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  • Frímannsdóttir, Ingibjörg B (ERJournal, 2015)
    Today’s students demand another approach to learning than the approach taken for students entering the school system 20 to 30 years ago. Modern students’ expectations and demands with regard to how and when they want to study are not the same as they ...
  • Pálsson, Frosti (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2017-09)
    In remote sensing, acquired optical images of high spectral resolution have usually a lower spatial resolution than images of lower spectral resolution. This is due to physical, cost and complexity constraints. To make the most of the available imagery, ...
  • Mantovan, R.; Fallica, R.; Mokhles Gerami, A.; Mølholt, T. E.; Wiemer, C.; Longo, M.; Gunnlaugsson, Haraldur; Johnston, K.; Masenda, H.; Naidoo, D.; Ncube, M.; Bharuth-Ram, K.; Fanciulli, M.; Gíslason, Hafliði Pétur; Langouche, G.; Olafsson, Sveinn; Weyer, G. (Springer Nature, 2017-08-15)
    The underlying mechanism driving the structural amorphous-to-crystalline transition in Group VI chalcogenides is still a matter of debate even in the simplest GeTe system. We exploit the extreme sensitivity of 57Fe emission Mössbauer spectroscopy, ...
  • Jonsdottir-Buch, Sandra Mjoll (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2017-09-15)
    Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) are promising candidates for cellular therapy due to their ability to regenerate bone and cartilage and modulate immune responses. The use of MSC in cellular therapy is problematic due to the need for fetal bovine serum ...
  • Vavitsas, Konstantinos; Rue, Emil Østergaard; Stefánsdóttir, Lára Kristín; Gnanasekaran, Thiyagarajan; Blennow, Andreas; Crocoll, Christoph; Guðmundsson, Steinn; Jensen, Poul Erik (Springer Nature, 2017-08-15)
    Background There are an increasing number of studies regarding genetic manipulation of cyanobacteria to produce commercially interesting compounds. The majority of these works study the expression and optimization of a selected heterologous pathway, ...
  • Puletti, Valentina Giangreco M.; Pourhasan, Razieh (Springer Nature, 2017-08)
    We compute holographic Rényi entropies for spherical entangling surfaces on the boundary while considering third order Lovelock gravity with negative cosmological constant in the bulk. Our study shows that third order Lovelock black holes with hyperbolic ...
  • Björnsdóttir, Sigríður; Harris, Simon R.; Svansson, Vilhjálmur; Gunnarsson, Eggert; Sigurðardóttir, Ólöf G.; Gammeljord, Kristina; Steward, Karen F.; Newton, J. Richard; Robinson, Carl; Charbonneau, Amelia R. L.; Parkhill, Julian; Holden, Matthew T. G.; Waller, Andrew S. (American Society for Microbiology, 2017-08-01)
    Iceland is free of the major infectious diseases of horses. However, in 2010 an epidemic of respiratory disease of unknown cause spread through the country’s native horse population of 77,000. Microbiological investigations ruled out known viral agents ...
  • Björnsdóttir, Erla; Janson, Christer; Lindberg, Eva; Arnardottir, Erna Sif; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith; Carsin, Anne Elie; Real, Francisco Gómez; Torén, Kjell; Heinrich, Joachim; Nowak, Dennis; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Demoly, Pascal; Arenas, Sandra Dorado; Navarro, Ramon Coloma; Schlünssen, Vivi; Raherison, Chantal; Jarvis, Debbie L; Gislason, Thorarinn (BMJ, 2017-08)
    Introduction Sleep length has been associated with obesity and various adverse health outcomes. The possible association of sleep length and respiratory symptoms has not been previously described. The aim of this study was to investigate the association ...
  • Maret-Ouda, John; Wahlin, Karl; Artama, Miia; Brusselaers, Nele; Färkkilä, Martti; Lynge, Elsebeth; Mattsson, Fredrik; Pukkala, Eero; Romundstad, Pål; Tryggvadóttir, Laufey; Euler-Chelpin, My von; Lagergren, Jesper (BMJ, 2017-06)
    Purpose To describe a newly created all-Nordic cohort of patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), entitled the Nordic Antireflux Surgery Cohort (NordASCo), which will be used to compare participants having undergone antireflux surgery ...
  • Rousta, Iman; Nasserzadeh, Mohammad; Jalali, Masoud; Haghighi, Esmaeil; Ólafsson, Haraldur; Ashrafi, Saeide; Doostkamian, Mehdi; Ghasemi, Ali (MDPI AG, 2017-08-03)
    This study focused on decadalvariations of extreme precipitation thresholds within a 50-year period (1961–2010) for 250 stations of Iran’s northwest. The 99th percentile was used as the threshold of extreme precipitation. In order to analyze threshold ...
  • Brante, Göran; Claesson, Silwa; Dimenäs, Jörgen; Erlandson, Peter; Finnbogason, Gunnar E.; Hansén, Sven-Erik; Lilja, Annika; Midtsundstad, Jorunn H.; Strandler, Ola; Werler, Tobias (Department of Didactics and Educational Professions, University of Gothenburg, 2015-10-01)
  • Gunnarsson, Gunnar J.; Finnbogason, Gunnar E.; Ragnarsdóttir, Hanna; Jónsdóttir, Halla (Karlstad University, 2015)
    Abstract: This article introduces initial findings from a study on young people‘s (18 years and older) life views and life values in Iceland. The research project is located within a broad theoretical framework and uses interdisciplinary approaches ...
  • Diana, Barbara; Zurloni, Valentino; Elia, Massimiliano; Cavalera, Cesare M.; Jonsson, Gudberg Konrad; Anguera, M. Teresa (Frontiers Media SA, 2017-08-21)
    The influence of game location on performance has been widely examined in sport contexts. Concerning soccer, game-location affects positively the secondary and tertiary level of performance; however, there are fewer evidences about its effect on game ...
  • Birgisdóttir, Kristín Helga; Jonsson, Stefan Hrafn; Asgeirsdottir, Tinna Laufey (Springer Nature, 2017-05-23)
    Previous research has found a positive short-term relationship between the 2008 collapse and hypertension in Icelandic males. With Iceland's economy experiencing a phase of economic recovery, an opportunity to pursue a longer-term analysis of the ...
  • Asgeirsdottir, Tinna Laufey; Hildur Margrét, Jóhannsdóttir (Springer Nature, 2017-03-09)
    How business cycles affect income-related distribution of diseases and health disorders is largely unknown. We examine how the prevalence of thirty diseases and health conditions is distributed across the income spectrum using survey data collected in ...
  • Groot Zwaaftink, Christine D.; Arnalds, Ólafur; Dagsson-Waldhauserova, Pavla; Eckhardt, Sabine; Prospero, Joseph M.; Stohl, Andreas (Copernicus GmbH, 2017-09-14)
    Icelandic dust sources are known to be highly active, yet there exist few model simulations of Icelandic dust that could be used to assess its impacts on the environment. We here present estimates of dust emission and transport in Iceland over 27 years ...
  • Gunnell, Anthony S.; Joyce, Sarah; Tomlin, Stephania; Taaffe, Dennis R.; Cormie, Prue; Newton, Robert U.; Joseph, David; Spry, Nigel; Einarsdóttir, Kristjana; Galvão, Daniel A. (Frontiers Media SA, 2017-02-14)
    Evidence suggests physical activity improves prognosis following cancer diagnosis; however, evidence regarding prognosis in long-term survivors of cancer is scarce. We assessed physical activity in 1,589 cancer survivors at an average 8.8 years following ...
  • Kristjansdottir, Helga (Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University Press Publications, 2017-07-30)
    What makes countries competitive? What economic policies effectively influence country competitiveness? The aim of this research paper is to analyse country competitiveness empirically, in order to explore the factors that make countries competitive. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Shahnazaryan, Vanik (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2017-10)
    The physics of light-matter interactions is a rapidly developing interdisciplinary research area, combining methods and phenomena both from condensed matter physics and quantum optics. One of the most common realizations of strong coupling regime implies ...

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