Centre for Human Settlements

The Centre for Human Settlements, a unit within the School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP), involves faculty and student associates from various departments at UBC in multidisciplinary research and capacity-building programs related to regional, urban, and community development. Currently undertaking research on: community design, transportation and public health; gender equity; healthy and sustainable communities; international development planning and urbanization; metropolitan governance; participatory planning; planning for disaster resilience; risk analysis; rural-urban linkages.

For more information: http://www.chs.ubc.ca/