Victoria J Palmer

Senior Research Fellow & Honorary Fellow (Applied Ethics) Melbourne Networked Society Institute, University of Melbourne

Trained in applied ethics and qualitative participatory design methods. Lead of the Integrated Mental Health Research Program. Research interests in the ethics of predicting risk, participatory health, digital health ethics and physical and mental health integration. Led a large scale quality improvement trial using an experience based co-design method for people living with severe mental illnesses and their carers. Currently leading a trial to reduce cardiovascular risk in people with severe mental illness.


  • –present
    Postdoctoral Researcher Applied Ethics, University of Melbourne
  • 2013–present
    Senior research fellow, University of Melbourne


  • 2007 
    Queensland University of Technology, PhD Applied Ethics