Connor, S. (2017) An examination of independent fiscal councils and their orientation to the future and policy making, European Journal of Futures Research. DOI: 10.1007/s40309-017-0124-6
Connor, S. (2017) (A)Political Futures: The rationale, form and function of independent fiscal councils in policy making, Futures of a Complex World, 12–13 June 2017, Conference Proceedings, Turku, Finland. http://www.utu.fi/fi/yksikot/ffrc/julkaisut/e-tutu/Documents/FFRC_eBook_2-2018.pdf
Connor, S (2012) Using frames and making claims: the use of multimodal assessments and the student as producer agenda. Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences (ELiSS). 4(3).
Connor, S, Mahoney, M. and Lewis, N. (2019) Anticipating a 4th Industrial Revolution and the Futures of Learning: A discussion paper for Wolverhampton Learning City Region. Education Observatory: University of Wolverhampton.
Connor, S. (2018) From Ay I to AI: The Black Country, Work and the 4th Industrial Revolution. University of Wolverhampton. http://hdl.handle.net/2436/621344
Connor, S. (2017) Global Megatrends and the Black Country. University of Wolverhampton http://hdl.handle.net/2436/620687
Connor, S. (2012) Who are the poor? The role of imagery in the framing of debates on poverty. A report presented to the TUC Poverty Conference - work or full maintenance. Congress House, London, 17th October, 2012.
Books and book chapters
Connor, S (2013) What's Your Problem? Making sense of social problems and the policy process. St Albans: Critical Publishing.
Simpson, G. & Connor, S. (2011) Social Policy for Social Welfare Professionals. Bristol: Policy Press.
Connor, S. and Huggins, R. (2010) The Technology and the Artefacts of Social Control – Monitoring Criminal and Anti-Social Behaviour Through and In Media Cultures. In, Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance, Volume 15, Social Control: Informal, Legal and Medical, Edited by James Chriss. Cambridge, MA, Emerald.
Connor, S. (2019) Anticipating Scored Societies: Using future studies to explore and prototype the use of citizen scores and social credit systems. Constructing Social Futures Conference, Turku, Finland, 12-13 June, 2019
Connor, S. (2019) The Futures of Lifelong Learning? Using foresight to anticipate the changing rationales, roles and relations of lifelong learning. Universities Association for Lifelong Learning Conference: Lifelong Learning and Innovation. Telford Innovation Campus, 10-12 April 2019
Connor, S. (2018) Symposium - Anticipating the next crises. Developing future minded policy and practice. Conference of the Social Policy Association: In the Shadow of the 2008 Crisis: Social Policy Ten Years On, 11-13th July, University of York.
Connor, S. (2018) There Are Alternatives: The role of future archetypes for realising possible and preferable policy futures. Conference of the Social Policy Association: In the Shadow of the 2008 Crisis: Social Policy Ten Years On, 11-13th July, University of York.
Connor, S. (2018) Using foresight to anticipate open, contested and shared policy processes and futures. Future-Oriented Technology Analysis: Future in the Making Conference, 4-5th June, Brussels.
Connor, S. (2017) The Future of Public Debt: Assessing the implications for public services, 50th Anniversary Conference of the Social Policy Association, July 11th, Durham University. Connor, S. (2017) (A)Political Futures: Examining the rise and role of fiscal councils in global governance and policy making. Futures of a Complex World, 12–13 June 2017, Turku, Finland.
Connor, S. (2016) Determined Futures: Examining the Role of Fiscal Watchdogs in Policy Making. Social Policy Association Conference, 6th July, Belfast Metropolitan College.
Connor, S. (2016) Ernst Bloch’s Subject of Utopia: Dreaming of a better life. Utopian Studies Society (Europe), 17th International Conference, 500 years of Utopia, 5-10 July 2016, University of Lisbon, Portugal.