Dr. Rebecca Hanlin - Innovation and Development Specialist
Dr. Rebecca Hanlin is Innovation and Development Specialist for AfricaLics based at African Centre for Technology Studies in Nairobi. Rebecca is also Senior Lecturer in Development Policy and Practice at the Open University where she teaches international development at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and continues to supervise PhD students.
Rebecca has an BSc (Hons) in Development Studies and Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, an MSc (Econ) in Health Policy, Planning and Financing, a joint award from London School of Economics and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and an MSc (Res) in Science and Technology Studies from University of Edinburgh.
Rebecca has over 15 years experience working and researching in Africa especially, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania. Rebecca’s work is in the area of innovation and development with a specific focus on innovation and its implications for pro-poor growth. Her current research interests include: health product development public-private partnerships; the application of genomic technologies in the developing world; scientific research capacity strengthening; the intangibles of innovation; and the application of innovation systems concepts in developing world settings.
- Wield, David; Hanlin, Rebecca; Mittra, James and Smith, James (2013). Twenty-first century bioeconomy: global challenges of biological knowledge for health and agriculture. Science and Public Policy, 40(1), pp. 17–24.
- Mugwagwa, Julius; Hanlin, Rebecca; Chataway, Jo and Muraguri, Lois (2013). The Role of the Product Development Partnership as a Translational Mechanism for Delivering Health Solutions in Low-Resource Settings. In: Mittra, James and Milne, Christopher-Paul eds. Translational Medicine: The Future of Therapy. Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd, pp. 233–256.
- Adwera, Andrew; Hanlin, Rebecca and Johnson, Hazel (2013). Developmental education for innovation: lessons from an experience in Kenya. International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development, 6(3), pp. 244–261.
- Kale, Dinar; Hanlin, Rebecca and Chataway, Joanna (2013). New drugs and health technologies for low-income populations: will the private sector meet the needs of low-income populations in developing countries? Innovation and Development, 3(1), pp. 121–137.
- Marjanovic, Sonja; Hanlin, Rebecca; Diepeveen, Stephanie and Chataway, Joanna (2012).Research capacity building in Africa: networks, institutions and local ownership.Journal of International Development (Early View).
- Hanlin, Rebecca and Hanlin, Christopher (2012). The view from below: ‘lock in’ and local procurement in the African gold mining sector. Resources Policy, 37(4), pp. 468–474.
- Hanlin, Rebecca (2011). Evaluating Product Development Partnerships: Beyond Quantitative Metrics. In: Williams, Owain David and Rushton, Simon eds. Partnerships and Foundations in Global Health Governance. International Political Economy Series. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 102–119.
- Chataway, Joanna; Hanlin, Rebecca; Mugwagwa, Julius and Muraguri, Lois (2010). Global health social technologies: reflections on evolving theories and landscapes.Research Policy, 39(10), pp. 1277–1288.
- Mugwagwa, Julius; Hanlin, Rebecca; Iluyemi, Adesina; Chataway, Jo; Wield, David and Smith, James (2010). Systems of health innovation in Africa: policy lessons from home and abroad. In: Second Science with Africa Conference, 23 - 25 June 2010, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
- Hanlin, Rebecca and Sutz, Judith (2010). Where are the flags of our fathers? Rethinking linkages between social policies and innovation policies. AJSTID African Journal of Science, Technology and Innovation for Development, 2(3), pp. 153–169.