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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  • Lévy, Léa (Paris Sciences et Lettres, Laboratoire de Géologie de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure and University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2019-04)
    The electrical signature of volcanoes is affected by several characteristics of rocks: volume and salinity of pore fluid, abundance of conductive minerals, rock temperature and presence of molten crust (magma). Electromagnetic soundings are widely used ...
  • Hálfdánarson, Óskar (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-03-08)
    Background and aims: Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are commonly prescribed drugs that are used to treat acid-related disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. Over the last decade, PPI use has repeatedly been shown to be increasing worldwide, causing ...
  • van der Berg, Julianne D.; Stehouwer, Coen D.A.; Bosma, Hans; Caserotti, Paolo; Eiriksdottir, Gudny; Van Domelen, Dane R.; Brychta, Robert J.; Chen, Kong Y.; Sveinsson, Thorarinn; Johannsson, Erlingur; Launer, Lenore J.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Jonsson, Palmi V.; Harris, Tamara B.; Koster, Annemarie; Arnardóttir, Nanna Ýr (Informa UK Limited, 2019-03-30)
    Dynamic sitting, such as fidgeting and desk work, might be associated with health, but remains difficult toidentify out of accelerometry data. We examined, in a laboratory study, whether dynamic sitting can beidentified out of triaxial activity counts. ...
  • Asgeirsdottir, Hildur Gudny (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-02-08)
    Bakgrunnur og markmið: Meirihluti einstaklinga upplifir streitu og áföll á ævinni. Streita og áföll hafa í för með sér aukna áhættu á geðröskunum sem geta leitt til alvarlegri útkoma, eins og aukinnar áhættu á sjálfsvígshugsum sjálfsskaða, ...
  • Quirk, Sigríður Júlía (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-04)
    The pneumococcus is a major human pathogen that causes morbidity and mortality worldwide. Pneumococci are normally carried asymptomatically in the nasopharynx of healthy pre-school children. Pneumococcal infections can range from acute otitis media ...

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