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Better urban planning is essential to improve health

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Medellin, Colombia

The proportion of the world’s population that lives in cities has been steadily rising, so that 3 in 5 of all people globally will live in a city by 2030. The UCL-Lancet Commission on Healthy Cities explores the many issues other than health services that contribute to population health in a city environment.

UCL, Intel and Imperial to create Global Centre for Research in Sustainable Connected Cities

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The signing: (standing from left) Martin Curley, VP and Director Intel Labs Europe; Rt Hon George Osborne, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer,  and seated, Professor Stephen Caddick, Vice-Provost (Enterprise) UCL; Dr Justin Rattner, CTO, Vice-President and Senior Fellow Intel; Edward Astle, Pro-Rector Enterprise, Imperial College

UCL, Imperial College London and Intel have announced the launch of the Intel Collaborative Research Institute for Sustainable Connected Cities. The new London-based institute will be Intel’s first research centre and global hub dedicated to exploring how technology can support and sustain the social and economic development of cities worldwide. 

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