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  • Hreinsson, Haraldur; Eyjólfsson, Sigurjón Árni (Guðfræðistofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2017)
    Á umliðnum árum hefur biskupsembættið — eðli þess, hlutverk og tilgangur — í hinni evangelísk-lúthersku kirkju verið talsvert til umræðu á guðfræði- og kirkjulegum vettvangi. Grein þessi er hugsuð sem annars vegar sögulegt og hins vegar guðfræðilegt ...
  • Magnúsdóttir, Ásdís Rósa (Hugvísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2018-09-05)
    Umfjöllun um undur og ógnir borgarsamfélagsins er að finna í rituðum heimildum af ýmsu tagi og frá öllum tímum. Hér birtist þýðing Ásdísar Rósu Magnúsdóttur á dagbókarbrotum frá París frá tímum hundrað ára stríðsins svokallaða, sem hófst árið 1337. Í ...
  • Kristinsson, Ari Páll (The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies, 2019-08-15)
    Greint er frá hugmyndum Haugens (1966 o.v.), Ammons (2003, 2015 o.v.) og Spolskys (2004, 2009, 2018) um málstöðlun, málstefnu og málstýringu þær bornar jafnharðan að íslenskum úrlausnarefnum og sýnt hvernig þær nýtast við athuganir á íslenskri málsögu, ...
  • Frímann Jökulsdóttir, Tinna; Ingason, Anton; Sigurjónsdóttir, Sigríður; Rögnvaldsson, Eiríkur (The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies, 2019-08-15)
    Síaukin áhrif ensku á íslenskt málsamfélag hafa valdið mörgum áhyggjum af stöðu og framtíðarhorfum íslensku og hafa nýlegar rannsóknir sýnt að slíkar áhyggjur eru sennilega ekki tilefnislausar. Mikilvægt þykir fyrir lífvænleika íslensku að hún sé bæði ...
  • Pálsdóttir, Kolbrún Þ. (Menntavísindasvið Háskóla Íslands, 2017-12-31)
    Þessi grein varpar ljósi á siðferðis- og skapgerðarmenntun innan skóla og stöðu slíkrar menntunar á Íslandi. Margt bendir til þess að þó að fræðimenn hafi á síðustu árum varpað ljósi á mikilvægi þess að efla siðferðilega dómgreind nemenda, sem og ...
  • Rögnvaldsson, Eiríkur (Hið íslenska bókmenntafélag, 2016-04-01)
  • Guðbjartsson, Einar; Snorrason, Jón Snorri (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands, 2017-06-30)
    Markmið þessarar greinar er að greina frá hluta niðurstaðna rannsóknar á umhverfi og starfsháttum endurskoðunarnefnda, nánar tiltekið bakgrunni nefndarmanna, áherslum þeirra og mati á trausti og gagnsæi fjárhagsupplýsinga. Bornar eru saman niðurstöður ...
  • Eggertsson, Þráinn (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands., 2008)
    Economists usually sing with the same nose when they answer questions about the role of technology in economic growth. They generally agree that sustained long-term growth in productivity, which began in Western Europe some two centuries ago, could not ...
  • Jóhannesson, Sigurður (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2021-03)
    The call for a sustainable development of human societies is becoming ever louder. The term sustainability has as a result become thoroughly incorporated into everyday speech, not least among politicians. For the term to hold any meaning some quantitative ...
  • Thorkelsdóttir, Rannveig (Norwegian University of Science and Technology Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology Management Programme for Teacher Education, 2016-08-31)
    The rationale for this study is that drama was included in the national curriculum framework in Iceland for the first time in 2013. As a result, there were considerable tensions connected with how Icelandic schools could or should embrace this newcomer ...
  • Araújo, Pedro M.; Viegas, Ivan; Rocha, Afonso D.; Villegas, Auxiliadora; Jones, John G.; Mendonça, Liliana; Ramos, Jaime A.; Masero, José A.; Alves, Jose (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-07-11)
    Mechanisms underlying fat accumulation for long-distance migration are not fully understood. This is especially relevant in the context of global change, as many migrants are dealing with changes in natural habitats and associated food sources and ...
  • Sigmundsson, Freysteinn; Pinel, Virginie; Grapenthin, Ronni; Hooper, Andrew; Halldórsson, Sæmundur Ari; Einarsson, Páll; Ófeigsson, Benedikt G.; Heimisson, Elias; Jónsdóttir, Kristín; Gudmundsson, Magnus Tumi; Vogfjörð, Kristín; Parks, Michelle; Li, Siqi; Drouin, Vincent; Geirsson, Halldor; Dumont, Stéphanie; Friðriksdóttir, Hildur M.; Guðmundsson, Gunnar B.; Wright, Tim J.; Yamasaki, Tadashi (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-05-15)
    Large volume effusive eruptions with relatively minor observed precursory signals are at odds with widely used models to interpret volcano deformation. Here we propose a new modelling framework that resolves this discrepancy by accounting for magma ...
  • Eiriksson, Haukur; Bessason, Bjarni; Unnthorsson, Runar (Wiley-Blackwell, 2018-05-30)
    Knowledge about the plastic behavior of reinforcement steel bars in reinforced concrete (RC) structures is important, especially for seismic design. This paper presents the results of experimental tests where the main aim was to map the plastic ...
  • Harðarson, Gísli (Linguistic Society of America, 2020-03-23)
    This paper discusses parallels between the conditioning of phonological processes at the word- and phrase-level. The approach taken here is a direct reference approach in which apparent mismatches between morphosyntactic domains and phonological domains ...
  • Macdonald, Jed (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2019-05)
    Movements of animals en masse are impressive phenomena that continue to fascinate scientists of all persuasions. Fishes display some of the most striking examples, and an extensive literature has explored the subject in marine species with long ...
  • Liu, Dong; Liu, Cong; Wang, Xiyin; Ingvarsson, Sigurður; Chen, Huiping (Scientific Research Publishing, Inc,, 2012)
    It is known that RNA editing occurs in human cells, which can change the information transmission from DNA to RNA and proteins. Most previous studies have focused on editing of the mRNAs. Here we reported that several kinds of RNAs, including miRNA, ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Edvardsson, Ingi Runar (Elsevier BV, 2017-08)
    Low levels of education have serious social, economic and cultural ramifications in rural areas. In many countries, regional universities have explicitly been built to educate the local population, create professional jobs and stimulate innovation. ...
  • Bonetto, Giulia; Kamen, Yasmine; Evans, Kimberley Anne; Karadottir, Ragnhildur Thora (Frontiers Media SA, 2020-06-11)
    Plasticity in the central nervous system (CNS) allows for responses to changing environmental signals. While the majority of studies on brain plasticity focus on neuronal synapses, myelin plasticity has now begun to emerge as a potential modulator of ...
  • Grétarsson, Kristján Hólm (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2020-12)
    Umframerfðastjórnprótein taka þátt í að stjórna mismunandi genatjáningu og koma þannig up sérhæfðu umframerfðamengi í frumum sem allar hafa sama erfðamengið. Það er mikilvægt að skilja hvernig umframerfðamerkjum er stjórnað snemma í fósturþroskun ...
  • Sigurðsson, Þorgeir (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2019-06-03)
    ARINBJARNARKVIÐA is an Old Norse poem in the kviðuháttr meter. It is composed in praise of Arinbjǫrn Þórisson, a friend of the skald Egill Skallagrímsson. The only source of the poem, except for a few citations in scholarly work, is page 99v in the ...