The Injury Science REU Class of 2019 with Carol Murray, CIRP training manager, and Thomas Seacrist, CIRP director of training
The Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) recently wrapped up. From studying head impacts in high school soccer to bystander behavior in urban communities, the REU students worked side-by-side with CIRP researchers on a wide range of projects.
Several of this year's talented class also had the opportunity to shadow clinicians at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), one of the nation's top hospitals, and other researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.
Honored to be designated an REU site by the National Science Foundation (NSF), CIRP's Injury Science REU Program also ensures that these students receive formal training in research ethics, research methodology, and the presentation of research findings, as well as networking activities to help them achieve future career goals.
While we were sad to see this year's stellar students from a wide array of academic institutions go, we can't wait to hear what they will do next.
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