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  • 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 ...
  • Jónsson, Eyþór Ívar (Henley Management College/Brunel University, 2008-01)
    This thesis is an empirical investigation which focuses on the role of the board in small and medium sized enterprises in Iceland and the relationship between boards and organisational performance. The research will support the claim that there ...
  • Stefnánsson, Bergur V. (University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy, 2011)
    In patients with chronic kidney disease, treatment with erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESA) effectively corrects anemia. Most of these patients also need supplementation with regular iron injections to secure iron availability for proper ...
  • Scheving, Reynir (Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, 2013)
    Neuropathic pain is a maladaptive form of chronic pain caused by a primary injury or lesions in the central or peripheral nervous systems. Recently nitric oxide (NO) has emerged as important pro-nociceptive signaling molecule in pain signaling and ...
  • Olafsdottir, Steingerdur (University of Gothenburg, 2014-03)
    Several mechanisms have been proposed behind the associations between screens and overweight including sedentary behaviour, eating while viewing, and exposure to commercials. Aspects of this association as underlying social factors and the possible ...
  • Valsson, Trausti (University of California, Berkeley, Department of Landscape Architecture, 1987)
  • Magnússon, Gunnlaugur (Mälardalen University, School of Education, Culture and Communication, Educational Sciences and Mathematics., 2015)
    This thesis has two overarching aims. The first is to generate further knowledge about Swedish independent schools, specifically regarding the organisation and provision of special support and how these relate to special educational traditions and ...