Háskóli Íslands: Recent submissions

  • Jónsdóttir, Svanborg R.; Gísladóttir, Karen Rut; Guðjónsdóttir, Hafdís (Informa UK Limited, 2015-01-02)
    Teacher education is constantly being renewed in response to continuous social, economic and technological changes. In 2008, teacher education in Iceland was extended from a three-year to a five-year master’s degree program and this significantly increased ...
  • Costa, Pedro; Brandt, Luca; picano, francesco (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2019-11-29)
    We present a direct comparison between interface-resolved and one-way-coupled point-particle direct numerical simulations (DNS) of gravity-free turbulent channel flow laden with small inertial particles, with high particle-to-fluid density ratio and ...
  • Guðmundsdóttir Beck, Sólveig (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2020-05)
    Innovations introduced in connection with the New Enterprises in Iceland in the second half of the 18th century have long been considered largely unsuccessful, but a more detailed analysis of the reception of particular innovations has been lacking. ...
  • Elias, Said; Rupakhety, Rajesh; Olafsson, Stefan (Hindawi Limited, 2019-11-19)
    This study presents analysis of a benchmark building installed with tuned mass dampers (TMDs) while subjected to wind and earthquake loads. Different TMD schemes are applied to reduce dynamic responses of the building under wind and earthquakes. The ...
  • Thorhallsson, Albert Th.; Benediktsson, Bardi; Bjornsson, Ragnar (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2019-10-15)
    Molybdenum nitrogenase is one of the most intriguing metalloenzymes in nature, featuring an exotic iron-molybdenum-sulfur cofactor, FeMoco, whose mode of action remains elusive. In particular, the molecular and electronic structure of the N2-binding ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Svanborg R.; Macdonald, Allyson (Emerald, 2019-04-23)
    Purpose The purpose of this paper is to construct a means of assessing the feasibility of implementing innovation and entrepreneurial education (IEE) in schools. The study focuses on teaching IEE in middle school (Grades 5–7). Design/methodology/ ...
  • Sultan, Muhammad Taha; Maraloiu, Adrian Valentin; Stavarache, Ionel; Gudmundsson, Jón Tómas; Manolescu, Andrei; Teodorescu, Valentin Serban; Ciurea, Magdalena Lidia; Svavarsson, Halldór Gudfinnur (Beilstein Institut, 2019-09-17)
    Multilayer structures comprising of SiO2/SiGe/SiO2 and containing SiGe nanoparticles were obtained by depositing SiO2 layers using reactive direct current magnetron sputtering (dcMS), whereas, Si and Ge were co-sputtered using dcMS and high-power impulse ...
  • Jack, Róbert (Menntavísindastofnun, Menntavísindasvið, Háskóli Íslands, 2018-02-04)
    Ein leið til að sinna mannkostamenntun er að lesa bókmenntir og greina og ræða mannkosti í þeim með nemendum. Í þessari grein er fjallað um forsendur þess að nota Íslendingasögur til mannkostamenntunar með nemendum á unglingsaldri. Rætt er um mikilvægi ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Svanborg R. (Menntavísindastofnun, Menntavísindasvið, Háskóli Íslands, 2018-09-14)
    Creative thinking and creative action are considered important competencies in the world today. In Iceland, creativity was presented as one of six fundamental issues in education in 2011. One approach to enhance creative thinking and creative ...
  • Jakobsdóttir, Sólveig (EADTU, 2018-10)
    At the University of Iceland, School of Education (UISE), a group of faculty members has been examining its teacher education programme, which has been offered online with face-to-face sessions since the early 90’s as well as being offered as campus-based. ...
  • Guðjónsdóttir, Hafdís; Jónsdóttir, Svanborg R. (Self-Study of Teacher Education Practices, 2016)
    One of the challenges for teachers in the modern world is the continuous search for pedagogy to meet diverse groups of students in inclusive schools. Developing inclusive schools sometimes creates tensions for students and teachers, but at the same ...
  • Eriksen, Bjørn O.; Schaeffner, Elke; Melsom, Toralf; Ebert, Natalie; van der Giet, Markus; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Indridason, Olafur Skuli; Karger, Amy; Levey, Andrew S.; Schuchardt, Mirjam; Sørensen, Liv Karin; Palsson, Runolfur (Elsevier BV, 2019-12-23)
    Rationale & Objective: Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) estimation based on creatinine or cystatin C level is currently the standard method for assessing GFR in epidemiologic research and clinical trials despite several important and well-known ...
  • Piltonen, Terhi T.; Ruokojärvi, Maria; Karro, Helle; Kujanpää, Linda; Morin-Papunen, Laure; Tapanainen, Juha S.; Stener-Victorin, Elisabet; Sundrström-Poromaa, Inger; Hirschberg, Angelica L.; Ravn, Pernille; Glintborg, Dorte; Mellembakken, Jan Roar; Steingrimsdottir, Thora; Gibson-Helm, Melanie; Vanky, Eszter; Andersen, Marianne; Arffman, Riikka K.; Teede, Helena; Falah Hassani, Kobra (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019-12-26)
    Objective: To date, little is known about differences in the knowledge, diagnosis making and treatment strategies of health care providers regarding polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) across different disciplines in countries with similar health care ...
  • Kvaavik, Cecilia; Oskarsson, Gudmundur; Daníelsdóttir, Anna Kristín; Marteinsdottir, Gudrun (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019-12-30)
    Predator-prey relations, as well as the trophic ecology of highly migratory marine species, is important to understand their impact on the ecosystem. Conventional methods were used to study the diet composition and feeding strategy of the Northeast ...
  • Jónsson, Zophonías Oddur; Palsson, Snaebjorn; Westfall, Kristen M.; Magnúsdóttir, Hildur; Goodall, Jake; Örnólfsdóttir, Erla Björk (Informa UK Limited, 2019-01-08)
    The complete mitogenome of Buccinum undatum obtained from transcriptome analysis is presented here. The mitogenome is 15,265 bp in length and comprises 13 protein-coding genes, 2 ribosomal subunit genes, and 22 transfer RNAs. The complete genome was ...
  • Elíasdóttir, Ólöf (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2020)
    Purpose and aims: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that leads to damage in the central nervous system. Although the cause of MS is still unknown, the generally accepted view is that environmental and life-style factors influence the ...
  • Gudmundsson, Vidar; Gestsson, Hallmann; Abdullah, Nzar Rauf; Tang, Chi-Shung; Manolescu, Andrei; Moldoveanu, Valeriu (2019-03-01)
    In this work, we theoretically model the time-dependent transport through an asymmetric double quantum dot etched in a two-dimensional wire embedded in a far-infrared (FIR) photon cavity. For the transient and the intermediate time regimes, the current ...
  • Todorovic Markovic, Marija; Pedersen, Court; Gottfredsson, Magnus; Todorović, Mirjana; Gaini, Shahin (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-01-07)
    Background: The aim of the present study was to gain national data on the clinical and microbiological characteristics of community-acquired infections in the Faroe Islands and to compare these data with data from other geographical areas. Methods: A ...
  • Geirsdóttir, Áslaug; Miller, G H; Andrews, John Thomas; Harning, David; Anderson, Leif S.; Florian, Christopher; Larsen, Darren; Thordarson, Thorvaldur (Copernicus GmbH, 2019-01-08)
    Strong similarities in Holocene climate reconstructions derived from multiple proxies (BSi, TOC – total organic carbon, δ13C, C∕N, MS – magnetic susceptibility, δ15N) preserved in sediments from both glacial and non-glacial lakes across Iceland indicate ...
  • Semba, Richard; Moaddel, Ruin; Cotch, Mary Frances; Jonasson, Fridbert; Eiriksdottir, Gudny; Harris, Tamara B.; Launer, Lenore J.; Sun, Kai; Klein, Ronald; Schaumberg, Debra Ann; Jónsson, Pálmi V.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Ferrucci, Luigi (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-01-08)
    Background: Lipids are implicated in the pathogenesis of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The relationship between systemic lipids and AMD has not been well characterized. The objective was to investigate the relationship between serum lipids ...