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Researcher: Brooks, BP (Associate Professor Benjamin Brooks)

Fields of Research

Industrial and Organisational Psychology
Decision Making
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Marine Engineering
Organisational Behaviour
Linguistic Processes (incl. Speech Production and Comprehension)
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Transportation and Freight Services
Cognitive Science
Design Innovation
Innovation and Technology Management
Ship and Platform Structures
Computer-Human Interaction
Educational Technology and Computing
Public Administration
Vocational Education and Training Curriculum and Pedagogy
Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Policy and Administration
Technical, Further and Workplace Education
Maritime Engineering
Navigation and Position Fixing
Sensory Processes, Perception and Performance
Education Systems
Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Decision Support and Group Support Systems
Computer Perception, Memory and Attention
Tourism
Control Systems, Robotics and Automation
Organisational, Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication

Research Objectives

Passenger Water Transport
International Sea Freight Transport (excl. Live Animal Transport)
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Law, Politics and Community Services
Management of Education and Training Systems
Coastal Sea Freight Transport
Occupational Health
Port Infrastructure and Management
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Navy
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Water Transport
Government and Politics
Wood, Wood Products and Paper
Aquaculture Rock Lobster
International Aid and Development
Water Safety
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Manufacturing
Workplace Safety
Information and Communication Services
Community Service (excl. Work)
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Air Safety
Natural Hazards in Forest and Woodlands Environments
Road Freight
Expanding Knowledge in Education
Mining and Extraction of Energy Resources
Injury Control
Technological and Organisational Innovation
Health and Support Services
Tourism
Teaching and Instruction
Natural Hazards

Career Best Publications

A comparison of marine pilots' planning and manoeuvring skills: Uncovering mental models to assess shiphandling and explore expertise; Journal of Navigation
Not drowning, waving! Safety management and occupational culture in an Australian commercial fishing port; Safety Science
Organisational Pressures and Mitigation Strategies in Small Commercial Aviation: Findings from Alaska; Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine
Shifting the focus of strategic occupational injury prevention: Mining free-text, workers compensation claims data; Safety Science
The natural selection of organizational and safety culture within a small to medium sized enterprise (SME); Journal of Safety Research

Research Publications

A comparison of marine pilots' planning and manoeuvring skills: Uncovering mental models to assess shiphandling and explore expertise; Journal of Navigation
A theoretical framework for negotiating the path of emergency management multi-agency coordination; Applied Ergonomics: Human Factors in Technology and Society
An assessment of the opportunities to improve strategic decision-making in emergency and disaster management; Australian Journal of Emergency Management
An integrated approach to agility in humanitarian logistics; Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Authentic assessment in seafarer education: using literature review to investigate its validity and reliability through rubrics; WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs
Breakdowns in coordinated decision making at and above the incident management team level: An analysis of three large scale Australian wildfires; Applied Ergonomics: Human Factors in Technology and Society
Challenges of measuring emergency management performance under adversity: The good the bad the ugly; Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC & AFAC conference
Climate change and the adaptation strategies of ports: The Australian experiences; Research in Transportation Business & Management
Comparing manual and computer assisted risk assessment; Occupational Health and Safety, Journal Of
Coping Ugly: Errors, decisions, coping and the implications for emergency management training; Human Factors Challenges in Emergency Management: Enhancing Individual and Team Performance in Fire and Emergency Services
Cultural and organisational issues; Human performance and limitation for mariners
Decision making as an enabler of organisational resilience; Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty Society - Fourth Annual Workshop
Design Case Study: MANaging Vessels In Ports (MAN VIP) Project; Ergoship 2016: Shaping shipping for people
Developing a research framework for complex multi-team coordination in emergency management; International Journal of Emergency Management
Developing organisational capabilities to support agility in humanitarian logistics: An exploratory study; Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Energy-efficient ship operation through advanced maneuvre planning; 5th International Conference on Maritime Transport
Enhancing learning of mathematics in marine engineering across diverse students: Impact of real-time formative feedback; US-China Education Review
From research outcome to agency change: mapping a learning trajectory of opportunities and challenges; The Australian Journal of Emergency Management
How much further can simulation reduce sea time? Lessons from the Royal Australian navy; Human Factors in Ship Design & Operation 2016
Human Element Research Project in the framework of e-navigation
Human factors and HMI design; Simulation-based training module to promote green energy-efficient ship operation Part II: Application (ProGreenShipOperation-II)
Improving the validity and reliability of authentic assessment in seafarer education and training: a conceptual and practical framework to enhance resulting assessment outcomes; WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs
Information density in bridge team communication and miscommunication-a quantitative approach to evaluate maritime communication; World Maritime University. Journal of Maritime Affairs
Investigating the strategic antecedents of agility in humanitarian logistics; Disasters
Investigating the strategic antecedents of agility in humanitarian logistics; Disasters
Joint activity in the maritime traffic system: perceptions of ship masters, maritime pilots, tug masters, and vessel traffic service operators; Journal of Navigation
Learning pathways for 21st century seaport managers; 15th Annual general assembly International Association of Maritime Universities
Lingua Franca and its grammar footprint: introducing an index for quantifying grammatical diversity in written and spoken language; Journal of Quantitative Linguistics
Mapping the risky decision space of commercial rock lobster fisherman; International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management
Not drowning, waving! Safety management and occupational culture in an Australian commercial fishing port; Safety Science
On a lookout beyond STCW: Seeking standards and context for the authentic assessment of seafarers; 15th Annual general assembly International Association of Maritime Universities
Organisational features and their effect on the perceived performance of emergency management organisations; Disaster Prevention and Management
Organisational Pressures and Mitigation Strategies in Small Commercial Aviation: Findings from Alaska; Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine
Profiling maritime communication by non-native speakers: a quantitative comparison between the baseline and standard marine communication phraseology; English for Specific Purposes
Report on human factor issues prevalent in coordination failure in secondary sources
Report on testing of scenarios to enhance communication
Research using marine bridge simulators - How well do the results translate into real world operations?; 16th Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities
Reviewing seafarer assessment methods to determine the need for authentic assessment; Australian Journal of Maritime & Ocean Affairs
Risk Factors, Consequences, and Management of Aggression in Healthcare Environments; Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology
Safe Work Australia in Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society, Vol2; Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society
Scientific Report: Development & Validation of Data Collection Tools
Shifting the focus of strategic occupational injury prevention: Mining free-text, workers compensation claims data; Safety Science
Ships of change: Why seafaring needs to embrace innovation; 15th Annual general assembly International Association of Maritime Universities
Simulation scenarios developed
Supply chain agility in humanitarian protracted operations; Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Teaching emergency and disaster management in Australia: Standards for higher education providers; The Australian Journal of Emergency Management
Technological innovation in the maritime industry: the case of remote pilotage and enhanced navigational assistance; Journal of Navigation
Technology support for maritime crew resource management; Ergoship 2016: Shaping shipping for people
Text mining of insurance-based information; decision support for local safety management; Safety Science Monitor
The development of a shiphandling assessment tool (SAT): A methodology and an integrated approach to assess manoeuvring expertise in a full mission bridge simulator; 15th Annual general assembly International Association of Maritime Universities
The Human Element Analysing Process (HEAP) in e-navigation
The Impact of Climate Change on Australian Ports and Supply Chains: The Emergence of Adaptation Strategies; Climate Change and Adaptation Planning for Ports
The natural selection of organizational and safety culture within a small to medium sized enterprise (SME); Journal of Safety Research
The problems of maintaining effective teamwork during out-of-scale events; Bushfire CRC & AFAC 2014 conference research forum
The Pulley Model: a descriptive model of risky decision-making; Safety Science Monitor
The Victorian Maritime Threat and Error Management (VMTEM) Project: an investigation of crew competency in commercial shipping under normal operations in Port Phillip Bay - Final Report
Tools for monitoring teams in emergency management: EMBAM and TBM; Australian Journal of Emergency Management
Using authentic assessment to enhance seafarer student engagement and their ability to transfer learning; 16th Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities
Vessel Interface in Port Waters Project - Deliverable B and C
Vessel Interface in Port Waters Project - Deliverable A
VTS-Bot: using ChatBots in SMCP-based maritime communication; Japan Institute of Navigation Conference 2016
Vulnerabilities and adaptation of ports to climate change; Journal of Environmental Planning and Management

Research Projects

Assessing human performance to improve platform design and recoverability; Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG)
Decision making, team monitoring and organisational learning; Bushfire and Natural Hazard CRC (BNHCRC)
Development and validation of human performance measures for maritime applications; Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
Investigating Moral Judgement and Safety Culture of a Cruise Ship Organisation through Exploration of Moral Safety Dilemmas; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Organising for Effective Incident Management; CRC for Bushfire Research (CRCB)
Practical decision tools for improved decision-making in complex time-constrained and multi-team environments; Bushfire and Natural Hazard CRC (BNHCRC)
Pro Green Ship Operations; International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU)
Technology and Innovation Management in High Risk Situations; Australian Research Council (ARC)
CSMART Maritime Operation Safety Analysis (MOSA) Implementation
HDMT Research
Human Factors Interactions with Marine Pilots Competencies and Performances
IPM Safety Research Project
Managing Vessels in Port Waters
Maritime Height Safety Research
RAN-ASHORE - Study to achieve on-shore qualification of Marine Systems Technicians
Vessel Interface in Port Waters - Scoping Stage
Victorian Threat & Error Management Project - Auditing Crew Competency for Risk Assessment (AMSA)
Victorian Threat & Error Management Project - Auditing Crew Competency for Risk Assessment (MSV)

Research Candidate Supervision

'Safe Ports' for the 21st Century
A Framework for Authentic Assessment that Enhances Academic Performance in Seafarer Training
Human-Machine interaction in the Era of e-Navigation
Impact of the human factor in shipping across the design and operational lifecycle
Int. Maritime English in the Doldrums- A Comparison of Communication Strategies and Breakdowns of Maritime English by Native and Non-Native Team Members
Investigating the Role of Purchasinf Process in Restricting the Incursion of Counterfeit Components in the Industrial Supply Chain
Learning and Assessment Approaches for Diverse Student Cohorts within Marine (Seafaring) Engineering Programmes
Maritime Operations in Humanitarian Logistics.
Maritime Pilotage. The Development of Selection, Assessment and Training in Simulated and Integrated Bridge Environments
The development of metrics to evaluate team effectiveness in a port environment