Iolanda Figueira Veríssimo

Degree

2012 Master in Journalism (Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas - Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

2009 Curricular Traineeship (TSF Rádio Notícias)

2009 Degree in Communication Sciences Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

2008 ERASMUS Program (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3)

Work Experience

2010 - Research fellow at the Center for Research in Applied Communications, Culture and New Technologies of ULHT

2009 - 2010 Journalist at TSF Radio Noticias

Current Projects

2013 iDTV - Health: Inclusive services to promote health and wellness via digital interactive television

2013 Woman and Media Industries in Europe (European Institute for Gender Equality)

Some Previous Projects

2010 - 2011 ADOPT-DTV - Incentives and Barriers to the Adoption of Digital Terrestrial Television in Portugal

Publications

- Baptista, A. Veríssimo, I. Quico, C. Cardoso, M. Damásio, M. Sequeira, A. (2013). Using digital interactive television to promote healthcare and wellness inclusive services. In Proc. of HCI International, Las Vegas, EUA, July 21-26. 2013.
- Baptista, A. Veríssimo, I. Sequeira, A. Quico, C. Cardoso, M. Damásio, M. J. (2013). A promoção de saúde e bem-estar via televisão digital interativa. In Proc. of VIII Congresso SOPCOM, 17-19 October, Escola Superior de Comunicação Social, Lisboa. 2013.
- Veríssimo, I., Sequeira, A., Quico, C. & Damásio, M.J. (2012) "Knowledge, attitudes and expectations of 30 Portuguese families in the context of the switchover from analogue terrestrial television to digital terrestrial television". In IAMCR 2012: South-North Conversations. Durban, South Africa. July 15-19, 2012.
- Veríssimo, I., Quico, C., Cardoso M. & Damásio, M.J.(2012) “Serviços inclusivos de promoção da saúde e bem-estar via televisão digital: reportagem e debate interativos sobre Diabetes”. In Proc. of Lusocom conference “Comunicação, Cultura e Desenvolvimento”. Lisboa, Portugal, 27-29 September 2012. - Baptista, A. Veríssimo, I. Quico, C. Cardoso, M. Damásio, M. Sequeira, A. (2013). Using digital interactive television to promote healthcare and wellness inclusive services. HCI International 2013, 21-26 Julho, Las Vegas, EUA (to be published).
- Dias, P., Damásio, M.J., Henriques, S., Veríssimo, I. & Baptista, A. (2013) "What’s Smart about Smart Technologies? Drivers and Obstacles to Adoption of Smartphones and SmartTV". Atas da International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), 25-29 Junho, Dublin, Reino Unido (to be published).
- Quico, C., Damásio, M. J., Henriques, S. & Veríssimo, I. (2012). “Digital terrestrial TV switchover process in Portugal: viewers between a rock and a hard place” for Sousa, Helena & Denicoli, Sérgio (eds. ) Digital Communication Policies in the Information Society Promotion Stage. eBook. Universidade do Minho. - Sequeira, A., Veríssimo, I. & Quico, C. (2012) "Incentives and Barriers to the Adoption of Digital Terrestrial Television in Portugal: Perspectives of the stakeholders involved in the transition process". Atas da conferência da International Communication Association (ICA) 2012 - "Communication and Community. 24-28 Maio 2012. Phoenix, Arizona/ USA.
- Quico, Célia; Damásio, Manuel José; Henriques, Sara & Veríssimo, Iolanda (2011). “Perfis de adopters de TV digital no contexto do processo de transição da televisão analógica terrestre para a televisão digital terrestre em Portugal”. Atas do SOPCOM 2011. Universidade do Porto, Porto/ Portugal. 15 - 17 Dezembro 2011.
- Quico, Célia; Damásio, Manuel José; Henriques, Sara & Veríssimo, Iolanda (2011). “Incentivos e Barreiras à Adopção da Televisão Digital Terrestre em Portugal: Perspectivas dos Telespectadores e de Outras Partes Interessadas”. Atas da SOPCOM 2011. Universidade do Porto, Porto/ Portugal. 15 - 17 Dezembro 2011.
- Quico, Célia; Damásio, Manuel José; Henriques, Sara & Veríssimo, Iolanda (2011). “Profiles of digital TV adopters in the switchover context in Portugal”. Atas da conferência da IAMCR 2011. Kadir Has University, Istambul/ Turquia. 13 - 17 Julho 2011. © União Europeia, 2002-2013 | http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu Página 3 / 4 Curriculum Vitae Iolanda Veríssimo.
- Quico, Célia; Damásio, Manuel José; Henriques, Sara & Veríssimo, Iolanda (2011). “Drivers and barriers to the adoption of digital television in Portugal: the perspectives of the TV viewers and other main stakeholders”. Atas da conferência EuroITV 2011. Universidade Lusófona & LINI, Lisboa/ Portugal. 29 Junho - 1 Julho 2011.
- Publication of the news report entitled «Ruído que mata», at the weekly newspaper SOL, on September 4th, 2009 (Nº 156) of TABU Magazine. - Publication of the news report entitled «A doença adormecida», at the weekly newspaper SOL, on November 6th, 2009 (Nº165) of TABU Magazine.
- Publication of the news report entitled «Livraria Histórica e Ultramarina: De Lisboa para o Mundo», at the weekly newspaper SOL, on November 26th, 2010 (Nº221) of TABU Magazine.
- Publication of the news report entitled «Espelho meu, há alguém mais forte do que eu?», at the weekly newspaper SOL, on September 2nd, 2011 (Nº261) of TABU Magazine.

Iolanda Veríssimo, Master in Journalism and B.A. in Communication Sciences (Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of Universidade Nova de Lisboa) is a researcher at the Center for Research in Applied Communications, Culture and New Technologies of ULHT.

Her fields of research and academic activity are Communication Sciences and the new technologies, particularly focusing digital television. Her master’s studies are about the perspectives for the development of local television in Portugal within the new digital scenario.