Mrs Nerys Fuller-Love

Mrs Nerys Fuller-Love


Head of Law School

Institute Deputy Director

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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


Networking, Innovation and Firms' Performance: Portugal as IllustrationNunes, S., Lopes, R. & Fuller-Love, N. 2017 In : Journal of the Knowledge Economy.
Exploring Cause, Taxonomies, Mechanisms and Barriers Influencing Knowledge Transfer: Empirical Studies in NGOsFuller-Love, N., Hasnain, S. S. & Jasimuddin, S. M. 2016 In : Information Resources Management Journal.29, 1, p. 39-5618 p., 3
Female Entrepreneurship in East AsiaFuller-Love, N. 2015 Handbook of East Asian Entrepreneurship. Fu-Lai Yu, T. & Yan, H-D. (eds.). Taylor & Francis, p. 191-20111 p.
Network analysis and business networksKilkenny, M. & Fuller-Love, N. 2014 In : International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business.21, 3, p. 303-31614 p.
Developing self-facilitating learning networks for entrepreneurs: a guide to actionFuller-Love, N., Power, J., Sinnott, E. & O'Gorman, B. 2014 In : International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business.21, 3, p. 334-35221 p.
Constraints to Growth in Rural Tourism Small BusinessesMorris, D. W., Fuller-Love, N. & Garrod, B. J. 2014
The role of action research in the development of learning networks for entrepreneursBrett, V., Mullally, M., O'Gorman, B. & Fuller-Love, N. 2012 In : Action Learning: Research and Practice.9, 2, p. 125-143
Gender differences in early group formationPrytherch, A. L., Sinnott, E., Howells, A. E., Fuller-Love, N. & O'Gorman, B. 2012 In : International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship.4, 2, p. 128-152
Entrepreneurial groups in Ireland and Wales: A preliminary typology of entrepreneurs using a marketing segmentation approachDowell, D. J., Dawson, C. G., Fuller-Love, N. & Hopkins, B. A. 2012 In : Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship.14, 2, p. 184-198
Halen Môn: the story of an 'uncomfortable' innovationCarr, J. B. & Fuller-Love, N. 2011 In : International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation.12, 4, p. 307-3126 p.
IntroductionFuller-love, N. & O'gorman, B. 2011 In : International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation.12, 4, p. 220-226
Entrepreneurs' perceptions of business networks: does gender matter?Dawson, C., Fuller-Love, N., Sinnot, E. & O'Gorman, W. 2011 In : International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation.12, 4, p. 271-28111 p.
Formal and informal networks in small business in the media industryFuller-Love, N. 2009 In : International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal.5, 3, p. 271-28414 p.
Training female entrepreneurs: Lessons from the FEIW projectTynan, M., Thomas, D. A., Durand, M., O'Gorman, B. & Fuller-Love, N. 2009 In : International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship.1, 3, p. 253 - 2608 p.
Female EntrepreneurshipFuller-Love, N. 2008 Female Entrepreneurship, in Entrepreneurship and Business: A Regional Perspective. Galindo, M-A. (ed.). Springer Nature, p. 291-30414 p.
Culture Clash: A Case Study of Rover and BMWFuller-Love, N. 2008 In : International Business Research.1, 1, p. 93-1008 p.
Entrepreneurship and rural economic development: a scenario analysis approachFuller-Love, N., Midmore, P. R., Thomas, D. A. & Henley, A. G. 2006 In : International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research.12, 5, p. 289-30517 p.
Management development in small firmsFuller-Love, N. 2006 In : International Journal of Management Reviews.8, 3, p. 175-19016 p.
Euro-Commentary : Scenario Analysis and Regional Economic Development: The Case of Mid WalesFuller-Love, N., Midmore, P., Thomas, D. & Henley, A. 2006 In : European Urban and Regional Studies.13, 2, p. 143-1497 p.
Networks in small manufacturing firmsThomas, E. & Fuller-Love, N. 2005 In : Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development.11, 2, p. 244-25310 p.
Competition and change in postal services in the UKFuller-Love, N. & Rhodes, M. J. 2004 In : International Journal of Management Practice.1, 1, p. 74-8512 p.
Deliberate versus emergent strategies: a case study of information technology in the Post OfficeFuller-Love, N. & Cooper, J. 2000 In : International Journal of Information Management.20, 3, p. 209-223