Dr. Ágústa Pálsdóttir is Professor at the Department of Information Science, University of Iceland (UoI). She has served as faculty council member and head of department, as well as board member and chairperson for several committees and research centres at UoI. In addition, she has served as a visiting professor at the Faculty of Product Design and Environment, Transilvania University of Brasov in Romania, Department of Information and Library Science at University of Latvia, and Information Studies at Åbo Akademi University, Finland. She has also participated at organising several international workshops for doctoral students, acted as pre-reviewer of doctoral dissertations internationally, in addition to supervising her own doctoral students. She has served as member of evaluation committees for academic positions at international universities. In 2017 she served as a chair of an expert committee for the quality assessment of the Journalism and the Information Science study programs at the University of Tartu and at Tallinn University in Estonia. Her main field of research is health information behaviour and media and health information literacy, particularly among senior citizens, and she has authored several articles on this topic.
Title : From Noticing to Suspecting: The Initial Stages in the Information Behaviour of Informal Caregivers of People with Dementia
Title : Perceived barriers to information about healthy lifestyle and health self-efficacy beliefs among senior citizens in Iceland