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Doctoral dissertations
 

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  • Sigurjónsson, Jóhann Örn (University of Iceland, School of Education, Faculty of Education and Pedagogy, 2023-01)
    The doctoral research project underpinning this dissertation was aimed at developing a deeper understanding of cognitive activation in mathematics teaching in Iceland and in a Nordic context through classroom video observations and student perceptions. ...
  • Rathinam, Sankar (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2022-10-21)
    Kítósan er líffjölliða sem virk gegn örverum og hefur jafnframt marga aðra ákjósanlega eiginleika eins og lífsamræmanleika og lífniðurbrotshæfni jafnframt því að vera óeitruð. Kítósan og afleiður þess hafa mikið verið rannsakaðar sem bakteríudrepandi ...
  • Egilsson, Björn Rúnar (Háskóli Íslands, Menntavísindasvið, 2022-10)
    The transition to primary school has been identified as a critical event in the lives of children that can have long term implications for their learning and development. The transition to primary school is also widely regarded as an emotional period ...
  • Baldursdóttir, Anna Heiða (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2022-12-20)
    Viðfangsefni doktorsritgerðarinnar er að draga fram heimildasöfn (e. archives) og greina þá efnismenningu (e. material culture) sem þau búa yfir, eða með öðrum orðum að kanna samband manna og hluta. Rannsóknaraðferðin krefst þess að víða sé leitað fanga ...
  • Li, Siqi (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2022-12)
    Post-eruptive deformation following volcanic eruptions may originate from continued magma movements, or reflect delayed and continued Earth adjustment due to co-eruptive events, often referred to as viscoelastic relaxation. Post-eruptive deformation ...
  • Tverijonaitė, Edita (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2022-12-19)
    With increasing renewable energy infrastructure (REI) developments and growing nature-based tourism (NBT), their encounters are becoming more likely. To facilitate sustainable development of both, it is important to gain more knowledge on the ...
  • Nguyen, Han Van (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2022-12-08)
    Optical remote sensing (RS) uses optical sensors to create images of the Earth's surface. Those imaging sensors are mounted on spaceborne or airborne vehicles and capture visible, near-infrared, and shortwave infrared radiation reflected from the Earth's ...
  • Sigfúsdóttir, Ólöf Gerður (University of Iceland, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Sociology, Anthropology and Folkloristics, 2022-10-14)
    Unlike collecting, preserving, educating and displaying, research is rarely thought of as a core activity in museums. However, it is one of the formal requirements museums must fulfil according to international standards. It is also the most ambiguous ...
  • Yucheng, Jia (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2022-12-05)
    Literary translation means not only transition from a source text to a target text, but also reconstruction of contexts in the target text as much close as to those with the source text. Although the accepted view that there is no absolute in literary ...
  • Oppong Boakye, Gifty (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Industrial Eng., Mechanical Eng. and Computer Science, 2022)
    The increasing global demand for renewable energy has resulted in the increased exploration of geothermal energy resources, which presents corrosion and wear challenges. The objective of the PhD project is to investigate the friction, wear and corrosion ...
  • Jiang, Mengxu (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2022)
    The research focused on the multiphoton dynamics and energetics for the HI, CH3I, CH3Br, and C2H2 molecules by using one- and two-color mass-resolved (MR) resonance enhanced multiphoton ionization (REMPI) and/or velocity map imaging (VMI) in association ...
  • Melton, Zachary J. (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2023-01-12)
    This thesis examines the evolution of the Viking image in U.S. popular culture, from the publication of Antiquitates Americanæ, a scholarly work on the Vinland sagas, by Danish philologist Carl Christian Rafn in 1837, to the Unite the Right Rally in ...
  • Nawaz, Muhammad Sulaman (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2022-12)
    Neurodevelopmental disorders on the impulsivity-compulsivity spectrum are chronic disabling conditions with an early onset. High rates of comorbidity have been reported between Tourette syndrome (TS), Tics disorder (Tics), obsessive compulsive ...
  • Isenmann, Vanessa Monika (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2022)
    The dissertation addresses informal Icelandic writing practices in online communication, often referred to as computer-mediated communication (CMC). Specifically, the dissertation studies the linguistic practices of native Icelandic speakers on Facebook ...
  • 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). ...

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