UW Research




Urban@UW is a UW-wide, cross-disciplinary research initiative and learning community of scholars, policymakers and practitioners that works to improve the resilience & sustainability, health & wellbeing, and justice & equity of cities.

Core Services Offered


Funding Information

Office of Research, 2015-2018
Seattle Foundation (project specific)
NSF/RCN (project specific)
Bullitt Foundation
College of Built Environments
Population Health Initiative
State of Washington

Reporting Structure

Vice Provost for Research & Vice Provost for Innovation

Related UW Entities

College of Education
College of Engineering: Department of Electrical Engineering, Human Centered Design and Engineering
College of Built Environments: Department of Urban Design and Planning, Department of Landscape Architecture
College of the Environment: School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, Climate Impacts Group
eScience Institute
Evans School of Public Policy and Governance
Foster School of Business
Information School
School of Arts and Science: Department of History, Department of Geography, Department of Sociology, Department of Asian Languages and Literature, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
School of Law
School of Public Health: Department of Global Health, Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology
School of Social Work
UW Bothell: School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Science
UW Tacoma: Urban Studies
Data Science for Social Good
Population Health Initiative
West Coast Poverty Center
Livable City Year
Washington Center for Real Estate Research
Center for Communication, Difference & Equity
Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative
UW Data Collaborative

External Partners

Seattle Foundation
Front and Centered
MetroLab Network
City of Seattle
University of British Columbia
Portland State University
Western Washington University
Doorway Project
Nehemiah Initiative
Sound Communities Initiative