Esteem Measures

Awards

  1. 99. Doctoral Prize: Society for Infant and Psychology. 15th September 2015. Society for Infant and Psychology Annual Conference 2015, Nottingham, UK 
  2. 100th Blood Donations Award: NHS Blood and Transplant Award Ceremony. 10th July 2015. Gorton Monastery, Manchester, UK
  3. Conference prize for best presentation: Male Psychologies Conference 27th June 2015. University College London, London, UK
  4. Poster of distinction: “How is a man supposed to be a man?” The experiences of older involuntarily childless men. Men, Masculinities, Work and Wellbeing Conference. 19th March 2014. Durham University, Durham, UK

Guest lecture:

  1. May 2017. ‘Male Involuntary Childlessness.’ Second year Obstetric and Maternity Nurses, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Keele University, UK
  2. November 2016. ‘What is it about men? The experiences of involuntary childless men.’ We Are Many NoMOs Conference 2016. Village Conference Centre, Birmingham, UK
  3. November 2016. ‘Self-care, ethics and reflexivity in research.’ MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy, University of Leeds, UK

Conference session chair: 

  1. February 2016. British Sociological Association’s Ageing, Body and Society Study Group 7th Annual Conference.  First stream, third session.
  2. July 2017. British Society of Gerontology 46th Annual Conference. Session July 6th: Social and supportive relation

Guest speaker:

  1.  September 2016: Supporting researchers: managing risk, discomfort, and vulnerability. Symposium: ‘Negotiating the physical and emotional ‘affects’ of social research.’ Leeds University, UK.
  2. April 2016: Supporting researchers: How others manage risk, discomfort, and vulnerability. New Initiatives Symposium: ‘Negotiating the physical and emotional ‘affects’ of social research.’ University of Glasgow, UK
  3. March 2016: “Breaking Dad”: Narratives of older involuntarily childless men in the UK. The Institute for Health and Aging, the University of California San Francisco, USA
  4. November 2015: “My bloody PhD”: my research and how I managed my viva.” The School of Health and Social Work and the Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care (CRIPACC), The University of Hertfordshire, UK
  5. October 2015. “I’d always imagined I’d have children”: the life experiences of involuntarily childless men. The School of Health and Social Work and the Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care (CRIPACC), The University of Hertfordshire, UK
  6. January 2015. “Men ageing without children”: The experiences of older involuntarily childless men. Ageing without Children Conference, London, UK

Invited presentations:

  1. January 2017 and May 2016.  “Who is gonna pick me up when I fall?” experiences of older involuntarily childless men. Loneliness in Later Life: Research, Engagement and Impact Workshop. BSA-ERA and Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Wales
  2. June 2016: “The lived experience of older involuntary childless men.” Lunchtime Seminar Series, The Faculty of Health and Social Care, The Open University, UK
  3. May 2016. “Traversing the lifescapes of older involuntarily childless men” Postponing childbirth, extending: biotechnologies and the transformations of reproductive life: International symposium, de Montfort University, UK 
  4. February 2014. ‘People have no conception of just how isolated someone who hasn't got kids in middle age is’: the experiences of older involuntarily childless men. Paper presented at the "Ten Years of MHPN: Looking Back and Moving Forward." Midlands Health Psychology Network Annual Conference.
  5. February 2014. Hadley R. A. and Morton, K. Recruiting difficult reach participants. Paper presented at the "Ten Years of MHPN: Looking Back and Moving Forward." Midlands Health Psychology Network Annual Conference.