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  • Beck, Sigríður (Institutionen för historiska studier, Göteborgs universitet, 2011)
    Icelandic society was transformed during the 13th century. There was no kingdom in Iceland until 1262/1264, when the Norwegian kingship annexed the country. Along with the kingship a new political system, with new rules and ways to acquire power, ...
  • Gunnlaugsson, Geir; Einarsdóttir, Jónína (Informa UK Limited, 2018-10-18)
    The monitoring of relevant health indicators is important in the examination of work that aims to improve health, not only globally, as for example, through the Millennium Development Goals 2000–2015, but also at the national, regional and/or sectoral, ...
  • Gunnlaugsson, Geir; Sigurðardóttir, Þórdís; Einarsdóttir, Margrét; Einarsdóttir, Jónína (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018)
    Iceland came under the jurisdiction of the Norwegian King in 1262 to later become a colony of Denmark for about 500 years. Already in the second half of the 18th century, the Danish king initiated actions that aimed to improve the precarious situation ...
  • Hilmarsson, Hilmar Þór (2014)
    The 2008 global economic and financial crisis hit hard in Iceland and Latvia. Economic developments prior to the crisis, as well as response to the crisis were, however, different in these two countries, yielding different results. Both countries ...
  • Bjarnason, Ingi Þorleifur (Iceland Glaciological Society and Geoscience Society of IcelandJöklarannsóknafélags Íslands og Jarðfræðafélags Íslands, 2008)
    Is Iceland a hotspot, with ridge-centered plume? In Iceland vigorous volcanism has built up a plateau 3.0 km higher than at a normal mid-ocean ridge with 3 to 4 times thicker crust than average oceanic crust. This volcanism can be associated with ...
  • Tonti-Filippini, Justin A. D.; Brown, Maxwell C. (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-07-30)
    The extensive lava piles of Iceland contain a unique record of geomagnetic field variations spanning the past ~ 16 Ma. Since the 1950s, palaeomagnetic data have been obtained from over 9400 Icelandic lavas. We have compiled all palaeomagnetic data ...
  • Rögnvaldsson, Sæmundur; Love, Thorvardur Jon; Thorsteinsdottir, Sigrun; Reed, Elín Ruth; Óskarsson, Jón Þórir; Pétursdóttir, Íris; Sigurðardóttir, Guðrún Ásta; Viðarsson, Brynjar; Önundarson, Páll Torfi; Agnarsson, Bjarni A.; Þorsteinsdóttir, Ingunn; Ólafsson, Ísleifur; Þórðardóttir, Ásdís Rósa; Eyþórsson, Elías; Jónsson, Ásbjörn; Björnsson, Andri S.; Gunnarsson, Gunnar Þór; Pálsson, Runólfur; Indriðason, Ólafur Skúli; Gíslason, Gauti Kjartan; Ólafsson, Andri; Hákonardóttir, Guðlaug Katrín; Brinkhuis, Manje; Halldórsdóttir, Sara Lovísa; Ásgeirsdóttir, Tinna Laufey; Steingrímsdóttir, Hlíf; Danielsen, Ragnar; Dröfn Wessman, Inga; Kampanis, Petros; Hulcrantz, Malin; Durie, Brian G.M.; Harding, Stephen; Landgren, Ola; Kristinsson, Sigurður Yngvi (2021-05-17)
    Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) precedes multiple myeloma (MM). Population-based screening for MGUS could identify candidates for early treatment in MM. Here we describe the Iceland Screens, Treats, or Prevents Multiple Myeloma ...
  • Loftsdóttir, Kristín (Wiley, 2014-08-25)
    Iceland’s increased involvement in global economic markets in the early 2000s came to a sudden halt in autumn 2008 when Iceland became at the time the worst case of the global financial crisis. The discussion focuses on anxieties in relation to the ...
  • Ramos Espla, Alfonso; Micael, Joana; Halldórsson, Halldór Pálmar; Gíslason, Sindri (Regional Euro-Asian Biological Invasions Centre Oy (REABIC), 2020-05-07)
    Non-indigenous species (NIS) represent a serious problem worldwide, where ascidians are one of the most important taxa. However, little has been done to document the non-indigenous ascidians in Iceland, and over the past decade only two species ...
  • Mandáková, Terezie; Thorbjörnsson, Hjörtur; Pisupati, Rahul; Reichardt, Ilka; Lysak, Martin A; Anamthawat-Jónsson, Kesara (Agricultural University of Iceland, 2017)
    In this paper, we report the first discovery of Arabidopsis thaliana in Iceland. In May 2015, the plants were located growing on warm geothermal soil around the hot spring Deildartunguhver in Reykholt, West Iceland. Flower buds and leaves were collected ...
  • Terada, Hiroe (University of Iceland, 2017-01)
    At preschool, children are socially active--they engage in various social interactions with their peers and teachers. Social interactions require people to understand others’ minds (e.g., perspectives, ideas, emotional states, thoughts, intentions, ...
  • Benediktsson, Artem Ingmar; Ragnarsdottir, Hanna (The Educational Research Institute, 2020-06-23)
    The aim of this paper is to present and analyze how university students experience teaching methods of Icelandic as a second language and communication with teachers during the learning process. The theoretical framework includes multicultural education ...
  • Mixa, Már Wolfgang (2016-06)
    The research project focuses on investment behavior and the Icelandic economic bubble and crash, emphasizing that investment behavior has to be seen within a historical and cultural environment. As such the project is related to financial history and ...
  • Gunnlaugsson, Stefan (University of Iceland, School of Social Science, Faculty of Business Administration, 2021-02-17)
    In 1990, Iceland introduced a uniform individual transferable quota system (ITQ) to manage almost all of the nation’s fisheries. The development of Iceland’s fisheries under this management system were examined in the five articles this thesis consists ...
  • Gudmundsson, Jon; Brink, Sigmundur H.; Arnalds, Olafur; Gisladottir, Fanney O.; Oskarsson, Hlynur (Society of Wetland Scientists, 2016-06-09)
    Iceland has inland wetland areas with soils exhibiting both Andosol and Histosol properties which are uncommon elsewhere on Earth. They are generally fertile, with higher bird-nest densities than in similar wetlands in the neighboring countries, with ...
  • Jóhannesdóttir, Guðbjörg Rannveig (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Sagnfræði- og heimspekideild, 2015-02)
    This thesis is a study of the aesthetics of Icelandic landscapes. The aim of the thesis is to gain a deeper understanding of the meaning of landscape and the values which are derived from the aesthetic experience of Icelandic landscapes, and to think ...
  • Jóhannsdóttir, Valgerður; Ólafsson, Jón Gunnar (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2018-05-31)
    The news media around the world has experienced drastic changes in recent decades, and the Icelandic media is no exception. These changes originate in political, economic and not least technological developments. In this article we map key developments ...
  • Guðmundsson, Birgir (2020-12-16)
    Covid 19 has had enormous impact on media firms all over the world, adding further economic pressures to a sector already suffering problems. Two different trends come together in the present situation, a challenge to the economic model of traditional ...
  • Árnason, Vilhjálmur (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2018-05-30)
    Icelandic politics are analysed from the perspectives of three normative models of democracy: the liberal, republican and deliberative democratic theories. While the Icelandic constitution is rooted in classical liberal ideas, Icelandic politics can ...
  • Kristinsson, Gunnar Helgi (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2018-05-30)
    Political scientists have developed three main interpretations of the Icelandic power structure – namely, traditional elitism, competitive elitism and professional pluralism. These can be seen to some extent as successive regimes, with traditional ...