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  • Hassanian, Reza; Riedel, Morris; Yeganeh, Nashmin; Unnthorsson, Runar (2021-11-24)
    In this study, recorded empirical data were applied with a practical approach to investigate the optimal tilt angle of the flat plate collectors facing south for a long period in Tehran, Iran. The data included 20 years of recorded average total radiation ...
  • Fiebig, J.; Stefansson, Andri; Ricci, A.; Tassi, F.; Viveiros, F.; Silva, S.; Lopez, T.M.; Schreiber, C.; Hofmann, S.; Mountain, B.W. (European Association of Geochemistry, 2019-07-29)
    Abiotic formation of n-alkane hydrocarbons has been postulated to occur within Earth's crust. Apparent evidence was primarily based on uncommon carbon and hydrogen isotope distribution patterns that set methane and its higher chain homologues apart ...
  • Elidottir, H.; Diemer, S.; Eklund, E.; Hansen, C. R. (2021-09)
    Background: Cystic fibrosis (CF) related diabetes (CFRD) is a common complication of CF. CFRD is associated with declining lung function even before its onset. Regular screening for CFRD using oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) is recommended. Additionally, ...
  • Nozohoor, Shahab; Ahmad, Khalil; Bjurbom, Markus; Hansson, Emma C.; Heimisdottir, Alexandra; Jeppsson, Anders; Mennander, Ari; Olsson, Christian; Pan, Emily; Ragnarsson, Sigurður; Sjögren, Johan; Tellides, George; Wickbom, Anders; Geirsson, Arnar; Gudbjartsson, Tomas; Zindovic, Igor (Informa UK Limited, 2019-10-23)
    Objectives. To evaluate the distribution and impact of ABO blood groups on postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing surgery for acute type A aortic dissection (ATAAD). Design. A total of 1144 surgical ATAAD patients from eight Nordic centres ...
  • Snorrason, Arnór; Jónsson, Þorbergur Hjalti; Eggertsson, Ólafur (Agricultural University of Iceland, 2019)
    The only native tree species in Iceland forming woodland is the mountain birch. Since human settlement in the 9th century AD, natural birch woodlands have decreased from around 28% to 1.5% of the terrestrial area. In this paper we estimated and compared ...
  • 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 ...
  • Nylund, Mattias; Rosvall, Per-Åke; Eiriksdottir, Elsa; Holm, Ann-Sofie; Isopahkala-Bouret, Ulpukka; Niemi, Anna-Maija; Ragnarsdóttir, Guðrún (Informa UK Limited, 2018-01-02)
    In this study we examine how the academic–vocational divide is manifested today in Finland, Iceland and Sweden in the division between vocationally (VET) and academicallyoriented programmes at the upper-secondary school level. The paper is based on a ...
  • Koziel, Slawomir; Bekasiewicz, Adrian (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-04-13)
    The paper proposes a novel framework for accelerated re-design (dimension scaling) of antenna structures using inverse surrogates. The major contribution of the work is a sensitivity-based model identification procedure, which permits a significant ...
  • 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 ...
  • Isopahkala-Bouret, Ulpukka; Börjesson, Mikael; Beach, Dennis; Haltia, Nina; Jónasson, Jón Torfi; Jauhiainen, Annukka; Jauhiainen, Arto; Kosunen, Sonja; Nori, Hanna; Vabø, Agnete (Informa UK Limited, 2018-01-02)
    The purpose of this review is to investigate cross-cutting researchthemes and issues related to access and stratification in Nordichigher education (H.E.) (Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway andSweden). We synthesise how recent changes in H.E. policy, ...
  • Gunnarsdóttir, Oddný Sigurborg; Rafnsson, Vilhjalmur (BMJ, 2020-05-20)
    Objectives The aim was to study mortality due to suicide, accidental poisoning, event of undetermined intent and drug-related deaths through 20 years in Iceland. Design A population-based register study. Participants Individuals who died due to road ...
  • Kröyer, Höskuldur R.G. (Faculty of Engineering, Lund University, 2015)
    The aims of this work are to better understand (1) the relation between exposure and the risk of an accident between pedestrians and between motorized vehicles and between bicyclists and motorized vehicles occurring at urban intersections and (2) how ...
  • Parts, Kaarin; Tedersoo, Leho; Schindlbacher, Andreas; Sigurdsson, Bjarni D.; Leblans, Niki; Oddsdóttir, Edda Sigurdís; Borken, Werner; Ostonen, Ivika (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-07-09)
    Global warming is predicted to impact high-latitude and high-altitude forests severely, jeopardizing their overall functioning and carbon storage, both of which depend on the warming response of tree fine root systems. This paper investigates the effect ...
  • Rögnvaldsson, Kristján G; Bjarnason, Agnar; Kristinsson, Karl; Bragason, Hörður T; Erlendsdóttir, Helga; Þorgeirsson, Guðmundur; Gottfreðsson, Magnús (2022-03-21)
    BACKGROUND: Pneumonia is commonly caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) and associated with subsequent cardiovascular complications and increased mortality. Potential short-term survival benefits conferred by acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) use ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rich, Anna; Baldwin, David; Alfageme, Inmaculada; Beckett, Paul; Berghmans, Thierry; Brincat, Stephen; Burghuber, Otto; Corlateanu, Alexandru; Cufer, Tanja; Damhuis, Ronald; Danila, Edvardas; Domagala-Kulawik, Joanna; Elia, Stefano; Gaga, Mina; Goksel, Tuncay; Grigoriu, Bogdan; Hillerdal, Gunnar; Huber, Rudolf Maria; Jakobsen, Erik; Jónsson, Steinn; Jovanovic, Dragana; Kavcova, Elena; Konsoulova, Assia; Laisaar, Tanel; Makitaro, Riitta; Mehic, Bakir; Milroy, Robert; Moldvay, Judit; Morgan, Ross; Nanushi, Milda; Paesmans, Marianne; Putora, Paul Martin; Samarzija, Miroslav; Scherpereel, Arnaud; Schlesser, Marc; Sculier, Jean-Paul; Skrickova, Jana; Sotto-Mayor, Renato; Strand, Trond-Eirik; Van Schil, Paul; Blum, Torsten-Gerriet (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-11-20)
    Background: A minority of European countries have participated in international comparisons with high level data on lung cancer. However, the nature and extent of data collection across the continent is simply unknown, and without accurate data ...
  • 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 ...
  • Schneiderbauer, Lukas; Sybesma, Watse; Thorlacius, Larus (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-07-01)
    We adapt the complexity as action prescription (CA) to a semi-classical model of two-dimensional dilaton gravity and determine the rate of increase of holographic complexity for an evaporating black hole. The results are consistent with our previous ...
  • Thorisdottir, Ingibjorg; Sigurvinsdottir, Rannveig; Asgeirsdottir, Bryndis Bjork; Allegrante, John P.; Sigfusdottir, Inga (Mary Ann Liebert Inc, 2019-08)
    Adolescent use of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat has increased dramatically over the last decade and now pervades their everyday social lives. Active and passive social media use may impact emotional health differently, ...
  • Memarian, Parastoo; Pishavar, Elham; Zanotti, Federica; Trentini, Martina; Camponogara, Francesca; Soliani, Elisa; Gargiulo, Paolo; Isola, Maurizio; Zavan, Barbara (2022-02-01)
    The successful clinical application of bone tissue engineering requires customized implants based on the receiver’s bone anatomy and defect characteristics. Three-dimensional (3D) printing in small animal orthopedics has recently emerged as a valuable ...