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Alison Ollerenshaw

Alison Ollerenshaw

PhD Candidate

School of Health and Life Sciences

Supervisors: Dr Angela Murphy, Assoc Prof Helen Thompson and Prof Suzanne McLaren

Alison commenced her PhD with CeRDI in 2016 with Melton City Council and Western BACE as industry partners. Her research is examining whether a relationship exists between the characteristic services offered by business incubators and their tenants' psychological capital. She has completed a Masters of Applied Science and a diploma in Project Management. Alison works as a Research Fellow at CeRDI and uses her experience in project management and coordination across a range of research projects and activities.

Call: 03 5327 6201
Email: a.ollerenshaw@federation.edu.au


The relationship between business incubator services and the psychological capital of tenants
The relationship between business incubator services and the psychological capital of tenants

Business incubators offer nascent businesses a protective and nurturing environment, supporting tenants to grow their businesses and be sustainable in the long-term.

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    RESEARCH PROFILE

    Qualifications
    • Master of Applied Science, Federation University Australia
      • Thesis title: Learning through multimedia: The roles of prior knowledge and approached to learning.
    • Grad Dip Applied Science (Professional Psychology), Federation University Australia
    • Bachelor of Arts (Humanities and Social Sciences), Federation University Australia
    • Diploma of Project Management, Federation University Australia
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    RESEARCH OUTPUT

    Journal papers

    Ollerenshaw, A., Wong Shee, A., & Yates, M. (2018). Towards good dementia care: Awareness and uptake of an online Dementia Pathways tool for rural and regional primary health practitioners. The Australian Journal of Rural Health, 26(2), 112-118. doi: 10.1111/ajr.12376

    Ollerenshaw, A., & Camilleri, M. (2017). Health justice partnerships: Initial insights into the delivery of an integrated health and legal service for youth in regional Victoria. Rural and Remote Health, 17(2), 3975. doi: 10.22605/RRH3975

    Ollerenshaw, A., Murphy, A., & McDonald, K. (2017). Leading the way: The integral role of local government within a multisector partnership delivering a large infrastructure project in an Australian growth region. Local Government Studies, 43(2), 291-314. doi: 10.1080/03003930.2016.1274259

    Dahlhaus, P., Murphy, A., MacLeod, A., Thompson, H., McKenna, K., & Ollerenshaw, A. (2016). Making the invisible visible: The impact of federating groundwater data in Victoria, Australia. Journal of Hydroinformatics, 18(2), 238-255. doi: 10.2166/hydro.2015.169

    Ollerenshaw, A. (2016). A very short, fairly interesting and reasonably cheap book about studying leadership. Community Development, 47(4), 580-581. doi: 10.1080/15575330.2016.1187336

    Ollerenshaw, A., Graymore, M., & McDonald, K. (2016). Beyond the call of duty: The integral role of rural local government in emergency management. Rural Society, 25(3), 185-203. doi: 10.1080/10371656.2016.1255476

    Ollerenshaw, A. (2015). Online pathways for dementia care. Australian Family Physician, 44(7), 510-513.

    Ollerenshaw, A. (2012). Literacy Trails: A whole-of-community program to encourage literacy and numeracy awareness for children in preschool and early primary. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 37(3), 147-153.

    McDonald, J., & Ollerenshaw, A. (2011). Priority setting in primary health care: A framework for local catchments. Rural and Remote Health, 11(2), 1-11.

    Ollerenshaw, A. (2009). Internet tool box for rural GPs to access mental health services information. Rural and Remote Health, 9(2), 1-7.

    Mason, R., McDonald, J., & Ollerenshaw, A. (2006). The emergence of water markets in Australia and implications for rural social work. Rural Social Work and Community Practice, 11, 6-17.

    Ollerenshaw, A., & McDonald, J. (2006). Dimensions of Pastoral Care: Student Wellbeing in Rural Catholic Schools. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 12(2), 137-145. doi: 10.1071/PY06033

    Selkirk, R., McLaren, S., Ollerenshaw, A., McLachlan, A.J., & Moten, J. (2006). The longitudinal effects of midwife‐led postnatal debriefing on the psychological health of mothers. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 24(2), 133-147. doi: 10.1080/02646830600643916

    Green, R., Mason, R., & Ollerenshaw, A. (2004). 13 Days and Counting: A Mutual Support Model for Young, Homeless Women in Crisis. Youth Studies Australia, 23(2), 46-50.

    Publications

    Selkirk R, McLaren S, Ollerenshaw A, McLachlan AJ and Moten J (2010) The longitudinal effects of midwife-led postnatal debriefing on the psychological health of mothers. In 'Transitions theory: Middle range and situation specific theories in nursing research and practice'. (Ed. A Meleis) pp. 590-602. (Springer: New York)

    Conferences

    Ollerenshaw A (2017) The relationship between business incubator services and the Psychological Capital of tenants. Federation University Australia Higher Degrees by Research Conference: Making your Vision a Reality, 27 July 2017, Federation University Australia, Ballarat.

    Murphy A and Ollerenshaw A (2011) Victims won't even report the crime let alone use support services: The complexities of building pathways to victim support services for marginalised people. Australian Institute of Criminology: Meeting the needs of Victims of Crime, May 18-19, 2011. Mercure Hotel, Sydney.

    Reports

    Camilleri, M., Ollerenshaw, A., Corbett, J., Taylor, M., & Burrows, T. (2018). Central Highlands Health Justice Partnership: Evaluation Report. Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation. Federation University Australia. January 2018, 81p.

    Ollerenshaw A, Murphy A and Thompson H (2016) Tenancy Research Report: Documenting the initial experiences of tenants in the Business Accelerator Program at the Western BACE, Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation. Federation University Australia.

    Ollerenshaw A and Corbett J (2016) Central Highlands Digital Enterprise Program. Overview of research evaluation findings, Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation. Federation University Australia.

    Murphy A, Ollerenshaw A, Taylor M, Tsilemanis A, Corbett J, Thompson H and Dahlhaus P (2015) Historic Urban Landscapes (HUL) Ballarat Impact Analysis: eResearch (First Wave) Extended, Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation. Federation University Australia.

    Ollerenshaw A, Murphy A, McDonald K and Thompson H (2015) Western BACE Partnership Research Report 2015, Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation. Federation University Australia.

    Ollerenshaw A, Thompson H and McDonald K (2015) Western BACE Community Survey: Research Report 2015, Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation. Federation University Australia.

    Ollerenshaw A, Thompson H and McDonald K (2015) Western BACE Research, Monitoring and Evaluation: Business Innovation Survey Report 2015. Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation. Federation University Australia.

    McDonald K, Ollerenshaw A and Thompson H (2014) Western BACE Review of Regional Demographics. Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation. Federation University Australia.

    Ollerenshaw A, Dahlhaus PG, McDonald K, Courvisanos J, Graymore M, Thompson H, Sheil H, Miner A and Corbett J (2014) Understanding the 2011 Grampians Natural Disaster, addressing the risk and resilience. Final Report. Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation. Federation University Australia.

    Ollerenshaw A and McDonald K (2014) Western BACE Research, Monitoring and Evaluation: Community Research: Development and Infrastructure (Atherstone Estate), Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation, Federation University Australia.

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