Child Injury Research Community (CIRC)

Initiator Fund

Project period: October 2014 – January 2015

GW4 Community Leads
University of Bristol: Alan Emond
Cardiff University: Alison Kemp, Michael Jones
University of Exeter: Philippe.G.Young

Project outcomes

  • New imaging modalities have been identified to inform engineering head form design
  • New prospects for tissue material properties have been identified
  • Methodological links with national cohort studies (ALSPAC)
  • Structures to underpin research programme design (Haddon matrix analytical framework)
  • Additional international collaborators have been identified in Rotterdam, Singapore
  • A future research agenda and direction
  • Baseline datasets were identified within the CHIRC institutions to potentiate more baseline analysis to inform research application
  • Group to apply for GW4 Accelerator funding