Executive Group | academic
NIHR School for Social Care Research
London School of Economics and Political Science
020 7955 6225
Care Policy and Evaluation Centre, LSE
Martin Knapp has been Director of the NIHR School for Social Care Research since 2009. He is also Professor of Social Policy and Professor in the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (formerly PSSRU) at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He was Director of the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) until June 2019.
Martin’s current research emphases are primarily dementia, child and adult mental health, autism and long-term social care; much of his work has an economic focus, and in all of it he seeks to tease out the policy implications. He has published almost 500 peer-review journal papers and 15 books. His work has had numerous impacts on policy and practice in these areas.