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Dr Julius Mugwagwa

Research Fellow, Open University - Co-Director of Innogen, Global Health

01908 332517

Development Policy and Practice
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
The Open University, Walton Hall
Milton Keynes MK7 6AA

Julius Mugwagwa is a Research Fellow in the Development Policy and Practice (DPP) Unit and INNOGEN Institute (

He received undergraduate and postgraduate training in biological sciences, biotechnology and business administration in Zimbabwe before attaining a PhD in science, technology and innovation policy at The Open University in 2008. Julius has worked in a number of sectors including veterinary research, pharmaceutical production and quality assurance, medicines control, agricultural biotechnology research and biotechnology/biosafety governance.

He is a past recipient of a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship (2009 – 2011), and currently (2013 – 2015) a holder of a research fellowship under the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Future Research Leaders Scheme.

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