I have also participated in numerous quality audits, internal reviews and appointment and promotion committees.
- I am currently external examiner for History programmes at the University of Warwick and National University of Ireland, Galway. I have previously served as external examiner for the History programme at Nottingham Trent University; the MPhil in Reformation and Enlightenment Studies at Trinity College, Dublin; and the UG and PG History programmes at the University of St Andrews.
- In 2013/14 I was a member of the QAA Review Panel for the 2014 History Subject Benchmark Statement; 2018-19 I also participated as a panel member in the TEF subject pilot.
- I have spoken at after-school History clubs and A level study events at Bolton Girls School, Leicester Grammar School and Stowe School.
I was co-organiser of a Higher Education Academy workshop on Commemoration and Conflict: Challenges for HE practitioners in History, Area Studies, and Philosophical and Religious Studies’ in 2014, and also a workshop on ‘New Directions in Catholic Reformation Research’ in 2012, both held at the University of Birmingham.
I have contributed to sessions on the University of Birmingham’s Emerging Leadership Programme at the Universities HR conference in Leeds (2015), and on the College of Arts and Law Student Experience at the University of Birmingham Learning and Teaching Conference (2015).
I have also presented research papers at the University of Oxford (2009); Renaissance Studies Society annual conference (Dublin, 2008); the Ecclesiastical History Society annual conference (Galway, 2008); American Historical association annual conference (Washington DC, 2008); a conference of the politics of disaster (Berne, 2007); a conference on Religion and Authority in Central Europe at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, 2006); at Grant MacEwan College (Edmonton, 2006), Reformation Studies Colloquium (Oxford, 2006); the Institute of Historical research (London, 2002); the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference (Denver, Colorado, 2001) and at Babes-Bolyai University (Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2001)