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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Gudnadottir, Gudny Stella (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2018-04)
    Aims: The purpose of this doctoral research is to investigate the treatment of coronary artery disease in groups that are underrepresented in randomized clinical trials using the SWEDEHEART registry. The more specific aims are: i) to compare the outcomes ...
  • Grétarsdóttir, Helga M.; Björnsdóttir, Elín; Bjornsson, Einar (S. Karger AG, 2018-06-15)
    We describe a case of acute liver injury and migratory arthralgia in a patient receiving bicalutamide treatment for prostate cancer. A 67-year-old male with metastatic prostate cancer presented with a 6-day history of migratory arthralgia. He had been ...
  • Caputo, Andrea; Zavala Franco, Jesus; Blas, Diego (Elsevier BV, 2018-03)
    As a binary pulsar moves through a wind of dark matter particles, the resulting dynamical friction modifies the binary’s orbit. We study this effect for the double disk dark matter (DDDM) scenario, where a fraction of the dark matter is dissipative ...
  • Mačić, Vesna; Albano, Paolo G.; Almpanidou, Vasiliki; Claudet, Joachim; Corrales, Xavier; Essl, Franz; Evagelopoulos, Athanasios; Giovos, Ioannis; Jimenez, Carlos; Kark, Salit; Marković, Olivera; Mazaris, Antonios D.; Ólafsdóttir, Guðbjörg Ásta; Panayotova, Marina; Petović, Slavica; Rabitsch, Wolfgang; Ramdani, Mohammed; Rilov, Gil; Tricarico, Elena; Vega Fernández, Tomás; Sini, Maria; Trygonis, Vasilis; Katsanevakis, Stelios (Frontiers Media SA, 2018-05-25)
    Biological invasions threaten biodiversity in terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems, requiring substantial conservation and management efforts. To examine how the conservation planning literature addresses biological invasions and if planning ...
  • Sigurðsson, Haraldur Björn (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019)
    Aims: The aim of the doctoral project was to develop and assess data extraction and analysis methods specific to the anterior cruciate ligament injury mechanism. The aim of paper I was to evaluate differences in the timing of the peak knee valgus moment ...
  • Yi, Zhiqian (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2018-11-30)
    Diatoms are a major group of algae in the phytoplankton community and can be found in waters worldwide wherever sufficient nutrients and lights are present. Marine diatoms, such as Phaeodactylum tricornutum, can accumulate high levels of lipids and ...
  • Barrio, Isabel C; Bueno, C. Guillermo; Gartzia, M; Soininen, E.M.; Christie, K.S.; Speed, J.D.M.; Ravolainen, V.T.; Forbes, B.C.; Gauthier, G.; Horstkotte, T.; Hoset, K.S.; Hoye, T.T.; Jónsdóttir, Ingibjörg Svala; Lévesque, E.; Mörsdorf, M.A.; Olofsson, J.; Wookey, P.A.; Hik, D.S. (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2016)
    Aim. Understanding the forces shaping biodiversity patterns, particularly for groups of organisms with key functional roles, will help predict ecosystem responses to environmental changes. Our aim was to evaluate the relative role of different drivers ...
  • Einarsdóttir, Margrét; Waldorff, Pétur (Háskólaútgáfan og Afríka 20:20, 2007)
  • Brinkhuis, M. A. B.; Brascamp, J. W.; Kristjánsson, Árni (SAGE Publications, 2018-11)
    During visual search, selecting a target facilitates search for similar targets in the future, known as search priming. During bistable perception, in turn, perceiving one interpretation facilitates perception of the same interpretation in the future, ...
  • Lowe, David A.; Thorlacius, Larus (Springer Nature, 2018-01)
    Holographic theories representing black holes are expected to exhibit quantum chaos. We argue if the laws of quantum mechanics are expected to hold for observers inside such black holes, then such holographic theories must have a mean field approximation ...