We assess the impact of urban change on health and equity.

INTERACT is a pan-Canadian collaboration of scientists, urban planners, public health practitioners and community partners uncovering the impact of urban changes on health and equity. Our work contributes to sustainable and equitable urban development for generations to come.

Our interventions

Since 2017, INTERACT has developed and implemented mixed methods natural experiment studies to assess the impact of urban change in four Canadian cities. 

Discover our team

INTERACT is a pan-Canadian team with over 50 researchers, collaborators and partners, and almost 3000 community members contributing data for healthier cities.

Trainee projects

INTERACT is actively recruiting students to contribute to high-impact research linking urban design and population health. Join our team!

Our partners