Dr Jasmine Kelland
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Dr Jasmine Kelland

Lecturer in Human Resource Studies/Leadership

Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

Biography

Biography

Dr Kelland is a Lecturer in Human Resource Management and a Programme Leader at the University of Plymouth. Prior to joining academia she had a successful career in Human Resources, working in HR Management in various organisations such as the NHS, Boots the Chemist and ITV.

Dr Kelland’s work on the ‘fatherhood forfeit’ has been widely cited within the press (such as The Guardian, The Times, The Independent and New Scientist), by professional bodies (such as CIPD) and she has contributed to numerous blogs and webinars on the topic of fathers at work. Her ‘fatherhood forfeit’ research has been published by the House of Commons Women and Equalities Select Committee and referred to in a House of Commons debate exploring ‘Fathers in the Family’. She has presented her research to the UK Parliament All-Party Parliamentary Group on Fatherhood, professional and international academic conferences and numerous organisations. Additionally, she has discussed the challenges facing caregiving fathers through media outlets such as Sky News and BBC Radio.

Her book “Caregiving Fathers in the Workplace: Organisational Experiences and the Fatherhood Forfeit” , published by Palgrave Macmillan is available from March 2022.

Qualifications

University of Plymouth:

·    Doctorate in Philosophy, entitled “Fathers at Work: Challenges and Stereotypes Facing Fathers with Caregiving Responsibilities in Employment” (2019)

·    Post graduate Certificate in Methodology (2014)

·    Post graduate Certificate in Academic Practice (2014)

·    Masters in Personnel and Development (2013)

·    Post graduate Diploma in Personnel and Development (1999)

University of Hertfordshire:

·    Bsc (Hons) in Psychology with Business (1997)

Professional membership

Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

Roles on external bodies

Member of the Academic Advisory Board- Working Families 

Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

2011- Present-Programme Leader Masters in HRM (all versions- SPP and HKU)

 Lecturer in HR and Leadership, University of Plymouth 

HRL6002/HRL5002 (co-taught) Contemporary HRM-Module Leader, 86 students

Delivering all lectures, co-ordination of seminars and guest lecturers, supervising other staff members (DTA/ AL’s working on the module)

HRL7001/ HRL7001 HA (co-taught)- Ethical Resourcing - Module Leader, 47 students

Teaching across different levels of experience, from those with vast HR experience to those with no HR experience, from a wide variety of cultures in which the practice of HRM is very varied. Delivering all lectures, marking, utilisation of my HRM network to enable enrichment events such as site visits, guest lectures and employability evenings to significantly enhance the learning experience 

Programme Leader – MA in Human Resource Management (since 2016)

·    Taking responsibility for the quality of course, ensuring successful management of staff and resources, this includes chairing course committees and programme meetings, seeking feedback from students and staff and making appropriate changes as a consequence. PTES data for 2022 score of 90% for Student Satisfaction

·    Responsibility for recruitment to the programme which includes the website, marketing materials, open days and recruitment trips. I have been very proactive with my approach to recruitment, actively seeking new avenues for student numbers both locally and internationally which has seen numbers increase to 50 students, which is the highest number of students in 10 years, thus demonstrating a successful track record of leading significant new recruitment and marketing activities

·    In my role as Programme Leader I managed the enrichment budget, which included consulting with students regarding potential activities, liaising with PBS teams regarding feasibility of activities and utilising the strong relationships I have formed with local businesses to support the employability, extra curricula and enterprise agenda of the University through creating opportunities for students. This has included site visits to Plymouth City Bus, Theatre Royal Plymouth and Plymouth Argyle and numerous guest lectures and mini conferences.

Programme Leader- MA HRM HKU

I led the establishment of the MAHRM in Hong Kong University which is to start in Spring 2023,which is evidence of identification and leading significant new income streams. It involved me liaising in detail with the HKU team and academic partnership colleagues across University of Plymouth to obtain validation of the programme to run in HKU, Successfully representing the unit/Faculty/University on appropriate issues at international level. Ensuring that care and attention was paid to maintaining our quality and professional standards internationally through taking responsibility for the quality of course.

 

Programme Leader- MAHRM – Senior People Professional, Higher Apprenticeship

I led the establishment of this programme from conception to induction and continue in a Programme Leader capacity which involved me identify and leading significant new income streams. I was responsible for obtaining programme approval across various departments within the University , liaising with local stakeholders on the needs of local HR teams through forming strong relationships with business and NGOs to support the enterprise agenda of the University and representing the academic unit/Faculty/University in the subject community externally. I needed to work closely with our professional body, the CIPD, to map our new programme to their standards, demonstrating an ability to successfully represent the unit/Faculty/University at a national level. In addition I have been involved in leading significant new recruitment and marketing activities to promote the new programme at local HR events.


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Staff serving as external examiners

I was an External Examiner at UWE for 2 years (2018-2020)

Research

Research

Research interests

Research activity

Fatherhood Forfeit Research

I completed my Doctorate in Philosophy entitled “Fathers at Work: Challenges and Stereotypes Facing Fathers with Caregiving Responsibilities in Employment” in March 2019. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/14676.

Publications based on Fatherhood Forfeit research :

 

 “Caregiving Fathers in the Workplace – Organisational Experiences and the Fatherhood Forfeit” (2022) https://link.springer.com/search?query=978-3-030-97971-3 .

·     “Viewed with Suspicion, Considered Idle and Mocked- Working Caregiving Fathers and Fatherhood Forfeits” in published in Gender, Work & Organization can be viewed here : http://doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12850

·     “Employment-related barriers to fathers sharing caring roles more equally and social or attitudinal barriers to fathers in the workplace which need to be challenged?”(2017) published on line by the House of Commons Women’s and Equality Select Committee. http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/women-and-equalities-committee/fathers-and-the-workplace/written/47587.html

·     “Fatherhood Forfeits’ and ‘Motherhood Penalties – An Exploration of UK management selection decision making of parent applicants” , (2016) https://www.cipd.co.uk/Images/fatherhood-forfeits-and-motherhood-penalties_2016-an-exploration-of-uk-management-selection-decision-making-on-parent-applicants_tcm18-20005.pdf

·    “Barriers to Women Achieving Senior Positions – The Role of Gender Role Stereotyping and the Recruitment of Executive Women” (2016) published on line by the House of Commons Women’s and Equality Select Committee. http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/women-and-equalities-committee/women-in-executive-management/written/32497.html

·    “Exploring the impact of gender stereotyping on the Gender Pay Gap in the UK” (2016) published on line by the House of Commons Women’s and Equality Select Committee. My research was also referred to in the final report. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/584/584.pdf

·    Asked to write an article based on the fatherhood forfeit research for People Management Magazine (2022) https://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/article/1787156/workplaces-support-caregiving-fathers)

 

Presentations of Fatherhood Forfeit research

·    Across Party Policy Group of the Government Fatherhood Group in Portcullis House, Westminster (Nov, 2018)

·    Fatherhood Network Scotland as part of the launch event for their #dadup campaign - http://www.fathersnetwork.org.uk/how-employers-can-dadup

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1a3zmkm0gRk

·    Numerous organisations such as Rolls Royce, University of Plymouth Womens Network , and the Working Families Annual conference in Canary Wharf to over 100 senior executives (May,2018).

·    Webinar to the Women In Aerospace Group. (July, 2019)https://zoom.us/recording/play/HsVzx6zZuf4aNX11M2iiFiES0JWhMoM-Q-A-3hXPs0yS7c6SM47MwCD37YSrLhXy?continueMode=true

·    Plymouth Women in Business Network International Mens Day Conference attended by over 300 individuals

·    Discussed my research on BBC Radio Devon on numerous occasions - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0c81rqp (11.10-11.52) (1.16) https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/p005xcn8?partner=uk.co.bbc&origin=share-mobile

·    Devon Chamber of Commerce Podcast (2022)- https://t.co/TWtzzpAFFu

·    Podcast with Real Ideas (2022) (https://realideas.org/2022/06/17/real-ideas-podcast-presents-dr-jasmine-kelland-progressing-the-people-c-care-special)

·    Presented research via webinar with ‘Working Families’ charity as part of their National Work Life Week, ‘entitled Flex for Fathers’, attended by over 100 senior HR professions (2022) (www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6DqlzinOAo )

·    Ran a women for the Devon and Cornwall CIPD branch based on research, attended by over 50 local HR professionals (2022) GMT20220608-113255_Recording_2736x1824.mp4)

·    Presented key findings at the Annual Conference of the Employment Law Exchange in London which comprised largely HR Directors.

·    Held a book launch and undertook a presentation at this event which was attended by around 70 people which included many local HR managers

·    Undertook a book talk as part of the USA based Mindful Return company’s Book Talk Series (2022) (https://www.mindfulreturn.com/reading/Webinar)

·    Took part in an Author meets Reader event at the Work Family Researchers Network Conference in NYC (June, 2022) which included discussing key findings with other academics

·  Presented research findings to a UK Parliament Flexible Working Roundtable, which was chaired by Tulip Siddiq (MP) and Laura Farris (MP) (Nov, 2021) to discuss the Flexible Working Bill which involved speaking for 5 minutes about this research

·    Obtained ESRC funding for an event for working parents to promote the fatherhood forfeits research and to explore with working parents how they can overcome the challenges faced (November, 2022)

·    I have discussed my research on the experience of caregiving fathers in a debate on Sky News (March, 2021) - https://twitter.com/SkyNews/status/1370314233720803329?s=20 / https://t.co/aqJNrfHH6E https://t.co/SPbsbC0O6t" ; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVtOVQRVdNw

 

 

Specific Conference Papers on Fatherhood Forfeit Research :

·     “Is Daddy Daycare All it is cracked up to be? -Caregiving Fathers and the ‘Fatherhood Forfeit”, Work and Family Researchers Conference in (Washington, June, 2018)

·     “Daddy Daycare- Caregiving Fathers, ‘fatherhood forfeits’ and the ‘paternal perimeter”, CIPD Applied Research Conference, December 2017, Scotland

·    “Gender Role Stereotypes in Selection- A Exploration of the Potential Reversal of the Fatherhood Benefit and Motherhood Penalty in Selection Decision Making by UK Managers”, ,Work Family Researchers Network Conference (Washington, June 2016 )

·    “Fatherhood Forfeits’ and ‘Motherhood Penalties’ – An Exploration of UK management selection decision making of parent applicants”, CIPD Applied Research Conference (London , December 2016)

·     “Implications of the Gender Pay Gap”, CIPD South West Branch conference, (Cornwall, October 2016)

National press coverage of Fatherhood Forfeit research

·    The Guardian (20177) https://www.theguardian.com/money/2017/nov/21/the-masculine-mystique-why-men-cant-ditch-the-baggage-of-being-a-bloke

·    New Scientist (2018) https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23831740-900-why-the-patriarchy-isnt-good-for-men-and-how-to-fix-it/

·    http://www.personneltoday.com/hr/father-discrimination-negative-bias-in-quest-for-work-life-balance/ ; http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/fathers-part-time-work-negative-bias-men-apply-employers-gender-stereotypes-society-changes-a7591661.html.

·    The Guardian (2022) https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2022/feb/02/firms-told-to-tackle-flexible-working-stigma-faced-by-men

·    Mens Health (2022) https://www.menshealth.com/uk/fitness/lifestyle/a40311398/too-old-for-fatherhood/

Citations of Fatherhood Forfeit Research:

·    Personnel Today (2017) http://www.personneltoday.com/hr/father-discrimination-negative-bias-in-quest-for-work-life-balance/

·    CIPD (2019) “UK Working Lives Report”, research https://www.cipd.co.uk/knowledge/work/trends/uk-working-lives

·    Final Report of The House of Commons Women and Equalities Select Committee enquiry into ‘Fathers in the Workplace’, referred to my findings and my recommendations were incorporated (March, 2019) https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmwomeq/358/358.pdf

·    Focus of an article by the website www.workingdads.co.uk, (2019) https://www.workingdads.co.uk/what-is-the-fatherhood-forfeit/

·    Referred to in numerous books on parents and work; “Dads Don’t Babysit: Towards Equal Parenting” (David Freed and James Millar, 2018); “Fathers and Leave for Parenting”,(Adrienne Burgess and Jeremy Davies),; “Flexible working and quality of life. Flexible Work: Designing our Healthier Future Lives” (Sarah Jackson and Jonathan Swan, 2020) ; “Navigating the Return-to- Work Experience for New Parents-Maintaining Work-Family Well-Being” (Cary Cooper and Maria Karinaka- Murray,2020)

·    Referred to in a House of Commons debate regarding ‘Fathers in the Family, 1 March 2017’,https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2017-03-01/debates/05992F83-3028-49FE-B6AC-2FADBA9EDBDB/FathersInTheFamily

·    CIPD Organisational Behaviour Adviser Jonny Gifford directly referenced my research in a 2017 blog post

http://www2.cipd.co.uk/community/blogs/b/research-blog/archive/2017/06/13/where-s-mum-you-lazy

·    Research referenced in the “Cash and Carry- Fathers Combining Work and Care in the UK” (December, 2017) by The Fatherhood Institute; http://www.fatherhoodinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Cash-and-carry-Full-Report-oi89PDF.pdf

·    Social Market Foundation Report (2021) https://www.smf.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/A-question-of-time-July-2021.pdf

·    Research referenced in Parents and Carers in Performance Arts (PIPA) report (2020) (https://www.stagesight.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/PiPA_backstage_workforce_survey_Feb2020_v11.pdf)

·    Research referenced in White Paper by ‘Shape Talent (2019) (https://gwn.govt.nz/assets/Resources/Tools-and-guides/Three-Barriers-Whitepaper-191011-UPDATED.pdf

·    Research referenced in a report by European Institute for Gender Equality (2020) https://eige.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/mh0220657enn_002_0.pdf

·     People Management Magazine (2022) Book Review https://www.cipd.co.uk/Images/pm-magazine-june-2022_tcm18-109702.pdf

* My work was referred to within an article in The Guardian (2022) https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2022/dec/25/number-of-stay-at-home-dads-in-uk-up-by-a-third-since-before-pandemic and followed by by the  The Times (2022)and the Express (2022)

* My work and commentary was referred to in an article in the Mail (2023) https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11659847/BBC-sitcom-Motherlands-portrayal-Kevin-makes-mockery-stay-home-dads-says-lecturer.html

 

 

Caregiving Fathers and Cavalier attitudes to Criticism Project

A project involving the coding of comments in response to the Guardian article listed above by Mark Rice Oxley which referred to my research.

·    I was successful in obtaining funding to assist with the data analysis for this process through the R1 funding process (Approx £1000)

·    I was successful in obtaining funding (£1500) to attend the Work and Family Researchers Network Conference in NYC (moved to online) .Presentation of key findings to the WFRN conference Virtual Conference (March, 2021). View online here ; https://plymouth.cloud.panopto.eu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=b3b98201-636b-496d-a55e-accd00a08ede

·    Discussed findings on the ‘Lockdown Dads’ Podcast https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNYDuv2gAWE

·    Paper under reviews with HRMJ - “The Rise of the Cavalier Caregiver -An exploration of the challenges facing working caregiving fathers and their navigation through analysis of online forum comments”

 

‘Parents in the Pandemic’ Research

Most recently, I have been involved in a research project exploring parental experiences during the Covid-19 Lockdown in the UK. Working with colleagues from University of Liverpool, the project has involved a qualitative survey of parents in March 2020 lockdown, follow up interviews of parents, a diary study and a follow up qualitative survey in the February 2021 lockdown.

I was successful in obtaining funding to assist with the data analysis for this process through the R1 funding process (Approx £2,500) and to present the findings at an international conference (£1350).

 Early findings were released for the project; https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/news/parents-say-they-were-better-prepared-but-2021-lockdown-has-been-the-toughest-yet ; https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/news/survey-suggests-covid-19-could-have-long-term-benefits-for-family-life ; JAN22 Paternal Experiences During the Pandemic | Piktochart Visual Editor

As a consequence, I have been interviewed by Heart FM regarding the findings and have contributed to numerous internet media sources, such as blogs and podcasts.

Outputs from the Parents in the Pandemic Research 

 

·   Dad Blog UK - https://dadbloguk.com/dr-jasmine-kelland-parents-in-the-pandemic

·   Institute of Employment Studies Blog - https://www.employment-studies.co.uk/news/parents-pandemic-and-perfect-storm

·   Submitted evidence based on the findings to the Women and Work All Party Parliamentary Group

·   Submitted evidence to the Women in Work APPG and House of Lords “Long Term Implications of Covid-19” Committee (July, 2020); https://committees.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/9853/html/

·   Presented a paper based on the research at the Work and Family Research Network Conference in NYC (2022) entitled “An exploration of the gendered experience of the dissolution of traditional work and family borders of UK couples during the Covid 19 Lockdown - ‘Segmentation Silos’ ‘ and ‘Third Shifts’”

·  Findings have been cited both in national and local press ; https://phys.org/news/2021-03-parents-lockdown-toughest.html ; https://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/news/plymouth-news/2021-lockdown-toughest-yet-parents-5199474

·  Currently working on a revise and resubmit for Human Resource Management Journal for a paper entitled “When Work-Family Boundaries Collapse: Investigating Dual Earner Couples Navigation of Borderlands

Paternal Gatekeeping Research

I was approached by Professor Sophie Hennekam to assist her with a paper about working fathers facing challenges in a French context. This paper was published by Gender Work and Organisation Journal in 2022.

 

·    Hennekam, S., Kelland, J. and Dumazert, J.P., 2022. Paternal supervisor gatekeeping: How supervising fathers hinder other fathers at work in their uptake of flexible work arrangements. Gender, Work & Organization. (3*)

·    Blog post to follow

 

 

Non-Project Specific Research Highlights

·    I am a Reviewer for Human Resource Management, Gender Work and Organisation and Community Work and Family Journal

·    Member of the Fatherhood APPG regularly attending meetings in Portcullis House to discuss issues surrounding fathers at work

·    Asked to take part in Panel event with five female leaders across the institution, discussing the theme ‘Breaking the Bias for International womens day event 2022 run by University of Plymouth womens network

·    Event with Real Ideas company to address inequality in Plymouth which involved present key aspects of my research listed above, as well as discussing gender inequality more generally. I am involved in setting up the event, arranging speakers and attendees (Feb, 2023)

·    I was delighted to be asked to join the Academic Advisory Board for the charity ‘Working Families’. Role began March 2021

·    I have been interviewed on ‘LinkedIn’ Live event 15th March 2021, discussing my research into the experiences of caregiving fathers at work

·    Co-author of a blog published online by the BMJ Global Health https://blogs.bmj.com/bmjgh/2021/04/24/men-and-covid-19/.

·    Chosen by my faculty to receive additional coaching and mentoring to potentially develop an Impact Case Study for next REF

·    I won a Faculty Impact Prize for ‘Outstanding Impact’ in the Health and Wellbeing Category, 2022

 

Publications

Publications

Conference Papers

I have presented my PhD findings in a wide range of arenas:

·    Across Party Policy Group of the Government Fatherhood Group in Portcullis House, Westminster (Nov, 2018)

·    Fatherhood Network Scotland as part of the launch event for their #dadup campaign - http://www.fathersnetwork.org.uk/how-employers-can-dadup

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1a3zmkm0gRk

·    Numerous organisations such as Rolls Royce, University of Plymouth Womens Network , and the Working Families Annual conference in Canary Wharf to over 100 senior executives (May,2018).

·    Webinar to the Women In Aerospace Group. (July, 2019)https://zoom.us/recording/play/HsVzx6zZuf4aNX11M2iiFiES0JWhMoM-Q-A-3hXPs0yS7c6SM47MwCD37YSrLhXy?continueMode=true

·    Plymouth Women in Business Network International Mens Day Conference attended by over 300 individuals

 

Specific Conference Papers based on PhD findings:

·     “Is Daddy Daycare All it is cracked up to be? -Caregiving Fathers and the ‘Fatherhood Forfeit”, Work and Family Researchers Conference in (Washington, June, 2018)

·     “Daddy Daycare- Caregiving Fathers, ‘fatherhood forfeits’ and the ‘paternal perimeter”, CIPD Applied Research Conference, December 2017, Scotland

·    “Gender Role Stereotypes in Selection- A Exploration of the Potential Reversal of the Fatherhood Benefit and Motherhood Penalty in Selection Decision Making by UK Managers”, ,Work Family Researchers Network Conference (Washington, June 2016 )

·    “Fatherhood Forfeits’ and ‘Motherhood Penalties’ – An Exploration of UK management selection decision making of parent applicants”, CIPD Applied Research Conference (London , December 2016)

·     “Implications of the Gender Pay Gap”, CIPD South West Branch conference, (Cornwall, October 2016)

I was successful in obtaining funding to attend the Work and Family Researchers Network Conference in NYC (moved to online) and had the following paper accepted Fatherhood forfeits and the fu** it fathers”. This paper is based on data obtained from comments in response to an article in the Guardian Newspaper by Mark Rice Oxley which referred to my research (see below) 

Journals

Kelland,J., Lewis, D,.Fisher., 2022. Viewed with Suspicion, Considered Idle and Mocked- Working Caregiving Fathers and Fatherhood Forfeits” ,Gender, Work & Organization

Hennekam, S., Kelland, J. and Dumazert, J.P., 2022. Paternal supervisor gatekeeping: How supervising fathers hinder other fathers at work in their uptake of flexible work arrangements. Gender, Work & Organization. (3*)

Books

·    I have secured a publishing contract with Palgrave Macmillan for a book entitled “Caregiving Fathers in the Workplace” due for publication in January 2021

Internet Publications

Online Publications

·    “Employment-related barriers to fathers sharing caring roles more equally and social or attitudinal barriers to fathers in the workplace which need to be challenged?”(2017) published on line by the House of Commons Womens and Equality Select Committee. http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/women-and-equalities-committee/fathers-and-the-workplace/written/47587.html

·     “Fatherhood Forfeits’ and ‘Motherhood Penalties – An Exploration of UK management selection decision making of parent applicants” , (2016) https://www.cipd.co.uk/Images/fatherhood-forfeits-and-motherhood-penalties_2016-an-exploration-of-uk-management-selection-decision-making-on-parent-applicants_tcm18-20005.pdf

·    “Barriers to Women Achieving Senior Positions – The Role of Gender Role Stereotyping and the Recruitment of Executive Women” (2016) published on line by the House of Commons Womens and Equality Select Committee. http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/women-and-equalities-committee/women-in-executive-management/written/32497.html

·    “Exploring the impact of gender stereotyping on the Gender Pay Gap in the UK” (2016) published on line by the House of Commons Womens and Equality Select Committee. My research was also referred to in the final report. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/584/584.pdf

Other Publications

I have obtained national press coverage of my research findings; -

·    https://www.theguardian.com/money/2017/nov/21/the-masculine-mystique-why-men-cant-ditch-the-baggage-of-being-a-bloke

·    https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23831740-900-why-the-patriarchy-isnt-good-for-men-and-how-to-fix-it/

·    http://www.personneltoday.com/hr/father-discrimination-negative-bias-in-quest-for-work-life-balance/ ; http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/fathers-part-time-work-negative-bias-men-apply-employers-gender-stereotypes-society-changes-a7591661.html.

Citations of PhD Findings

·    My PhD findings were also referenced within the 2019 CIPD “UK Working lives Report”, research https://www.cipd.co.uk/knowledge/work/trends/uk-working-lives

·    The findings were a focus of an article by the website www.workingdads.co.uk, January 2019 https://www.workingdads.co.uk/what-is-the-fatherhood-forfeit/

·    My PhD findings were referred to in a House of Commons debate regarding ‘Fathers in the Family, 1 March 2017’, https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2017-03-01/debates/05992F83-3028-49FE-B6AC-2FADBA9EDBDB/FathersInTheFamily

·    The House of Commons Women and Equalities Select Committee enquiry into ‘Fathers in the Workplace’, referred to my findings in the final report of session and my recommendations were incorporated https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmwomeq/358/358.pdf

·    CIPD Organisational Behaviour Adviser Jonny Gifford directly referenced my research in a 2017 blog post http://www2.cipd.co.uk/community/blogs/b/research-blog/archive/2017/06/13/where-s-mum-you-lazy

·    Research referred to in the book “ dads don’t babysit “ Freed, D and Millar, J, 2019

·    Cash and carry- fathers combining work and care in the UK- December 2017 – fatherhood institute http://www.fatherhoodinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Cash-and-carry-Full-Report-PDF.pdf

Personal

Personal

Reports & invited lectures

I have presented my fatherhood forfeit research in a wide range of arenas-

·     Sky News 

*     Webinars - Working Families and CIPD

*     Across Party Policy Group of the Government Fatherhood Group (Nov, 2018)

·    Fatherhood Network Scotland as part of the launch event for their #dadup campaign - http://www.fathersnetwork.org.uk/how-employers-can-dadup

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1a3zmkm0gRk

·    Numerous organisations such as Rolls Royce, Plymouth University Womens Network , Plymouth Business Womens Network and the Working Families Annual conference in Canary Wharf to over 100 senior executives (May,2018).

·    I presented via webinar to the Women In Aerospace Group. (July, 2019)https://zoom.us/recording/play/HsVzx6zZuf4aNX11M2iiFiES0JWhMoM-Q-A-3hXPs0yS7c6SM47MwCD37YSrLhXy?continueMode=true

·     Plymouth Women in Business Network International Mens Day Conference attended by over 300 individuals