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How to contact us

 

PSSRU
Cowdray House
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

 

Administrator: Anji Mehta
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6238
E-mail: pssru@lse.ac.uk


Director: Prof. Martin Knapp
+44 (0)20 7955 6225

 

Deputy Director: Dr Jose-Luis Fernandez
+44 (0)207 955 6160

 

 

 

 

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PSSRU

Overview

The Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) is one of the leading social care research groups, not just in the UK, but internationally. Since its establishment in 1974, it has had considerable impact on national social care policy in the UK and in a number of other countries. You can read more about it here

 
Research Activities

Research activities

The PSSRU carries out policy analysis, research and consultancy in the UK and abroad. Current research programmes focus on needs, resources and outcomes in social care.

 
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People

PSSRU employs around 60 staff, including associates and PhD students working as research assistants, looking at topics related to social care. Find out who's who in PSSRU.

 
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Outputs

The PSSRU publishes a large number of articles for journals, monographs, books and reports. Many of these are related to ongoing projects. There are also a number of presentations.

 
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Impacts

PSSRU research findings have fed into changes in social care policy, and is often picked up in the media, giving it exposure to a much wider audience.

 

 

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