Dr Emmanuel Adukwu

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  • Qualifications:PhD Microbiology; MRes (Biomedical Research); PGCTHE, BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science
  • Position:Senior Lecturer (Biomedical Science) & Employability Lead - Coordinator UWE Africa Network & Africa Week
  • Department:HAS - Applied Sciences
  • Telephone:+4411732 87210
  • Email:Emmanuel.Adukwu@uwe.ac.uk
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About me

Emmanuel Adukwu is a Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science within the Department of Applied Sciences. Prior to joining UWE in 2013, Emmanuel worked in other academic roles at Coventry University College and the University of Northampton. He carried out his PhD studies investigating Community acquired infections at the University of Northampton under the guidance of Professor Carol Phillips. Emmanuel, before embarking on his PhD worked at ICON Plc, a multinational organisation and a key global player in the clinical research and drug development sector where he coordinated several clinical trial projects for major global biopharma organisations.

Emmanuel between 2014 and 2016 was Senior Lecturer and Module Leader on the Public Health Protection and Leadership in Public Health at UWE. He has supervised several MSc projects in Public Health in the areas of attitudes to antibiotic usage and global infectious diseases.

Emmanuel is currently leading on employability within the department as well as widening participation where he is actively engaged with developing and managing projects to increase diversity of staff and students at the University.

Emmanuel is also the coordinator of the Africa  Staff Network and creator of the Africa Week event.


Area of expertise

  • ​Applied Microbiology and studies of bacterial infections 
  • Disinfection and Sanitisation 
  • Essential Oil & Natural Antimicrobials Research 
  • Public Health Microbiology & Health Protection 
  • Clinical Research 
  • Science Communication 
  • Widening Participation and Student Experience 
  • Internationalisation 


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