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  • Sverrisdóttir, Ingibjörg Steinunn; Sigurðsson, Kristinn; Hrafnkelsson, Örn (De Gruyter, 2012-12)
    The National Library of Iceland (established 1818) and the Library of the University of Iceland (established 1940) were amalgamated in 1994 as the National and University Library of Iceland (NULI). When the changes occurred, an opportunity to transform ...
  • Kröyer, Höskuldur R.G. (Faculty of Engineering, Lund University, 2015)
    The aims of this work are to better understand (1) the relation between exposure and the risk of an accident between pedestrians and between motorized vehicles and between bicyclists and motorized vehicles occurring at urban intersections and (2) how ...
  • Parts, Kaarin; Tedersoo, Leho; Schindlbacher, Andreas; Sigurdsson, Bjarni D.; Leblans, Niki; Oddsdóttir, Edda Sigurdís; Borken, Werner; Ostonen, Ivika (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-07-09)
    Global warming is predicted to impact high-latitude and high-altitude forests severely, jeopardizing their overall functioning and carbon storage, both of which depend on the warming response of tree fine root systems. This paper investigates the effect ...
  • Löve, Laufey; Traustadottir, Rannveig; Rice, James (Cogitatio, 2018-03-26)
    Achieving disability equality calls for transformative changes to society’s structures and norms. Recognizing the central role of disabled people and their organizations in this restructuring, and the call of the Convention on the Rights of Persons ...
  • Rich, Anna; Baldwin, David; Alfageme, Inmaculada; Beckett, Paul; Berghmans, Thierry; Brincat, Stephen; Burghuber, Otto; Corlateanu, Alexandru; Cufer, Tanja; Damhuis, Ronald; Danila, Edvardas; Domagala-Kulawik, Joanna; Elia, Stefano; Gaga, Mina; Goksel, Tuncay; Grigoriu, Bogdan; Hillerdal, Gunnar; Huber, Rudolf Maria; Jakobsen, Erik; Jónsson, Steinn; Jovanovic, Dragana; Kavcova, Elena; Konsoulova, Assia; Laisaar, Tanel; Makitaro, Riitta; Mehic, Bakir; Milroy, Robert; Moldvay, Judit; Morgan, Ross; Nanushi, Milda; Paesmans, Marianne; Putora, Paul Martin; Samarzija, Miroslav; Scherpereel, Arnaud; Schlesser, Marc; Sculier, Jean-Paul; Skrickova, Jana; Sotto-Mayor, Renato; Strand, Trond-Eirik; Van Schil, Paul; Blum, Torsten-Gerriet (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-11-20)
    Background: A minority of European countries have participated in international comparisons with high level data on lung cancer. However, the nature and extent of data collection across the continent is simply unknown, and without accurate data ...
  • Delgado, Alex J; Olafsson, Vilhelm (Dove Medical Press Ltd., 2017-08)
    Xerostomia affects 30% of the population and manifests as a side effect of medications, systemic diseases, or cancer therapy. Oral moisturizers are prescribed to overcome the ailments of dry mouth and its symptoms. It is imperative that these products ...
  • Lattari, Eduardo; Oliveira, Bruno R. R.; Monteiro Júnior, Renato Sobral; Marques Neto, Silvio Rodrigues; Oliveira, Aldair J.; Maranhão Neto, Geraldo A.; Machado, Sergio; Budde, Henning (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-12-26)
    Previous studies investigating the effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on muscle strength showed no consensus. Therefore, the purpose of this article was to systematically review the literature on the effects of single dose tDCS ...
  • Helgason, Dadi (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-06)
    Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a growing problem worldwide and is associated with high morbidity and mortality. AKI is a known complication following cardiac operations and coronary angiography (CA). Following CA, AKI has been associated with contrast ...
  • Helgadottir, Solveig (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2017-01-06)
    In line with advances in surgery, perioperative care, and intensive care, the outcome in patients treated for cardiovascular disease has improved. Open-heart surgery is common in most western countries and, in line with the general ageing of populations, ...
  • Long, Thorir E (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-12)
    Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common clinical problem both in the hospital and outpatient setting and is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a risk factor for developing AKI and AKI is a risk factor for ...
  • Matthiasson, Thorolfur (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands., 2008)
    Inflation was a growing problem during the 1960’s and the 1970’s in Iceland. Inflation represents a problem for any entity that tries to write up a budget, whether an individual, a company or a governmental entity. Many governmental entities do not ...
  • Hlynsdóttir, Eva Marín (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2016)
    Leach and Wilson (2002) identified four key tasks of local government leaders. Building on their initiative, this paper examines the task of developing strategic and policy direction at the Icelandic local level from the viewpoint of the Icelandic ...
  • Arnarsson, Arsaell; Kristófersson, Gísli Kort; Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Wiley, 2017-07-28)
    Introduction. Over the past two decades, alcohol consumption of Icelandic adolescents has decreased dramatically. The aim of this study was to quantify the extent of this reduction and compare it with the trend in cannabis use over a 20 year period and ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Wiley, 2014-04-27)
    Prior research has demonstrated that migration intentions are a moderate to strong predictor of individual-level migration across a wide range of countries, but their value for predicting community-level population change remains unclear. Analyses ...
  • Gudmundsdottir, Helga; Trehub, Sandra (SAGE Publications, 2017-07)
    The present study explored the singing ability of toddlers 16 months to 3 years of age by examining North American adults’ ability to identify toddlers’ renditions of familiar tunes sung with foreign lyrics. After listening to each toddler’s song, ...
  • Müller, Gideon Philipp (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2019-09-02)
    An active field of research in magnetism today involves studies of solitons -- localised magnetic textures possessing particle-like properties. They are considered promising for various applications but are also intriguing from a fundamental point of ...
  • Edmunds, Kyle; Gíslason, Magnús; Sigurðsson, Sigurður; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Harris, Tamara; Carraro, Ugo; Gargiulo, Paolo (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-03-07)
    Sarcopenic muscular degeneration has been consistently identified as an independent risk factor for mortality in aging populations. Recent investigations have realized the quantitative potential of computed tomography (CT) image analysis to describe ...
  • Saha, Subham (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2017-06)
    Electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy is routinely used to study the structure and dynamics of nucleic acids, to obtain information about their functions. A prerequisite for most EPR studies of nucleic acids is the incorporation of ...
  • Batt, Catherine M.; Brown, Maxwell; Clelland, Sarah-Jane; Korte, Monika; Linford, Paul; Outram, Zoe (Elsevier BV, 2017-09)
    Archaeomagnetic dating offers a valuable chronological tool for archaeological investigations, particularly for dating fired material. The method depends on the establishment of a dated record of secular variation of the Earth's magnetic field and this ...
  • Ingimarsson, Oddur (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2018-04-10)
    Background: Schizophrenia is a chronic serious mental disorder with prevalence close to 0.7%. Early symptoms of schizophrenia generally appear in late adolescence or the early twenties. The prognosis is usually worse in cases of early onset. The ...