaging volunteers in community and home focused support for people living with dementia - the benefits and challenges.’ British Society of Gerontology 46th Annual Conference, The University of Swansea, Swansea, UK
  4. Hadley, R. A. (July, 2017). ‘The social networks of involuntarily childless older men.’ British Society of Gerontology 46th Annual Conference, The University of Swansea, Swansea, UK
  5. Hadley, R. A. (July, 2017). “How is a man supposed to be…”: bio-naratives of older involuntarily childless men.’ Faculty of Health, Psychology & Social Care, 2017 Annual High Summer Research Conference. Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
  6. Hadley, R. A. (September, 2016). ‘Life without fatherhood: the biographical narratives of older involuntarily childless men.’ Aging and Society Sixth Interdisciplinary Conference: Special Focus: Aging, Life-course and Social Change. Linköping University, Norrköping, Sweden
  7. Hadley, R. A. (July, 2016). ‘Negotiating the fatherhood mandate: the experiences of older involuntarily childless men.’  Parenthood: Perspectives on Family Lives Conference. Families and Relationships Study Group, European Sociological Association. University of Bristol, UK              
  8. Hadley, R. A. (June, 2016). ‘“If you don’t have children…”: the life experience of older involuntarily childless men.’ CRFR International Conference: Unequal Families and Relationships, Centre for Research on Families & Relationships. The University of Edinburgh, UK 
  9. Hadley, R. A. (April, 2016). ‘The continuity of disruption: the lived experience of older involuntarily childless men.’ Gender and Generation Session, American Association of Geographers. San Francisco, USA                                                 
  10. Hadley, R. A. (March, 2016). The experiences of older involuntarily childless men. Eastern Sociological Society, Mini-Conference on Reproduction. Boston Park Plaza Hotel. Boston, USA                               
  11. Hadley, R. A. (February, 2016). “Fictive grandfatherhood: the experiences of older involuntarily childless men.” Paper presented at the British Sociological Association’s Ageing, Body and Society Study Group 7th Annual Conference. Manchester, UK
  12. Hadley, R. A. (September, 2015). “Life without fatherhood: a qualitative study of older involuntarily childless men”. The Society of Reproductive and Infant Psychology 35th Annual Conference. Nottingham, UK. Awarded Doctoral Prize.
  13. Hadley, R. A. (July, 2015). “There’s no social network”: the social networks of involuntary childless men. Paper presented at the British Society of Gerontology 44th Annual Conference. Newcastle University and Northumbria University, UK
  14. Hadley, R. A. (June, 2015). "How is a man supposed to be a man?” Life without fatherhood. Paper presented at the Male Psychologies Conference 26-27th June. London, UK. Awarded conference prize.
  15. Hadley, R. A. (June, 2015). ‘How to build an invisible man’: the social networks of involuntarily childless older men. Paper presented at the Social Science Postgraduate Symposium. Keele University, UK
  16. Hadley, R. A. (April, 2015).  ‘The Media and Me’. Paper presented at British Sociological Association Annual Conference. Glasgow Caledonian University, UK    
  17. Hadley, R. A. (April, 2015). 'The social networks of involuntarily childless men.' Paper presented at British Sociological Association Annual Conference. Glasgow Caledonian University, UK    
  18. Hadley, R. A. (September, 2014). Discussant at Con/Tested: Sperm Science, Sterility and Masculinity Conference. Cambridge University, UK
  19. Hadley, R. A. (September, 2014). “That’s what I’m missing”: The experiences of older involuntarily childless men. Paper presented at the British Society of Gerontology 43rd Annual Conference. University of Southampton, UK
  20. Hadley, R. A. (September, 2014).  ‘3 minute thesis’. Presentation at the Emerging Researchers in Ageing Conference, the British Society of Gerontology 43rd Annual Conference., University of Southampton, UK
  21. Hadley, R. A. (July, 2014).  "I quite like people to know that we did want a family": the experiences of older involuntarily childless men.  Paper presented at Men, Health and Wellbeing Conference. Leeds Beckett University, UK
  22. Hadley, R. A. (April, 2014). 'Navigating the unexpected lifescape: the invisible experiences of older childless men.’  Paper presented at the Ageing Forum. Keele University, UK  
  23. Hadley, R. A. (March, 2014). In-depth biographical interviews. Paper presented at the PAUUD Research Unit research seminar series. The University of Manchester, UK
  24. Hadley, R. A. (December, 2013). ‘It was something that was going to happen but then it didn’t: the experiences of involuntarily childless men as they age.’ Paper presented at the Centre for Social Gerontology:  Emerging and Established Researchers in Ageing event. Keele University, UK
  25. Hadley, R. A. (October, 2013). ‘Impact: National media experience.’ Opening talk for the Showcase and Welcome event, Humanities and Social Sciences Research Day. Keele University, UK
  26. Hadley, R. A. (September, 2013). ‘Point number one in your bloody PhD’: the experiences of involuntarily childless men as they age. Paper presentation at the British Society of Gerontology 42nd Annual Conference. University of Oxford, UK
  27. Hadley, R. A. (June, 2013). 'Men who are involuntarily childless.' Paper presentation at the Ageing Without Children Seminar. Keele University, UK
  28. Hadley, R. A. (February, 2013). ‘Trouble with accessing men for interview.’ Paper presentation at The Centre for Ageing and Biographical Studies, Seminar series: The Representation of Older People in Ageing Research: Studies of ageing masculinities: still in their infancy? The Open University, Camden, London, UK
  29. Hadley, R. A. (January, 2013). ‘Locating the lacunae: Issues in recruiting participants for interview in a sensitive subject’. Paper presentation at the Social Science PGR ‘Work-in-Progress’ Seminar Series. Keele University, UK
  30. Hadley, R. A. (August, 2012). ‘Childlessness, and Older Involuntarily Childless Men.’ Presentation to the Rotary Club of Newcastle-under-Lyme. Newcastle-under-Lyme, UK
  31. Hadley, R. A. (March, 2012). ‘Man Talk’ Paper presentation at the Social Science PGR Conference. Keele University, UK
  32. Hadley, R. A. (March, 2011). ‘Mining the Gap: A Literature Review of the Male Experience of Involuntary Childlessness’. Paper presentation at the Social Science PGR Conference. Keele University, UK
  33. Hadley, R. A. (September, 2010). ‘Does the Desire for Fatherhood affect Men?’ Poster presentation. Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology Annual Conference. Leuven, Belgium
  34. Hadley, R. A. (March, 2010). ‘Involuntarily Childless Men: Issues surrounding the Desire to be a Father’. Invited to present to MA in Counselling course. The University of Manchester, UK
  35. Hadley, R. A. (April, 2010). ‘Involuntarily Childless Men: Issues surrounding the Desire to be a Father’. Paper presented at the Counselling and Transformation Conference. Keele University, UK
  36. Hadley, R. A. (June, 2010). ‘Involuntarily Childless Men: Issues surrounding the Desire to be a Father’. Paper presented at the Research Conference. The University of Manchester, UK
  37. Hadley, R. A. (June, 2009). ‘Involuntarily Childless Men: Issues surrounding the Desire to be a Father’. Paper presented at the New Researchers Conference, The Centre for Research on Families and Relationships. The University of Edinburgh, UK
  38. Hadley, R. A. (November, 2008). ‘Involuntarily Childless Men’. Seminar given to health workers in fertility clinics, School of Healthcare. University of Leeds, UK
  39. Hadley, R. A. (September, 2008). ‘Involuntarily Childless Men: Issues surrounding the Desire to be a Father’. Paper presented at the Society for Reproduction and Infant Psychology 25th Annual Conference. London, UK

Conference posters: 

  1. Hadley, R. A. (July, 2015). ‘Locating the lacunae: issues in recruiting male participants for interview in a sensitive subject’. British Society of Gerontology 44th Annual Conference. Newcastle University and Northumbria University, UK 
  2. Hadley, R. A. (June, 2015). ‘The level of the desire for parenthood in childless men compared to non-parents and parents’. Social Science Postgraduate Symposium. Keele University, UK
  3. Hadley, R. A. (March, 2014). "How is a man supposed to be a man?” The experiences of older involuntarily childless men. Men's Health, Masculinities, Work and Wellbeing Conference. Trevelyan College, Durham University, UK. Awarded 'poster of distinction'. 
  4. Hadley, R. A. (April, 2013). ‘The experiences of involuntarily childless men as they age.’ British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Grand Connaught Rooms. London, UK
  5. Hadley, R. A. (October, 2012). ‘What is it about (older childless) Men?’ Humanities and Social Sciences Research Day. Keele University, UK