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  • Kristmundsson, Árni (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2018-10-30)
    Apicomplexans comprise a group of unicellular, often highly pathogenic, obligate parasites infecting both vertebrates and invertebrates, exploiting either one (monoxenous) or two hosts (heteroxenous) to complete a full reproductive life cycle. Their ...
  • Sigurdardottir, Valgerdur Lisa (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, 2020-06)
    Aims: The overall aim of the study was to develop a midwifery intervention for women who want to review their birth experience. The aims of study I were to describe women’s birth experience up to two years after birth and explore the predictive role ...
  • Ballesteros Álvarez, Josué A (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-01-10)
    The MITF, TFEB, TFE3 and TFEC (MiT-TFE) proteins belong to a larger family of basic helix-loop-helix leucine zipper transcription factors that are able to bind DNA and regulate gene expression. MITF is crucial for melanocyte development and has been ...
  • Emilsson, Össur Ingi (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2016-10)
    Introduction: Nocturnal gastroesophageal reflux (nGER) is associated with respiratory symptoms and sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), but a causal relationship has not been established. The aim of this project was to investigate the association between ...
  • Skúlason Kaldal, Gunnar (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science, 2019-05-20)
    High-temperature geothermal wells are drilled in stages and constructed of several concentric steel casings that are cemented over their entire external surface for sealing and structural support purposes. The structural integrity of such casings is ...
  • Abghoui, Younes (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences., 2017-03-13)
    Commercial design of a sustainable route for on-site production of ammo- nia represents a potential economic and environmental breakthrough. In an analogous process to the naturally occurring enzymatic mechanism, synthe- sis of ammonia could be achieved ...
  • Þórðardóttir, Maríanna (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-02)
    Background and aim: Multiple myeloma is a malignant chronic B-cell disorder characterized by a monoclonal proliferation of plasma cells in the bone marrow. Almost all multiple myeloma cases are preceded by the premalignant state, monoclonal gammopathy ...
  • Tirosh, Yoav (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2019-10)
    Ljósvetninga saga takes place in Northern Iceland during the tenth and eleventh centuries and focuses on the political maneuverings of the chieftain Guðmundr inn ríki Eyjólfsson and his son Eyjólfr. Most of the academic debate surrounding Ljósvetninga ...
  • Dini, Kevin Tanguy Elian (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2018)
    Light matter coupling is a eld that has rapidly grown in the past decades to become one of the most important interdisciplinary research subject. It combines the phenomena of condensed matter and quantum optics and brings a new panel of unique e ects. ...
  • Ingvarsson, Haukur (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Íslensku- og menningardeild, 2020-08)
    Í ritgerðinni er leitað svara við því hvernig nafn höfundarins, Williams Faulkners, varð til og þróaðist á íslenskum menningarvettvangi frá því að það bar fyrst á góma í íslenskum prentmiðli 8. maí 1933 og þar til sjöunda og síðasta þýðing Kristjáns ...
  • Gestsdóttir, Hildur (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2014)
    Osteoarthritis has been intensively studied within the field of palaeopathology. For decades there was assumed to be a direct link between activity and the development of osteoarthritis, and this was reflected in the work which was carried out, with ...
  • Oskarsdottir, Gudrun Nina (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2017-06)
    Lung cancer is the third most common type of cancer and the prime cause of cancer-related deaths in Iceland. As surgical resection is the only well-defined and well-studied curative treatment, the aim is to offer surgery to as many patients as possible ...
  • Kalliokoski, Maarit (University of Turku; University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2020-11-13)
    Tephrochronology is a high-precision dating method that uses volcanic ash horizons as isochrons in correlating and dating geological records and archaeological sites. First developed in the volcanic regions of the world, tephrochronology has expanded ...
  • Rajagopal, Aruna (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2021-05)
    In this thesis, we explore the role of symmetries in hydrodynamics by studying certain properties of relativistic and non-relativistic fluids. In the first part of the thesis, we examine the theory of relativistic magnetohydrodynamics (Maxwell ...
  • Karlsdóttir, Sigfríður Inga (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, 2016-12-15)
    Background: Few studies have focused on women’s expectations and experience of childbirth pain and what predicts a positive childbirth pain experience. Moreover, few studies have explored childbirth pain from a salutogenic perspective and from the ...
  • Stenkewitz, Ute (University of Iceland, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2017-05)
    The parasite fauna of the Icelandic rock ptarmigan Lagopus muta had just been described when engaging in this project in 2010. Purpose was to study the influence that parasites exhibit on ptarmigan population change over a period of 7 years (2006–2012). ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Kristín (University of Iceland, 2018-06)
    Þessi rannsókn fjallar um tengsl heimila og grunnskóla og markmið hennar var þríþætt: Í fyrsta lagi að lýsa því sem er einkennandi fyrir samskipti heimila og skóla, samstarf foreldra og kennara, og fyrir þátttöku foreldra í skólastarfi. Í öðru lagi ...
  • Sigfúsdóttir, Thorbjörg (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2019-11)
    Large and complete sections through glacial landforms formed in subaqueous environments are rare, impeding our knowledge of their internal composition and the processes responsible for their formation. Following the last deglaciation of the Icelandic ...
  • Snorradóttir, Ásbjörg Ósk (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2017-06)
    Arfgeng heilablæðing (Hereditary cystatin C amyloid angiopathy (HCCAA)) er séríslenskur mýlildissjúkdómur, sem erfist ókynbundið ríkjandi og stafar af stökkbreytingu í cystatin C geninu, CST3. HCCAA tilheyrir fjölbreyttum hópi sjúkdóma sem heita cerebral ...
  • Þórarinsdóttir, Kristín (Háskóli Íslands, Heilbrigðisvísindasvið, Hjúkrunarfræðideild, 2018-11)
    Bakgrunnur: Persónumiðuð nálgun og þátttaka sjúklinga eru grundvallarviðmið í endurhæfingarhjúkrun. Í samræmi við þessi viðmið er mælt með að hjúkrunarfræðilegt heilsufarsmat sé persónumiðað en í slíku mati taka sjúklingar þátt í að meta heilsu sína ...