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Dr Lorna Treanor

B.Sc. (QUB), B.Leg. Sc. (QUB), Pg. Dip (DIT), Fellow (Royal Society), (SEDA Award), (University of Ulster, UK), (University of Ulster, UK), Fellow of The Higher Edcuation Academy (University of Ulster, UK), PgCHEP (University of Ulster, UK), PhD (Nottingham)
Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Division: Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Centre/Institute: The Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
E-mail: Lorna.Treanor@nottingham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8466220
Location: B35 (South Building, Jubilee Campus)

Dr Lorna Treanor FRSA FHEA is an Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, based in the Haydn Green Institute, in Nottingham University Business School. Lorna is a co-founder of the Gender and Enterprise Network, an ISBE Special Interest Group, established in 2010 to promote scholarly research into the gendering of entrepreneurship.

She held Co-Chair responsibility since establishment until August 2016, when she took responsibility as Treasurer and she remains an active member of the Organising Committee. Lorna became a Trustee of the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship in 2011, serving as Deputy VP Education and Deputy VP Policy.

Lorna's research interests lie in the broad area of entrepreneurship, small business ownership and entrepreneurial behaviours; her particular focus is on the influence of gender on entrepreneurial activity and she has explored women's entrepreneurship in atypical contexts such as business incubators, STEMM careers and social enterprise.


Research Interests
Lorna's research interests lie in the broad area of entrepreneurship, small business ownership and entrepreneurial behaviours; her particular focus is on the influence of gender on entrepreneurial activity and she has explored women's entrepreneurship in a typical contexts such as business incubators, STEMM careers and social enterprise.

Lorna completed her PhD at the University of Nottingham exploring the impact of gender on women's entrepreneurial activity and the relationship with industry structure in a feminising profession. Lorna is a co-founder of the Gender and Enterprise Network, an ISBE Special Interest Group, established in 2010 to promote scholarly research into the gendering of entrepreneurship.

Lorna helds Co-Chair responsibility since establishment until August 2016, when she took responsibility as Treasurer and she remains an active member of the Organising Committee. Lorna became a Trustee of the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship in 2011, serving as Deputy VP Education and Deputy VP Policy.

I am module convenor of the following modules:


Undergraduate

International Entrepreneurship (N12012)


MSc

Launching an Entrepreneurial Business (N14B96)


Details of all modules can be found on MyNottingham


External Exminerships & Validations
2017 - Ongoing    MBA External Examiner - Faculty of Business and Law, Manchester Metropolitan University


International Collaborations, Organisation & Contributions
2010 - Ongoing    Co-founder of the Gender and Enterprise Network (GEN) which then became an ISBE Speical Interest Group and now has over 700 members nationally and internationally.
2018 - 2018    Invited Speaker - Global Entrepreneurship Conference 2018, Saturday 3rd February 2018 - Talk entitled: 'When Women Win, We all Win' Karagpur, India - international live online broadcast.
2018 - 2018    Invited speaker at the Business and Professional Women (UK) 80th annual conference, April 20th, Nottingham.
2018 - 2018    Keynote speaker at the International Conference on Economics and Social Sciences, Bucharest 16 - 17th April
2016 - 2017    Gender Track Chair at Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Annual Conference.
2017 - 2017    Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship 40th Anniversary Inaugural International Webinar Invited Speaker.
2016 - 2016    Barriers to Women's Professional Self-employment: How gendered pay and progression impact access to fiance - ESRC Finance Seminar series organized by Bournmouth University, held in University of Nottingham September 2015.
2015 - 2016    Track Chair for Gender track at ISBE annual conference
2014 - 2015    Gender Track Chair
2015 - 2015    Invited Speaker - National Centre for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (NCETL) event entitled, Using problem-based learning to explore the research-teachng nexus.
2014 - 2014    Innovating Theory, Method and impact in entrepreneurship education - Hunter Center for entrepreneurship, University of Strathclyde, June 29 2014.
2013 - 2013    The Gendering of Entrepreneurship - Manchester Metropolitan University, 20th September 2013
 

Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Treanor, L. (2016), "Why aren't more veterinary practices owned or led by women?", Veterinary Record, Vol.179 (16), 406-407.

Henry, C. and Treanor, L. (2013), "Where to now? New directions in supporting new venture creation", Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Vol.20(2), 249-257.

Henry, C. and Treanor, L. (2013), "Exploring Entrepreneurship Education within Veterinary Medicine: Can it be taught?", Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Vol.19(3), 484-499.

Rouse, J.; Treanor, L. and Fleck, E. (2013), "The gendering of entrepreneurship: theoretical and empirical insights", International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, Vol.19(5), 1-10.

Ashe, F. and Treanor, L. (2011), "Situating the Subject: Gender and Entrepreneurship in International Contexts", International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, Vol.3(3).

Henry, C. and Treanor, L. (2010), "Entrepreneurship Education and Veterinary Medicine: Enhancing Employable Skills", Education and Training, Vol.52(8/9), 607-623.

Treanor, L. and Henry, C. (2010), "Gender in campus Incubation: Evidence from Ireland", International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, Vol.2(2), 130-149.



Chapters in Books

Treanor, L. and Whiting, M. 2013, "Veterinary Business Management: An ethical approach to managing people and practices", Elsevier.

Henry, C. and Treanor, L. (2012), "The Veterinary Business Landscape: Contemporary Issues and Emerging Trends", Intech Publishing.

Henry, C.; Treanor, L. and Baillie, S. (2011), "The Challenges for Female Small Business Owners & Managers: A consideration of the veterinary profession", in Human Resource Management in Small Businesses - Achieving Peak Performance, Gower Publishing.

Henry, C.; Baillie, S. and Treanor, L. (2010), "Encouraging Women's Entrepreneurship in the Sciences", in Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research (Vol. 1): Innovating women - Contributions to Technological Advancement, (1), Emerald Publishing.

Treanor, L and Henry, C. (2010), "Influences on Women's entrepreneurship in Ireland and the Czech Republic: A comparative analysis", in Women Entrepreneurs and the Global Environment for Growth, (2), Edward Elgar Publishing.



Conferences

Hicks, S., Marlow, S. and Treanor, L. 2017, "Entrepreneurship and the male agenda: Gender Multiplicities and the Performance of Masculine Identities", in Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Treanor, L. and Marlow, S. 2017, "Neoliberal Feminism's Impact on Women's Entrepreneurial Opportunities and Outcomes", in Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship 40th Annual Conference.

Treanor, L. and Marlow, S. 2016, "The limiting effects of a gendered professional context on women's entrepreneurial activity: The case of the feminising UK veterinary profession", in Gender, Work and Organization, 9th Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference.

Treanor, L. and Marlow, S. 2015, "Work regulation and Professional Identities", in Global Equality and Diversity Conference.

Treanor, L.; Swail, J. and Marlow, S. 2014, "The F-Factor: The Paradox of Feminisation for UK Women Veterinary Surgeons", in 39th Annual Conference of the International Council for Small Business.

Treanor, L. 2013, "Gender and Industry structure", in 37th Annual Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship conference.

McAdam, M. and Treanor, L. 2012, "An investigation of the discourse surrounding social enterprise policy and research: is it gendered?", in 36th Annual Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship conference.

Henry, C. and Treanor, L. 2010, "Supporting Women-led New Venture Creation in the Bio-Sciences: The role of the incubator", in DIANA International Research Symposium.

Treanor, L.; Henry, C. and Greene, P. 2010, "Gender differences in expectations and perceptions: The reality of incubation", in 34th Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship conference.

 

 

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