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  • Antonsson, Atli (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2024-05-07)
    [Íslenska] Í þessari doktorsritgerð er reynt að svara eftirfarandi rannsóknarspurningu: Hvernig hefur nábýli Íslendinga við eldfjöll mótað sjálfsmynd þeirra og hugmyndir um þjóðerni og sögu síðustu 250 árin? Markmið verkefnisins var að finna svar við ...
  • Su, Yixi (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Industrial Eng., Mechanical Eng. and Computer Science, 2024-05-07)
    Loftlagsbreytingar af völdum gróðurhúsaáhrifa stefna sjálfbærni jarðar í hættu. Mikilvægi þess að draga úr losun kolefnis er drifkrafturinn í þróun á aðferðum við bindingu kolefnis með þörungum. Mikill áhugi er á að binda kolefni í afgasi frá iðnaði ...
  • Ásbjörnsdóttir Blöndal, Berglind Soffía (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, 2024-01-18)
    Background: Malnutrition, or the risk of being malnourished, is a common problem that affects many older adults. This condition is highly prevalent among hospitalised older adults. Because hospital stays are short and screening for nutritional risk ...
  • Bjarnason, Sveinn (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2024-05-10)
    Þessi ritgerð skoðar hlutverk ómótaðra próteina og svæða í kjarna heilkjörnunga, með áherslu á frumkvöðla umritunarþáttinn Sox2. Sox2 er þekkt fyrir hlutverk sitt í viðhaldi á fjölhæfni stofnfrumna og fyrir að hefja breytingar á tjáningu gena sem eru ...
  • Järvstad, Pontus (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2024-05-14)
    Eftir valdaránið í Grikklandi árið 1967 settist herstjórn við stjórnvölinn sem varð alræmd fyrir að beita stjórnarandstæðinga pyntingum á sjö ára valdatíma sínum. Valdaránið var harðlega gagnrýnt víða í Vestur-Evrópu og vakti upp sögulegar minningar ...
  • Falter, Magdalena (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2024-05)
    Í þessari ritgerð er fjallað um stafræna nýsköpun og áskoranir fyrir endurhugsun ferðaþjónustunnar með áherslu á lífsstílsfrumkvöðla í dreifbýli. Útgangspunktur rannsóknarinnar er umræða um þróun ferðaþjónustu sem ávarpar þörf fyrir að draga úr neikvæðum ...
  • Mhango, Ellen Kalesi Gondwe (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2024)
    Malaria remains a global challenge, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa where many children die due to this disease. It is reported that every minute a child dies due to malaria in Africa. To slow the development of resistance in drugs used to treat ...
  • Schledorn, Jeremias (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2024)
    Political polarization is often explained by emotions. Not only are emotions widely exploited as a political strategy, e.g., by populist parties, but furthermore, points of view are often discredited as based on mere emotion as opposed to so-called ...
  • Konchak, William (DePaul University, 2024)
    As is well known, Plato was a significant influence on Gadamer’s thought. Nevertheless, Gadamer’s interpretation of Plato changed through the years, and he became increasing sympathetic towards Plato in his later works after 1960’s Truth and Method. ...
  • Barillé, Stéphanie (University of Iceland, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Sociology, Anthropology and Folkloristics, 2024-04)
    Migration is an increasingly visible phenomenon and many households across the world rely on the mobility of its family members for subsistence or economic gain. While migrant families are subjected to complex changes and periods of separation, the ...
  • Árnadóttir, Guðný Anna (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2024-04-14)
    Introduction and aims: Although individually, Mendelian disorders are considered rare, collectively they make up a large group of individuals requiring diagnosis and treatment. Because of their individual rarity, many of these disorders are understudied ...
  • Þorsteinsson, Jakob Frímann (Háskóli Íslands, Menntavísindasvið, 2024-04-23)
    The study reported here is essentially in two parts. The principal part is five published papers, framed by a kappa that shows how they connect within the context of Outdoor Education. The research aims to explore different aspects of outdoor activities ...
  • Sólveigar- og Guðmundsdóttir, Linda (University of Iceland, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Sociology, Anthropology and Folkloristics, 2024-03)
    This doctoral research examines three distinct but interconnected groups of queer migrations to Iceland, that is, individuals coming from the Global South, from Central and Eastern Europe and from the Global North. The general aim of the project is ...
  • Aradóttir, Nína (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2024-04)
    This thesis describes the evidence of palaeo-ice streams in northeast Iceland. Ice streams within the Iceland Ice Sheet (IIS) had been previously proposed, but limited studies existed on their geomorphology. The aim of this study was to advance the ...
  • Rafnsdóttir, Salvör (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2024-04-05)
    Þekkt er að kæling frumna (32-36°C) eykur tjáningu fáeinna þekktra gena. Margt er á huldu um þá innanfrumu- og millifrumuferla sem kæling snertir við og kallaðir hafa verið kælisvarið. Kæling er notuð í læknisfræðilegum tilgangi til að fá fram ...
  • Jónsson, Kjartan (University of Iceland, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Sociology, Anthropology and Folkloristics, 2006-06)
    ABSTRACT This thesis is a contribution to masculinity studies, and is a case study about the world of Pokot men in Kenya. In it I try to answer the questions: How do the rituals Pokot men go through from birth to death, the age-set system, and the ...
  • Olson, Sarah; Heinonen, Jukka; Ottelin, Juudit; Czepkiewicz, Michał; Árnadóttir, Áróra (Bristol University Press, 2024-03-04)
    Changes in personal consumption play an important role in the reduction of greenhouse gases (GHGs) to stay within the 1.5-degree warming carbon footprint budget. Affluent countries have high carbon footprints from a consumptive perspective and therefore ...
  • Sim, Rebecca; Feldmann, Joerg; Stengel, Dagmar B.; Pétursdóttir, Ásta H. (CSIRO Publishing, 2023)
    Environmental context. Arsenic contamination has a disproportionate effect on marine ecosystems. Organisms such as some marine macroalgae, which accumulate potentially toxic elements from the surrounding environment, have developed an internal conversion ...
  • Singh, Francois; Wilhelm, Lea; Prescott, Alan R.; Ostacolo, Kevin; Zhao, Jin-Feng; Ogmundsdottir, Margret H.; Ganley, Ian G. (Informa, 2024-03-11)
    PINK1, mutated in familial forms of Parkinson’s disease, initiates mitophagy following mitochondrial depolarization. However, it is difficult to monitor this pathway physiologically in mice as loss of PINK1 does not alter basal mitophagy levels in most ...
  • Stefánsdóttir, Sara Björk (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2024-03)
    Sumarexem er húðofnæmi af gerð I í hestum sem orsakast af framleiðslu á IgE mótefnum gegn ofnæmisvökum upprunnum úr biti smámýs (Culicoides spp.). Sjúkdómsvaldurinn lifir ekki á Íslandi. Tíðni sjúkdómsins er mun hærri í útfluttum hestum samanborið við ...

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