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  • Gunnlaugsson, Geir; Einarsdóttir, Jónína (Informa UK Limited, 2018-10-18)
    The monitoring of relevant health indicators is important in the examination of work that aims to improve health, not only globally, as for example, through the Millennium Development Goals 2000–2015, but also at the national, regional and/or sectoral, ...
  • Bjarnason, Ingi Þorleifur (Iceland Glaciological Society and Geoscience Society of IcelandJöklarannsóknafélags Íslands og Jarðfræðafélags Íslands, 2008)
    Is Iceland a hotspot, with ridge-centered plume? In Iceland vigorous volcanism has built up a plateau 3.0 km higher than at a normal mid-ocean ridge with 3 to 4 times thicker crust than average oceanic crust. This volcanism can be associated with ...
  • Tonti-Filippini, Justin A. D.; Brown, Maxwell C. (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-07-30)
    The extensive lava piles of Iceland contain a unique record of geomagnetic field variations spanning the past ~ 16 Ma. Since the 1950s, palaeomagnetic data have been obtained from over 9400 Icelandic lavas. We have compiled all palaeomagnetic data ...
  • Ramos Espla, Alfonso; Micael, Joana; Halldórsson, Halldór Pálmar; Gíslason, Sindri (Regional Euro-Asian Biological Invasions Centre Oy (REABIC), 2020-05-07)
    Non-indigenous species (NIS) represent a serious problem worldwide, where ascidians are one of the most important taxa. However, little has been done to document the non-indigenous ascidians in Iceland, and over the past decade only two species ...
  • Benediktsson, Artem Ingmar; Ragnarsdottir, Hanna (The Educational Research Institute, 2020-06-23)
    The aim of this paper is to present and analyze how university students experience teaching methods of Icelandic as a second language and communication with teachers during the learning process. The theoretical framework includes multicultural education ...
  • Jóhannsdóttir, Valgerður; Ólafsson, Jón Gunnar (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2018-05-31)
    The news media around the world has experienced drastic changes in recent decades, and the Icelandic media is no exception. These changes originate in political, economic and not least technological developments. In this article we map key developments ...
  • Árnason, Vilhjálmur (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2018-05-30)
    Icelandic politics are analysed from the perspectives of three normative models of democracy: the liberal, republican and deliberative democratic theories. While the Icelandic constitution is rooted in classical liberal ideas, Icelandic politics can ...
  • Kristinsson, Gunnar Helgi (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2018-05-30)
    Political scientists have developed three main interpretations of the Icelandic power structure – namely, traditional elitism, competitive elitism and professional pluralism. These can be seen to some extent as successive regimes, with traditional ...
  • Gunnarsson, Andri; Gardarsson, Sigurdur; Sveinsson, Óli G. B. (Copernicus GmbH, 2019-07-17)
    This study presents a spatiooral continuous data set for snow cover in Iceland based on the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) from 2000 to 2018. Cloud cover and polar darkness are the main limiting factors for data availability of ...
  • Arnalds, Olafur; Dagsson-Waldhauserova, Pavla; Olafsson, Haraldur (International Society for Aeolian Research, 2016-02-15)
    Iceland has the largest area of volcaniclastic sandy desert on Earth or 22,000 km2. The sand has been mostly produced by glacio-fluvial processes, leaving behind fine-grained unstable sediments which are later re-distributed by repeated aeolian events. ...
  • Thorhallsson, Baldur; Joensen, Tómas (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2015)
    This paper argues that Iceland enjoyed essential shelter, for its development and prosperity, provided by Denmark and Britain. Societal relations with Copenhagen were of fundamental importance in the preservation and evolution of Icelandic identity and ...
  • Minelgaite, Inga (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands., 2016)
    Research on the ideal leader profile in a cultural context maintains its popularity as it is related to leadership effectiveness, performance of organizations and organizational outcomes. The literature suggests that the sociodememographic characteristics ...
  • Costa, Margarida; Rosa, Filipa; Ribeiro, Tiago; Hernandez-Bautista, Rene; Bonaldo, Marco; Gonçalves Silva, Natália; Eiríksson, Finnur F.; Thorsteinsdóttir, Margrét; Ussar, Siegfried; Urbatzka, Ralph (MDPI AG, 2019-05-10)
    Obesity is a complex disease resulting in several metabolic co-morbidities and is increasing at epidemic rates. The marine environment is an interesting resource of novel compounds and in particular cyanobacteria are well known for their capacity to ...
  • Iordache, Paul; Mates, Dana; Gunnarsson, Bjarni; Eggertsson, Hannes; sulem, patrick; Benonisdottir, Stefania; Csiki, Irma Eva; Rascu, Stefan; Radavoi, Daniel; Ursu, Radu; Staicu, Catalin; Calota, Violeta; Voinoiu, Angelica; Jinga, Mariana; Rosoga, Gabriel; Danau, Razvan; Sima, Sorin Cristian; Badescu, Daniel; Suciu, Nicoleta; Radoi, Viorica; Mates, Ioan Nicolae; Dobra, Mihai; Nicolae, Camelia; Kristjansdottir, Sigrun; Jónasson, Jón G.; Manolescu, Andrei; Arnadottir, Gudny; Jensson, Brynjar Örn; Jonasdottir, Aslaug; Sigurdsson, Asgeir; le Roux, Louise; Johannsdottir, Hrefna; Rafnar, Thorunn; Halldórsson, Bjarni; Jinga, Viorel; Stefansson, Kari (Wiley, 2018-10-16)
    Two familial forms of colorectal cancer (CRC), Lynch syndrome (LS) and familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), are caused by rare mutations in DNA mismatch repair genes (MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, PMS2) and the genes APC and MUTYH, respectively. No information ...
  • Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-09-13)
    Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have transformed our understanding of susceptibility to multiple myeloma (MM), but much of the heritability remains unexplained. We report a new GWAS, a meta-analysis with previous GWAS and a replication series, ...
  • Hvannberg, Ebba Thora (Springer Nature, 2013-11-13)
    With the advances in information technology and its increasing impact on humans and society, there has been an expanding need to spread knowledge from domain to domain. This need is not least in the area of human–computer interaction, which includes a ...
  • Refoyo-Martínez, Alba; da Fonseca, Rute R.; Halldórsdóttir, Katrín; Árnason, Einar; Mailund, Thomas; Racimo, Fernando (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 2019-07-30)
    Detailed modeling of a species’ history is of prime importance for understanding how natural selection operates over time. Most methods designed to detect positive selection along sequenced genomes, however, use simplified representations of past ...
  • Runnström, Micael C.; Olafsdottir, Rannveig; Blanke, Jan; Berlin, Bastian (MDPI AG, 2019-08-21)
    With growing tourism in natural areas, monitoring recreational impacts is becoming increasingly important. This paper aims to evaluate how di_erent trampling intensities a_ect some common Icelandic plant communities by using digital photographs to ...
  • Skaptadóttir, Unnur Dís; Innes, Pamela (Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2017-01-01)
    The Icelandic language has a central role in defining Icelandic nationality. Given its importance in defining Icelandic nationality and as a precondition for citizenship, the article studies what learning the Icelandic language means for the growing ...
  • Benediktsson, Artem Ingmar; Wozniczka, Anna Katarzyna; Tran, Anh Dao Katrín; Ragnarsdottir, Hanna (Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, 2019-05-28)
    The paper is based on the first, extensive, qualitative study on immigrant students’ experiences of university education in Iceland. The theoretical framework is based on culturally responsive teaching that derives from multicultural education theory ...