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Past Seminars

The Centre for Reproduction Research (CRR), formerly the Reproduction Research Group (RRG) hold a number of seminars throughout the year. 

Please see below for information on previous seminars. Details of our forthcoming seminars and booking instructions will be available via the Centre website. If you wish to be put on our mailing list so that you can be advised of future seminars please contact



  • Wednesday 14th June 2017 - Prof. Elizabeth Peel - Loughborough University - ‘We are family? Stories of kinship and recognition’.

  • Wednesday 24th May 2017 - Dr. Sophie Zadeh - University of Cambridge - 'Fathers, donors, and men: Mother-child communication in solo mother families'.
  • Wednesday 10th May 2017- Dr. Petra Nordqvist - University of Manchester - ‘Curious Connections: On the relational and personal life significance of donating egg and sperm’.

  • Wednesday 22nd March 2017 - Zara Hooley, University of Leicester - ‘Negotiating the Social Connections of Lesbian Parenting’.

  • Wednesday 22nd February 2017 -  Dr Rosemary Garratt, Dr Charlotte Powell and Deborah Bamber, De Montfort University - 'Development and Preliminary Evaluation of an Intervention Package to Support Parents of Excessively Crying Infants – The Surviving Crying Study'.

  • Wednesday 25th January 2017 - Dr Julie Roberts, University of Nottingham - 'Resisting the medicalisation of prolonged pregnancy: women’s experiences'.

  • Wednesday 30th November, 2016 - Dr Alana Cattapan, Dalhousie University - 'Constructing Necessity: Evidence and the Public Funding of IVF in Ontario, Canada'.

  • Wednesday 26th October, 2016 - 'PhD in Progress' - Caroline Law, De Montfort University - 'Reproductive timings: exploring men's perceptions and intentions' and Kriss Fearon, De Montfort University - 'Turner Syndrome and reproductive decision-making'.



Please see here for full details of seminars in 2015/2016.



Please see here for full details of seminars in 2014/2015.












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