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  • Ingvadóttir, Eva María; Scully, Sean; Orlygsson, Johann (Elsevier, 2018-08-30)
    The dataset details the fermentation of D-glucose, L-rhamnose, and L-fucose and their end-product formation by the moderate thermo-phile Clostridiumstrain AK1 (DSM 18778) as related to the work described in “Propanediol from L-rhamnose using the ...
  • Scully, Sean; Orlygsson, Johann (Elsevier BV, 2019-06)
    The dataset describes the catabolism of the 20 proteogenics amino acids and their end products by Thermoanaerobacter strain AK85 under different electron scavenging conditions with an emphasis on the branched-chain amino acids as reported in Scully and ...
  • Jonsdottir, Anna Helga; Björnsdottir, Auðbjörg; Stefansson, Gunnar (Taylor & Francis, 2017-02-10)
    A repeated crossover experiment comparing learning among students handing in pen-and-paper homework (PPH) with students handing in web-based homework (WBH) has been conducted. The system used in the experiments, the tutor-web, has been used to deliver ...
  • Gestsdottir, Sunna; Svansdottir, Erla; Sigurðsson, Héðinn; Arnarsson, Arsaell; Ommundsen, Yngvar; Arngrímsson, Sigurbjörn Árni; Sveinsson, Thorarinn; Jóhannsson, Erlingur (Termedia Sp. z.o.o., 2018)
    background Body image dissatisfaction has been linked with a range of adverse psychosocial outcomes in both genders and has become an important public health issue. Across all ages, women have reported being more dissatisfied with their bodies ...
  • van der Berg, Julianne D.; Stehouwer, Coen D.A.; Bosma, Hans; Caserotti, Paolo; Eiriksdottir, Gudny; Arnardóttir, Nanna Ýr; Van Domelen, Dane R.; Brychta, Robert J.; Chen, Kong Y.; Sveinsson, Thorarinn; Johannsson, Erlingur; Launer, Lenore J.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Jónsson, Pálmi V.; Harris, Tamara B.; Koster, Annemarie (Informa UK Limited, 2019-03-30)
    Dynamic sitting, such as fidgeting and desk work, might be associated with health, but remains difficult toidentify out of accelerometry data. We examined, in a laboratory study, whether dynamic sitting can beidentified out of triaxial activity counts. ...
  • Freitas, Camila R.M.; Gunnarsdóttir, Þrúður; Fidelix, Yara L.; Tenório, Thiago R.S.; Lofrano-Prado, Mara Cristina; Hill, James O.; Prado, Wagner L. (Elsevier Editora Ltda, 2016-11-04)
    Objective: To investigate the effects of multidisciplinary treatment with and without psychological counseling on obese adolescents’ self-reported quality of life. Methods: Seventy-six obese adolescents (15.87 ± 1.53 y) were allocated into ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Elsevier BV, 2014-12)
    Work travel is an important alternative to out-migration in rural areas characterized by a limited range of jobs. The size of local labour markets is determined in part by geography and tradition, but advances in transportation have the potential to ...
  • Frey, Vanessa N.; Butz, Kevin; Zimmermann, Georg; Kunz, Alexander; Höller, Yvonne; Golaszewski, Stefan; Trinka, Eugen; Nardone, Raffaele (Hindawi Limited, 2020-04-01)
    Synchronous visuotactile stimulation on the own hidden hand and a visible fake limb can alter bodily self-perception and influence spontaneous neuroplasticity. The rubber hand illusion (RHI) paradigm experimentally produces an illusion of rubber hand ...
  • Sigurðsson, Héðinn; Gestsdottir, Sunna; Halldorsdottir, Sigridur; Guðmundsson, Kristján G. (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2018-06-20)
    Skipulag heilbrigðisþjónustu er meðal erfiðustu viðfangsefna stjórnvalda. Líkt og aðrar þjóðir sem reka félagslegt heilbrigðiskerfi standa Íslendingar frammi fyrir spurningunni um hvert eigi að vera hlutverk einkarekstrar innan heilsugæslunnar. ...
  • Oddsson, Guðmundur (Félagsfræðingafélag Íslands, 2020-10-22)
    Markmið rannsóknarinnar er að greina hvaða áhrifaþættir ráða mestu um það hvar einstaklingar sjá sig í íslenska stéttakerfinu, einkum hvort viðkomandi sjái sig í millistétt eða ofar. Gögnin koma úr alþjóðlegu viðhorfakönnuninni International Social ...
  • Amza, Catalin Gheorghe; Zapciu, Aurelian; Eyþórsdóttir, Arnheiður; Björnsdottir, Auðbjörg; Borg, Jonathan (MDPI AG, 2019-11-06)
    This study aims to assess whether ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fibers can be successfully embedded in a polylactic acid (PLA) matrix in a material extrusion 3D printing (ME3DP) process, despite the apparent thermal incompatibility ...
  • Gowers, Glen-Oliver. F.; Vince, Oliver; Charles, John-Henry; Klarenberg, Ingeborg J.; Ellis, Tom; Edwards, Arwyn (MDPI AG, 2019-11-07)
    Microbial communities in remote locations remain under-studied. This is particularly true on glaciers and icecaps, which cover approximately 11% of the Earth’s surface. The principal reason for this is the inaccessibility of most of these areas due ...
  • Jessen, Jan Eric; Sveinsson, Thoroddur; Scully, Sean; Orlygsson, Johann (Agricultural University of Iceland and other Research Institutions in Iceland, 2015)
    Ethanol production using Paenibacillus strain J2 was studied on carbohydrates and lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysates including grass (Phleum pratense) and barley straw (Hordeum vulgare). The strain has a broad substrate spectrum; fermentation of ...
  • Guðmundsdóttir, Kristín; Sigurðardóttir, Zuilma Gabriela; Ala'i-Rosales, Shahla (American Psychological Association (APA), 2017-04)
    This article describes the development and results of behavioral training via telecommunication for three caregivers of children with autism. A single-subject, multiple baseline experimental design, replicated across caregivers, preschool children with ...
  • Chades, Theo; Scully, Sean; Ingvadóttir, Eva María; Orlygsson, Johann (Frontiers Media SA, 2018-08-20)
    Mannitol-containing macro algae biomass, such as Ascophyllum nodosum and Laminaria digitata, are a potential feedstock for the production of biofuels such as bioethanol. The purpose of this work was to evaluate the ability of thermophilic anaerobes ...
  • Karlsson, Vífill; Jóhannesson, Hjalti; Pétursson, Jón Óskar (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2017-12-14)
    Mikil umræða fer nú fram um uppbyggingu og viðhald ferðamannastaða og þá þjónustu sem þarf að veita til þess að ferðaþjónusta geti þróast í takt við mikla fjölgun erlendra ferðamanna til landsins. Sveitarfélög eru einn þeirra hópa sem horft er til ...
  • Sævarsdóttir, Anna Lilja; Hreiðarsdóttir, Anna Elísa; Gunnþórsdóttir, Hermína (Menntavísindasvið Háskóla Íslands, 2013-12-31)
    Í Aðalnámskrá leikskóla frá 2011 er lögð rík áhersla á foreldrasamstarf og jafnrétti. Deildarstjórar í leikskólum bera höfuðábyrgð á samvinnu sinnar deildar við foreldra og áhugavert þótti að greina reynslu þeirra af því samstarfi með tilliti til ...
  • Möller, Kristín Þóra; Gunnþórsdóttir, Hermína (Menntavísindasvið Háskóla Íslands, 2017-11-29)
    Markmið rannsóknarinnar var að kanna hvernig frímínútum er háttað í tveimur grunnskólum, hversu mikilvæg agastefna skólanna virðist vera fyrir starfsfólk skólanna í daglegum störfum og að rýna í samspil frímínútna og skólabrags skólanna. Rannsóknin ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Springer Nature, 2000)
    The attainment of initial status in adult society involves a series of transfers between distinct systems of adolescent stratification. The social and cultural resources of the childhood family may be converted into status within informal adolescent ...
  • Styrkarsdottir, Unnur; Stefansson, Olafur A.; Gunnarsdottir, Kristbjorg; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Lund, Sigrún Helga; Stefansdottir, Lilja; Juliusson, Kristinn; Ágústsdóttir, Arna B.; Zink, Florian; Halldorsson, Gisli; Ivarsdottir, Erna V.; Benonisdottir, Stefania; Jonsson, Hakon; Gylfason, Arnaldur; Norland, Kristjan; Trajanoska, Katerina; Boer, Cindy G.; Southam, Lorraine; Leung, Jason C. S.; Tang, Nelson L. S.; Kwok, Timothy C. Y.; Lee, Jenny S. W.; Ho, Suzanne C.; Byrjalsen, Inger; Center, Jacqueline R.; Lee, Seung Hun; Koh, Jung-Min; Lohmander, L. Stefan; Ho-Pham, Lan T.; Nguyen, Tuan V.; Eisman, John A.; Woo, Jean; Leung, Ping-C.; Loughlin, John; Zeggini, Eleftheria; Christiansen, Claus; Rivadeneira, Fernando; van Meurs, Joyce; Uitterlinden, Andre G.; Mogensen, Brynjólfur; Jonsson, Helgi; Ingvarsson, Þorvaldur; Sigurdsson, Gunnar; Benediktsson, Rafn; sulem, patrick; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Másson, Gísli; Holm, Hilma; Norddahl, Gudmundur L.; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-05-03)
    Bone area is one measure of bone size that is easily derived from dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scans. In a GWA study of DXA bone area of the hip and lumbar spine (N ≥ 28,954), we find thirteen independent association signals at twelve loci ...