Institutional Research Information Service
UCL Logo
Please report any queries concerning the funding data grouped in the sections named "Externally Awarded" or "Internally Disbursed" (shown on the profile page) to your Research Finance Administrator. Your can find your Research Finance Administrator at https://www.ucl.ac.uk/finance/research/rs-contacts.php by entering your department
Please report any queries concerning the student data shown on the profile page to:

Email: portico-services@ucl.ac.uk

Help Desk: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ras/portico/helpdesk
 More search options
Dr Julius Mugwagwa
Shropshire House (4th Floor)
11-20 Capper Street
Tel: 020 3108 9750
Dr Julius Mugwagwa profile picture
  • Associate Professor in Innovation and Development
  • STEaPP
  • Faculty of Engineering Science
Research Summary

Dr Mugwagwa is an interdisciplinary academic whose passion is research and teaching on the governance and development implications of technologies and innovations. His most recent research endeavours - which included developing and deploying concepts such as 'policy kinetics', 'policy gridlocks' and 'innovative spending' - have focused particularly on technologies and innovations in health care and agricultural systems in low and middle income countries. 

He holds undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Biological Sciences, Biotechnology and Business Administration from the University of Zimbabwe, and a PhD in Technology (Biotechnology) Innovation and Regulation from The Open University, United Kingdom. Before joining STEaPP, Julius researched 'cross-national technology governance' in Africa with a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship, 'innovative spending in health' with an ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellowship, and served as a Lecturer in Development Policy and Governance at The Open University. An avid and creative innovation systems scholar, Julius co-leads the STEaPP MPA in Development, Technology and Innovation Policy. He also leads the elective modules on Science Funding and Governance (since 2018) & Health Innovation and Public Policy (commencing in 2021/22). 

04-SEP-2017 Associate Professor, Innovation and Development Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP) UCL, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2008   Doctor of Philosophy Open University
1998   Master of Science The University of Zimbabwe
1995   Bachelor of Science (Honours) The University of Zimbabwe
Some IRIS profile information is sourced from HR data as explained in our FAQ. Please report any queries concerning HR data shown on this page to hr-services@ucl.ac.uk.
University College London - Gower Street - London - WC1E 6BT Tel:+44 (0)20 7679 2000

© UCL 1999–2011

Search by