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  • Eyþórsson, Grétar Þór; Önnudóttir, Eva (Félagsfræðingafélags Íslands, 2017)
    In the Icelandic local government election in 2014 turnout was lower than ever before, and four years earlier it had already decreased considerably. In this article, the authors examine abstainers’ personal reasoning for not casting a vote. Using survey ...
  • Sverrisdóttir, Ingibjörg Steinunn; Sigurðsson, Kristinn; Hrafnkelsson, Örn (De Gruyter, 2012-12)
    The National Library of Iceland (established 1818) and the Library of the University of Iceland (established 1940) were amalgamated in 1994 as the National and University Library of Iceland (NULI). When the changes occurred, an opportunity to transform ...
  • Löve, Laufey; Traustadottir, Rannveig; Rice, James (Cogitatio, 2018-03-26)
    Achieving disability equality calls for transformative changes to society’s structures and norms. Recognizing the central role of disabled people and their organizations in this restructuring, and the call of the Convention on the Rights of Persons ...
  • Delgado, Alex J; Olafsson, Vilhelm (Dove Medical Press Ltd., 2017-08)
    Xerostomia affects 30% of the population and manifests as a side effect of medications, systemic diseases, or cancer therapy. Oral moisturizers are prescribed to overcome the ailments of dry mouth and its symptoms. It is imperative that these products ...
  • Helgadottir, Solveig (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2017-01-06)
    In line with advances in surgery, perioperative care, and intensive care, the outcome in patients treated for cardiovascular disease has improved. Open-heart surgery is common in most western countries and, in line with the general ageing of populations, ...
  • Matthiasson, Thorolfur (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands., 2008)
    Inflation was a growing problem during the 1960’s and the 1970’s in Iceland. Inflation represents a problem for any entity that tries to write up a budget, whether an individual, a company or a governmental entity. Many governmental entities do not ...
  • Hlynsdóttir, Eva Marín (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2016)
    Leach and Wilson (2002) identified four key tasks of local government leaders. Building on their initiative, this paper examines the task of developing strategic and policy direction at the Icelandic local level from the viewpoint of the Icelandic ...
  • Arnarsson, Arsaell; Kristófersson, Gísli Kort; Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Wiley, 2017-07-28)
    Introduction. Over the past two decades, alcohol consumption of Icelandic adolescents has decreased dramatically. The aim of this study was to quantify the extent of this reduction and compare it with the trend in cannabis use over a 20 year period and ...
  • Edmunds, Kyle; Gíslason, Magnús; Sigurðsson, Sigurður; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Harris, Tamara; Carraro, Ugo; Gargiulo, Paolo (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-03-07)
    Sarcopenic muscular degeneration has been consistently identified as an independent risk factor for mortality in aging populations. Recent investigations have realized the quantitative potential of computed tomography (CT) image analysis to describe ...
  • Saha, Subham (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2017-06)
    Electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy is routinely used to study the structure and dynamics of nucleic acids, to obtain information about their functions. A prerequisite for most EPR studies of nucleic acids is the incorporation of ...
  • Batt, Catherine M.; Brown, Maxwell; Clelland, Sarah-Jane; Korte, Monika; Linford, Paul; Outram, Zoe (Elsevier BV, 2017-09)
    Archaeomagnetic dating offers a valuable chronological tool for archaeological investigations, particularly for dating fired material. The method depends on the establishment of a dated record of secular variation of the Earth's magnetic field and this ...
  • Ingimarsson, Oddur (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2018-04-10)
    Background: Schizophrenia is a chronic serious mental disorder with prevalence close to 0.7%. Early symptoms of schizophrenia generally appear in late adolescence or the early twenties. The prognosis is usually worse in cases of early onset. The ...
  • Tarsi, Matteo (Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum, 2018)
    This article deals with the history and word formation of the Icelandic word for ‘police’, i.e. lögregla. The word constitutes an interesting case of word formation in that said lexeme is a dvandva compound whose creation is related to the expression að ...
  • Benediktsdóttir, Ásta Kristín; Sverrisdóttir, Rannveig (Hugvísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2017)
  • Óladóttir, Ásta Dís; Friðriksson, Friðrik Árni; Magnusson, Gylfi; Þráinsson, Valur (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2017-06-16)
    Tilgangur þessarar greinar er að fjalla um og varpa ljósi á sameiginlegt eignarhald fyrirtækja á skráðum hlutabréfamarkaði á Íslandi og er það borið saman við umfang slíks eignarhalds í Bandaríkjunum. Nokkur umræða hefur verið um hversu fáir aðilar ...
  • Jonsson, Stefan Hrafn (Félagsfræðingafélags Íslands, 2017)
    Í þessari grein er fjallað um lýðfræði sem undirgrein félagsfræðinnar í alþjóðlegu vísindastarfi. Fjallað er um helstu svið innan lýðfræðinnar, breytingar á mannfjölda á Íslandi síðustu áratugi og rannsóknir sem íslenskir fræðimenn hafa gert til aukins ...
  • Hugason, Hjalti (Guðfræðistofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2016)
    Meginviðfangsefni greinarinnar lýtur að samvinnu og skörun en jafnframt árekstrum and-legs og veraldlegs valds í kjölfar siðaskiptanna. Leitast er við að svara spurningunni um hvort andlegir og veraldlegir embættismenn Danakonungs hafi ávallt unnið ...
  • Brynjarsdóttir, Eyja (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018-04-20)
    This paper argues that philosophical practice in the Western world, in particular analytic philosophy, suffers from problems that contribute to its lack of diversity in two senses: the exclusion of women and minorities, and a narrow choice of subjects ...
  • Jónsson, Helgi (Springer Nature, 2017-12)
    Background: Hand photography has been used in a number of studies to determine the presence and severity of hand osteoarthritis (HOA). The aim of this study was to present age and gender specific prevalences of HOA diagnosed by this method. Methods: ...
  • Kuiper, Ingrid N.; Svanes, Cecilie; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Bertelsen, Randi J.; Bråbäck, Lennart; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Holm, Mathias; Janson, Christer; Jögi, Rain; Malinovschi, Andrei; Matheson, Melanie; Moratalla, Jesús Martínez; Real, Francisco Gómez; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Schlünssen, Vivi; Timm, Signe; Johannessen, Ane (Springer Nature, 2018-07-27)
    Background Self-report questionnaires are commonly used in epidemiology, but may be susceptible to misclassification, especially if answers are given on behalf of others, e.g. children or parents. The aim was to determine agreement and analyse predictors ...