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  • Thordardottir, Björg; Chiatti, Carlos; Ekstam, Lisa; Malmgren Fänge, Agneta (MDPI AG, 2015-12-29)
    The aim of the paper was to explore the heterogeneity among housing adaptation clients. Cluster analysis was performed using baseline data from applicants in three Swedish municipalities. The analysis identified six main groups: “adults at risk of ...
  • Steinhaeuser, Sarah Sophie (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-08)
    The microenvironment is increasingly being recognized as a key player in supporting cancer progression. Therefore, investigating heterotypic interactions between cancer cells and their microenvironment is important for improving our understanding ...
  • Pretzer, Carina; Druzhinina, Irina S.; Amaro, Carmen; Benediktsdóttir, Eva; Hedenström, Ingela; Hervio-Heath, Dominique; Huhulescu, Steliana; Schets, Franciska M.; Farnleitner, Andreas H.; Kirschner, Alexander K. T. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2017-01)
    Coastal marine Vibrio cholerae populations usually exhibit high genetic diversity. To assess the genetic diversity of abundant V. cholerae non-O1/non-O139 populations in the Central European lake Neusiedler See, we performed a phylogenetic analysis ...
  • Trias, Rosalia; Ménez, Bénédicte; le Campion, Paul; Zivanovic, Yvan; Lecourt, Léna; Lecoeuvre, Aurélien; Schmitt-Kopplin, Philippe; Uhl, Jenny; Gislason, Sigurður R.; Alfreðsson, Helgi A.; Mesfin, Kiflom G.; Snæbjörnsdóttir, Sandra Ósk; Aradóttir, Edda S.; Gunnarsson, Ingvi; Matter, Juerg M.; Stute, Martin; Oelkers, Eric H.; Gérard, Emmanuelle (Springer Nature, 2017-10-20)
    Basalts are recognized as one of the major habitats on Earth, harboring diverse and active microbial populations. Inconsistently, this living component is rarely considered in engineering operations carried out in these environments. This includes ...
  • Elm Heintz, Kasper; Watson, D; Jakobsson, Pall; Fynbo, J P U; Bolmer, J; Arabsalmani, M; Cano, Zach; Covino, S; D’Elia, V; Gomboc, A; Japelj, J; Kaper, L; Krogager, J-K; Pugliese, G; Sánchez-Ramírez, R; Selsing, J; Sparre, M; Tanvir, N R; Thöne, C C; de Ugarte Postigo, A; Vergani, S D (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-06-04)
    We present here a survey of high-ionization absorption lines in the afterglow spectra of long-duration gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) obtained with the VLT/X-shooter spectrograph. Our main goal is to investigate the circumburst medium in the natal regions of ...
  • Sultan, Muhammad Taha (2019-11-27)
    Growth of self-assembled quantum dots is of great interest due to their potential quantum confinement effect and numerous applications in optoelectronics and nano-sized structures. Semiconducting Si, Ge and SiGe nanocrystals (NCs), embedded in a ...
  • Till, Jessica L; Rybacki, E.; Morales, L.F.G.; Naumann, M. (American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2019-03)
    We performed a series of deformation experiments on synthetic magnetite aggregates to characterize the high‐temperature rheological behavior of this mineral under nominally dry and hydrous conditions. Grain growth laws for magnetite were additionally ...
  • Sigurvinsson, Jón Ásgeir (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, 2019)
    Hinn svokallaði þakkarsálmur Hiskía konungs í 38. Kafla Jesaja hefur löngum þótt afar erfiður viðfangs, ekki síst vegna meints bágborins varðveisluástands 16. vers, sem auk v. 17a, hefur verið dæmt óskiljanlegt og jafnvel kallað “martröð riskýrandans” ...
  • Alam, M. M. Mahbub; Westfall, Kristen M.; Pálsson, Snæbjörn (Wiley-Blackwell, 2017-05-09)
    Macrobrachium rosenbergii, the giant freshwater prawn, is an important source of high quality protein and occurs naturally in rivers as well as commercial farms in South and South-East Asia, including Bangladesh. This study investigated the genetic ...
  • Pedersen, Gro; Montalvo, Jorge; Einarsson, Páll; Vilmundardóttir, Olga Kolbrún; Sigurmundsson, Friðþór Sófus; Belart, Joaquín M. C.; Hjartardottir, Asta Rut; Kizel, Fadi; Rustowicz, Rose; Falco, Nicola; Gísladóttir, Guðrún; Benediktsson, Jon Atli (Iceland Glaciological Society and Geoscience Society of IcelandJöklarannsóknafélags Íslands og Jarðfræðafélags Íslands, 2018)
    Hekla volcano is known to have erupted at least 23 times in historical time (last 1100 years); often producing mixed eruptions of tephra and lava. The lava flow volumes from the 20th century have amounted 80% to almost 100% of the entire erupted ...
  • Zeevaert, Ludger (Western Michigan University, Medieval Institute, 2018-12)
    The article investigates differences in the use of the historical present tense in the earliest manuscripts of Njál's saga. The manuscripts analyzed show a common stock of forms of the historical present tense that can be explained discourse functionally ...
  • Tomasdottir, Margret O.; Björnsdóttir, Amalía; Getz, Linn; Steingrímsdóttir, Þóra; Ólafsdóttir, Ólöf A.; Kristjánsdóttir, Hildur; Sigurðsson, Jóhann A. (Informa UK Limited, 2016-10-08)
    Objective: To study the self-reported prevalence of experienced violence among a cohort of women about two years after giving birth, their health during pregnancy, pregnancy outcomes and their experience of their child ’ s health. Setting and ...
  • Kalmansson, Jón Ásgeir (Menntavísindasvið, Menntavísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2018-12-31)
    Í greininni er sjónum beint að heimspekilegri orðræðu um hjartað og grafist fyrir um merkingu og mikilvægi þessa hugtaks í siðfræðilegu samhengi. Fyrst er rætt um hjartað í ljósi hefðarinnar og upprunalegs skilnings á heimspeki sem viskuást. Þá ...
  • Eysteinsson, Ástráður (Hugvísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2018)
    Grein þessi fjallar um skynjun borgarheimsins, birtingarmyndir hans í bókmenntum og æviskrifum, og um borgina sem stað framandleika og ferðalaga í ýmsum skilningi, m.a. í heimsmynd hvers og eins. Borgir einkennast af þéttleika og innri tengslum en ...
  • Kristinsdóttir, Guðrún; Árnadóttir, Hervör Alma (Menntavísindasvið Háskóla Íslands, 2015-11-21)
    Markmiðið með greininni er að varpa ljósi á reynslu rannsakenda af því að fá formleg leyfi og aðgengi að börnum til að rannsaka hagi þeirra og ræða við þau um málefni sem þau varða. Tilgangurinn er að efla umræðu um málið og vekja athygli á því hver ...
  • Bóasdóttir, Sólveig Anna (Guðfræðistofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2017)
    „Loftslagsbreytingar er vandamál sem ekki er hægt að leysa!“ Það eru orð guðfræðingsins og siðfræðingsins Willis Jenkins sem þessi grein beinir sjónum að. Hvað sem þessum orðum líður heldur Jenkins því fram að kristin siðfræði á tímum loftslagsbreytinga ...
  • Ólafsdóttir, Sigríður; Sigurðsson, Baldur (Menntavísindasvið Háskóla Íslands, 2017-12-31)
    Frammistaða íslenskra 15 ára unglinga í lesskilningshluta PISA-rannsóknarinnar hefur dalað um 23 stig frá árinu 2000 til ársins 2015. Lækkunin nemur um hálfu skólaári, en munur á innfæddum nemendum og fyrstu kynslóð innflytjenda hefur nær tvöfaldast á ...
  • Tryggvason, Geir; Briem, Birgir (Læknafélag Íslands / Icelandic Medical Association, 2017-01-05)
    Hnútar í skjaldkirtli eru algengt vandamál og nýgengi þeirra hefur aukist mikið. Kerfisbundin nálgun við uppvinnslu er nauðsynleg til að greining fáist fljótt en ekki síður til að koma í veg fyrir ofgreiningu og ofmeðhöndlun sjúklinga. Það er mikilvægt ...
  • Eddudóttir, Sigrún Dögg (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2016-12)
    For most of the Holocene the main driver of vegetation and environmental change in Iceland was climate, although intermittent volcanic events had short term impacts. This changed with the Norse colonisation in the late 9th century AD, from when land ...
  • Lowe, David A.; Thorlacius, Larus (Springer Nature, 2016-12)
    We explore a version of black hole complementarity, where an approximate semiclassical effective field theory for interior infalling degrees of freedom emerges holo-graphically from an exact evolution of exterior degrees of freedom. The infalling degrees ...