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  • Guðjohnsen, Ragný Þóra; Aðalbjarnadóttir, Sigrún (Háskóli Íslands, Menntavísindasvið, 2020-04-02)
    Veruleiki ungs fólks og um leið daglegt líf þess á tímum COVID-19 hefur gjörbreyst. Aukinn handþvottur og sprittun handa er aðeins hluti þess sem breyttist í kjölfar faraldursins. Við bættist lítil sem engin skólasókn, engar íþróttaæfingar, samkomubann ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Arna H.; Einarsdóttir, Jóhanna (Menntavísindasvið Háskóla Íslands, 2017-12-28)
    Niðurstöður fjölda rannsókna benda til þess að samstarf starfsfólks leikskóla og foreldra auki öryggi og vellíðan barnanna og efli nám þeirra. Í Aðalnámskrá leikskóla frá 2011 er lögð áhersla á lýðræðislegt samstarf á jafnréttisgrundvelli milli ...
  • Axelsdóttir, Katrín (The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies, 2019-08-15)
    Í beygingu nafnsins Þórarinn hafa á síðari öldum komið upp fjórar nýjungar í þágufalli við hlið hinnar hefðbundu myndar Þórarni. Þetta eru myndirnar Þórarin, Þórarini, Þórarinum og Þórarininum. Hér er reynt að leita skýringa á þessum nýjungum. Þórarin ...
  • Gudmundsdottir, Ragnhildur; Kreiling, Agnes-Katharina; Kristjánsson, Bjarni Kristófer; Marteinsson, Viggó; Palsson, Snaebjorn (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019-10-02)
    Crangonyx islandicus is a groundwater amphipod endemic to Iceland, considered to have survived the Ice Ages in subglacial refugia. Currently the species is found in spring sources in lava fields along the tectonic plate boundary of the country. The ...
  • Schmid, Magdalena Maria E; Zori, Davide; Erlendsson, Egill; Batt, Cathy; Damiata, Brian N; Byock, Jesse (SAGE Publications, 2017-06-22)
    Icelandic settlement (Landnám) period farmsteads offer opportunities to explore the nature and timing of anthropogenic activities and environmental impacts of the first Holocene farming communities. We employ Bayesian statistical modelling of archaeological, ...
  • Gopalan, Giridhar Raja; Hrafnkelsson, Birgir; Adalgeirsdottir, Gudfinna; Jarosch, Alexander H.; Pálsson, Finnur (Copernicus GmbH, 2018-07-11)
    Bayesian hierarchical modeling can assist the study of glacial dynamics and ice flow properties. This approach will allow glaciologists to make fully probabilistic predictions for the thickness of a glacier at unobserved spatiotemporal coordinates, and ...
  • Jagtap, Anil P.; Geiger, Michel-Andreas; Stöppler, Daniel; Orwick-Rydmark, Marcella; Oschkinat, Hartmut; Sigurdsson, Snorri (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2016)
    Dynamic nuclear polarization (DNP) is an efficient method to overcome the inherent low sensitivity of magic-angle spinning (MAS) solid-state NMR. We report a new polarizing agent (bcTol), designed for biological applications, that yielded an enhancement ...
  • Mandal, Sucharita (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2020-12-15)
    Dynamic nuclear polarization (DNP) has emerged as an important technique to enhance the signal intensity of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy by transferring spin polarization from unpaired electrons to nuclei of interest. Persistent organic ...
  • Bouchard, Bertrand; Barnagaud, Jean-Yves; Poupard, Marion; Glotin, Hervé; Gauffier, Pauline; Torres Ortiz, Sara; Lisney, Thomas J.; Campagna, Sylvie; Rasmussen, Marianne; Célérier, Aurélie (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019-02-26)
    Baleen whales face the challenge of finding patchily distributed food in the open ocean. Their relatively well-developed olfactory structures suggest that they could identify the specific odours given off by planktonic prey such as krill aggregations. ...
  • Loftsdóttir, Kristín (De Gruyter, 2017)
    The discussion draws from recent writing on the meaning of ‘whiteness’ in the Nordic countries, emphasizing the importance to understand racialization in different localities. Racism is entangled with affective meanings related to discourse of the ...
  • Guðjónsdóttir, Guðbjört; Loftsdóttir, Kristín (Informa UK Limited, 2016-06-23)
    In the aftermath of the financial crisis that hit Iceland in October 2008, increased numbers of Icelanders migrated to Norway to seek employment due to difficult economic circumstances in Iceland. Using critical perspectives from postcolonial studies ...
  • Ámundadóttir, Ólöf Ragna (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2020-02-19)
    Bakgrunnur: Framfarir í meðferð alvarlega veikra sjúklinga og hækkaður lífaldur hefur leitt til þess að fleira fólk lifir nú af bráð og alvarleg veikindi en áður. Afleiðingar veikindanna ásamt gjörgæslulegunni geta haft áhrif á líkamlegt og sálrænt ...
  • Johannessen, Ane; Lønnebotn, Marianne; Calciano, Lucia; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Bråbäck, Lennart; Dharmage, Shyamali; Franklin, Karl A.; Gislason, Thorarinn; Holm, Mathias; Janson, Christer; Jarvis, Deborah; Jõgi, Rain; Kim, Jeong-Lim; Kirkeleit, Jorunn; Lodge, Caroline; Malinovschi, Andrei; Martinez-Moratalla, Jesus; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Pereira-Vega, Antonio; Real, Francisco Gómez; Schlünssen, Vivi; Accordini, Simone; Svanes, Cecilie (Elsevier BV, 2020-03)
    Background: Overweight status and asthma have increased during the last decades. Being overweight is a known risk factor for asthma, but it is not known whether it might also increase asthma risk in the next generation. Objective: We aimed to examine ...
  • Ansker, F. G.; Helgason, Asgeir R.; Ahacic, Kozma (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-02-24)
    Background: Fundamental to supporting hazardous alcohol users are the rationales for reducing alcohol intake highlighted by the users themselves. This study analyses the relative importance of beliefs about pros and cons of drinking in relation to ...
  • de Niet, Julia; Finger, David C.; Bring, Arvid; Egilson, David; Gustafsson, David; Kalantari, Zahra (MDPI AG, 2020-03-30)
    The benefits of fractional snow cover area, as an additional dataset for calibration, were evaluated for an Icelandic catchment with a low degree of glaciation and limited data. For this purpose, a Hydrological Projections for the Environment (HYPE) ...
  • Juliusson, Haraldur Y.; Segler, Anna-Lena J.; Sigurdsson, Snorri (Wiley, 2019-06-17)
    Oligonucleotides containing nitroxide spin labels, used in biophysical studies of nucleic acids, are frequently prepared by chemical synthesis. However, during the synthesis of spin‐labeled oligonucleotides, the nitroxides are partially reduced to the ...
  • Udumyan, Ruzan; Montgomery, Scott; Duberg, Ann-Sofi; Fang, Fang; Valdimarsdottir, Unnur; Ekbom, Anders; Smedby, Karin E.; Fall, Katja (Informa UK Limited, 2020-05-03)
    Background: β-adrenergic signaling has been implicated in the pathology of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), but the evidence from clinical studies is limited. In this national population-based cohort study, we investigated the possible association of ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Margrét (Stofnun Vigdísar Finnbogadóttur í erlendum tungumálum, 2016)
    Eiginnafnið Ester (Esther) er áhugavert af ýmsum ástæðum. Í þessari grein er skýrt frá beygingarsögu nafnsins. Fjallað er um eftirfarandi atriði: 1. Nafnið Ester kemur fyrst fyrir í Guðbrandsbiblíu (1584), fyrstu íslensku Biblíuútgáfunni 2. Í ...
  • Schwendner, Petra; Bohmeier, Maria; Rettberg, Petra; Beblo-Vranesevic, Kristina; Gaboyer, Frédéric; Moissl-Eichinger, Christine; Perras, Alexandra K.; Vannier, Pauline; Marteinsson, Viggó; Garcia-Descalzo, Laura; Gómez, Felipe; Malki, Moustafa; Amils, Ricardo; Westall, Frances; Riedo, Andreas; Monaghan, Euan P.; Ehrenfreund, Pascale; Cabezas, Patricia; Walter, Nicolas; Cockell, Charles (Frontiers Media SA, 2018-02-27)
    Growth in sodium chloride (NaCl) is known to induce stress in non-halophilic microorganisms leading to effects on the microbial metabolism and cell structure. Microorganisms have evolved a number of adaptations, both structural and metabolic, to ...
  • Hasanzadeh, Kamyar; Czepkiewicz, Michał; Heinonen, Jukka; Kyttä, Marketta; Ala-Mantila, Sanna; Ottelin, Juudit (Center for Transportation Studies, 2019-02-21)
    Activity space (AS) is a measure of spatial behavior used to summarize the mobility behavior of individuals. Current studies often highlight the fact that AS is highly complex and multidimensional in character. Therefore, the need for more holistic ...