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Personal profile

Personal profile

Oliver Burmeister is one of six Senior Research Fellows, appointed in July 2018 to lead the three CSU spheres of research, two co-leading each one. He is co-leading of the “Flourishing Communities” sphere. He is particularly interested in improving quality of life through social technologies, mostly in areas related to health informatics.  Examples of current projects he is working on include the National Mental Health Commission’s Equally Well web portal, an Australian Competitive Grants Register Category 1 grant to produce wearable technology to reduce the burden of care for care givers of people with dementia, and supervising a doctoral project involving autonomous (artificial intelligence) robotic health care of the elderly.

Research Interests

  • Improving quality of life through social technologies (mostly in areas related to mental health)
  • Improving professional practice

Professional Information

External Appointments and Memberships:

  • Charles Sturt University Representative Member, Riverina headspace Consortium (2013-2019).
  • Member and immediate past Chair, Australian Computer Society (ACS), Committee on Computer Ethics.
  • Australian (ACS) representative to and Secretary of, International Federation of Information Processing, Technical Committee 9 'ICT and Society' (TC9).
  • Community Member of Western Regional Advisory Council (RAC) on Multiculturalism

Editorial Roles on journals:

  • Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Information, Communication & Ethics in Society
  • Section Editor, Australasian Journal of Information Systems.
  • Associate Editor, Australian Journal of Rural Health.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy , Charles Sturt University


BTh (Hons) (ACT)


DipMin (ACT)


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Research Output

Absence of rigorous evidence undermines cultural safety reforms

Lock, M., Burmeister, O., McMillan, F. & Whiteford, G., 27 Feb 2020, In : Australian Journal of Rural Health. 28, 1, p. 4-5 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Cybersecurity, value sensing robots for LGBTIQ+ elderly, and the need for revised codes of conduct

Poulsen, A., Fosch-Villaronga, E. & Burmeister, O. K., 08 Jun 2020, In : Australasian Journal of Information Systems. 24, p. 1-16 16 p., 2789.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • Evaluating a low-intensity cognitive behavioural program for young people in regional Australia

    Fox, R., Nic Giolla Easpaig, B., Roberts, R., Greig, J., Burmeister, O., Dufty, J. & Thomas, S., 10 Apr 2020, In : Australian Journal of Rural Health. 28, 2, p. 195-202 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Issues of disaster justice confronting local community leaders in disaster recovery

    Ingham, V., Islam, M. R., Hicks, J. & Burmeister, O., Jan 2020, Natural Hazards and Disaster Justice: Challenges for Australia and its Neighbours. Lukasiewicz, A. & Baldwin, C. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 221-238 18 p.

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Open Access


    • 1 Internal HDR Supervision

    An exploration of Greek Migrant experiences and later life emotional well-being. A qualitative study

    Maree Bernoth (Examiner) & Oliver Burmeister (Examiner)


    Activity: Supervision/Examination/MentoringInternal HDR Supervision

    Press / Media

    Western NSW residents needed for COVID19 research

    Jodie Kleinschafer, Oliver Burmeister & Gail Fuller


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    TC9 Launches Reformed Working Group on Intelligent Communities

    Sabih Rehman, Oliver Burmeister, Jenni Greig, Adam Poulsen, Anwaar Ul-Haq, David Kreps, Eduard Fosch-Villaronga & Shah Miah


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media