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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 ...
  • Safarian, Sahar; Richter, Christiaan; Unnthorsson, Runar (Scientific Research Publishing, Inc,, 2019-06-23)
    Biomass is one of the most widely available energy sources and gasification is a thermal conversion process where biomass is transformed into a fuel gas with a gasifying agent. In this paper by using ASPEN Plus, a new steady state simulation model ...
  • Gunnarsdóttir, María J.; Gardarsson, Sigurdur; Figueras, Maria J.; Puigdomènech, Clàudia; Juárez, Rubén; Saucedo, Gemma; Arnedo, M. José; Santos, Ricardo; Monteiro, Silvia; Avery, Lisa; Pagaling, Eulyn; Allan, Richard; Abel, Claire; Eglitis, Janis; Hambsch, Beate; Hügler, Michael; Rajkovic, Andreja; Smigic, Nada; Udovicki, Bozidar; Albrechtsen, Hans-Jörgen; López-Avilés, Alma; Hunter, Paul (Elsevier BV, 2020-01)
    Drinking water quality has been regulated in most European countries for nearly two decades by the drinking water directive 98/83/EC. The directive is now under revision with the goal of meeting stricter demands for safe water for all citizens, as safe ...
  • Skúlason, Skúli; Parsons, Kevin J.; Svanbäck, Richard; Räsänen, Katja; Ferguson, Moira M.; Adams, Colin E.; Amundsen, Per‐Arne; Bartels, Pia; Bean, Colin W.; Boughman, Janette W.; Englund, Göran; Guðbrandsson, Jóhannes; Hooker, Oliver E.; Hudson, Alan G.; Kahilainen, Kimmo K.; Knudsen, Rune; Kristjansson, Bjarni K.; Leblanc, Camille A‐L.; Jónsson, Zophonías Oddur; Öhlund, Gunnar; Smith, Carl; Snorrason, Sigurður S. (Wiley, 2019-06-19)
    A major goal of evolutionary science is to understand how biological diversity is generated and altered. Despite considerable advances, we still have limited insight into how phenotypic variation arises and is sorted by natural selection. Here we argue ...
  • Connolly, John; Sebastià, Maria-Teresa; Kirwan, Laura; Finn, John Anthony; Llurba, Rosa; Suter, Matthias; Collins, Rosemary P.; Porqueddu, Claudio; Helgadóttir, Áslaug; Baadshaug, Ole H.; Bélanger, Gilles; Black, Alistair; Brophy, Caroline; Čop, Jure; Dalmannsdottir, Sigridur; Delgado, Ignacio; Elgersma, Anjo; Fothergill, Michael; Frankow-Lindberg, Bodil E.; Ghesquiere, An; Golinski, Piotr; Grieu, Philippe; Gustavsson, Anne-Maj; Höglind, Mats; Huguenin-Elie, Olivier; Jørgensen, Marit; Kadziuliene, Zydre; Lunnan, Tor; Nykanen-Kurki, Paivi; Ribas, Angela; Taube, Friedhelm; Thumm, Ulrich; De Vliegher, Alex; Lüscher, Andreas (Wiley, 2017-09-27)
    Grassland diversity can support sustainable intensification of grassland production through increased yields, reduced inputs and limited weed invasion. We report the effects of diversity on weed suppression from 3 years of a 31-site continental-scale ...
  • 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 ...
  • Zielhofer, Christoph; Köhler, Anne; Mischke, Steffen; Benkaddour, Abdelfattah; Mikdad, Abdeslam; Fletcher, William J. (Copernicus GmbH, 2019-03-20)
    Gerard C. Bond established a Holocene series of North Atlantic ice-rafted debris events based on quartz and haematite-stained grains recovered from subpolar North Atlantic marine cores. These so-called “Bond events” document nine large-scale and ...
  • Cook, David; Malinauskaite, Laura; Roman, Joe; Davidsdottir, Brynhildur; Ögmundardóttir, Helga (Elsevier BV, 2019-12)
    Goal 14, ‘Life Below Water’, of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals sets a target for nations to increase the number of marine protected areas managed using ecosystem-based management, which requires interventions focused on fish stock ...
  • 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 ...
  • Anna Sigríður Vilhelmsdóttir; Erna Kristjánsdóttir; 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 ...
  • Bekker, Charlotte L.; Gardarsdottir, Helga; Egberts, Antoine C. G.; Molenaar, Hendrik A.; Bouvy, Marcel L.; van den Bemt, Bart J. F.; Hövels, Anke M. (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-04-24)
    Background: Redispensing unused medications that have been returned to outpatient pharmacies by patients may reduce waste and healthcare costs. However, little is known regarding the extra costs associated with this process, nor the price level of ...
  • 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; Hardarson, Marteinn; Hjorleifsson, Kristjan; Eggertsson, Hannes; Guðjónsson, Sigurjón Axel; Ward, Lucas D.; Arnadottir, Gudny; Helgason, Einar A.; Helgason, Hannes; Gylfason, Arnaldur; Jónasdóttir, Aðalbjörg; Jónasdóttir, Áslaug; Rafnar, Thorunn; Besenbacher, Soren; Frigge, Michael L.; Stacey, Simon N.; Magnússon, Ólafur T.; Þorsteinsdóttir, Unnur; Másson, Gísli; Kong, Augustine; Halldórsson, Bjarni; Helgason, Agnar; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Stefansson, Kari (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 ...
  • Carneiro, Camilo; Gunnarsson, Tomas Gretar; Alves, Jose (Frontiers Media SA, 2019-07-02)
    The timing of annual events is key for organisms that exploit seasonal resources, as deviations from optimal timing might result in considerable fitness costs. Under strong time selection, individuals likely have fewer suitable strategies available ...
  • Morrison, Catriona; Alves, Jose; Gunnarsson, Tomas Gretar; Þórisson, Böðvar; Gill, Jennifer A. (Wiley, 2019-07-19)
    In migratory birds, early arrival on breeding sites is typically associated with greater breeding success, but the mechanisms driving these benefits are rarely known. One mechanism through which greater breeding success among early arrivers can potentially ...
  • 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 ...
  • Malinauskaite, Laura; Cook, David; Davidsdottir, Brynhildur; Ögmundardóttir, Helga; Roman, Joe (Elsevier BV, 2020-01)
    Commercial whaling is a divisive issue in Iceland, and often considered to be irreconcilable with whale watching. The coexistence of both activities in Faxaflói Bay, adjacent to the capital city of Reykjavík, has led to the designation of part of the ...