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Assistant Professorial Research Fellow, Care Policy and Evaluation Centre, London School of Economics
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Nicola Brimblecombe is an Assistant Professorial Research Fellow in the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Her research to date has focused on unpaid carers, including young and young adult carers, social care inequalities, young people’s mental health, health and other impacts over the lifecourse, health inequalities, and housing and care.
Research interests: unpaid carers, young and young adult carers, social care inequalities, young people’s mental health, impacts over the lifecourse, housing and care. Qualitative, quantitative and mixed-methods research.
Brimblecombe, N., Knapp, M., King, D., Stevens, M. & Cartagena Farias, J. (2020) The high cost of unpaid care by young people: health and economic impacts of providing unpaid care. BMC Public Health. 20, 1115. doi:10.1186/s12889-020-09166-7
Brimblecombe, N., Stevens, M., King, D. & Knapp, M. (2020) The role of formal care services in supporting young people who provide unpaid care in England. Journal of Youth Studies. doi:10.1080/13676261.2020.1828848
Brimblecombe, N., Evans-Lacko, S., Knapp, M., King, D., Takizawa, R., Maughan, B. & Arseneault, L. (2018) ‘Long term economic impact associated with childhood bullying victimisation’, Social Science & Medicine. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.05.014
Brimblecombe, N., Fernandez, JL, Knapp, M., Rehill, A. & Wittenberg, R. (2018) ‘Review of the international evidence on support for unpaid carers’, Journal of Long-Term Care, September, 25-40. doi:10.21953/lse.ffq4txr2nf
Brimblecombe, N., Pickard, L., King, D. & Knapp, M. (2017) ‘Barriers to receipt of social care services for working carers and the people they care for in times of austerity’. Journal of Social Policy, 47(2), 215-233. doi:10.1017/S0047279417000277
Brimblecombe, N., Pickard, L., King, D. & Knapp, M. (2016) ‘Perceptions of unmet needs for services in England: A comparison of working carers and the people they care for’. Health and Social Care in the Community. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12323