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  • Song, Huan; Fang, Fang; Valdimarsdottir, Unnur; Lu, Donghao; Andersson, Therese M.-L.; Hultman, Christina; Ye, Weimin; Lundell, Lars; Johansson, Jan; Nilsson, Magnus; Lindblad, Mats (Springer Nature, 2017-01-03)
    Background Except for overall survival, whether or not waiting time for treatment could influences other domains of cancer patients’ overall well-being is to a large extent unknown. Therefore, we performed this study to determine the effect of waiting ...
  • Birgisdóttir, Sigrún (IIT Bombay Publications, 2015-12)
    This paper will address issues of sustainable development within the context of Icelands´ escalating tourism, exploring how design thinking and scenario building can be used as a reflective tool to address complex problems. This will be discussed in ...
  • Thorkelsdóttir, Rannveig Björk (River Publishers, 2018-01)
    The aim of this chapter is to look at what aspects enable and what aspects constrain the subject of drama in Icelandic compulsory education, using the lens of practice architectures theory. The chapter is based on my PhD study entitled Understanding ...
  • Vilhelmsdottir, Anna Sigridur; Kristjansdottir, Erna; Ingason, Helgi (Elsevier BV, 2016-07-14)
    Football is one of the most popular sports in the world. The football environment is demanding and challenging. In the last years there are more financial resources involved and social demand is increasing. Football is about creating the correct winning ...
  • Eikeset, Anne Maria; Mazzarella, Anna B.; Davidsdottir, Brynhildur; Klinger, Dane H.; Levin, Simon A.; Rovenskaya, Elena; Stenseth, Nils Chr. (Elsevier BV, 2018-01)
    This Special Issue is intended to help readers gain a better understanding of the various definitions of blue growth, as well as to give a heightened awareness of the constraints of, and possibilities within, the important concept. Increased communication ...
  • Blöndal, Þórunn (Department of Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian Studies, University of Helsinki, 2015-09)
    This thesis is an exploration of two interactional processes, syntactic completion and otherextension. The aim of the study is to explore what – if anything – triggers the use of these phenomena, to scrutinise their form and their interactional ...
  • Jónsson, Hákon; sulem, patrick; Kehr, Birte; Kristmundsdóttir, Snædís; Zink, Florian; Hjartarson, Eiríkur; Harðarson, Marteinn T.; Hjorleifsson, Kristjan; Eggertsson, Hannes; Guðjónsson, Sigurjón Axel; Ward, Lucas D.; Arnadottir, Gudny; Helgason, Einar A.; Helgason, Hannes; Gylfason, Arnaldur; Jónasdóttir, Aðalbjörg; Jónasdóttir, Áslaug; Rafnar, Þórunn; Besenbacher, Soren; Frigge, Michael L.; Stacey, Simon N.; Magnússon, Ólafur T.; Þorsteinsdóttir, Unnur; Másson, Gísli; Kong, Augustine; Halldórsson, Bjarni; Helgason, Agnar; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Stefánsson, Kári (Springer Nature, 2017-09-21)
    Understanding of sequence diversity is the cornerstone of analysis of genetic disorders, population genetics, and evolutionary biology. Here, we present an update of our sequencing set to 15,220 Icelanders who we sequenced to an average genome-wide ...
  • Czepkiewicz, Michał; Heinonen, Jukka; Ottelin, Juudit (IOP Publishing, 2018-06-21)
    Negative relationships between urban density and greenhouse gas emissions from daily travel are well established in the literature. However, recent research suggests that higher urban density is associated with higher emissions from long-distance leisure ...
  • Mendez Pinedo, M. Elvira (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Law Department, 2018-06)
    The Directive 2014/17/EU on mortgage credit agreements for real estate properties (Mortgage Credit Directive or MCD) reflects the classic tension in the European Union (EU) between the goal of attaining a European single mortgage credit market and the ...
  • Belart, Joaquín M. C.; Berthier, Etienne; Magnússon, Eyjólfur; Anderson, Leif S.; Pálsson, Finnur; Þorsteinsson, Þorsteinn; Howat, Ian M.; Adalgeirsdottir, Gudfinna; Jóhannesson, Tómas; Jarosch, Alexander H. (Copernicus GmbH, 2017-06-30)
    Sub-meter resolution, stereoscopic satellite images allow for the generation of accurate and high-resolution digital elevation models (DEMs) over glaciers and ice caps. Here, repeated stereo images of Drangajökull ice cap (NW Iceland) from Pléiades and ...
  • Falk, Martin; Hagsten, Eva (MDPI AG, 2018-07-26)
    Recently, several winter seasons in the European Alps have been unexpectedly warm. In the Austrian mountains, December 2015 was the warmest since weather records began, with a temperature deviation of +6.6 °C compared to the long-term average. By use ...
  • Takács, Lea; Hall, Priscilla J; Murphy, Margaret; Leahy-Warren, Patricia; Benyamini, Yael; Olza Fernandez, Ibone; Kazmierczak, Maria; Karlsdottir, Dr. Sigfridur Inga; Spyridou, Andria; Crespo Mirasol, Esther; Downe, Soo; Nieuwenhuijze, Marianne; Jonsdottir, Sigridur Sia (BMJ Publiching Group, 2018-10-01)
    Objective To synthesise qualitative studies on women's psychological experiences of physiological childbirth. Design Meta-synthesis. Methods Studies exploring women's psychological experiences of physiological birth using qualitative methods were ...
  • Mischke, Steffen; Liu, Chenglin; Zhang, Jiafu; Zhang, Chengjun; Zhang, Hua; Jiao, Pengcheng; Plessen, Birgit (Springer Nature, 2017-02-27)
    Remnants of cities and farmlands in China’s hyperarid Tarim Basin indicate that environmental conditions were significantly wetter two millennia ago in a region which is barren desert today. Historical documents and age data of organic remains show ...
  • Abbehausen, Camilla; de Paiva, Raphael Enoque Ferraz; Bjornsson, Ragnar; Gomes, Saulo Quintana; Du, Zhifeng; Corbi, Pedro Paulo; Lima, Frederico Alves; Farrell, Nicholas (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2018)
    A combination of two elements’ (Au, Zn) X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) and time-dependent density functional theory (TD-DFT) allowed the elucidation of differential substitution pathways of Au(I) and Au(III) compounds reacting with biologically ...
  • Freysteinsdóttir, Freydís Jóna; Jónsson, Gylfi (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2016-12-19)
    Markmið rannsóknarinnar var að skoða hvernig yfirfærsla á málaflokki fatlaðs fólks frá ríki til sveitarfélaga hefði gengið fyrir sig. Heildarferli yfirfærslunnar var skoðað og síðan var eitt sveitarfélag, Reykjavíkurborg, valið og skoðað nánar ...
  • Guðjohnsen, Ragný Þóra (University of Iceland, School of Education, Reykjavík, 2016-07)
    The aim of the study is to explore young people’s views on good citizenship by using a mixed method approach. First, by addressing if young people’s empathy levels at the age of 14 and 18 vary depending on their volunteering participation and the ...
  • Oksman, Mimmi; Weckström, Kaarina; Miettinen, Arto; Juggins, Stephen; Divine, Dmitry V.; Jackson, Rebecca; Telford, Richard; Korsgaard, Niels Jakup; Kucera, Michal (Springer Nature, 2017-10-18)
    The transition from the last ice age to the present-day interglacial was interrupted by the Younger Dryas (YD) cold period. While many studies exist on this climate event, only few include high-resolution marine records that span the YD. In order to ...
  • Jónsson, Örn Daníel; Karlsson, Bjarni Frímann (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2016-12-19)
    Sú fallvatnsorka sem seld hefur verið til stóriðju hefur skilað óverulegum hagnaði og fyrirséð er að hún mun ekki skila verulegum hagnaði nema dregið verði úr skuldsetningu raforkufyrirtækjanna. Söluverðið er þekkt og að hluta til fast. Væntingar ...
  • Olafsson, Jon (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2016-12-19)
    Í þeirri lýðræðisvakningu sem varð á Íslandi eftir hrun mátti sjá hvernig ólíkir hópar byggðu lýðræðiskröfur og ákall um meira eða dýpra lýðræði á ólíkum hugmyndum um lýðræði. Kjarni þessara krafna var þó hinn sami: meira lýðræði þýddi aukin áhrif ...