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  • Ólafsson, Þorvarður Tjörvi (Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, 2016)
  • Elíasson, Ottó (Faculty of Science and Technology of Århus University, 2019-11)
    This thesis covers experimental work conducted within two distinct fields of cold-atom physics. The first part describes an experiment capable of spatially-selective dispersive measurements of a cold-atomic system in part or in whole, by virtue of a ...
  • Pálsson, Páll Ragnar (Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, 2013)
    This is a study of melodies in The Poetry Book of Father Ólafur from Sandar (Kvæðabók sr. Ólafs á Söndum), a manuscript of poetry and songs from the early 17th century Iceland. The source investigated in this study is a copy of the manuscript made ...
  • Ísberg, Nína Rós (University of London, 2010)
    The research is about the assimilation of women immigrants in Icelandic society through domesticity and the home. The focus is on the material practices that act to incorporate ‘foreign women’ into being Icelandic, accepting the ambivalence ...
  • Imsland, Freyja (Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 2015)
    Domestic animals have rich phenotypic diversity that can be explored to advance our understanding of the relationship between molecular genetics and phenotypic variation. Since the advent of second generation sequencing, it has become easier to ...
  • Ingvarsson, Sigurður (Karolinska Institutet, Department of Tumor Biology, 1989-10-27)
    The aim of this study has been tq identify the structural changes during c-myc activation · in relation to tumor pathogenesis, to characterize the Bmyc gene, and to compare the structure and expression of myc gene family members. The myc family members ...
  • Gislason, Kari (University of Queensland, Brisbane, 2003)
    The aim of this thesis is to show how character analysis can be used to approach conceptions of saga authorship in medieval Iceland. The idea of possession is a metaphor that is adopted early in the thesis, and is used to describe Icelandic sagas as ...
  • Helgason, Hannes (California Institute of Technology, 2008)
    This thesis considers the problem of detecting and estimating highly oscillatory signals from noisy measurements. These signals are often referred to as chirps in the literature; they are found everywhere in nature, and frequently arise in scientific ...
  • Sigurdardottir, Heida Maria (Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 2013)
    In this thesis, we explore how objects affect the space around them. We show that spatial information is extracted from even completely novel objects. Information derived from the shape of objects is swiftly and automatically integrated into a variety ...
  • Runólfsson, Birgir Þór (George Mason University, 1991)
    My task is to come up with a theory of cooperation and, then, apply that theory to a particular historical case. The historical case I discuss Is the rise and decline of social order in medieval Iceland; the so-called Commonwealth period. The Commonwealth ...
  • Arason, Þórður (Oregon State University, 1991)
    In this thesis anomalous downcore shallowing of paleomagnetic inclinations is interpreted to be caused by sediment compaction. Thus, compaction-induced inclination shallowing may influence tectonic reconstructions that are based on inclinations from ...
  • Kristjánsdóttir, Helga (Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 2009)
    Autoimmune diseases occur in up to 3-5% of the general population and represent a diverse collection of diseases with regards to clinical manifestations. The unifying factor of autoimmune diseases is tissue and organ damage as a result of an immune ...
  • Palmadottir, Valgerdur (Umeå Universitet, 2018-10-19)
    In this dissertation, I analyze understandings and employment of the idea that ‘the personal is political’ and how it appears in feminist politico-theoretical thought and activism in the period from the late 1960s until the middle of 1990s. My focus ...
  • Árnason, Guðmundur Rúnar (London School of Economics, 1991)
    The thesis is a study of political communications in a general election campaign in Iceland in 1987. The theoretical background is the so-called agenda-setting approach to communication. A multimethodological approach was used: first, a content analysis ...
  • Haraldsson, Ólafur Sveinn (University of Washington, 2015)
    Nearly all bridge bents (intermediate supports) are constructed of cast-in-place reinforced concrete. Such bridges have served the nation well in the past, but to meet current design expectations, they need to be improved in three areas: 1) speed of ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Arna H. (University of London, 2012)
    The purpose of the thesis is to investigate how the professional role and leadership of preschool teachers are perceived by them and other stakeholders and what contextual factors affect the preschool teachers’ role and leadership. A further purpose ...
  • Þórarinsdóttir, Hallfríður (The New School for Social Research, 1999)
    This dissertation elucidates the adoption o f the notion o f purity and its central role in the process o f national identity making in Iceland. The purpose of such an examination is to add to anthropology's critical understanding of the joint processes ...
  • Sigfusson, Bergur (University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, 2009)
    This thesis studied the volcanic and geothermal source of arsenic (As) and its fate in shallow ground waters and upon entering the ocean by means of experimental and field measurements combined with geochemical modeling. Arsenic enters the atmosphere ...
  • Ingadóttir, Þórdís (University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law, 2022-01-14)
    The relationship between international and national law is increasingly being tested by jurisdictions and decisions of international courts. International courts have multiplied in the last two decades and have become permanent and active participants ...
  • Líndal, Páll Jakob (University of Sydney, Faculty of Architecture, Design & Planning, 2013)
    The urban population around the world is growing rapidly. Although increasing urbanization has positive aspects, it has also raised concerns about environmental, economic and social sustainability. As response, some design and planning solutions ...