Lancet Series on Urban Design, Transport and Health - 29 Nov 2016

City planning can reduce non-communicable diseases and road trauma, while managing rapid urbanisation.

Time: 5:30-6:30pm, Tuesday 29 November

Venue: Singapore Theatre, Basement, Melbourne School of Design (map)

Please register to attend.

The Lancet series focuses on the health impact of city planning through transport mode options and choices, offering key recommendations that urban and transport planners and policy makers could implement to improve the health of urban populations.

Lead authors will provide an outline of the three research papers on urban design, transport and health, and copies of the series will be available for attendees.


  • Professor Mark Stevenson, Professor of Urban Transport and Public Health, Melbourne School of Design, and DSSRN.
  • Professor Billie Giles-Corti, Director, McCaughey VicHealth Community Wellbeing Unit, Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health.