This is the institutional repository for peer reviewed articles published in open access and doctoral dissertations by the Agricultural University of Iceland, the Iceland Academy of the Arts, the National and University Library of Iceland, Reykjavik University, the University of Akureyri, Bifröst University, Hólar University College and the University of Iceland. Open access to research results is in accordance with article 10 from the Act on public support for research / 2003 No 3 and is compliant with requirements from international and domestic research fund programs. The purpose of the Open Science repository is to make results of research conducted at Icelandic universities accessible to the public online without hindrance or charge. Deposits to the repository are permanent and are intended to ensure future access to all published scientific material of the Icelandic research community. By collecting this material together in one collection access is made simple and easy for anyone who wishes to study the considerable scientific work conducted in Iceland.

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  • Olsen, Mirjam Harkestad; Gunnþórsdóttir, Hermína (University of Aberdeen, 2018-08-11)
    This article is situated within the Arctic Regions North Norway and North/East Iceland. It presents a study on what motivates adults in Arctic regions to apply for and complete a Master’s degree in Education. Motivation is examined in relation to ...
  • van Setten, Jessica; Brody, Jennifer A.; Jamshidi, Yalda; Swenson, Brenton R.; Butler, Anne M.; Campbell, Harry; Del Greco, Fabiola M.; Evans, Daniel S.; Gibson, Quince; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Kerr, Kathleen F.; Krijthe, Bouwe P.; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Müller, Christian; Müller-Nurasyid, Martina; Nolte, Ilja M.; Padmanabhan, Sandosh; Ritchie, Marylyn D.; Robino, Antonietta; Smith, Albert V.; Steri, Maristella; Tanaka, Toshiko; Teumer, Alexander; Trompet, Stella; Ulivi, Sheila; Verweij, Niek; Yin, Xiaoyan; Arnar, David O.; Asselbergs, Folkert W.; Bader, Joel S.; Barnard, John; Bis, Josh; Blankenberg, Stefan; Boerwinkle, Eric; Bradford, Yuki; Buckley, Brendan M.; Chung, Mina K.; Crawford, Dana; den Hoed, Marcel; Denny, Josh C.; Dominiczak, Anna F.; Ehret, Georg B.; Eijgelsheim, Mark; Ellinor, Patrick T.; Felix, Stephan B.; Franco, Oscar H.; Franke, Lude; Harris, Tamara B.; Holm, Hilma; Ilaria, Gandin; Iorio, Annamaria; Kähönen, Mika; Kolcic, Ivana; Kors, Jan A.; Lakatta, Edward G.; Launer, Lenore J.; Lin, Honghuang; Lin, Henry J.; Loos, Ruth J. F.; Lubitz, Steven A.; Macfarlane, Peter W.; Magnani, Jared W.; Leach, Irene Mateo; Meitinger, Thomas; Mitchell, Braxton D.; Munzel, Thomas; Papanicolaou, George J.; Peters, Annette; Pfeufer, Arne; Pramstaller, Peter P.; Raitakari, Olli T.; Rotter, Jerome I.; Rudan, Igor; Samani, Nilesh J.; Schlessinger, David; Silva Aldana, Claudia T.; Sinner, Moritz F.; Smith, Jonathan D.; Snieder, Harold; Soliman, Elsayed Z.; Spector, Timothy D.; Stott, David J.; Strauch, Konstantin; Tarasov, Kirill V.; Þorsteinsdóttir, Unnur; Uitterlinden, Andre G.; Van Wagoner, David R.; Völker, Uwe; Völzke, Henry; Waldenberger, Melanie; Jan Westra, Harm; Wild, Philipp S.; Zeller, Tanja; Alonso, Alvaro; Avery, Christy L.; Bandinelli, Stefania; Benjamin, Emelia J.; Cucca, Francesco; Dörr, Marcus; Ferrucci, Luigi; Gasparini, Paolo; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Hayward, Caroline; Heckbert, Susan R.; Hicks, Andrew A.; Jukema, J. Wouter; Kääb, Stefan; Lehtimäki, Terho; Liu, Yongmei; Munroe, Patricia B.; Parsa, Afshin; Polasek, Ozren; Psaty, Bruce M.; Roden, Dan M.; Schnabel, Renate B.; Sinagra, Gianfranco; Stefansson, Kari; Stricker, Bruno H.; van der Harst, Pim; van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Wilson, James F.; Gharib, Sina A.; de Bakker, Paul I. W.; Isaacs, Aaron; Arking, Dan E.; Sotoodehnia, Nona (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-07-25)
    Electrocardiographic PR interval measures atrio-ventricular depolarization and conduction, and abnormal PR interval is a risk factor for atrial fibrillation and heart block. Our genome-wide association study of over 92,000 European-descent individuals ...
  • Vojinovic, Dina; Adams, Hieab H.; Jian, Xueqiu; Yang, Qiong; Smith, Albert Vernon; Bis, Joshua C.; Teumer, Alexander; Scholz, Markus; Armstrong, Nicola J.; Hofer, Edith; Saba, Yasaman; Luciano, Michelle; Bernard, Manon; Trompet, Stella; Yang, Jingyun; Gillespie, Nathan A.; van der Lee, Sven J.; Neumann, Alexander; Ahmad, Shahzad; Andreassen, Ole A.; Ames, David; Amin, Najaf; Arfanakis, Konstantinos; Bastin, Mark E.; Becker, Diane M.; Beiser, Alexa S.; Beyer, Frauke; Brodaty, Henry; Bryan, R. Nick; Bülow, Robin; Dale, Anders M.; De Jager, Philip L.; Deary, Ian J.; DeCarli, Charles; Fleischman, Debra A.; Gottesman, Rebecca F.; van der Grond, Jeroen; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Harris, Tamara B.; Homuth, Georg; Knopman, David S.; Kwok, John B.; Lewis, Cora E.; Li, Shuo; Loeffler, Markus; Lopez, Oscar L.; Maillard, Pauline; El Marroun, Hanan; Mather, Karen A.; Mosley, Thomas H.; Muetzel, Ryan L.; Nauck, Matthias; Nyquist, Paul A.; Panizzon, Matthew S.; Pausova, Zdenka; Psaty, Bruce M.; Rice, Ken; Rotter, Jerome I.; Royle, Natalie; Satizabal, Claudia L.; Schmidt, Reinhold; Schofield, Peter R.; Schreiner, Pamela J.; Sidney, Stephen; Stott, David J.; Thalamuthu, Anbupalam; Uitterlinden, Andre G.; Valdés Hernández, Maria C.; Vernooij, Meike W.; Wen, Wei; White, Tonya; Witte, A. Veronica; Wittfeld, Katharina; Wright, Margaret J.; Yanek, Lisa R.; Tiemeier, Henning; Kremen, William S.; Bennett, David A.; Jukema, J. Wouter; Paus, Tomas; Wardlaw, Joanna M.; Schmidt, Helena; Sachdev, Perminder S.; Villringer, Arno; Grabe, Hans Jörgen; Longstreth, W T; van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Launer, Lenore J.; Seshadri, Sudha; Ikram, M Arfan; Fornage, Myriam (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-09-26)
    The volume of the lateral ventricles (LV) increases with age and their abnormal enlargement is a key feature of several neurological and psychiatric diseases. Although lateral ventricular volume is heritable, a comprehensive investigation of its genetic ...
  • Walters, G. Bragi; Gústafsson, Ómar; Sveinbjörnsson, Garðar; Eiriksdottir, Valgerdur Kristin; Ágústsdóttir, Arna B.; Jónsdóttir, Guðrún A.; Steinberg, Stacy; Gunnarsson, Árni F.; Magnússon, Magnús I.; Unnsteinsdóttir, Unnur; Lee, Amy L.; Jónasdóttir, Aðalbjörg; Sigurðsson, Ásgeir; Jónasdóttir, Áslaug; Skúladóttir, Ástrós; Jonsson, Lina; Nawaz, Muhammad S.; Sulem, Patrick; Frigge, Mike; Ingason, Andrés; Love, Askell; Norðdahl, Guðmundur L.; Zervas, Mark; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Ulfarsson, Magnus; Sæmundsen, Evald E.; Stefansson, Hreinn; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-08-27)
    Discovery of coding variants in genes that confer risk of neurodevelopmental disorders is an important step towards understanding the pathophysiology of these disorders. Wholegenome sequencing of 31,463 Icelanders uncovers a frameshift variant ...
  • Long, Thorir E (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-12)
    Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common clinical problem both in the hospital and outpatient setting and is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a risk factor for developing AKI and AKI is a risk factor for ...

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