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Hjördís Rut Sigurjónsdóttir

Research Fellow

Hjördis is a social researcher with an interest in globalisation, migration, integration, sustainable lifestyle, green growth and social innovation, among many other things. She likes working in the intersection between research, policy and practice. She is specialised in human geography and sociology. 

Academic qualifications

Master in science, Human geography (Globalisation, environment and social change), Stockholm University

Bachelor of Art in Sociology, University of Iceland



  • Icelandic
  • English
  • Swedish


Prior positions

News reporter at RÚV (The Icelandic broadcasting service), Reykjavík Iceland

News reporter at Stöð 2 (Channel 2)

Editor in chief at Nýtt Líf (Women’s magazine)

Journalist at Mannlíf (News magazine)

Journalist at Fréttablaðið