Liberty Mutual Safety Research Fellowship Recipients Announced

ASSE Foundation and Liberty Mutual Research Institute sponsor an annual safety research fellowship. The fellowship encourages safety research and provides a forum for linking safety professionals, industry needs and quality research programs. This year’s recipients and the topics they will be studying are:

  1. Megan France: “A Systems-Theoretic Analysis of Workplace Safety Issues at New Jersey Transit”
  2. Ashleigh Tran: “Differences in Calibration of Skills in Distracted Driving Situations”

Selected fellows work with institute researchers at the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety in Hopkinton, MA, facility for 4 to 6 weeks. The Foundation provides a stipend up to $15,000 per fellow, while the institute provides reasonable access to current research projects, databases, equipment, researchers and other necessary resources. Research must result in publication. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, or permanent residents, and possess a Ph.D. degree, or be working towards a masters or Ph.D.