Research

Current and previous projects are affiliated with, and supported by, the Health & Community Design Lab at the Schools of Population and Public Health and Community and Regional Planning.

Through cutting edge research projects, such as SMARTRAQ, NEWPATH, CHANGE, and the Metro Vancouver Walkability Index, UBC Health & Community Design Lab examines how different urban built environments impact a variety of quality of life factors, including: physical activity, diet, access to food, air pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions.


Click on the left for more information on current and previous research projects.