Professor Martin Knapp

Professor Martin Knapp

Professorial Research Fellow; Director, NIHR SSCR; Professor, Department of Health Policy

Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC)

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PAN 8.01B
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Key Expertise
Dementia, Mental health, Autism, Long-term social care, Economics, Policy

About me

Martin is Professor of Health and Social Care Policy in the Department of Health Policy, and Professorial Research Fellow in CPEC. He has also been Director of the NIHR School for Social Care Research since 2009.

His current research emphases are primarily dementia, child and adult mental health, social care (long-term care) and autism. Much of his work has an economic focus, and in all of it he explores and aims to tease out policy and practice implications. He has published widely in these fields. His work has had numerous impacts on policy and practice, both in the UK and internationally.

Martin was awarded a CBE in 2022.

Expertise Details

Quantitative methods; Evaluation (various designs); Supporting capacity-building

My research

Cost-effectiveness of mirtazapine for agitated behaviors in dementia: findings from a randomized controlled trial


Author(s) Catherine Henderson, Martin Knapp, Susan Stirling, Lee Shepstone, Juliet High, Clive Ballard, Peter Bentham, Alistair Burns, Nicolas Farina, Chris Fox, Julia Fountain, Paul Francis, Robert Howard, Iracema Leroi, Gill Livingston, Ramin Nilforooshan, Shirley Nurock, John T. O’brien, Annabel Price, Ann Marie Swart, Naji Tabet, Tanya Telling, Alan J. Thomas, Sube Banerjee