Mrs Nerys Fuller-Love

Mrs Nerys Fuller-Love


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Nerys is the programme director for the Masters in Management programmes in the School of Management and Business at Aberystwyth University. These programmes include the Masters in International Management, Management and Finance, Management and Marketing and Management and Entrepreneurship. Previously she was the Director of the MBA programme and the MSc Entrepreneurship.

Nerys's main research interests are in the area of management and entrepreneurship. She has written articles on a wide variety of management issues such as small businesses in the media, female entrepreneurship, networks, strategy and IT. Nerys is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship and she has also edited a special issue of the International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal on female and minority entrepreneurship and a special issue of the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation on entrepreneurial networks.

Over the past five years Nerys has raised funding or been involved in funded research projects with a value of approximately €4.5 million including €1.7 million for self-sustaining learning networks and €1.2 million for the female entrepreneurship project in Ireland and Wales (FEIW). These projects are joint ventures with the Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland. The female entrepreneurship project supported local businesswomen in developing and growing their businesses.



Recent Research Grants

  • Self-Sustaining Learning Networks Ireland/Wales, 2008-2012, European Regional Development Fund INTERREG 4A: value of grant: €1,739,875
  • Female Entrepreneurship Ireland/Wales, 2005-2008, European Regional Development Fund, INTERREG IIIA Programme: value of grant: €1.2 million



Fuller-Love, N., Hasnain, S.S., Jasimuddin, S.M. 2016. Exploring Cause, Taxonomies, Mechanisms and Barriers Influencing Knowledge Transfer: Empirical Studies in NGOs. Information Resources Management Journal 29 (1) 3 pp. 39-56. 10.4018/IRMJ.2016010103 Cadair


Fuller-Love, N. 2015. Female Entrepreneurship in East Asia. In T. Fu-Lai Yu., H. Yan. (eds) Handbook of East Asian Entrepreneurship. Taylor & Francis pp. 191-201. Cadair


Kilkenny, M., Fuller-Love, N. 2014. Network analysis and business networks. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business 21 (3) pp. 303-316. 10.1504/IJESB.2014.060894 Cadair

Fuller-Love, N., Power, J., Sinnott, E., O'Gorman, B. 2014. Developing self-facilitating learning networks for entrepreneurs: a guide to action. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business 21 (3) pp. 334-352. 10.1504/IJESB.2014.060896 Cadair

Morris, D.W., Fuller-Love, N., Garrod, B.J. 2014. Constraints to Growth in Rural Tourism Small Businesses. ICSB Conference. Other Cadair


Brett, V., Mullally, M., O'Gorman, B., Fuller-Love, N. 2012. The role of action research in the development of learning networks for entrepreneurs. Action Learning: Research and Practice 9 (2) pp. 125-143. 10.1080/14767333.2012.685699 Cadair

Prytherch, A.L., Sinnott, E., Howells, A.E., Fuller-Love, N., O'Gorman, B. 2012. Gender differences in early group formation. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship 4 (2) pp. 128-152. 10.1108/17566261211234643 Cadair

Dowell, D.J., Dawson, C.G., Fuller-Love, N., Hopkins, B.A. 2012. Entrepreneurial groups in Ireland and Wales: A preliminary typology of entrepreneurs using a marketing segmentation approach. Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship 14 (2) pp. 184-198. 10.1108/14715201211271401 Cadair


Carr, J.B., Fuller-Love, N. 2011. Halen Môn: the story of an 'uncomfortable' innovation. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation 12 (4) pp. 307-312. 10.5367/ijei.2011.0052 Cadair

Fuller-love, N., O'gorman, B. 2011. Introduction. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation 12 (4) pp. 220-226. 10.5367/ijei.2011.0053 Cadair

Dawson, C., Fuller-Love, N., Sinnot, E., O'Gorman, W. 2011. Entrepreneurs' perceptions of business networks: does gender matter? International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation 12 (4) pp. 271-281. 10.5367/ijei.2011.0047 Cadair


Fuller-Love, N. 2009. Formal and informal networks in small business in the media industry. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal 5 (3) pp. 271-284. 10.1007/s11365-008-0102-3 Cadair

Tynan, M., Thomas, D.A., Durand, M., O'Gorman, B., Fuller-Love, N. 2009. Training female entrepreneurs: Lessons from the FEIW project. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship 1 (3) pp. 253 - 260. 10.1108/17566260910990928 Cadair


Fuller-Love, N. 2008. Female Entrepreneurship. In M. Galindo. (ed) Female Entrepreneurship, in Entrepreneurship and Business: A Regional Perspective. Springer Nature pp. 291-304. Cadair

Fuller-Love, N. 2008. Culture Clash: A Case Study of Rover and BMW. International Business Research 1 (1) pp. 93-100. Other Cadair


Fuller-Love, N., Midmore, P.R., Thomas, D.A., Henley, A.G. 2006. Entrepreneurship and rural economic development: a scenario analysis approach. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research 12 (5) pp. 289-305. 10.1108/13552550610687655 Cadair

Fuller-Love, N. 2006. Management development in small firms. International Journal of Management Reviews 8 (3) pp. 175-190. 10.1111/j.1468-2370.2006.00125.x Cadair

Fuller-Love, N., Midmore, P., Thomas, D., Henley, A. 2006. Euro-Commentary : Scenario Analysis and Regional Economic Development: The Case of Mid Wales. European Urban and Regional Studies 13 (2) pp. 143-149. 10.1177/0969776406062523 Cadair


Thomas, E., Fuller-Love, N. 2005. Networks in small manufacturing firms. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development 11 (2) pp. 244-253. 10.1108/14626000410537182 Cadair


Fuller-Love, N., Rhodes, M.J. 2004. Competition and change in postal services in the UK. International Journal of Management Practice 1 (1) pp. 74-85. 10.1504/IJMP.2004.004871 Cadair


Fuller-Love, N., Cooper, J. 2000. Deliberate versus emergent strategies: a case study of information technology in the Post Office. International Journal of Information Management 20 (3) pp. 209-223. 10.1016/S0268-4012(00)00006-2 Cadair