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  • 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 ...
  • Macdonald, Jed Ian; Macdonald, Jed Ian (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, Sigurdur; 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Arngrímsson, Arnar Davíð; Sigurgeirsson, Hersir; Ásmundsson, Jakob Már (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands, 2018-06-25)
    Alþjóðlegar reglur og venjur um framkvæmd afleiðusamninga hafa í gegnum tíðina mótast af dómafordæmum. Saga afleiðusamninga á Íslandi er stutt og framan af komu ekki mörg deilumál til kasta dómstóla. Þetta breyttist í kjölfar bankahrunsins árið 2008 ...
  • Jakobsdóttir, Sólveig; Hjartarson, Torfi; Þórhallsdóttir, Bergþóra (Háskólaútgáfan, 2014)
    Í þessum kafla er er lýst þeim hluta rannsóknarinnar á starfsháttum í grunnskólum þar sem markmiðið var að skoða áhrif upplýsingatækni á nám og kennslu. Upplýsingatækni er ætlað að gegna lykilhlutverki í skólastarfi og þróun nútímaskóla og tengist ...
  • Ala-Mantila, Sanna (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2017-05-05)
    Cities are engines of growth and productivity. In addition, great expectations are set upon these agglomerations to contribute to development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own. ...
  • Csapo, Adam; Spagnol, Simone; Herrera Martinez, Marcelo; Bujacz, Michal; Janeczek, Maciej; Ivanica, Gabriel; Wersényi, György; Moldoveanu, Alin; Unnthorsson, Runar (Audio Engineering Society, 2017-05-11)
    This paper focuses on auditory sensory substitution for providing visually impaired users with suitable information in both static scene recognition and dynamic obstacle avoidance. We introduce three different sonification models together with three ...
  • Halle, Kristine Flo; Fjose, Maria; Kristjánsdóttir, Hildur; Bjornsdottir, Amalia; Getz, Linn; Tómasdóttir, Margrét Ólafía; Sigurdsson, Johann Agust (Springer Nature, 2018-12)
    Background and aim Use of ultrasound scans early in pregnancy is increasing, but we have limited knowledge about the actual prevalence, associated decision-making and impact on expectant women/couples in a general population. The aim of this study was ...
  • Fahrendorff, Mathilde; Oliveri, Roberto S.; Johansson, Pär Ingemar (Springer Nature, 2017-04-13)
    Background Management of the critically bleeding patient can be encountered in many medical and surgical settings. Common for these patients is a high risk of dying from exsanguination secondary to developing coagulopathy. The purpose of this meta-analysis ...
  • Hvannberg, Ebba Thora; Halldórsdóttir, Gyða; Rudinsky, Jan (Springer International Publishing, 2015)
    Voice communication is vital for collaboration between first responders and commanders during crisis management. To decrease cost, training can take place in a virtual environment instead of in a real one. It is non-trivial to build and evaluate a ...
  • Hafsteinsson, Sigurjon; Grétarsdóttir, Tinna; Árnason, Arnar (Index Copernicus, 2014-12-12)
    It is well established ethnographically that history is a particularly important and celebrated aspect of Icelandic identity. Paraphrasing Hastrup, it could be argued that Icelandic culture is a culture of the past. The collapse in Iceland in 2008 ...
  • Pétursdóttir, Svava (University of Leeds, 2012)
    This study is on using information and communication technology (ICT) in science education in Iceland. The requirement that ICT be utilized in teaching has only been met to a limited extent though schools appear to be well equipped. Data was collected ...
  • Black, Isra; Helgason, Asgeir R. (Springer Nature, 2018-03-21)
    Background Morbidity arising from unprepared bereavement is a problem that affects close personal relations of individuals at the end-of-life. The bereavement studies literature demonstrates that a lack of preparedness for a loved one’s death is a ...
  • Vicca, Sara; Stocker, Benjamin; Reed, Sasha; WIEDER, WILLIAM; Bahn, Michael; Fay, Philip; Janssens, Ivan; Lambers, Hans; Penuelas, Josep; Piao, Shilong; Rebel, Karin; Sardans, Jordi; Sigurdsson, Bjarni D.; Van Sundert, Kevin; Wang, Ying-Ping; Zaehle, Sönke; Ciais, Philippe (IOP Publishing, 2018-12-07)
    A wide range of research shows that nutrient availability strongly influences terrestrial carbon (C) cycling and shapes ecosystem responses to environmental changes and hence terrestrial feedbacks to climate. Nonetheless, our understanding of nutrient ...
  • Boakye, Abena A.; Wireko-Manu, Faustina Dufie; Oduro, Ibok; Ellis, William O.; Gudjónsdóttir, María; Chronakis, Ioannis S. (Wiley, 2018-03-13)
    The critical role of indigenous crops in the socioeconomic growth of developing nations has necessitated calls for accelerated exploitation of staples. Cocoyam, Xanthosoma sagittifolium, is food for over 400 million people worldwide and is the most ...
  • Hjartarson, Benedikt (Hugvísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2017)
  • Loftsdóttir, Kristín (Hugvísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2015)
    Greinin fjallar um birtingarmyndir kynþáttahyggju í íslenskum samtíma og leggur til að hugtakið „sakleysi“ geti hjálpað til við að skilja samtíma kynþáttafordóma á Íslandi, þar sem þeim er ekki algjörlega hafnað sem hluta af íslensku samfélagi en oft ...
  • Ivarsson, Tord; Skarphedinsson, Gudmundur; Andersson, Markus; Jarbin, Håkan (Springer Nature, 2017-07-29)
    We evaluated the clinical utility of the Swedish SCARED-R in child- and adolescent psychiatric outpatients (n = 239) and validated it against Longitudinal Expert All Data (LEAD) DSM IV diagnoses based on the Children’s Schedule for Affective Disorders ...