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Dr. Rebecca Hanlin

Innogen Co-Investigator

Telephone

+44 (0) 1908 858572

Fax

+44 (0) 1908 654825

Email

R.E.Hanlin@open.ac.uk

Building

ESRC Innogen Centre, Development Policy and Practice Group, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Biography

Rebecca is Lecturer in Development Policy and Practice at the Open University. After completing a BSc (Hons) in Development Studies and Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, Rebecca worked in Tanzania and Nigeria. During this time in Africa she worked both in private industry and as a consultant for theUK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the area of malaria prevention technologies and public-private partnerships.

Rebecca also holds 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's PhD in Science and Technology Studies (University of Edinburgh) investigated a health innovation partnership and its capacity building activities in Kenya.

Rebecca Hanlin CV - Jul 09 (PDF 31.1kb)

Publications

Doctoral Thesis: Partnerships for vaccine development: building capacity to strengthen developing country health and innovation

Edited Books and Special Issues:

Chataway, J.C., Smith, J., Hanlin, R and Rossiello, A. (2007) International Journal of Technology Management and Sustainable Development, Vol.6, Issue 1 – special issue on vaccine R&D in developing countries

Chapters in Books:

Hanlin, R. (2011) 'Evaluating Global Health Partnerships: Implications for Global Health Governance' in Williams, O. & Rushton S. (eds.) Global Health Partnerships and private foundations: new frontiers in health and health governance Routledge

Chataway, J.C., Chaturvedi, K., Hanlin, R., Mugwagwa, J.T., and Wield, D.V. (2009) 'Building the case for national systems of health innovation' In Kalua, F. et al (eds.) Science, Technology and Innovation for Public Health in Africa Johannesburg: NEPAD, Chapter 1

Chataway, J.C., Chaturvedi, K., Hanlin, R., Mugwagwa, J.T., and Wield, D.V. (2009) 'Technological Trends and Opportunities to Combat Diseases of the Poor in Africa' In Kalua, F. et al (eds.) Science, Technology and Innovation for Public Health in Africa Johannesburg: NEPAD, Chapter 2

Chataway, J.C. and Hanlin, R. (2008). 'Sustainable (vaccine) development: the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and capacity building' In: Matlin, S. et al. (eds.) Health Partnerships Review.Geneva: Global Forum for Health Research, pp. 43–46

Chataway, J., Brusoni, S., Cacciatori, E., Orsenigo, L. and Hanlin, R. (2008) 'The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) in a changing landscape of vaccine development: a Public Private Partnership as knowledge broker and integrator' in Chataway, J.C., Mackintosh, M. and Wuyts, M. (eds.) Promoting innovation, productivity and industrial growth and reducing poverty: bridging the policy gap London: Routledge

Journal Articles:

Chataway, J.C., Hanlin, R., Mugwagwa, J. and Muraguri, L. (2011) 'Global health social technologies: Reflections on evolving theories and landscapes' Research Policy Vol. 39(10)

Hanlin, R. and Sutz, J. (2010) 'Embedded linkages between social policies and innovation policies' African Journal of Science, Technology and Innovation for Development Vol. 2 (3)

Hanlin, R. (2009) 'International Product Development Partnerships: Innovation for better health?' RECIIS Vol. 3(4), December 2009

Kaplinsky R., Chataway, J., Clark, N., Hanlin, B., Kale, D., Muraguri, L., Papaioannou, T., Robbins, P and Wamae, W. (2009) 'Below the Radar: What Does Innovation in Emerging Economies Have to Offer Other Low Income Economies?' International Journal of Technology Management & Sustainable Development, Vol.8, No.3, pp.177-197.

Hanlin, R.E. and Murguri, L. (2009) ‘Improving access to health technologies by the poor: the social context in Tanzanian bed net production and delivery’ International Journal of Technology Management & Sustainable Development, Vol.8, No.3, pp. 237 – 248

Chataway, J. and Hanlin, R. (2008) '', Health Partnerships Review p43-45

Hanlin, R. (2007) '', International Journal of Technology Management and Sustainable Development, Vol.6, Issue 1, pp.55-66

Smith, J., Chataway, J., Rosiello, A. and Hanlin, R. (2007) '', International Journal of Technology Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 3-7

Chataway, J., Brusoni, S., Cacciatori, E., Orsenigo, L. and Hanlin, R. (2007) '', European Journal of Development Research, Vol. 19(1), pp. 100-17

Hanlin, R., Chataway, J. and Smith, J. (2007) '', African Journal of Medicine and Medical Science, Vol.36, pp.69-75

Hanlin, R. (2006) ' Genomics, Policy and Society, Vol. 2(3), pp. 37-43

Working and Policy Papers:

Chataway, J.C., Hanlin, R., Smith, J. and Wield, D.V. (2007) '',

Hanlin, R. (2006) '', IKD Working Paper

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Chataway, J.C., Hanlin, R., Smith, J. (2005) Making Bioscience Related Health Innovations Work for the Poor Policy Brief for ESRC GENOMICS Forum

Hanlin, R. (2005) “Bioscience, health innovations and the poor: are public-private partnerships the answer?” Policy Paper for ESRC INNOGEN Centre

Reports:

(2007) (with J.C. Chataway, K. Chaturvedi, J.T. Mugwagwa and D.V. Wield) Report for the New Economic Partnership for Africa (NEPAD)

(2007) (with J.C. Chataway, K. Chaturvedi, J.T. Mugwagwa and D.V. Wield) Report for the New Economic Partnership for Africa (NEPAD)

(2002) A Situational Analysis of the ITN market in Nigeria UNICEF, Nigeria Reviews:

(2007) Review of The Oxford Handbook of Innovation Jan Faberberg, David C. Mowery and Richard R. Nelson (2006) Oxford: Oxford University Press in International Journal of Technology Management and Sustainable Development, Spring Issue Vol. 6 (2). Page 165. ISSN 1474-2748

Conference Papers and Presentations:

“Building capacity for integrated health solutions in developing countries” at Globelics 2010, Kuala Lumpar, November 2010.

“Evaluating Global Health Partnerships: Implications for Global Health Governance” at the International Studies Association Conference, New York, February 2009.

“International Product Development Partnerships: Innovation for better health?” at Globelics 2008, Mexico City, 22-24 September 2008.

“Creating Science and Technology for Neglected Diseases: The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) as a Social Technology Experiment” at the International Studies Association Conference, 26-29 March 2008, San Francisco.

Paper entitled “Success beyond science: Vaccine Innovation Partnerships and ‘invisible innovation'” at the ESRC Genomics Network conference, “Genomics and Society: Today’s Answers, Tomorrow’s Questions”, 25-26th October 2007, London, UK.

Organised and participated in the roundtable discussion, “Opening the Gates: New Institutions on Health and Development” at the Development Studies Association Conference, 18-20th September 2007, University of Sussex, Brighton.

Paper entitled “Public-Private Partnerships and Vaccine Development” at the ESRC Genomics Policy and Research Forum workshop, “Vaccines and the Problem of Political Will”, Thursday 19th July, 2007, University of Edinburgh.

Paper entitled “Culture eats strategy for breakfast”: blurring boundaries in clinical research” at Extending the Boundaries: New Directions in Sociology, Department of Sociology, City University, Friday 27th April 2007

Paper entitled “The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) as knowledge broker or integrator” at the DIME (Dynamics of Institutions and Markets in Europe) Workshop, “Instituting the Market Process: Innovation, Market Architectures”, 7-8th December 2006, Manchester, UK. Jointly organised by CRIC and LEM

Paper entitled “Towards more integrated and collaborative health programming through PPPs: the case of IAVI Kenya” at the American African Studies Association conference, Washington DC, 17-19 November 2005.

Presentation entitled “HIV vaccine development partnerships and capacity building: some useful conceptualisations” at the ESRC Genomics Forum Conference, Edinburgh, 21-23 September, 2005

Presentation entitled “Vaccine technology partnerships linking innovation and health systems” at the Post Graduate Forum on Genetics and Society Colloquium, Cardiff University, 31 August-2 September 2005

Paper entitled “Global health PPPs: IAVI, partnerships and Capacity building” at the International Workshop/Symposium on Health Related Biotechnology in Africa: Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) of transfer and development, Ibadan, Nigeria, 4-6 April 2005

Refereed journal articles in press or submitted

Hanlin, R., Asif. R. and Rajan, R. “Helping Mothers and Children Thrive: empowering Indian communities” European Journal of Development Research (submitted) 

Research Interests

Rebbecca is involved in the following innogen projects:

Rebecca’s work is in the area of innovation and development with a specific focus on health innovation and its implications for the provision of equitable healthcare. 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.