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.

The repository is OpenAIRE / OpenAIREplus compliant and in accordance with requirements for publication of research results from projects supported by the European research programs FP7 and H2020.

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  • Einarsdóttir, Þorgerður J.; Rafnsdóttir, Gudbjörg LINDA; Valdimarsdóttir, Margrét (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2019-04-01)
    High levels of women in politics and paid work, together with the availability of paid parental leave and public child care, make the gender imbalance in business leadership in Iceland all the more confounding. This study analyzes business leaders’ ...
  • Sigfúsdóttir, Thorbjörg; Phillips, Emrys; Benediktsson, Ívar Örn (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2019-09-10)
    Pressurised meltwater has a major impact on ice dynamics, as well as on sedimentary and deformational processes occurring below/in front of glaciers and ice sheets, but its role in glaciotectonic processes is yet to be fully understood. This study ...
  • Helgason, Agnar (Institute of Public Administration and Politics - Icelandic Review of Politics and Administration, 2018-12-13)
    Conventional wisdom suggests that occupational class plays a limited role in explaining vote choice in Iceland. In this paper, we argue that the death of class in Icelandic politics may be premature and that it still plays a role in structuring political ...
  • von Leesen, Gotje; Ninnemann, Ulysses S.; Campana, Steven (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2020-02-14)
    Increasing water temperatures are predicted around the globe, with high amplitudes of warming in Subarctic and Arctic regions where Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) populations currently flourish. We reconstructed oxygen isotope and temperature chronologies ...
  • Guðmundsdóttir, Linda Sólveigar; Skaptadóttir, Unnur Dís (Lambda Nordica, 2018-10-18)
    This article examines LGBQ migrants’ experiences of living in Iceland, with a focus on LGBQ migrants from the Global South. LGBQ migrants may belong to various communities, for example, to their ethnic community, the queer community and to the wider ...

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