Lecturer in Early Childhood Education, University of Melbourne

Dr Ben Deery is an early career researcher and lecturer in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE), University of Melbourne. He has worked as both a qualified Early Childhood Teacher and a Clinical Neuropsychologist, with a wide range of experience across paediatric and childhood neurodevelopmental disorders and learning difficulties. This has included past work and research at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, and Department of Justice.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in Early Childhood Education, University of Melbourne

Education

  • 2013 
    RMIT, Graduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood)
  • 2007 
    University of Melbourne, Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology)
  • 2004 
    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Science (Honours - Psychology)

Grants and Contracts

  • 2019
    PLAY IT UP – The Science of Play
    Role:
    Lead Researcher
    Funding Source:
    University of Melbourne
  • 2019
    Mapping Mindfulness Impact, Implementation, And Knowledge In Early Primary School
    Role:
    Early Career Researcher
    Funding Source:
    University of Melbourne
  • 2019
    Does A Teacher-Led Mindfulness Intervention Improve Student Outcomes?
    Role:
    Investigator, Intervention Author
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council