- 15 December 1908
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- May 1979
New South Wales
Joyce Vickery conducted postgraduate research at the University of Sydney into insectivorous plants and seed germination in grass. She was appointed assistant botanist at the National Herbarium of New South Wales in 1936, and completed her PhD in 1959. Dr Vickery helped to solve the Graeme Thorne kidnapping case with forensic work. She was appointed senior botanist at the Herbarium in 1964.