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  • Sigursteinsdóttir, Hjördís (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2016-12-19)
    Árið 2008 markaði upphaf mikils samdráttarskeiðs um heim allan og Ísland var eitt af fyrstu löndunum í Evrópu sem alþjóðakreppan náði til. Áhrifa kreppunnar gætti víða í samfélaginu og þó hún hafi komi harðar niður á einkageiranum hafði hún einnig mikil ...
  • Eyþórsson, Grétar Þór; Önnudóttir, Eva (Félagsfræðingafélags Íslands, 2017)
    In the Icelandic local government election in 2014 turnout was lower than ever before, and four years earlier it had already decreased considerably. In this article, the authors examine abstainers’ personal reasoning for not casting a vote. Using survey ...
  • Arnarsson, Arsaell; Kristófersson, Gísli Kort; Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Wiley, 2017-07-28)
    Introduction. Over the past two decades, alcohol consumption of Icelandic adolescents has decreased dramatically. The aim of this study was to quantify the extent of this reduction and compare it with the trend in cannabis use over a 20 year period and ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Wiley, 2014-04-27)
    Prior research has demonstrated that migration intentions are a moderate to strong predictor of individual-level migration across a wide range of countries, but their value for predicting community-level population change remains unclear. Analyses ...
  • Arnarsson, Arsaell; Gísladóttir, Kristín Heba; Jonsson, Stefan Hrafn (Laeknabladid/The Icelandic Medical Journal, 2016-06-02)
    Inngangur: Kynferðisleg áreitni og ofbeldi gagnvart börnum og unglingum er ein alvarlegasta ógn við heilbrigði þeirra. Markmiðið var að rannsaka algengi og áhrif þess á íslenska unglinga í 10. bekk. Efniviður og aðferðir: Rannsóknin byggir á gögnum úr ...
  • Sigurdardottir, Arun K.; Hjaltadóttir, Ingibjörg (Læknafélag Íslands, 2015-02)
    Inngangur: Sykursýki er vaxandi vandamál meðal eldra fólks og einn af áhættuþáttum fyrir flutning á hjúkrunarheimili. Ennfremur er sjúkdómabyrði og lyfjanotkun þeirra sem eru með sykursýki oft meiri. Tilgangur rannsóknarinnar var að skoða algengi ...
  • Østerhus, Svein; Woodgate, Rebecca; Turrell, Bill; Quadfasel, Detlef; Moritz, Martin; Lee, Craig M.; Johnson, Clare; Hansen, Bogi; Curry, Beth; Cunningham, Stuart; Jónsson, Steingrímur; Valdimarsson, Hedinn; de Steur, Laura; Olsen, Steffen Malskaer; Larsen, Karin Margretha H.; Jochumsen, Kerstin; Berx, Barbara (Copernicus GmbH, 2019-04-12)
    The Arctic Mediterranean (AM) is the collective name for the Arctic Ocean, the Nordic Seas, and their adjacent shelf seas. Water enters into this region through the Bering Strait (Pacific inflow) and through the passages across the Greenland–Scotland ...
  • Arnardottir, Nanna Yr; Óskarsdóttir, Nína Dóra; Brychta, Robert J.; Koster, Annemarie; van Domelen, Dane R.; Caserotti, Paolo; Eiriksdottir, Gudny; Sverrisdóttir, Jóhanna E.; Jóhannsson, Erlingur; Launer, Lenore J.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Harris, Tamara B.; Chen, Kong Y.; Sveinsson, Thorarinn (MDPI AG, 2017-10-21)
    In Iceland, there is a large variation in daylight between summer and winter. The aim of the study was to identify how this large variation influences physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior (SB). Free living PA was measured by a waist-worn ...
  • Ásgeirsson, Árni; Nordfang, Maria; Sørensen, Thomas Alrik (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2015-08-07)
    Grapheme-color synesthesia is a condition where the perception of graphemes consistently and automatically evokes an experience of non-physical color. Many have studied how synesthesia affects the processing of achromatic graphemes, but less is known ...
  • Ingvadottir, Eva Maria; Orlygsson, Johann; Scully, Sean (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 ...
  • 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; Svansdóttir, 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; Van Domelen, Dane R.; Brychta, Robert J.; Chen, Kong Y.; Sveinsson, Thorarinn; Johannsson, Erlingur; Launer, Lenore J.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Jonsson, Palmi V.; Harris, Tamara B.; Koster, Annemarie; Arnardóttir, Nanna Ýr (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.; Hill, James O.; Prado, Wagner L.; Lofrano-Prado, Mara Cristina (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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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; Ingvadóttir, Eva María; Orlygsson, Johann; Scully, Sean (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 ...