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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  • Gudmundsson, Gunnar; Sigurgeirsdottir, Jonina; Halldorsdottir, Sigridur; Arnardóttir, Ragnheiður Harpa; Björnsson, Eythor (Dove Medical Press Ltd., 2019-05-16)
    Background: COPD is a common cause of morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to explore patients’ experiences, self-reported needs, and needs-driven strategies to cope with self-management of COPD. Patients and methods: In this phenomenological ...
  • Remina, Dilixiati (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-03)
    The pigment producing melanocytes are derived from the neural crest cells and form precursor cells called melanoblasts. These cells proliferate and migrate to their destination in skin, hair and other organs where they differentiate into melanocytes ...
  • Gestsdóttir, Hildur (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2014)
    Osteoarthritis has been intensively studied within the field of palaeopathology. For decades there was assumed to be a direct link between activity and the development of osteoarthritis, and this was reflected in the work which was carried out, with ...
  • Ólafsson, Skúli Sigurður (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Guðfræði- og trúarbragðafræðideild, 2014-03-26)
    Lord’s Supper in Iceland 1570-1720. Procedure and Impact The Lord’s Supper in Iceland in the period from 1570 to 1720 is the core focus of this thesis. Limited research has been undertaken on this topic, despite its significance for a greater understanding ...
  • Jonsdottir, Sigridur Sia (Linnaeus University Press, 2019)
    Aim: The aim of this thesis was to achieve a deeper understanding of the situation among women experiencing perinatal distress during pregnancy and childbirth and the effects that dissatisfaction in partner relationship and weak social support from ...

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