Martin Knapp

Martin Knapp

United Kingdom

Martin Knapp is Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Personal Social Services Research Unit at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

Professor Knapp is also Director of the School for Social Care Research, a position he has held since the School was established by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in 2008.

The main research interests of professor Knapp are in the areas of dementia, social care, child and adult mental health, and autism.

Much of his work uses economic arguments and evidence to inform policy discussion and influence practice development.

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Societal Aspects of Dementia
(2018)
The first ministerial WHO conference on global action against dementia in 2015 stated, "We need to invest more in research to develop a drug, but also to improve the quality of life of people with dementia and the support of their caregivers."
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The intention is to gather scientific insights about major societal challenges in LIAS on the basis of international and interdisciplinary consultation.

Luc Sels

Rector KU Leuven and Co-Chair LIAS Foundation
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