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  • Gislason, Kari (University of Queensland, Brisbane, 2003)
    The aim of this thesis is to show how character analysis can be used to approach conceptions of saga authorship in medieval Iceland. The idea of possession is a metaphor that is adopted early in the thesis, and is used to describe Icelandic sagas as ...
  • Nederfeldt, Lena; Ahacic, Kozma; Helgason, Asgeir R. (Biomed Central LTD, 2014-07-11)
    Background: Telephone helplines are easily available and can offer anonymity. Alcohol helplines may be a potential gateway to a more advanced support protocol, and they may function as a primary support option for some. However, although telephone ...
  • Wesolowska, Natalia; Reynisdóttir, Sigrún; Ludwig, Michael Z.; Kreitman, Martin; Palsson, Arnar (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2014-05-01)
    Changes in regulatory DNA contribute to phenotypic differences within and between taxa. Comparative studies show that many transcription factor binding sites (TFBS) are conserved between species whereas functional studies reveal that some mutations ...
  • Kristmundsson, Árni (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2018-10-30)
    Apicomplexans comprise a group of unicellular, often highly pathogenic, obligate parasites infecting both vertebrates and invertebrates, exploiting either one (monoxenous) or two hosts (heteroxenous) to complete a full reproductive life cycle. Their ...
  • Supervia, Marta; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Lopez-Jimenez, Francisco; Pesah, Ella; Ding, Rongjing; Britto, Raquel R.; Bjarnason-Wehrens, Birna; Derman, Wayne; Abreu, Ana; Babu, Abraham S.; Santos, Claudia Anchique; Jong, Seng K.; Cuenza, Lucky; Yeo, Tee Joo; Scantlebury, Dawn; Andersen, Karl; Gonzalez, Graciela; Giga, Vojislav; Vulic, Dusko; Vataman, Eleonora; Cliff, Jacqueline; Kouidi, Evangelia; Yagci, Ilker; Kim, Chul; Benaim, Briseida; Estany, Eduardo Rivas; Fernandez, Rosalia; Radi, Basuni; Gaita, Dan; Simon, Attila; Chen, Ssu-Yuan; Roxburgh, Brendon; Martin, Juan Castillo; Maskhulia, Lela; Burdiat, Gerard; Salmon, Richard; Lomelí, Hermes; Sadeghi, Masoumeh; Sovova, Eliska; Hautala, Arto; Tamuleviciute-Prasciene, Egle; Ambrosetti, Marco; Neubeck, Lis; Asher, Elad; Kemps, Hareld; Eysymontt, Zbigniew; Farsky, Stefan; Hayward, Jo; Prescott, Eva; Dawkes, Susan; Santibanez, Claudio; Zeballos, Cecilia; Pavy, Bruno; Kiessling, Anna; Sarrafzadegan, Nizal; Baer, Carolyn; Thomas, Randal; Hu, Dayi; Grace, Sherry L. (Elsevier BV, 2019-08)
    Background: Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is a clinically-effective but complex model of care. The purpose of this study was to characterize the nature of CR programs around the world, in relation to guideline recommendations, and compare this by World ...
  • Eiriksdottir, Elsa (The Educational Research Institute, 2017-12-22)
    Markmið rannsóknarinnar var að skoða hvernig nám í tvískiptu kerfi löggiltra iðngreina fer fram á Íslandi, nánar tiltekið hvort samfella sé í skipulagi námsins og samhengi milli námsins í skóla og á vinnustað. Tekin voru viðtöl við sveina, kennara ...
  • Harðardóttir, Sigrún; Kristinsdóttir, Guðrún (Menntavísindasvið Háskóla Íslands, 2016-09-19)
    Í greininni er fjallað um stöðu nemenda sem eiga við námsvanda að stríða innan skólakerfisins. Fyrri rannsóknir hafa sýnt að námserfiðleikar eru einn helsti áhættuþátturinn að baki brotthvarfi úr námi. Greint er frá niðurstöðum nýlegrar rannsóknar ...
  • Ólafsdóttir, Anna; Gunnþórsdóttir, Hermína (The Educational Research Institute, 2019)
    Greinin fjallar um niðurstöður tilviksrannsóknar þar sem leitast var við að greina hvaða þættir styðja og hverjir hamla námsframvindu nemenda í meistaranámi við Háskólann á Akureyri. Tekin voru viðtöl við þrettán útskrifaða meistaranemendur af öllum ...
  • Stefánsdóttir, Brynja; Þórólfsson, Meyvant (2016)
    Með þátttöku íslenska skólakerfisins í alþjóðlegum samanburðarrannsóknum (TIMSS, PISA o.fl.) hefur náttúruvísindamenntun ótvírætt hlotið vaxandi athygli. Jafnframt hefur hugmyndinni um „náttúruvísindamenntun fyrir alla“ vaxið fiskur um hrygg. Meginmarkmið ...
  • Önnudóttir, Eva; Þórisdóttir, Hulda (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmala við Háskóla Íslands, 2015)
    We advance and empirically test the idea that people on both the far right and far left will be more likely than political moderates to perceive the system as fair, as long as it serves their heightened needs for security. We argue that political ...
  • Snook, Abigail Grover; Schram, Asta Bryndis; Sveinsson, Thorarinn; Jones, Brett D. (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-09-11)
    Background: About 70% of teachers who instruct healthcare students are considered sessional (adjunct/temporary part-time) faculty and receive limited instruction in pedagogy. Sessional faculty may feel isolated and struggle with their teacher identity, ...
  • Sigurðardóttir, Anna Kristín; Magnúsdóttir, Sigrún Harpa (Menntavísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2018-12-31)
    Í þessari rannsókn er leitast við að varpa ljósi á hugmyndir framhaldsskólanemenda um kjöraðstæður til náms samanborið við þær aðstæður sem þeir búa við og möguleika þeirra til að hafa áhrif þar á. Áhrif nemenda á eigið námsumhverfi tengjast hugmyndum um ...
  • Gunnþórsdóttir, Hermína; Barillé, Stéphanie; Meckl, Markus (The Educational Research Institute, 2017-12-22)
    Nemendum af erlendum uppruna hefur fjölgað mikið í íslenskum skólum. Það kallar á að skólar bregðist við námsþörfum þessa nemendahóps. Markmið þessarar greinar er að fjalla um reynslu kennara og foreldra af menntun nemenda af erlendum uppruna. Í ...
  • Wagner, Bettina; Perkins, Gillian; Babasyan, Susanna; Freer, Heather; Keggan, Alison; Goodman, Laura B.; Glaser, Amy; Torsteinsdóttir, Sigurbjörg; Svansson, Vilhjálmur; Björnsdóttir, Sigríður (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017-01-03)
    Neonatal foals respond poorly to conventional vaccines. These vaccines typically target T-helper (Th) cell dependent B-cell activation. However, Th2-cell immunity is impaired in foals during the first three months of life. In contrast, neonatal basophils ...
  • Ballesteros Álvarez, Josué A (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-01-10)
    The MITF, TFEB, TFE3 and TFEC (MiT-TFE) proteins belong to a larger family of basic helix-loop-helix leucine zipper transcription factors that are able to bind DNA and regulate gene expression. MITF is crucial for melanocyte development and has been ...
  • Einarsdóttir, Þorgerður J.; Rafnsdóttir, Gudbjörg LINDA; Sigurðardóttir, Margrét Sigrún; Torfason, Magnus (Elsevier BV, 2020-03)
    This paper examines business elites in the context of social networks, identity and residential homogeneity. Our focus is gender diversity in business elites and how social activities conducive to networking interact with residential homogeneity. We ...
  • Budde, Henning; Wegner, Mirko; Soya, Hideaki; Voelcker-Rehage, Claudia; McMorris, Terry (Hindawi Limited, 2016)
    The human brain adapts to changing demands by altering its functional and structural properties (neuroplasticity) which results in learning and acquiring skills. Convergent evidence from both human and animal studies suggests that enhanced physical ...
  • Ingimarsson, Oddur; MacCabe, James; Haraldsson, Magnús; Jónsdóttir, Halldóra; Sigurdsson, Engilbert (Springer Nature, 2016-12)
    Background Data on the haematological outcomes of patients who continue clozapine treatment following neutropenia are very rare as even mild neutropenia results in mandatory discontinuation of clozapine in most countries. However, in Iceland where ...
  • Gargiulo, Paolo; Árnadóttir, Íris Dröfn; Gíslason, Magnús; Edmunds, Kyle; Ólafsson, Ingvar (Hindawi Limited, 2017)
    This paper illustrates the feasibility and utility of combining cranial anatomy and brain function on the same 3D-printed model, as evidenced by a neurosurgical planning case study of a 29-year-old female patient with a low-grade frontal-lobe glioma. ...
  • Aufaristama, Muhammad; Höskuldsson, Ármann; Jónsdóttir, Ingibjörg; Ulfarsson, Magnus; Thordarson, Thorvaldur (MDPI AG, 2018-01-20)
    A new lava field was formed at Holuhraun in the Icelandic Highlands, north of Vatnajökull glacier, in 2014–2015. It was the largest effusive eruption in Iceland for 230 years, with an estimated lava bulk volume of ~1.44 km3 covering an area of ~84 km2. ...