UChicago Urban Labs

We are five labs working to address challenges across five key dimensions of urban life: crime, education, health, poverty, and energy & environment.

The Crime Lab, Education Lab and Crime Lab New York work to have social impact by carrying out R&D in close collaboration with the public sector and community-based partners. We are committed to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in our work, and to fostering a workplace environment that is supportive of everyone on staff and dedicated to preventing workplace harassment and discrimination.

Science in Service of Cities

Urban Labs partners with civic and community leaders to unlock the power of science and improve lives.

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Five Labs

Our work and impact

Urban Labs works closely with partners to address some of the most pressing challenges across five key dimensions of urban life. Learn more about some of the work we have done and the impact it has made.

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