Tim Kariotis

Tim Kariotis

Research Fellow

University of Melbourne School of Government

Timothy Kariotis is a research fellow in regulation and design at the Melbourne School of Government. Tim is also a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Melbourne School of Computing and Information Systems, where his Ph.D. focuses on information privacy in the design of digital mental health technologies. Tim also holds a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology), Bachelor of Nutrition Science and Master of Public Health.

Tim’s core research area is health informatics. Tim is a trainee fellow with the Australasian College of Health Informatics and has spoken at several local and international health informatics conference. Tim won best student paper award at the New Zealand Health Informatics Conference (Wellington, 2017), the Australian Health Informatics Conference (Melbourne, 2018), and the Context Sensitive Health Informatics Conference (Lille – France, 2018) for his work on privacy and mental health informatics. Currently, Tim is leading a project to establish a social care and disability informatics program in Australia.

In addition to research, Tim is also a mental health advocate, community development practitioner, and WEF Global Shaper. Tim’s broad interest is in ensuring our information-driven world is equitable and just for all people, especially for with lived experience of mental illness.