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  • Terada, Hiroe (University of Iceland, 2017-01)
    At preschool, children are socially active--they engage in various social interactions with their peers and teachers. Social interactions require people to understand others’ minds (e.g., perspectives, ideas, emotional states, thoughts, intentions, ...
  • Jóhannesdóttir, Guðbjörg Rannveig (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Sagnfræði- og heimspekideild, 2015-02)
    This thesis is a study of the aesthetics of Icelandic landscapes. The aim of the thesis is to gain a deeper understanding of the meaning of landscape and the values which are derived from the aesthetic experience of Icelandic landscapes, and to think ...
  • Palsson, Frosti (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2017-09)
    In remote sensing, acquired optical images of high spectral resolution have usually a lower spatial resolution than images of lower spectral resolution. This is due to physical, cost and complexity constraints. To make the most of the available imagery, ...
  • Wittmann, Monika (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2017-01)
    Located on the mid-Atlantic ridge, Iceland has the largest volcaniclastic desert on Earth, created by glacio-fluvial processes and frequent volcanic eruptions. Due to its location along the North Atlantic Storm track, Iceland frequently experiences ...
  • Þorleifsdóttir, Ragna Hlín (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2016-12)
    Psoriasis is a chronic immune-mediated inflammatory skin disease with a strong genetic background and profound effects on psychosocial wellbeing. Streptococcal throat infections are known to trigger or exacerbate psoriasis in some patients, and several ...
  • Sigurdsson, Samuel (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2018-12)
    Pneumococci are commonly carried asymptomatically in the nasopharynx, especially in children. Pneumococci are also one of the major bacterial pathogens causing both severe infections and non-severe infections in both children and adults. The most severe ...
  • Mutia, Thecla Munanie (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2016-09)
    Very little is known on the ecosystem impacts of emissions from geothermal power plants. The emissions, comprising mainly of non- condensable gases (NCGs) i.e. carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulphide, methane and trace elements such as arsenic, ...
  • Kateb, Movaffaq (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2019-12-12)
    Permalloy Ni80Fe20 at. % (Py) is a well-known ferromagnet utilized in anisotropic magnetoresistance and planar Hall effect sensors as well as magnetic read heads in magnetic memories. These applications rely on the uniaxial magnetic anisotropy in ...
  • Beck, Samantha V. (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2019-01-30)
    Intraspecific variation in egg size and its effects on offspring fitness is well documented in fishes. Yet whether or not differential per propagule maternal investment (egg size) can influence phenotypic diversification is little understood. Arctic ...
  • Edvardsdóttir, Anna Guðrún (2016-12)
    The expansion of the knowledge society became a regional policy issue in Iceland and Scotland in the 1990s. Attention was increasingly paid to the development of the knowledge society in rural areas, especially higher education and research activities. ...
  • Priet-Mahéo, Morgane (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2019-09)
    As the Arctic Circle opens up due to the effects of global warming, the surrounding regions, and in particular the subarctic zone, experience both climatic and societal changes, which makes it imperative to understand the existing ecosystems. Lake ...
  • Hjörleifsson, Jens Guðmundur (Jens Guðmundur Hjörleifsson, 2018-06-06)
    Protein quaternary structures are fundament for life. Proteins have evolved towards large assemblies of subunits needed for the execution of complex chemistry, for building structural components or for compartmentalization. Most oligomeric enzymes ...
  • Frater, Paul (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2020-06)
    Age and length (i.e. composition) data are, along with abundance indices, some of the most basic yet informative data collected in fisheries science. Measurements on age and length have been collected since the study of fish and fish stocks began in ...
  • Bragadóttir, Kristín (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Sagnfræði- og heimspekideild, 2017-06)
    Bandaríkjamaðurinn Willard Fiske, prófessor í norrænum fræðum og bókavörður í Cornell-háskóla í Íþöku, New York-fylki árin 1868–1883 eignaðist næststærsta safn íslenskra rita utan Íslands, aðeins Konunglega bókasafnið í Kaupmannahöfn varðveitti meira ...
  • Blischke, Anett (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2020-05-15)
    This study focused on the tectono-magmatic reconstruction of the Jan Mayen microcontinent (JMMC) and Iceland Plateau Rift (IPR) in context to the breakup and opening processes of the Northeast Atlantic region. Joint interpretation of densely spaced ...
  • Jóhannesdóttir, Þórdís Edda (Hugvísindastofnun. Háskóli Íslands, 2016-11)
    Jómsvíkinga saga er meðal elstu varðveittu veraldlegra sagna á Íslandi. Hún hefur að öllum líkindum verið skrifuð á fyrri hluta 13. aldar en er varðveitt í fjórum ólíkum gerðum frá miðöldum í jafnmörgum handritum. Fræðileg umfjöllun um söguna hefur ...
  • Valsdóttir, Kristín (Univeristy of Iceland, School of Education, 2019-01)
    This research is about the learning journeys of artists at the Icelandic University of the Arts studying to become arts educators. This entails looking at their background and former experience and how that affects and shapes the educational practices ...
  • Mímisson, Kristján (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2020-03)
    Every person’s life can be approached from various angles. Biographies are thus never complete narratives that tell entirely of a person’s life—all the events occurred, all the relations entered, all the emotions sensed, or all the opinions uttered—but ...
  • Johannesdottir, Lilja (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2017-06)
    The development and expansion of agriculture throughout the world has been a major driver of biodiversity loss in recent decades. Icelandic agriculture is currently not as intense and widespread as in many other western countries, and the effects of ...
  • Tarsi, Matteo (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2020-05-18)
    This thesis addresses the coexistence and interplay of loanwords and their corresponding endogenous synonyms during the Old and Middle Icelandic period (12th c.–1550), i.e. in a period with no ideologically rooted nor overtly expressed language purism. ...