Center for Injury Research and Prevention

CChIPS

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Child Passenger Safety Research as a Trainee

In this guest blog post, Shreyas Sarfare shares his experience as a biomechanics trainee at CIRP and how it has shaped his future career in research.

Sparking An Interest in Child Passenger Safety Research

Read about the graduate student research experiences of Madeline Griffith, MS that led to her becoming a Research Project Engineer at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Injury Research and Prevention.

Preventing Crashes with Automatic Emergency Braking

Read about new research, funded by the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS), that shows automatic emergency braking to be very effective in preventing rear-end striking crashes.

Why Studying Near Crashes Matters

Read about a new CChIPS study that provides valuable insights into factors that can lead to crashes.

CChIPS Kicks Off 2020-2021 Research Year

The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) proudly announces a new portfolio of research projects, voted on during the first-ever virtual meeting.

The Chance to Answer My Own Research Question

In this guest blog post, Drexel University's Rahul Akkem shares his experience as a co-op student on CIRP's Biomedical Engineering team and how it has shaped his future career in research.

Child Passengers and Autonomous Vehicles: An International Perspective

With autonomous driving systems (ADS) becoming more prevalent on our roadways, the child safety community considers how these advancements uniquely impact children and adolescents. Read key takeaways from an international workshop that defined priorities in research, product design, and information/communication.

How Age and Gender Affect Emergency Takeover in Self-Driving Cars

Read about a new CChIPS study published in Traffic Injury Prevention that explores how age and sex impact a person’s ability to respond to an emergency when in a self-driving vehicle.

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