- General chair for the 9th International Natural Language Generation Conference (INLG 2016)
- Athena Swan Working Group
- Co-Registration Chair for IEEE RO-MAN, 2014, Edinburgh.
- Local organiser for UKCI 2012, the 12th Annual Workshop on Computational Intelligence, Heriot-Watt University. 5-7 September 2012, Edinburgh.
- Associate Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (HEA).
- Member of SIGGEN, ACL and SIGCHI.
- Reviewer for EACL 2017, ACL 2016, EMNLP 2016, IJCAI (2016), CHI (2015-2016), MobileHCI 2015, ENLG 2015.
- Research visit at Aalto University in November 2014, Helsinki – hosted by David McGookin.
- Attended the RefNet Summer school on Psychological and Computational Models of Language Production, 24-31 Aug 2014.
- Attendance at the SICSA Summer School on Inference and Dynamics in Interaction, 11th-15th June 2012, Glasgow, Scotland.
- Attendance at the SICSA MMI Workshop on Technology for Health and Wellbeing, Wednesday 12th October 2011, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, SICSA.