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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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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
  • 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. Ballarat, Australia: Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation, Federation University Australia.

    Murphy, A., Parnaby, A., Corbett, J., Ollerenshaw, A., & Taylor, M. (2018). The Youth CAN project 12 month project report: Process, baseline and emerging impacts. Ballarat, Australia: Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation, Federation University Australia.

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

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

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

    Murphy, A., Dahlhaus, P., MacLeod, A., Thompson, H., McKenna, K., Ollerenshaw, A., Corbett, J., & McDonald, K. (2015). Visualising Victoria's Groundwater: Researching and analysing impact - Phase 1. Ballarat, Australia: Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation, Federation University Australia.

    Murphy, A., Dahlhaus, P., MacLeod, A., Thompson, H., McKenna, K., Tsilemanis, A., Ollerenshaw, A., & Corbett, J. (2015). Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) and Visualising Ballarat - eResearch (first wave) extended timeframe research study. Ballarat, Australia: Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation, Federation University Australia.

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

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

    Ollerenshaw, A., Thompson, H., & McDonald, K. (2015). Western BACE research, monitoring and evaluation: Business innovation survey report 2015. Ballarat, Australia: Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation, Federation University Australia.

    McDonald, K., Ollerenshaw, A., & Thompson, H. (2014). Western BACE review of regional demographics. Ballarat, Australia: Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation, Federation University Australia.

    Ollerenshaw, A., Dahlhaus, P.G., McDonald, K., Courvisanos, J., Graymore, M., Thompson, H., Sheil, H., Miner, A., & Corbett, J. (2014). Understanding the 2011 Grampians natural disaster, addressing the risk and resilience. Ballarat, Australia: Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation, Federation University Australia.

    Ollerenshaw, A., & McDonald, K. (2014). Western BACE research, monitoring and evaluation: community research - development and infrastructure (Atherstone Estate). Ballarat, Australia: Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation, Federation University Australia.

    Thompson, H., & Ollerenshaw, A. (2014). Year 2 research monitoring and evaluation for the Western Business Accelerator and Centre for Excellence (BACE). Ballarat, Australia: Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation, Federation University Australia.

    Thompson, H. & Ollerenshaw, A. (2013). Centre of Excellence Research Group: Western Business Accelerator and Centre for Excellence Research and Evaluation Plan. Ballarat, Australia: Centre for eCommerce and Communications, University of Ballarat.

    Murphy, A., Ollerenshaw, A., & Gregory, R. (2012). The school-community nexus: Examining the school/community link across 4 regional school communities. Ballarat, Australia: Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

    Murphy, A., McDonald, J., & Ollerenshaw, A. (2011). Mapping access and referral pathways for marginalised victims of violent crime in rural and regional Victoria. Balarat, Australia: Centacare, Catholic Diocese of Ballarat Inc.

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