Spurling, N. (2016) Making (and unmaking) space for the car, Conceptualising Futures panel, DEMAND International Conference, Lancaster University, 13th-15th April.
Spurling, N. (2016) Electrifying practices and the changing rhythms of daily life, Liverpool University, 17th March.
Spurling, N. (2015) National policy, local plans and household energy demand, Energy Technologies Institute workshop on Options, choices, actions on low carbon energy for local authorities, Loughborough University, 14th December.
Spurling, N. and Shove. E. (2015) If The Walls Could Talk: histories of homes, daily lives and domestic energy use in Stevenage, Stevenage Museum, 13th November. Part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science.
Exploring the Peaks: energy demand and the changing rhythms of daily life, University of the Third Age Cumbria Network, Energy Conference, Rheged, Penrith, 9th October.
Spurling, N. (2015) Making Space for the Car at Home: Planning, priorities, practices, ESA Conference, Prague, 25th-28th August.
Shove E. and Spurling, N. (2015) Pathways to central heating: insights and lessons from past transitions, Energy Technologies Institute, Birmingham, 28th July.
Spurling, N. (2015) Planning, priorities, practices: the history of residential car parking in Stevenage 1950-1970, DEMAND Summer School, Lancaster University, 14th-16th July.
Spurling, N. (2015) Rhythms and patterns of daily life 1950-2000: the changing patterns of energy demand, ECEEE Conference, Toulon, 1st-5th June.
Spurling, N. (2014) Mobility Practice Bundles: Exploring the relationship between everyday and professional practices, invited talk at PBES event, Cambridge, 25th-26th June.
Spurling, N. (2014) The relationship between (practice) theory and policy intervention, The Behaviour-Practice Debate in Sustainable Consumption, Nottingham Trent University, 22 May 2014.
Spurling, N. and McMeekin, A. (2013) Seatbelts and the dynamics of policy and practice: Revisiting successful behaviour change, RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, London, 27-30 August 2013. seatbeltslides
Spurling, N. and Shove, E. (2013) Policy works in surprising ways: sustainability and practices, Engaging Sociology, BSA annual conference, Grand Connaught Rooms, London, 3-5 April 2013. BSApolicysurprises
Spurling, N. and McMeekin, A. (2012) Studying policy intervention and the dynamics of practice, 4S/EASST, 17-21 October, Copenhagen Business School.
McMeekin, A. and Spurling, N. (2012) Putting Policy and Intervention into Practices, BSA Climate Change Study Group Event, 30-31 March 2012, University of Southampton.
Spurling, N. (2010) Studying Individuals and Institutions: Taking account of biography, EASST010, Trento, September 2010. EASSTslides
Spurling, N. & McHardy, J. (2010) Paths, Landscapes and Rhythms, 2nd Social Change Climate Change Working Party, Lancaster University, 6-7 January 2010, listen here >>
Spurling, N. (2009) Paths, Projects and the Careers of Practices: Visualising Pred’s time geography, 1st Social Change Climate Change Working Party, Lancaster University, 9-10 July, 2009. predslides2009
Spurling, N. (2009) Universities, Temporalities and the Research Practices of Sociologists, Seminar, DPU, June 2009
Spurling, N. (2009) University Reform and the Research Practices of Sociologists, The Challenge of Global Social Inquiry, BSA Annual Conference, 16-18 April 2009. BSA09
Spurling, N. (2008) Becoming, Being and Doing: Biography and the Everyday Practices of Sociologists, Seminar, DPU, 13th November 2008. DPU2008