Greinar- HÍ: Recent submissions

  • Hakala, Katariina; Björnsdóttir, Kristín; Lappalainen, Sirpa; Johannesson, Ingolfur Asgeir; Teittinen, Antti (Informa UK Limited, 2018-01-02)
    Disability studies in education (DSE) is an interdisciplinary field derived from the need to re-conceptualise special education dominated by a medical perspective on disability. In this article we identify what characterises DSE research and consider ...
  • Dovemark, Marianne; Kosunen, Sonja; Kauko, Jaakko; Magnúsdóttir, Berglind Rós; Hansen, Petteri; Rasmussen, Palle (Informa UK Limited, 2018-01-02)
    The Nordic countries are often perceived as a coherent group representing the Nordic model of welfare states, with a strong emphasis on the public provision of universal welfare and a strong concern with social equality. But today we see a change in ...
  • Tarsi, Matteo (John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2019)
    The present article deals with the reflexes of Lat. scrībere in Germanic. It is proposed that the word was borrowed into Germanic at quite an early stage (1st century AD) as a result of contacts between West-Germanic-speaking populations and the ...
  • Kokorsch, Matthias; Benediktsson, Karl (Springer Nature, 2018-04)
    Icelandic fish stocks underwent privatisation in 1990, when existing fishing quotas were made fully transferable. The country’s system of individual transferable quotas has since been held up as a paragon of virtue for sustainable fisheries. This might ...
  • Eikeset, Anne Maria; Mazzarella, Anna B.; Davidsdottir, Brynhildur; Klinger, Dane H.; Levin, Simon A.; Rovenskaya, Elena; Stenseth, Nils Chr. (Elsevier BV, 2018-01)
    This Special Issue is intended to help readers gain a better understanding of the various definitions of blue growth, as well as to give a heightened awareness of the constraints of, and possibilities within, the important concept. Increased communication ...
  • Klinger, Dane H.; Maria Eikeset, Anne; Davidsdottir, Brynhildur; Winter, Anna-Marie; Watson, James R. (Elsevier BV, 2018-01)
    Integrated management of multiple economic sectors is a central tenet of blue growth and socially optimal use of ocean-based natural resources, but the mechanisms of implementation remain poorly understood. In this review, we explore the challenges and ...
  • Jarvis, Debbie; Newson, Roger; Janson, Christer; Corsico, Angelo; Heinrich, Joachim; Anto, Josep M; Abramson, Michael J; Kirsten, Anne-Marie; Zock, Jan Paul; Bono, Roberto; Demoly, Pascal; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Raherison, Chantal; Pin, Isabelle; Gíslason, Þórarinn; Jogi, Rain; Schlunssen, Vivi; Svanes, Cecilie; Watkins, John; Weyler, Joost; Pereira-Vega, Antonio; Urrutia, Isabel; Gullón, Jose A; Forsberg, Bertil; Probst-Hensch, Nicole; Boezen, H Marike; Martinez-Moratalla Rovira, Jesús; Accordini, Simone; de Marco, Roberto; Burney, Peter (BMJ, 2017-10-03)
    Background Change in the prevalence of asthma-like symptoms in populations of ageing adults is likely to be influenced by smoking, asthma treatment and atopy. Methods The European Community Respiratory Health Survey collected information on prevalent ...
  • Licciardi, Giorgio; Chanussot, Jocelyn (Informa UK Limited, 2018-01)
    Managing transmission and storage of hyperspectral (HS) images can be extremely difficult. Thus, the dimensionality reduction of HS data becomes necessary. Among several dimensionality reduction techniques, transform-based have found to be effective ...
  • Saokham, Phennapha; Muankaew, Chutimon; Jansook, Phatsawee; Loftsson, Thorsteinn (MDPI AG, 2018-05-11)
    Cyclodextrins (CDs), a group of oligosaccharides formed by glucose units bound together in a ring, show a promising ability to form complexes with drug molecules and improve their physicochemical properties without molecular modifications. The stoichiometry ...
  • Ólafsdóttir, Ólöf Birna; Sævarsdóttir, Hrafnhildur Sif; Hardarson, Sveinn Hakon; Hannesdóttir, Kristín Hanna; Traustadóttir, Valgerður Dóra; Karlsson, Róbert Arnar; Einarsdóttir, Anna Bryndís; Jónsdóttir, Katrin Diljá; Stefánsson, Einar; Snædal, Jon (Elsevier BV, 2018)
    Introduction We have previously reported that retinal vessel oxygen saturation is increased in mild-to-moderate dementia of Alzheimer's type when compared with healthy individuals. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is the predementia stage of the disease. ...
  • Accordini, Simone; Calciano, Lucia; Johannessen, Ane; Portas, Laura; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Bråbäck, Lennart; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Dharmage, Shyamali C; Dratva, Julia; Forsberg, Bertil; Gomez Real, Francisco; Heinrich, Joachim; Holloway, John W; Holm, Mathias; Janson, Christer; Jögi, Rain; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Malinovschi, Andrei; Marcon, Alessandro; Martínez-Moratalla Rovira, Jesús; Raherison, Chantal; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Schlünssen, Vivi; Bono, Roberto; Corsico, Angelo G; Demoly, Pascal; Dorado Arenas, Sandra; Nowak, Dennis; Pin, Isabelle; Weyler, Joost; Jarvis, Deborah; Svanes, Cecilie (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-03-09)
    Background Mothers’ smoking during pregnancy increases asthma risk in their offspring. There is some evidence that grandmothers’ smoking may have a similar effect, and biological plausibility that fathers’ smoking during adolescence may influence ...
  • Rousta, Iman; Javadizadeh, Farshad; Dargahian, Fatemeh; Ólafsson, Haraldur; Shiri-Karimvandi, Amin; Vahedinejad, Sayed Hossein; Doostkamian, Mehdi; Monroy Vargas, Edgar Ricardo; Asadolahi, Anayat (Hindawi Limited, 2018-09-30)
    In this study, precipitation data for 483 synoptic stations, and the U&V component of wind and HGT data for 4 atmospheric levels were respectively obtained from IRIMO and NCEP/NCAR databases (1961–2013). The precipitation threshold of 1 mm and a minimum ...
  • Ma, Rui; Li, Zhenyu; Di, Xiaxia; Guo, Dongxiao; Ji, Jianbo; Wang, Shuqi (International Research and Cooperation Association for Bio & Socio-Sciences Advancement (IRCA-BSSA), 2018-08-31)
    Abstract Interaction of riociguat with human serum albumin (HSA) is extremely important in understanding the drug's disposition and efficiency. In the current study, the binding of riociguat to HSA was explored using spectroscopic methods and molecular ...
  • Antvorskov, Julie C; Halldorsson, Thorhallur; Josefsen, Knud; Svensson, Jannet; Granström, Charlotta; Roep, Bart O; Olesen, Trine H; Hrolfsdottir, Laufey; Buschard, Karsten; Olsen, Sjudur F (BMJ, 2018-09-19)
    Objective To examine the association between prenatal gluten exposure and offspring risk of type 1 diabetes in humans. Design National prospective cohort study. Setting National health information registries in Denmark. Participants Pregnant ...
  • Stukenborg, J -B; Alves-Lopes, J P; Kurek, M; Albalushi, H; Reda, A; Keros, V; Töhönen, V; Bjarnason, Ragnar Grímur; Romerius, P; Sundin, M; Norén Nyström, U; Langenskiöld, C; Vogt, H; Henningsohn, L; Mitchell, R T; Söder, O; Petersen, C; Jahnukainen, K (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-07-25)
    STUDY QUESTION: Does chemotherapy exposure (with or without alkylating agents) or primary diagnosis affect spermatogonial quantity in human prepubertal testicular tissue? SUMMARY ANSWER: Spermatogonial quantity is significantly reduced in testes of ...
  • Divanoglou, A; Augutis, M; Sveinsson, Thorarinn; Hultling, C; Levi, R (Acta Dermato-Venereologica, 2018)
    Objective: To explore self-reported health problems and functional goals in community-dwelling individuals with spinal cord injury in Sweden. Design: Cross-sectional descriptive study that used a survey designed by an experienced peer mentor with ...
  • Elias, Said (Hindawi Limited, 2018-10-18)
    Seismic analysis and energy assessment of building installed with distributed tuned vibration absorbers (d-TVAs) are presented. The performance of d-TVAs is compared with single tuned vibration absorber (STVA) installed at the top of the building. The ...
  • Samarra, Filipa; Bassoi, Manuela; Béesau, Julie; Elíasdóttir, Margrét Ó.; Gunnarsson, Karl; Mrusczok, Marie-Thérèse; Rasmussen, Marianne; Rempel, Jonathan N.; Þorvaldsson, Baldur; Víkingsson, Gísli (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-12-12)
    Killer whales have a cosmopolitan distribution and as a species are generalists, feeding on a variety of prey. However, local populations tend to specialise on specific prey types. In Icelandic waters, killer whales are generally associated with herring ...
  • Ludvigsson, Jonas F.; Lu, Donghao; Hammarström, Lennart; Cnattingius, Sven; Fang, Fang (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-12-18)
    Background Small for gestational age (SGA) has been associated with increased risks of stillbirth and neonatal mortality, but data on long-term childhood mortality are scarce. Maternal antenatal care, including globally reducing the risk of SGA birth, ...
  • Skúladóttir, Guðrún Valgerður; Óskarsdóttir, Harpa; Pisanu, Claudia; Sjödin, Marcus; Lindberg, Johan; Mwinyi, Jessica; Schiöth, Helgi B (Dove Medical Press Ltd., 2018-10)
    Purpose: Dietary macronutrient composition, stearoyl-CoA desaturase (SCD) activity indices, and primary bile acid (BA) concentrations are among the factors that have been associated with lipid metabolism and contributed to obesity. We investigated the ...