Iris: Recent submissions

  • Avokpaho, Euripide F.G.A.; Houngbégnon, Parfait; Accrombessi, Manfred; Atindégla, Eloïc; Yard, Elodie; Means, Arianna Rubin; Kennedy, David S.; Littlewood, D. Timothy J.; Garcia, André; Massougbodji, Achille; Galagan, Sean R.; Walson, Judd L.; Cottrell, Gilles; Ibikounlé, Moudachirou; Ásbjörnsdóttir, Kristjana Hrönn; Luty, Adrian J.F. (2021-08)
    Background Despite several years of school-based MDA implementation, STH infections remain an important public health problem in Benin, with a country-wide prevalence of 20% in 2015. The DeWorm3 study is designed to assess the feasibility of using ...
  • Meckl, Markus Hermann; Guðmundsson, Birgir; Ólafs, Helga; Proppé, Hulda (Háskóli Íslands, 2010)
    The freedom of the press is a necessity to ensure public debate, a debate which secures the emergence of truth for the better good of all. The importance attributed to this argument is reflected in European constitutions. Since the French Revolution ...
  • Guðmundsson, Birgir (2015-06-15)
    Umræða um sjálfsritskoðun fjölmiðla hefur tekið kipp hér á landi eftir árásir á ritstjórnarskrifstofur Charie Hebdo í París í janúar 2015 og sviptingar í yfirstjórn og eigendahópi íslenskra fjölmiðla. En hver er sú reynsla sem blaðamenn lýsa sem ...
  • Guðmundsson, Birgir (2020-12-16)
    Covid 19 has had enormous impact on media firms all over the world, adding further economic pressures to a sector already suffering problems. Two different trends come together in the present situation, a challenge to the economic model of traditional ...
  • Guðmundsson, Birgir (2014)
    Political communication in Iceland and in the Nordic Countries has undergone dramatic changes in the last decades. The political process has had to adjust to a new media landscape and to novel media technology at the same time as the media themselves ...
  • Guðmundsson, Birgir (2013-12-15)
    Flokksfjölmiðlun þreifst hér á landi fram undir síðustu aldamót og sú umbreyting sem Blumler & Kavanagh (1999) kölluðu „Þriðja skeið pólitískrar boðmiðlunar“ og felst m.a. í aukinni sérfræðiþekkingu í boðmiðlun innan stjórnmálaflokka og mikilli fagvæðingu ...
  • Guðmundsson, Birgir; Meckl, Markus Hermann; Ólafs, Helga; Heijstra, Thamar M. (Háskóli Íslands, 2014)
  • EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings (FAF) (2021-11)
    The present opinion deals with the re-evaluation of thaumatin (E 957) when used as a food additive. Thaumatin is a natural plant protein, consisting of thaumatin I and thaumatin II proteins together with minor amounts of plant constituents, obtained ...
  • EFSA Scientific Committee (2021-03)
    This Statement presents a proposal for harmonising the establishment of Health-Based Guidance Values (HBGVs) for regulated products that are also nutrients. This is a recurrent issue for food additives and pesticides, and may occasionally occur for ...
  • EFSA Scientific Committee (2021-08)
    Following a mandate from the European Commission, EFSA has developed a Guidance on Technical Requirements (Guidance on Particle-TR), defining the criteria for assessing the presence of a fraction of small particles, and setting out information requirements ...
  • EFSA Scientific Committee (SC) (2021-08)
    The EFSA Scientific Committee was asked to provide guidance on the most appropriate in vivo tests to follow up on positive in vitro results for aneugenicity, and on the approach to risk assessment for substances that are aneugenic but not clastogenic ...
  • EFSA Scientific Committee (2021-05)
    The European Parliament requested EFSA to develop a holistic risk assessment of multiple stressors in honey bees. To this end, a systems-based approach that is composed of two core components: a monitoring system and a modelling system are put forward ...
  • EFSA Scientific Committee (2021-10)
    This Opinion assesses the biological relevance of the non-monotonic dose responses (NMDR) identified in a previous EFSA External Report (Beausoleil et al., 2016) produced under GP/EFSA/SCER/2014/01 and the follow-up probabilistic assessment (Chevillotte ...
  • EFSA Scientific Committee (2021-08)
    The EFSA has updated the Guidance on risk assessment of the application of nanoscience and nanotechnologies in the food and feed chain, human and animal health. It covers the application areas within EFSA’s remit, including novel foods, food contact ...
  • Guðmundsson, Birgir (2016-06-15)
    This article presents results from a survey among political candidates standing in parliamentary elections in Iceland in the spring of 2013 regarding their use of media in the election campaign. The purpose of this study was twofold; first to determine ...
  • Baldursdóttir, Lovísa; Zoëga, Sigríður; Auðólfsson, Gunnar; Friðriksdóttir, Vigdís; Sigurjónsson, Sigurður Ýmir; Ingadóttir, Brynja (2021)
    Ágrip TILGANGUR Tilgangur rannsóknarinnar var að meta langtímaáhrif brunaáverka á heilsu og heilsutengd lífsgæði fullorðinna og meta próffræðilega eiginleika íslenskrar útgáfu matstækisins Burn Specific Health Scale-Brief (BSHS-B). EFNIVIÐUR OG AÐFERÐIR ...
  • Castejón, Natalia; Þórarinsdóttir, Kristín Anna; Einarsdóttir, Ragnhildur; Kristbergsson, Kristberg; Marteinsdóttir, Guðrún (2021-12)
    A growing concern for overall health is driving a global market of natural ingredients not only in the food industry but also in the cosmetic field. In this study, a screening on potential cosmetic applications of aqueous extracts from three Icelandic ...
  • Bashir, Alexandra Kristin; Wink, Lisa; Duller, Stefanie; Schwendner, Petra; Cockell, Charles; Rettberg, Petra; Mahnert, Alexander; Beblo-Vranesevic, Kristina; Bohmeier, Maria; Rabbow, Elke; Gaboyer, Frederic; Westall, Frances; Walter, Nicolas; Cabezas, Patricia; Garcia-Descalzo, Laura; Gomez, Felipe; Malki, Mustapha; Amils, Ricardo; Ehrenfreund, Pascale; Monaghan, Euan; Vannier, Pauline; Marteinsson, Viggó Þór; Erlacher, Armin; Tanski, George; Strauss, Jens; Bashir, Mina; Riedo, Andreas; Moissl-Eichinger, Christine (2021-12)
    Background: Extreme terrestrial, analogue environments are widely used models to study the limits of life and to infer habitability of extraterrestrial settings. In contrast to Earth’s ecosystems, potential extraterrestrial biotopes are usually ...
  • Jégousse, Clara; Vannier, Pauline; Groben, René; Glöckner, Frank Oliver; Marteinsson, Viggó Þór (2021-04-02)
    Marine microorganisms contribute to the health of the global ocean by supporting the marine food web and regulating biogeochemical cycles. Assessing marine microbial diversity is a crucial step towards understanding the global ocean. The waters surrounding ...
  • Schmidt, Signe; Frandsen, Christian S.; Dejgaard, Thomas F.; Vistisen, Dorte; Halldórsson, Þórhallur Ingi; Olsen, Sjudur F.; Jensen, Jens Erik B.; Madsbad, Sten; Andersen, Henrik U.; Nørgaard, Kirsten (2021)
    Aims: To present secondary outcome analyses of liraglutide treatment in overweight adults with insulin pump-treated type 1 diabetes (T1D), focusing on changes in body composition and dimensions, and to evaluate changes in food intake to identify potential ...