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  • Karlsdóttir, Kristín (University of Iceland, School of Education, Reykjavík, 2017-01)
    This study is an enquiry into young children’s learning processes as they participate in preschool groups. The aims of the study are two‐fold: to explore the multiple factors affecting children’s learning processes while participating in two different ...
  • Björnsdóttir, Sigrún Vala (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2017-02-03)
    Background and aims: Worldwide chronic musculoskeletal (MSK) pain is a prevalent problem constituting a considerable societal burden. The aim was to investigate the prevalence of chronic MSK pain conditions in Iceland and the potential impact on physical ...
  • Lemarquis, Andri Leo (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-06-03)
    Sértækur IgA skortur (sIgAD) er algengasti galli í sértæka ónæmiskerfinu. Gallinn er skilgreindur sem algjör skortur á IgA með eðlilegum IgG og IgM styrk í sermi. Tíðni sjúkdóma sem tengjast óeðlilegu ónæmissvari er hærri hjá sIgAD ...
  • Kristinsdóttir, Jónína Vala (2016-11)
    Over the last two decades Icelandic teachers have been under growing pres¬sure to adapt their work to changes in the new curriculum guidelines and laws for schools. Teachers are now expected to meet the needs of diverse groups of children and improve ...
  • Shahnazaryan, Vanik (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2017-10)
    The physics of light-matter interactions is a rapidly developing interdisciplinary research area, combining methods and phenomena both from condensed matter physics and quantum optics. One of the most common realizations of strong coupling regime implies ...
  • Óskarsdóttir, Edda (Háskólaprent, 2017-08-31)
    The compulsory school act in Iceland states that schools should be inclusive. This entails that schools need to provide every pupil with quality education according to their needs and ability, and to remove barriers to participation in learning and ...
  • Costa, Maria (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2019-06)
    In the course of a nearly century-long global effort to discover new bacterialderived drugs from the environment, there have been few innovations to the way that researchers have collected samples and subsequently created microbial libraries sourced ...
  • Juncu, Daniel (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2018-01)
    Deformation of geothermal reservoirs is a growing topic in the field of crustal deformation research. The deformation behavior of a geothermal resource can give us insight about its sustainability and can help to increase our understanding of reservoir ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Sigríður (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2017-03)
    Insect bite hypersensitivity (IBH) is a type I allergy of horses with production of IgE and release of inflammatory mediators. It is caused by bites of midges of the genus Culicoides. The disease is a recurrent dermatitis characterized by pruritic skin ...
  • Armesto Jimenez, Amaranta (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2018-08-17)
    Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a severe lung disease with unknown aetiology. The lifespan is approximately 3 to 5 years after diagnosis, and the treatments available such as lung transplant are high risk and are not suitable for all patients. In ...
  • Brynjólfsson, Skafti (Norwegian University of Science and Technology; University of Iceland, 2015-09)
    This thesis describes the glacial history, glacier dynamics, sediments and landforms of the Drangajökull ice cap as well as the glacial history and dynamics of the eastern Vestfirðir peninsula in northwest Iceland from the Late Weichselian until present. ...
  • Larranaga, Nicolas (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2016-11)
    Diel activity, the partitioning of time between periods of activity and rest, gives insights into how organisms compete for resources in time. Some species show plasticity in the rate and timing of their activity, which enables to study associations ...
  • Nyamweya, Chrispine (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2017-01)
    Lake Victoria is of immense ecological and socio-economic significance for the riparian communities. However, the lake is faced with human induced pressures such as overfishing, introduction of alien species, increased eutrophication and climate change ...
  • Silva, Teresa Sofia Giesta da (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2018-12-14)
    Krill are an important component of the Icelandic marine ecosystem. Given their important ecological niche, as conveyors of biological production between phytoplankton and higher trophic levels, fluctuations in krill abundance can have large impacts ...
  • Eysteinsdóttir, Jenna Huld (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2017-12-08)
    Abstract Psoriasis is a chronic immune-mediated inflammatory skin disease with profound effects on psychosocial wellbeing. Narrowband UVB phototherapy is a known effective treatment for chronic plaque psoriasis and previous studies suggest an ...
  • Kubiriza, Godfrey (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2017-06)
    Although conditions for aquaculture in Uganda and East-Africa are favourable, production remains low. One of the primary limitations to aquaculture development in the region is the lack of economical aquafeeds produced from local raw materials. In ...
  • Guðmundsdóttir, Ása Bryndís (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-06-04)
    Lækningamáttur Bláa Lónsins var uppgötvaður af sórasjúklingum skömmu eftir myndun þess og hafa jákvæð áhrif böðunar í lóninu verið staðfest í klínískum rannsóknum. Enn fremur hefur verið sýnt að böðun í lóninu samhliða UVB meðferð sé árangursríkari en ...
  • Þórólfsdóttir, Rósa B. (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-09)
    Introduction and aims: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia and its complex pathophysiology is incompletely understood. At the time of beginning of this work, genome-wide association studies (GWAS) on AF had yielded ...
  • Khosa, Rabia Yasmin (2017)
    Silicon is a semiconductor material used in most power devices and the Si metal-oxide-semiconductor field effect transistor (MOSFET) is the key switching device for high power applications. Recently silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFETs have emerged on the ...
  • Lévy, Léa (Paris Sciences et Lettres, Laboratoire de Géologie de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure and University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2019-04)
    The electrical signature of volcanoes is affected by several characteristics of rocks: volume and salinity of pore fluid, abundance of conductive minerals, rock temperature and presence of molten crust (magma). Electromagnetic soundings are widely used ...