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  • 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 ...
  • Edvardsson, Ingi Runar; Óskarsson, Guðmundur Kristján; Bergsteinsson, Jason Már (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2017-06-16)
    Markmið greinarinnar er að kanna hvort munur sé á hagnýtingu þekkingar meðal háskólamenntaðs fólks sem vinnur annars vegar í einkareknum fyrirtækjum og í opinberum stofnunum hins vegar. Úrtak rannsóknarinnar byggðist á tilviljunarúrtaki úr þjóðskrá ...
  • Boström, Lovisa; Malmgren Fänge, Agneta; Chiatti, Carlos; Thordardottir, Björg; Ekstam, Lisa (MDPI AG, 2018-09-27)
    Housing adaptations (HA) clients are a heterogeneous group of people with disabilities experiencing restricted performance and participation in everyday life. While health-related quality of life is a common and relevant outcome in health care research, ...
  • Gustafsdottir, Sonja Stelly; Fenger, Kristjana; Halldorsdottir, Sigridur; Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Félagsfræðingafélag Íslands, 2015)
    The aim of this paper is to present a study on attitudes of the population in Fjallabyggð towards access to healthcare service and its diversity and quality, in an age of austerity, which the restructuring after the economic collapse of 2008 demanded, ...
  • Hjaltadóttir, Ingibjörg; Ólafsson, Kjartan; Sigurdardottir, Arun K.; Arnardóttir, Ragnheiður Harpa (Læknafélag Íslands, 2019-10-01)
    INNGANGUR Fjölmargir þættir hafa áhrif á þjónustuþörf og lifun íbúa hjúkrunarheimila, meðal annars inntökuskilyrði fyrir flutningi á hjúkrunarheimili. Markmið rannsóknarinnar var að athuga hvort munur væri á heilsufari, lifun og forspárgildi mismunandi ...
  • Thordardottir, Björg; Chiatti, Carlos; Ekstam, Lisa; Malmgren Fänge, Agneta (MDPI AG, 2015-12-29)
    The aim of the paper was to explore the heterogeneity among housing adaptation clients. Cluster analysis was performed using baseline data from applicants in three Swedish municipalities. The analysis identified six main groups: “adults at risk of ...
  • Svavarsdóttir, Margrét Hrönn; Sigurdardottir, Arun K.; Steinsbekk, Aslak (BioMed Central, 2015-05-13)
    Background: Health professionals with the level of competency necessary to provide high-quality patient education are central to meeting patients' needs. However, research on how competencies in patient education should be developed and health professionals ...