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Injury Science Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

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Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

The Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, a leading multidisciplinary injury research center, has secured for funding to continue designation as an Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) site by the National Science Foundation (NSF). CIRP's REU program will give undergraduate students the opportunity to participate in fundamental research on the causes and consequences of child and adolescent injury. As part of an interdisciplinary team, they work across the fields of engineering, behavioral science, education, population science, and statistics. Students will apply this scientific foundation to assist in developing evidence-based prevention products, programs, policies, and interventions.

Underrepresented students are encouraged to apply - people of color, students attending schools with limited research opportunities, women, people with disabilities, and veterans.

The REU will provide student participants with:

-one-on-one mentorship from leading scientists

-participation in a unique, multidisciplinary research approach

-hands-on research experience

-a generous stipend

-free housing

-contribution toward travel expenses.

Application Deadline: 1/15/2025

Program Dates: 6/2/2025 - 8/8/2025

Participating Institution(s):
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Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia (Lead)
Drexel University
University of Pennsylvania

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biomedical Engineering
Computer Sciences
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences

Behavioral Neuroscience
Computational Modeling
Interactive Digital Multimedia
Mathematical Physics
Mechanical Engineering

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

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