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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  • Clark, Deirdre (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2019-10-23)
    The reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the atmosphere is currently one of the main challenges facing humanity. One solution is carbon capture from concentrated sources and directly from the atmosphere, and long term storage in rocks. Basaltic ...
  • Jónsson, Jón Örvar G. (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2019-09)
    Soils are an important natural capital that provides multiple services to humans including provisioning food, feed and fibre, water filtration and stabilizing climate. Soil security and soil sustainability are the basis for obtaining many of the UN ...
  • Kular, Lara; Liu, Yun; Ruhrmann, Sabrina; Zheleznyakova, Galina; Marabita, Francesco; Gomez-Cabrero, David; James, Tojo; Ewing, Ewoud; Lindén, Magdalena; Górnikiewicz, Bartosz; Aeinehband, Shahin; Stridh, Pernilla; Link, Jenny; Andlauer, Till F. M.; Gasperi, Christiane; Wiendl, Heinz; Zipp, Frauke; Gold, Ralf; Tackenberg, Björn; Weber, Frank; Hemmer, Bernhard; Strauch, Konstantin; Heilmann-Heimbach, Stefanie; Rawal, Rajesh; Schminke, Ulf; Schmidt, Carsten O.; Kacprowski, Tim; Franke, Andre; Laudes, Matthias; Dilthey, Alexander T.; Celius, Elisabeth G.; Søndergaard, Helle B.; Tegnér, Jesper; Harbo, Hanne F.; Oturai, Annette B.; Olafsson, Sigurgeir; Eggertsson, Hannes; Halldorsson, Bjarni V.; Hjaltason, Haukur; Ólafsson, Elías; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Stefansson, Kari; Olsson, Tomas; Piehl, Fredrik; Ekström, Tomas J.; Kockum, Ingrid; Feinberg, Andrew P.; Jagodic, Maja (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-06-19)
    The human leukocyte antigen (HLA) haplotype DRB1*15:01 is the major risk factor for multiple sclerosis (MS). Here, we find that DRB1*15:01 is hypomethylated and predominantly expressed in monocytes among carriers of DRB1*15:01. A differentially methylated ...
  • Tirosh, Yoav (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2019-10)
    Ljósvetninga saga takes place in Northern Iceland during the tenth and eleventh centuries and focuses on the political maneuverings of the chieftain Guðmundr inn ríki Eyjólfsson and his son Eyjólfr. Most of the academic debate surrounding Ljósvetninga ...
  • Benediktsdóttir, Ásta Kristín (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2019-11)
    In the late 1940s an Icelandic writer, Elías Mar (1924–2007), wrote and published novels that were set in Reykjavík and dealt with young men’s same-sex desire and sexual identity crisis. Later he became quite outspoken about his bisexuality and a ...

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