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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  • Johannesdottir, Lilja; Alves, Jose; Gill, J. A.; Gunnarsson, Tomas Gretar (Wiley, 2017-12-21)
    Agriculture is one of the primary threats to biodiversity but agricultural land can also provide key resources for many species and, in some parts of the world, agricultural land supports important populations of species of conservation concern. In ...
  • Marcon, Alessandro; Pesce, Giancarlo; Calciano, Lucia; Bellisario, Valeria; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith; Gíslason, Þórarinn; Heinrich, Joachim; Holm, Mathias; Janson, Christer; Jarvis, Deborah; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Matheson, Melanie C.; Pirina, Pietro; Svanes, Cecilie; Villani, Simona; Zuberbier, Torsten; Minelli, Cosetta; Accordini, Simone (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-08-22)
    Background Tobacco consumption is the largest avoidable health risk. Understanding changes of smoking over time and across populations is crucial to implementing health policies. We evaluated trends in smoking initiation between 1970 and 2009 in random ...
  • Roper, Lucinda; Tran, Duong Thuy; Einarsdóttir, Kristjana; Preen, David B.; Havard, Alys (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-08-30)
    Background The linkage of routine data collections are valuable for population-based evaluation of smoking cessation pharmacotherapy in pregnancy where little is known about the utilisation or safety of these pharmacotherapies antenatally. The use of ...
  • Leifsdóttir, Kristín; Mehmet, Huseyin; Eksborg, Staffan; Herlenius, Eric (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-08-08)
    Background: Cerebral ischemia generates neuroinflammation that can induce neural cell death. This cohort study assessed whether Fas-ligand (FasL) and interleukin (IL)-6 levels in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) after hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) ...
  • Ajello, M.; Baldini, L.; Barbiellini, G.; Bastieri, D.; Bellazzini, R.; Bissaldi, E.; Blandford, R. D.; Bonino, R.; Bottacini, E.; Bregeon, J.; Bruel, P.; Buehler, R.; Cameron, R. A.; Caputo, R.; Caraveo, P. A.; Chiaro, G.; Ciprini, S.; Cohen-Tanugi, J.; Costantin, D.; D’Ammando, F.; de Palma, F.; Di Lalla, N.; Di Mauro, M.; Di Venere, L.; Domínguez, A.; Favuzzi, C.; Franckowiak, A.; Fukazawa, Y.; Funk, S.; Fusco, P.; Gargano, F.; Gasparrini, D.; Giglietto, N.; Giordano, F.; Giroletti, M.; Green, D.; Grenier, I. A.; Guiriec, S.; Holt, C.; Horan, D.; Jóhannesson, Guðlaugur; Kocevski, D.; Kuss, M.; Mura, G. La; Larsson, S.; Li, J.; Longo, F.; Loparco, F.; Lubrano, P.; Magill, J. D.; Maldera, S.; Manfreda, A.; Mazziotta, M. N.; Michelson, P. F.; Mizuno, T.; Monzani, M. E.; Morselli, A.; Negro, M.; Nuss, E.; Omodei, N.; Orienti, M.; Orlando, E.; Paliya, V. S.; Perkins, J. S.; Persic, M.; Pesce-Rollins, M.; Piron, F.; Principe, G.; Racusin, J. L.; Rainò, S.; Rando, R.; Razzano, M.; Razzaque, S.; Reimer, A.; Reimer, O.; Sgrò, C.; Siskind, E. J.; Spandre, G.; Spinelli, P.; Tak, D.; Thayer, J. B.; Torres, D. F.; Tosti, G.; Valverde, J.; Vogel, M.; Wood, K. (American Astronomical Society, 2018-08-17)
    We use joint observations by the Swift X-ray Telescope (XRT) and the Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT) of gamma-ray burst (GRB) afterglows to investigate the nature of the long-lived high-energy emission observed by Fermi LAT. Joint broadband spectral ...

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