Recent HSRC announcements

Two UNC Chapel Hill Public Administration Students Receive 2017 HSRC Scholarship
(July 19, 2017) —
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Highway Safety Research Center announced today two recipients of the 2017 Megan Cornog Memorial Highway Safety Scholarship, Jonathan Holt and Detective Justin Stirewalt.

Spring Course on Road Safety Fundamentals – Now Accepting Applications
(March 9, 2017) —
Join transportation professionals from across the country for an in-depth study of the fundamentals of road safety.

UNC Highway Safety Research Center seeking applications for 2017 scholarship
(Jan. 31, 2017) — The University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center announced today that it is accepting applications for the 2017 Megan Cornog Memorial Highway Safety Scholarship.

Apply Now – Introductory Course on Road Safety Fundamentals
(Jan. 9, 2017) —
Join transportation professionals from across the country for an in-depth study of the fundamentals of road safety.

Carolina to Lead One of Five National Transportation Centers, Focus on Road Safety
Up to $15 million in funding for new center that will build upon successes in reducing vehicular fatalities and injuries (Dec. 5, 2016) —
UNC-Chapel Hill has been selected to run a National University Transportation Center funded by the US Department of Transportation.

Deer-related Crashes in NC Increase in the Fall
Advice for drivers: Buckle up, slow down and look out for deer (Oct. 25, 2016) — Motor vehicle crashes involving deer typically peak during the fall months in North Carolina, and the state’s most recent crash data indicate that trend continued in 2015.

UNC Highway Safety Research Center Awarded Five-Year $3.1M Contract for Federal Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Clearinghouse (Oct. 3, 2016) ─ UNC-Chapel Hill will continue its work as a national leader in pedestrian and bicyclist safety. HSRC has been selected to administer the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC).

North Carolina State University student receives 2016 HSRC scholarship (Aug. 15, 2016) ─ The winner of the 2016 Megan Cornog Memorial Highway Safety Scholarship is Yulin Deng.

HSRC Seeking Applications for $1,000 Scholarship (Feb. 3, 2016) —The University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC) announced today it is accepting applications for the 2016 Megan Cornog Memorial Highway Safety Scholarship.

Fall Months are Most Dangerous for Deer-related Crashes in NC (Oct. 19, 2015) — Motor vehicle crashes involving deer historically peak during the fall months in North Carolina, and the state’s most recent crash data shows no exception to that rule.

North Carolina State University Student Awarded HSRC Scholarship (Sept. 16, 2015) — The University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC) announced today the winner of the 2015 Megan Cornog Memorial Highway Safety Scholarship — Hallie Clark.

HSRC Releases 2014 Annual Report (March 16, 2015) — The UNC Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC) today announced the release of its 2014 Annual Report.

Leading Suicide Prevention Researcher to Deliver 2015 Waller Lecture at UNC (March 13, 2015) — Eric Caine, M.D., director of the Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention at the University of Rochester Medical Center, will present this year’s Patricia F. Waller Lecture at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill.

HSRC Seeking Applications for $1,000 Scholarship (Feb. 6, 2015) —The University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC) announced today it is accepting applications for the 2015 Megan Cornog Memorial Highway Safety Scholarship.