Doktorsritgerðir- HÍ: Recent submissions

  • Badarneh, Mohammad H. A. (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2024-02-21)
    Encoding data with magnetic states is currently used in various devices for data transmission, storage, and processing. The operating principle in these devices is often based on controlled switching, e.g., using a pulse of an external magnetic field, ...
  • Nguyen, Hang Thi (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, 2023-04)
    A significant amount of small pelagic species and side streams obtained from industrial fish processing are currently converted to fishmeal and fish oil, and primarily used in feed production. The demand for fish and seafood products and fishmeal ...
  • Höskuldsson, Árni Björn (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Industrial Eng., Mechanical Eng. and Computer Science, 2023-11-30)
    The effects of global warming are being felt around the world, with extreme weather events occurring ever more frequently. Accelerating the ongoing transition towards renewable energy resources, both in transportation and industry, is of vital ...
  • Guðmundsdóttir, Lísabet (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2024)
    Markmið þessarar rannsóknar er að rannsaka hvernig norrænir menn á Grænlandi öfluðu trjáviðar og nýttu hann á tímabilinu 985-1500 e. Kr. Grænland var numið af norrænu fólki á seinni hluta 10. aldar. Byggðarlögin voru tvö: Eystribyggð á suðurvestur ...
  • Urimi, Dileep (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2023-08)
    Inherited retinal degeneration (RD), a rare neurodegenerative group of retinal blinding disorders and is characterized by a progressive loss of retinal photoreceptor cells that are responsible for vision. The symptoms of RD include onset of night ...
  • Borovac, Ana (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Industrial Eng., Mechanical Eng. and Computer Science, 2024-01)
    Seizures are the most common neurological emergency among neonates and if left untreated they can cause permanent brain damage. The current gold standard for neonatal seizure detection is continuous electroencephalogram (EEG) visually interpreted by a ...
  • Sigurðsson, Kristján Þór (University of Iceland, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Sociology, Anthropology and Folkloristics, 2023-09)
    Þessi ritgerð fjallar um samfélag múslíma á Íslandi, innbyrðis tengsl þess sem og samskipti við íslenskt þjóðfélag og stofnanir þess. Staða þessa samfélags er sett í sögulegt og pólitískt samhengi og einkum þá orðræðu sem varð áberandi eftir 11. ...
  • Sigurbjörnsson, Gústav Adolf Bergmann (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2023-12-06)
    In this thesis I explore the nature of issues in communication through the lenses of social epistemology and phenomenology. What is of primary interest is the relation between speech and empathy and what limitations we face when we articulate our ...
  • Nishida, Megumi (University of Iceland, 2023-12)
    This dissertation collects my five self-studies to make meaning of my doctoral project. I explore the path to empowerment in becoming a hybrid educator through the Self- Study of Teacher Education Practices (S-STEP/self-study) methodology. In each ...
  • Stefánsdóttir, Valgerður (University of Iceland, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Sociology, Anthropology and Folkloristics, 2023-12)
    Rannsóknin sem hér er kynnt er fyrsta heildstæða yfirlitið og rannsókn á íslensku táknmáli (ÍTM) og þróun döff menningar sem unnin hefur verið hér á landi. Þrjár rannsóknarspurningar voru hafðar að leiðarljósi: Spurt var hvernig ÍTM og samfélag döff ...
  • Jozranjbar, Bahareh (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Psychology, 2023)
    This thesis probes the intricate nature of visual object recognition, especially how visual recognition skills are associated or dissociated in developmental disorders and the neurotypical population. Our primary areas of focus include the role of ...
  • Houborg, Christian (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Psychology, 2023-11-30)
    When we are viewing the environment around us, we are exposed to an overwhelming continuous stream of information: not everything can be processed at once, and the perceptual system must pick and choose. We must direct our attention and select stimuli ...
  • Ingólfsdóttir, Jóna Guðbjörg (University of Iceland, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Sociology, Anthropology and Folkloristics, 2023-09)
    Despite the avowed aims of Icelandic welfare policies to provide services in a family-centred manner, parents commonly express their experiences of fragmented services that are offered more on the terms of the service providers than the families. ...
  • Smárason, Orri (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Psychology, 2023-12)
    Background: Pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is debilitating and often chronic, associated with significant social and educational impairment as well as reduced quality of life. OCD can present with highly heterogenous symptom profiles. ...
  • Safavi, Aysan (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Industrial Eng., Mechanical Eng. and Computer Science, 2023-11-20)
    Municipal solid waste incineration has been identified as a major source of dioxins in the air, leading to the closure of many European incinerators. While gasification of waste and biomass has been considered a more environmentally friendly alternative, ...
  • Karlsdóttir, Verena (University of Iceland, School of Social Science, Faculty of Business Administration, 2023-09)
    This study revolves around Third Mission (TM) activities in Iceland and the factors that influence the development of such activities within a small economy. In the context of higher education institutions, TM can be seen as a socio-economic mission ...
  • Hube, Selina (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2023)
    Towards fulfilling increasingly stricter wastewater discharge standards, there is a need for developing reliable decentralized wastewater treatment processes. The goal of this research was to optimize gravity-driven membrane (GDM) filtration and assess ...
  • Ostacolo, Kevin (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2023-11-16)
    ATG7, an essential protein for cellular homeostasis, plays a pivotal role in regulating autophagy. The autophagy process ensures the degradation and recycling of cellular components for proper cell function. ATG7 facilitates the lipidation of ATG8 ...
  • Rögnvaldsson, Kristján Godsk (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2023-11)
    Inngangur. Þrátt fyrir að næstum öld sé liðin frá uppgötvun penisillíns og að langt sé liðið síðan bólusetningar hófust gegn Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumokokkum), algengasta orsakavaldi lungnabólgu fullorðinna, er enn um algengan og alvarlegan sjúkdóm ...
  • Kristinsdóttir, Íris (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2023-10)
    Vaccines are among the most important medical discoveries ever made and are the cornerstone of public health interventions. Public health authorities must be attentive to the local epidemiology of infectious diseases and the benefits of changing the ...