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  • Hreinsson, Haraldur; Eyjólfsson, Sigurjón Árni (Guðfræðistofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2017)
    Á umliðnum árum hefur biskupsembættið — eðli þess, hlutverk og tilgangur — í hinni evangelísk-lúthersku kirkju verið talsvert til umræðu á guðfræði- og kirkjulegum vettvangi. Grein þessi er hugsuð sem annars vegar sögulegt og hins vegar guðfræðilegt ...
  • Magnúsdóttir, Ásdís Rósa (Hugvísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2018-09-05)
    Umfjöllun um undur og ógnir borgarsamfélagsins er að finna í rituðum heimildum af ýmsu tagi og frá öllum tímum. Hér birtist þýðing Ásdísar Rósu Magnúsdóttur á dagbókarbrotum frá París frá tímum hundrað ára stríðsins svokallaða, sem hófst árið 1337. Í ...
  • Pálsdóttir, Kolbrún Þ. (Menntavísindasvið Háskóla Íslands, 2017-12-31)
    Þessi grein varpar ljósi á siðferðis- og skapgerðarmenntun innan skóla og stöðu slíkrar menntunar á Íslandi. Margt bendir til þess að þó að fræðimenn hafi á síðustu árum varpað ljósi á mikilvægi þess að efla siðferðilega dómgreind nemenda, sem og ...
  • Guðbjartsson, Einar; Snorrason, Jón Snorri (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands, 2017-06-30)
    Markmið þessarar greinar er að greina frá hluta niðurstaðna rannsóknar á umhverfi og starfsháttum endurskoðunarnefnda, nánar tiltekið bakgrunni nefndarmanna, áherslum þeirra og mati á trausti og gagnsæi fjárhagsupplýsinga. Bornar eru saman niðurstöður ...
  • Eggertsson, Þráinn (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands., 2008)
    Economists usually sing with the same nose when they answer questions about the role of technology in economic growth. They generally agree that sustained long-term growth in productivity, which began in Western Europe some two centuries ago, could not ...
  • Thorkelsdóttir, Rannveig (Norwegian University of Science and Technology Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology Management Programme for Teacher Education, 2016-08-31)
    The rationale for this study is that drama was included in the national curriculum framework in Iceland for the first time in 2013. As a result, there were considerable tensions connected with how Icelandic schools could or should embrace this newcomer ...
  • Liu, Dong; Liu, Cong; Wang, Xiyin; Ingvarsson, Sigurdur; Chen, Huiping (Scientific Research Publishing, Inc,, 2012)
    It is known that RNA editing occurs in human cells, which can change the information transmission from DNA to RNA and proteins. Most previous studies have focused on editing of the mRNAs. Here we reported that several kinds of RNAs, including miRNA, ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Edvardsson, Ingi Runar (Elsevier BV, 2017-08)
    Low levels of education have serious social, economic and cultural ramifications in rural areas. In many countries, regional universities have explicitly been built to educate the local population, create professional jobs and stimulate innovation. ...
  • Sigurðsson, Þorgeir (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2019-06-03)
    ARINBJARNARKVIÐA is an Old Norse poem in the kviðuháttr meter. It is composed in praise of Arinbjǫrn Þórisson, a friend of the skald Egill Skallagrímsson. The only source of the poem, except for a few citations in scholarly work, is page 99v in the ...
  • Arngrímsson, Arnar Davíð; Sigurgeirsson, Hersir; Ásmundsson, Jakob Már (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands, 2018-06-25)
    Alþjóðlegar reglur og venjur um framkvæmd afleiðusamninga hafa í gegnum tíðina mótast af dómafordæmum. Saga afleiðusamninga á Íslandi er stutt og framan af komu ekki mörg deilumál til kasta dómstóla. Þetta breyttist í kjölfar bankahrunsins árið 2008 ...
  • Jakobsdóttir, Sólveig; Hjartarson, Torfi; Þórhallsdóttir, Bergþóra (Háskólaútgáfan, 2014)
    Í þessum kafla er er lýst þeim hluta rannsóknarinnar á starfsháttum í grunnskólum þar sem markmiðið var að skoða áhrif upplýsingatækni á nám og kennslu. Upplýsingatækni er ætlað að gegna lykilhlutverki í skólastarfi og þróun nútímaskóla og tengist ...
  • Ala-Mantila, Sanna (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2017-05-05)
    Cities are engines of growth and productivity. In addition, great expectations are set upon these agglomerations to contribute to development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own. ...
  • Csapo, Adam; Spagnol, Simone; Herrera Martinez, Marcelo; Bujacz, Michal; Janeczek, Maciej; Ivanica, Gabriel; Wersényi, György; Moldoveanu, Alin; Unnthorsson, Runar (Audio Engineering Society, 2017-05-11)
    This paper focuses on auditory sensory substitution for providing visually impaired users with suitable information in both static scene recognition and dynamic obstacle avoidance. We introduce three different sonification models together with three ...
  • Halle, Kristine Flo; Fjose, Maria; Kristjánsdóttir, Hildur; Bjornsdottir, Amalia; Getz, Linn; Tómasdóttir, Margrét Ólafía; Sigurdsson, Johann Agust (Springer Nature, 2018-12)
    Background and aim Use of ultrasound scans early in pregnancy is increasing, but we have limited knowledge about the actual prevalence, associated decision-making and impact on expectant women/couples in a general population. The aim of this study was ...
  • Fahrendorff, Mathilde; Oliveri, Roberto S.; Johansson, Pär Ingemar (Springer Nature, 2017-04-13)
    Background Management of the critically bleeding patient can be encountered in many medical and surgical settings. Common for these patients is a high risk of dying from exsanguination secondary to developing coagulopathy. The purpose of this meta-analysis ...
  • Hvannberg, Ebba Thora; Halldórsdóttir, Gyða; Rudinsky, Jan (Springer International Publishing, 2015)
    Voice communication is vital for collaboration between first responders and commanders during crisis management. To decrease cost, training can take place in a virtual environment instead of in a real one. It is non-trivial to build and evaluate a ...
  • Hafsteinsson, Sigurjon; Grétarsdóttir, Tinna; Árnason, Arnar (Index Copernicus, 2014-12-12)
    It is well established ethnographically that history is a particularly important and celebrated aspect of Icelandic identity. Paraphrasing Hastrup, it could be argued that Icelandic culture is a culture of the past. The collapse in Iceland in 2008 ...
  • Pétursdóttir, Svava (University of Leeds, 2012)
    This study is on using information and communication technology (ICT) in science education in Iceland. The requirement that ICT be utilized in teaching has only been met to a limited extent though schools appear to be well equipped. Data was collected ...
  • Black, Isra; Helgason, Asgeir R. (Springer Nature, 2018-03-21)
    Background Morbidity arising from unprepared bereavement is a problem that affects close personal relations of individuals at the end-of-life. The bereavement studies literature demonstrates that a lack of preparedness for a loved one’s death is a ...
  • Boakye, Abena A.; Wireko-Manu, Faustina Dufie; Oduro, Ibok; Ellis, William O.; Gudjónsdóttir, María; Chronakis, Ioannis S. (Wiley, 2018-03-13)
    The critical role of indigenous crops in the socioeconomic growth of developing nations has necessitated calls for accelerated exploitation of staples. Cocoyam, Xanthosoma sagittifolium, is food for over 400 million people worldwide and is the most ...