Deacon, R. November 2013. 'Time to rethink how to tackle AIDS among young people'. Blog on the Africa at LSE website

'Reading the Riots: Investigating England's summer of disorder' - Collaborative project between The Guardian and the LSE, Analyst. A copy of the final report can be found here:

Baumberg, Bell and Gaffney, 2012. 'Benefits stigma in Britain'. London: Elizabeth Finn Care/Turn2Us. Conducted and lead on the analysis of the focus group data for the final report.

Deacon, R. (In preparation) 'Safer sex? Exploring young people's understanding of the right to safe sex in the Eastern Cape, South Africa'.

Deacon, R. (In preparation) 'Doing no harm? Rethinking vulnerability in sexuality research with young people in the Eastern Cape, South Africa' For Special Edition of Global Childhood Studies


Conferences and Presentations

Deacon, R. (2013) 'Reflections from the 'field' - African Research Students Network Seminar, Birkbeck, University of London, November 2013

Deacon, R (2013) 'Youth engagement in HIV/AIDS programmes in the rural Eastern Cape, South Africa', (Poster), International Conference of AIDS in Southern Africa, Cape Town, South Africa (selected but unable to attend)

Deacon, R. (2013) 'Reflections from the 'field': Conducting qualitative research with vulnerable groups', LSE Social Policy Brown Bag Seminar, London, December 2013


Deacon, R. (2014) 'Negotiating the policy space: the case of HIV policy and young people in South Africa'. Inside/Outside/In-between: Perspectives on space, power and subjectivities. Birkbeck College, London. May 9th-11th.

Deacon, R. (2014) 'But what happens when I'm not young any more?': The role of policy in shaping narratives of youth in the Eastern Cape, South Africa'. British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Leeds, April 2014.

Deacon, R. (2014) ''Talking to Teenage Tatas: Young fathers and policy frameworks in the rural Eastern Cape, South Africa'. Social Policy Association Annual Conference. Sheffield, July 2014.