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Research:  Smell Something?  Say Something.


CRG + UrbanHealth Lab was recently awarded a grant from CUNY/Con Edison to study human behavioral responses to detecting and reported suspected natural gas leaks.

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Participants needed for health research studies at the UrbanHealth Lab at York College/CUNY.  You may be eligible for compensation.

The Ethical Slut Redux


CRG + UrbanHealth Lab Co-Director Dr. Nicholas Grosskopf gave a talk on ethical conduct in sex research at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality's Inaugural Summer Research Institute (July 2018).

think/talk/eat Series


Stay tuned for the UrbanHealth Lab's upcoming think/talk/eat initiative 2019-2020 schedule.  This monthly series will focus on a variety of popular topics/issues while connecting them to important aspects of public health research.


Research:  #MeToo


In light of the recent media attention paid to sexual coercion, the CRG + UrbanHealth Lab team was awarded a grant to explore the varying content and genres of information on YouTube regarding sexual harassment, sexual consent, sexual assault, and sexual abuse.


Research:  #VaxWithMe

During the 2017-2018 season, the percentage of deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza (P&I) was at or above the epidemic threshold for 16 consecutive weeks.  The CRG + UrbanHealth Lab team was recently funded to study the content and messaging of popular YouTube videos regarding the seasonal flu vaccine.

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CRG + UrbanHealth Lab believes that social justice is necessary to ensuring the health and well-being of all. We stand with our community and with the goal of promoting equity and working to end systemic racism everywhere.

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