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‘The Exploitation and ‘Secondary Victimisation’ of Women in Drug Markets’. European Criminology Society. Budapest (September 2013)
‘The Local and Global Inter-Connectivity of “Serious Organised” Crime: Challenges Facing Discourse and Practice’ (Southampton Solent University May 2013)
‘Prohibition and Familial Ideology: A Recipe for Female Deviance’. York Deviancy Conference June 2011
‘Sometimes we Know What’s Best: The Drug Using Women’s Perspective’ Keynote speech at the National Association of Probation Officers Annual Women’s Conference. Southampton May 2009.
'Drug Treatment in the UK: The Women’s Perspective-Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology', Bologna, Italy September 2007
'Tough Choices: The Drug User’s Perspective' - British Society of Criminology, Annual Conference, Glasgow July 2006
‘A Qualitative Evaluation of a Drugs Intervention Programme in the City of Southampton’ British Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Caledonian and Strathclyde Universities, July 2006
‘Feminist Ethics in Researching Women and Substance Use’ British Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Keele University, June 2002.