Sabina Misoch is a research professor and heads the Institute for Ageing Research (IAF) at the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland (OST) in St. Gallen, Switzerland. She holds a Ph.D. in sociology and her research focuses on aging, technology acceptance, ICT, social robotics, identity work, and longevity.
She is currently leading several projects on technologies for older adults including robotics, identity work in the transition to retirement, digital skills of 50+, and palliative care in rural regions of Switzerland. She is also leading the largest national collaborative project AGE-INT in Switzerland to address the challenges of demographic change.
An active member of the Swiss Society of Gerontology and the German Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Professor Misoch also serves on the foundations and administrative boards of several organizations for senior citizens.
She is recognized as an international expert on ICT, technologies, and aging for various commissions.