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Doctoral dissertations
 

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  • Lorenzo Soler, Laura (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2022-11-01)
    Fyrir marga lyfjaflokka þykir staðbundin lyfjagjöf í augndropaformi ákjósanlegasta leiðin vegna einfaldleika við lyfjagjöf. Eru augndropar algengasta aðferðin til að meðhöndla augnsjúkdóma í fremri hluta augans. Staðbundin lyfjagjöf í augndropaformi ...
  • Matti, Stephanie Alice (University of Iceland, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Sociology, Anthropology and Folkloristics, 2022)
    Climate change is contributing to shifts in the magnitude and scale of hazards, and the emergence of environmental risks in areas where they were previously unknown. In the Öræfi district of south-east Iceland, a fracture discovered by farmers gathering ...
  • Möckel, Susanne Claudia (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2022-11)
    In the wake of increasing awareness of global warming, peatland conservation and restoration receive impetus by efforts to sequester carbon. Peatlands comprise a significant component of the global carbon cycle as they store up to 30% of global ...
  • Santanicchia, Massimo (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, School of Education, 2022-10)
    Becoming Cosmopolitan Citizen Architects: A Reflection on Architectural Education in a Nordic–Baltic Perspective This doctoral thesis contributes to the discussion of how architectural education can be advanced to respond better to the current climate ...
  • Potkina, Maria (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2022-06-29)
    Reduction of the size of magnetic bits for data storage, transfer and processing of information down to the nanoscale would lay the foundation for large advances in information technology, both in terms of processing speed and energy efficiency. ...
  • Rúnarsdóttir, Eyrún María (University of Iceland, School of Education, Faculty of Education and Diversity, 2019-11-22)
    The topic of this PhD dissertation is the social support networks adolescents of foreign origin and immigrant adolescents perceive to be available, both in their immediate environment (family, friends), and the more distal environment (neighborhood). ...
  • Axelsson, Gísli Þór (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2022-09)
    Introduction: Interstitial lung diseases (ILD), such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), are diseases of elderly people that are characterised by pulmonary deposition of fibrous tissue and often have a poor prognosis. Interstitial lung abnormalities ...
  • Bergsten, Pauline (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2022-09)
    Surtsey is a volcanic island located on the south-east offshore extension of the Icelandic rift zone. It was formed during successive eruptions from the seafloor in 1963-1967 and has been officially protected and studied ever since. It represents ...
  • Zaqout, Tarek (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2022-09)
    Sustainable urban drainage systems (SUDS) are increasingly implemented to mitigate flood risk and augment environmental quality and wellbeing in cities. Vegetated swales are one of the most common SUDS components, yet they are among the least studied ...
  • Gunnarsson, Andri (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2022-09-12)
    Snow and glacier research is important in Iceland for a variety of reasons. Water resource forecasting for hydro-power production is important and monitoring of long-term changes and trends provide guidance for adoption strategies due to climate ...
  • Thorarinsdottir, Kristbjorg Anna (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2022-06-20)
    The work in this thesis is focused on understanding the emergent properties of amorphous magnetic materials. Amorphous materials lack long-range structural ordering, characteristic of crystalline materials. Instead, these materials exhibit medium-to-short ...
  • Guðmundsdóttir, Margrét (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, 2022)
    Ágrip: Í rannsókninni Mál á mannsævi er sjónum beint að tilbrigðum í íslenskum framburði, nánar tiltekið eftirtöldum fjórum pörum þar sem fyrrnefnda afbrigðið er sjaldgæfara á landsvísu og útbreiðsla þess að mestu tengd afmörkuðum landsvæðum: ...
  • Guðmundsdóttir, Kristín (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Psychology, 2018-12)
    Ágrip Bakgrunnur og meginmarkmið: Markviss og snemmtæk atferlisíhlutun er gagnreynd aðferð sem mælt er með við íhlutun barna með einhverfu og skyldar þroskaraskanir. Hins vegar njóta ekki öll börn og fjölskyldur þeirra slíkrar íhlutunar né þeirrar ...
  • Jóhannsdóttir, Guðrún Helga Diop (University of Iceland, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Sociology, Anthropology and Folkloristics, 2022-05)
    This doctoral research aims to examine and explain the emerging post-2015 development agenda focusing on the national consultations in Senegal. UN launched and guided the post-2015 development agenda to identify new global policy replacing the Millennium ...
  • Jónasdóttir, Rannveig J (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Nursing, 2017-10)
    Background: The physical and psychological health status of patients after intensive care is frequently compromised due to the consequences of critical illnesses and the intensive care stay. There are indications that patients may benefit from receiving ...
  • Jóhannsdóttir, Ásrún (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, 2022)
    Abstract Globalization and technological development contribute to an increased demand for English skills in daily recreational activity in Iceland. This phenomenon, and a steadily growing exposure, has changed the status of English in Iceland from ...
  • Skúladóttir, Sigrún Sunna (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, 2022-06-29)
    Abstract Background: Hip fractures in older adults are strongly associated with reduced health and quality of life. Loss of bone mass, physical function and muscle mass are thought to be main causes of hip fractures at older age. Associations between ...
  • Pálsdóttir, Aldís Erna (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2022-06)
    Biodiversity is declining globally, primarily driven by anthropogenic changes and alterations of natural habitats. In lowland Iceland, human impact has increased considerably in the past decades, often involving an increase in numbers of anthropogenic ...
  • Friðriksdóttir, Kolbrún (2021-12-17)
    Ágrip Doktorsverkefnið er á sviði annarsmálsfræða og hagnýtra málvísinda og beinist að áhrifaþáttum í námi í opnum netnámskeiðum, eða svokölluðum massive open online courses (MOOCs), en með þeim er veittur opinn aðgangur að menntun á ýmsum fræðasviðum ...
  • Tryggvadóttir, Ellen Alma (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, 2022-06)
    Background: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is one of the most common complications diagnosed in pregnancy and is associated with several adverse outcomes for mothers and their offspring. Several factors, both genetic and environmental, are ...

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