Science. Making. Cities. Better.
The Urban Health Lab produces scientific evidence for the effective design and implementation of health and safety programs via randomized controlled trials, mobile biosensing, space-time metrics, field observation, and community engagement.
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Located at the University of Pennsylvania, the Urban Health Lab brings together university, community, and government partners around projects with the highest potential for impact. These projects typically have 3 cardinal features; they are:
Structural changes to places
Scalable to cover large populations
Sustainable over long periods of time
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