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Pop-Up Labs

A CDR research assistant and participant sit at a picnic table in Millennium Park In addition to our Loop and Hyde Park locations, we also host pop-up labs in the Chicago Park District, the Museum of Science and Industry, The Second City, and other locations in the Chicago area and beyond.

The pop-up labs move data collection and research out of the "ivory tower" and into the spaces where people live, work and play. 

From June to December 2019, through pop-up labs we have:

  • Engaged 3,886 participants 
  • Conducted research in 12 locations throughout Chicago
  • Hosted pop-up studies in London, England and Newport Beach, California

If you spot CDR researchers in your local coffee shop, park or neighborhood, come say hi and participate in our latest research projects.

Two CDR research assistants pose in front of a step-and-repeat at the Second City

A CDR research assistant greets a participant using a tabletPop-Up Lab Research in the News

Exterior of Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry

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