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It is with great sorrow that we inform you of the passing of Ben Knight, Professor of Practice and Associate Professor of Economics, who has sadly passed away at the age of 78.

Professor Ben Knight spent most of his 53 years at the University of Warwick teaching in the Department of Economics before moving to Warwick Business School (WBS) as a Professor of Practice in 2012.

In 2018, Professor Knight was diagnosed with kidney cancer but kept working until shortly before his death at the end of June. He was known as a passionate educator and researcher and made a significant contribution to teaching and research in the Department of Economics. He was a much-loved faculty member and a popular lecturer, and will be greatly missed by staff and students alike.

Please feel free to leave a message of condolence below which will be published as part of an online book of condolences by the Department of Economics.

Professor Ben Knight's wife and family are raising money for The Myton Hospices which cared for him at home and whose funding is under threat. Please click here to donate.

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