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  • Meckl, Markus; Gunnþórsdóttir, Hermína; Aradóttir, Lilja Rós; Viðarsdóttir, Karitas Nína; Sölvason, Ómar Hjalti; Murdock, Elke; Skaptadóttir, Unnur Dís; Wojtyńska, Anna; Wendt, Margrét; Guðmundsson, Birgir; Eyþórsson, Grétar Þór; Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Barillé, Stéphanie; Hoffmann, Lara; Ragnarsdottir, Hanna (Háskólinn á Akureyri, 2020-12)
  • Sigurdardottir, Sigrun; Halldorsdottir, Sigridur (MDPI AG, 2018-01-08)
    Stressful early life experiences cause immune dysregulation across the lifespan. Despite the fact that studies have identified childhood sexual abuse (CSA) survivors as a particularly vulnerable group, only a few attempts have been made to study their ...
  • Torsheim, Torbjørn; Eriksson, Lilly; Schnohr, Christina W; Hansen, Fredrik; Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Välimaa, Raili (Springer Nature, 2010-06-09)
    Background. A positive association between time spent on sedentary screen-based activities and physical complaints has been reported, but the cumulative association between different types of screen-based activities and physical complaints has not been ...
  • Svanbergsson, Gunnar; Ingvarsson, Þorvaldur; Arnardóttir, Ragnheiður Harpa (Laeknabladid/The Icelandic Medical Journal, 2017-01-05)
    Background: Non-specific low-back pain is a worldwide problem. More specific diagnosis could improve prognosis. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) became available in Akureyri Hospital in 2004 but its utilisation in diagnosing low-back pain has not been ...
  • Ketilsdóttir, Auður; Ingadottir, Brynja; Jaarsma, Tiny (Wiley, 2018-10-18)
    Aims: There are indications that economic crises can affect public health. The aim of this study was to describe characteristics, health status, and socio-economic status of outpatient heart failure (HF) patients several years after a national economic ...
  • Styrkarsdottir, Unnur; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Gudjonsson, Sigurjon A.; Sigurdsson, Asgeir; Center, Jacqueline R.; Lee, Seung Hun; Nguyen, Tuan V.; Kwok, Timothy C.Y.; Lee, Jenny S.W.; Ho, Suzanne C.; Woo, Jean; Leung, Ping-C.; Kim, Beom-Jun; Rafnar, Thorunn; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; Ingvarsson, Þorvaldur; Koh, Jung-Min; Tang, Nelson L.S.; Eisman, John A.; Christiansen, Claus; Sigurdsson, Gunnar; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2016-01-06)
    Bone mineral density (BMD) is a measure of osteoporosis and is useful in evaluating the risk of fracture. In a genome-wide association study of BMD among 20,100 Icelanders, with follow-up in 10,091 subjects of European and East-Asian descent, we found ...
  • Óladóttir, Ásta Dís; Óskarsson, Guðmundur Kristján; Edvardsson, Ingi Runar (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands., 2016)
    Markmið þessarar greinar er að skoða hvort efnahagssveiflur hafi áhrif á skipulagsform (skipurit) íslenskra fyrirtækja. Bornar eru saman kannanir höfunda frá árinu 2007 og árið 2016 og greint hvort efnahagssveiflur hafi haft áhrif á skipulagsform ...
  • Gustafsdottir, Sonja Stelly; Fenger, Kristjana; Halldorsdottir, Sigridur; Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Taylor & Francis Open, 2017-01-01)
    Iceland is sparsely populated but social justice and equity has been emphasised within healthcare. The aim of the study is to examine healthcare services in Fjallabyggð, in rural northern Iceland, from users’ perspective and evaluate social justice, ...
  • Ilieva-Makulec, Krassimira; Bjarnadóttir, Brynhildur; Sigurdsson, Bjarni D. (Agricultural University of Iceland, 2015)
    Soil nematodes are a key group that can both influence and reflect changes in the soil ecosystem. We investigated the generic composition, abundance and community structure of soil nematodes in two contrasting vegetation successional seres now found ...
  • Oddsson, Guðmundur (Félagsfræðingafélag Íslands, 2019)
    Stéttagreining er eitt helsta áherslusvið félagsfræði og skarast við flest sérsvið fræðigreinarinnar. Stéttagreining vísar til fræðilegs sjónarhorns sem byggir á rannsóknum á ýmsum birtingarmyndum stéttaskiptingar. Rekja má stéttagreiningu á ...
  • Oddsson, Guðmundur (Félagsfræðingafélag Íslands, 2010)
    The purpose of this paper is to tap Icelanders' class awareness in the wake of the 2008 economic collapse, using recent Icelandic survey data and 2005 World Values Survey data. The data are analyzed using a synthesis of Weber's theory of class and ...
  • Sigursteinsdóttir, Hjördís; Skuladottir, Hafdis; Agnarsdóttir, Þórey; Halldorsdottir, Sigridur (MDPI AG, 2020-01-20)
    Background: Middle managers have not received enough attention within the healthcare field, and little is known how stressful factors in their work environment coupled with a lack of adequate sleep are related to musculoskeletal pain. The aim of this ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Edvardsson, Ingi Runar; Arnarson, Ingólfur; Skúlason, Skúli; Baldursdóttir, Kolbrún Ósk (Háskóli Íslands, 2016-12-16)
    Mikill munur er á menntunarstigi þjóðarinnar eftir landshlutum. Árið 2011 höfðu þannig 38% íbúa höfuðborgarsvæðisins á aldrinum 25–64 ára lokið háskólaprófi en 21–23% í flestum öðrum landshlutum. Þessi munur skýrist að hluta af takmörkuðu framboði ...
  • Halldorsdottir, Sigridur; Skuladottir, Hafdis; Sigursteinsdóttir, Hjördís; Agnarsdóttir, Þórey (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2016-12-19)
    Millistjórnendur eru í krefjandi hlutverki og upplifa sig oft eins og milli steins og sleggju. Þeir gegna þungavigtarhlutverki en störf þeirra einkennast af miklu vinnuálagi og streitu. Þó hafa þeir fengið fremur litla athygli í stjórnendafræðum, einkum ...
  • de la Barre, Suzanne; Maher, Patrick; Dawson, Jackie; Hillmer-Pegram, Kevin; Huijbens, Edward; Lamers, Machiel; Liggett, Daniela; Müller, Dieter; Pashkevich, Albina; Stewart, Emma (Co-Action Publishing, 2016-03-01)
    The Arctic is affected by global environmental change and also by diverse interests from many economic sectors and industries. Over the last decade, various actors have attempted to explore the options for setting up integrated and comprehensive ...
  • Kristjansdottir, Helga (Informa UK Limited, 2019-12-29)
    What are the determinants of tourism when treated as exports in national accounts? Is tourism sensitive to value-added taxation, Internet access, oil, English, Christianity, and regional trade agreements? Impact of these factors on tourism are tested, ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Guðmundsson, Birgir; Ólafsson, Kjartan (SAGE Publications, 2010-12-17)
    The adolescent production of blogs has created an adolescent public sphere that transcends both intimate circles of friends and the adolescent communities of specific schools or neighborhoods. Almost all 15-16 year old adolescents in Iceland regularly ...
  • Nilsson, Annika E.; Carson, Marcus; Cost, Douglas S.; Forbes, Bruce C.; Haavisto, Riina; Karlsdottir, Anna; Larsen, Joan Nymand; Paasche, Øyvind; Sarkki, Simo; Larsen, Sanne Vammen; Pelyasov, Alexander (Informa UK Limited, 2019-08-09)
    Participatory scenario methodologies are increasingly used for studying possible future developments in the Arctic. They have the potential to contribute to several high-priority tasks for Arctic research, such as integration of indigenous and local ...
  • Gustafsdottir, Sonja Stelly; Sigurdardottir, Arun K.; Arnadottir, Solveig A; Heimisson, Guðmundur Torfi; Mårtensson, Lena (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-01-14)
    BACKGROUND: Health literacy (HL) is defined as the knowledge and competences of people to meet the complex demands of health in modern society. It is an important factor in ensuring positive health outcomes, yet Iceland is one of many countries with ...
  • Hanson, Charles; Arnarsson, Arsaell; Harðarson, Þórir; Lindgård, Ann; Daneshvarnaeini, Mandana; Ellerström, Catarina; Bruun, Anita; Stenevi, Ulf (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc., 2017)
    AIM To investigate whether human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) could be made to attach, grow and differentiate on a human Descemet’s membrane (DM). METHODS Spontaneously differentiated hESCs were transferred onto a human corneal button with the ...