Deputy Head of Prehospital, Emergency and Trauma Research, Monash University

Dr Ben Beck is Deputy Head of Prehospital, Emergency and Trauma Research within the Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine. Ben is a current Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) Fellow and a Chief Investigator on the Victorian State Trauma Registry.

Ben leads a broad body of trauma, injury prevention and cardiac arrest research at Monash University, with a focus on identifying emerging injury trends, monitoring and improving trauma systems, reducing preventable deaths and developing injury prevention strategies.

Ben is the current President of the Australasian Injury Prevention Network (AIPN).


  • 2015–present
    Research fellow, Monash University
  • 2012–2015
    Defence Scientist, Defence Science and Technology Organisation


  • 2012 
    The University of New South Wales, PhD
  • 2008 
    The University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Engineering (Biomedical)

Research Areas

  • Biomechanics (110601)
  • Automotive Safety Engineering (090204)
  • Epidemiology (111706)


PhD, BE(Biomedical) (Hons)