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  • Ragnarsdóttir, Anna Guðrún; Runólfsson, Birgir Þór; Árnason, Ragnar (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands, 2017-12-19)
    Economic distortions created by the dairy farming support system in Iceland are examined in this paper. Specifically, the impact of the direct payments component of this system is analyzed. The analysis lead to the conclusion that the form of direct ...
  • Hermannsson, Birgir (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2018-06-20)
    Í greininni eru raktar deilur um setu Íslandsráðherra í ríkisráði Dana frá því að stjórnarskráin var sett árið 1874 og fram til 1915. Deilurnar varða túlkun á stöðulögunum frá 1870 og því hvort danska stjórnarskráin næði til Íslands að einhverju ...
  • Ingvadóttir, Eva María; Scully, Sean; Orlygsson, Johann (Elsevier, 2018-08-30)
    The dataset details the fermentation of D-glucose, L-rhamnose, and L-fucose and their end-product formation by the moderate thermo-phile Clostridiumstrain AK1 (DSM 18778) as related to the work described in “Propanediol from L-rhamnose using the ...
  • Árnason, Arnar; Hafsteinsson, Sigurjón Baldur (University of Iceland Press, 2018)
    This book is a contribution to debates concerning the state of death in the contemporary Western world. Taking up the argument that death there has recently undergone a revival, the book problematizes the idea that this revival is caused by general ...
  • Skulason, Bragi; Hauksdóttir, Arna; Ahcic, Kozma; Helgason, Asgeir R. (BMC, 2014-03-11)
    Background: According to common practice based on a generally agreed interpretation of Icelandic law on the rights of patients, health care professionals cannot discuss prognosis and treatment with a patient’s family without that patient’s consent. ...
  • Rousta, Iman; Nasserzadeh, Mohammad; Jalali, Masoud; Haghighi, Esmaeil; Olafsson, Haraldur; Ashrafi, Saeide; Doostkamian, Mehdi; Ghasemi, Ali (MDPI AG, 2017-08-03)
    This study focused on decadalvariations of extreme precipitation thresholds within a 50-year period (1961–2010) for 250 stations of Iran’s northwest. The 99th percentile was used as the threshold of extreme precipitation. In order to analyze threshold ...
  • Boschini, M. J.; Torre, S. Della; Gervasi, M.; Grandi, D.; Jóhannesson, Guðlaugur; Vacca, G. La; Masi, N.; Moskalenko, I. V.; Pensotti, S.; Porter, T. A.; Quadrani, L.; Rancoita, P. G.; Rozza, D.; Tacconi, M. (American Astronomical Society, 2018-05-04)
    Local interstellar spectra (LIS) of primary cosmic ray (CR) nuclei, such as helium, oxygen, and mostly primary carbon are derived for the rigidity range from 10 MV to ~200 TV using the most recent experimental results combined with the state-of-the-art ...
  • Einarsson, Einar Jón; Patel, Mitesh; Petersen, Hannes; Wiebe, Thomas; Fransson, Per-Anders; Magnusson, Måns; Moëll, Christian (Springer Nature, 2016-11-10)
    The objective of cancer treatment is to secure survival. However, as chemotherapeutic agents can affect the central and peripheral nervous systems, patients must undergo a process of central compensation. We explored the effectiveness of this compensation ...
  • Larsen, Friðrik; Gudlaugsson, Thorhallur (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands., 2016)
    The marketing of electricity is an increasingly significant issue following the liberalization of electricity markets. Substantial emphasis has been placed on green electricity, but the concept is vague to many consumers. In this paper, the focus is ...
  • Juncu, Daniel (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2018-01)
    Deformation of geothermal reservoirs is a growing topic in the field of crustal deformation research. The deformation behavior of a geothermal resource can give us insight about its sustainability and can help to increase our understanding of reservoir ...
  • Gunnarsdóttir, Sigurlaug; Kristmundsson, Árni; Freeman, Mark A.; Björnsson, Ólafur Már; Zoëga, Gunnar Már (Laeknabladid/The Icelandic Medical Journal, 2016-05-04)
    Vanstarfsemi í fitukirtlum augnloka er algeng ástæða augnþurrks. Demodex-mítlar geta valdið slíkri vanstarfsemi og þar með hvarmabólgu með kláða, þurrki og almennri vanlíðan á augnsvæði. Það er mikilvægt að hafa Demodex-mítla í huga við greiningu ...
  • Sigurðarson, Eiríkur Smári (Saxo-instituttet, Københavns Universitet, 2017-04-01)
    An exploration of Aristotle's ideal of science between the philosophy of Plato and the "historical" research best exemplified by Herodotus.
  • Margrét Sigrún, Sigurðardóttir (Copenhagen Business School, 2010)
    The concept of institutional logics, notably a choice between multiple logics, has  been offered as a foundation to theoretically explain heterogeneity of  organisation. The thesis focuses on how this heterogeneity of organisation is  possible thr ...
  • Ólafsdóttir, Jóna; Hrafnsdóttir, Steinunn; Orjasniemi, Tarja (SAGE Publications, 2018-05-29)
    Aims: This research was designed to explore the extent to which the use of alcohol or drugs by one member of a family affects the psychosocial state of other family members. The study asks whether family members of substance abusers are more likely ...
  • Dovemark, Marianne; Kosunen, Sonja; Kauko, Jaakko; Magnúsdóttir, Berglind Rós; Hansen, Petteri; Rasmussen, Palle (Informa UK Limited, 2018-01-02)
    The Nordic countries are often perceived as a coherent group representing the Nordic model of welfare states, with a strong emphasis on the public provision of universal welfare and a strong concern with social equality. But today we see a change in ...
  • Türke, Andreas; Jackson, Marie D.; Bach, Wolfgang; Kahl, Wolf-Achim; Grzybowski, Brian; Marshall, Beau; Gudmundsson, Magnus Tumi; Jørgensen, Steffen Leth (Copernicus GmbH, 2019-06-12)
    Surtsey, the youngest of the islands of Vestmannaeyjar, is an oceanic volcano created by explosive basaltic eruptions during 1963-1967 off the southern coast of Iceland. The subsurface deposits of the volcano were first sampled by a cored borehole in ...
  • Ólafsson, Brynjar; Jóelsdóttir, Ásdís (NordFo, Nordic Forum for Research and Development in Educational Sloyd/Craft, 2018-02-11)
    Skolefagene Design og håndverk og Tekstil, har vært obligatoriske fag i grunnskolen på Island siden 1936. Fagene har bakgrunn i husflidstradisjoner og sløyd-ideologien som kom til Island på slutten av det 19 århundre. Nåværende læreplanen for fagene ...
  • Danner, Ragnar Ingi; Mankasingh, Utra; Anamthawat-Jonsson, Kesara; Thorarinsdottir, Ragnheidur (MDPI AG, 2019-10-13)
    Aquaponics is a sustainable method of food production, whereby aquaculture and hydroponics are combined in one circular system. A few aquaponics startup companies are emerging in Europe with a limited production area of a few hundred or a few thousand ...
  • Kristjansson, Arni; Moldoveanu, Alin; Jóhannesson, Ómar I.; Bălan, Oana; Spagnol, Simone; Valgeirsdóttir, Vigdís Vala; Unnthorsson, Runar (IOS Press, 2016-09-21)
    An exciting possibility for compensating for loss of sensory function is to augment deficient senses by conveying missing information through an intact sense. Here we present an overview of techniques that have been developed for sensory substitution ...
  • Urboniene, Lolita; Kristjánsdóttir, Erla S.; Minelgaite, Inga; Littrell, Romie F. (SAGE Publications, 2018-04)
    This article presents a study of desired leadership behavior in the educational sector in Iceland. This sector has been undergoing major challenges during recent years, including restructuring and mergers of schools, strikes of teachers’ professional ...