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  • Přikryl, Jan (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2018-05)
    Fluid-rock interaction is an important process in nature, and in many industrial fields. Fluid-rock interaction can be utilized to sequester industrial gases like CO2 and H2S in porous rocks of geothermal systems. The gases are re-injected, together ...
  • Iordache, Paul; Mates, Dana; Gunnarsson, Bjarni; Eggertsson, Hannes P.; Sulem, Patrick; Guðmundsson, Júlíus; Benónísdóttir, Stefania; Csiki, Irma Eva; Rascu, Stefan; Radavoi, Daniel; Ursu, Radu; Staicu, Catalin; Calota, Violeta; Voinoiu, Angelica; Jinga, Mariana; Rosoga, Gabriel; Danau, Razvan; Sima, Sorin Cristian; Badescu, Daniel; Suciu, Nicoleta; Radoi, Viorica; Manolescu, Andrei; Rafnar, Thorunn; Halldórsson, Bjarni V.; Jinga, Viorel; Stefánsson, Kári (Wiley, 2017-12-20)
    To find sequence variants affecting prostate cancer (PCA) susceptibility in an unscreened Romanian population we use a genome‐wide association study (GWAS). The study population included 990 unrelated pathologically confirmed PCA cases and 1034 male ...
  • Porsbjerg, Celeste; Ulrik, Charlotte; Skjold, Tina; Backer, Vibeke; Laerum, Birger; Lehman, Sverre; Janson, Crister; Sandstrøm, Thomas; Bjermer, Leif; Dahlen, Barbro; Lundbäck, Bo; Ludviksdottir, Dora; Björnsdóttir, Unnur; Altraja, Alan; Lehtimäki, Lauri; Kauppi, Paula; Karjalainen, Jussi; Kankaanranta, Hannu (Informa UK Limited, 2018-01)
    Although a minority of asthma patients suffer from severe asthma, they represent a major clinical challenge in terms of poor symptom control despite high-dose treatment, risk of exacerbations, and side effects. Novel biological treatments may benefit ...
  • Helgadottir, Anna; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Grétarsdóttir, Sólveig; Stefánsson, Ólafur A.; Tragante, Vinicius; Þórólfsdóttir, Rósa B.; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Bjoönsson, Þorsteinn; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Verweij, Niek; Nielsen, Jonas B.; Zhou, Wei; Folkersen, Lasse; Martinsson, Andreas; Heydarpour, Mahyar; Prakash, Siddharth; Óskarsson, Gylfi; Guðbjartsson, Tómas; Geirsson, Arnar; Ólafsson, Ísleifur; Sigurðsson, Emil L.; Almgren, Peter; Melander, Olle; Franco-Cereceda, Anders; Hamsten, Anders; Fritsche, Lars; Lin, Maoxuan; Yang, Bo; Hornsby, Whitney; Guo, Dongchuan; Brummett, Chad M.; Abecasis, Gonçalo; Mathis, Michael; Milewicz, Dianna; Body, Simon C.; Eriksson, Per; Willer, Cristen J.; Hveem, Kristian; Newton-Cheh, Christopher; Smith, J. Gustav; Danielsen, Ragnar; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Hólm, Hilma; Stefánsson, Kári (Springer Nature, 2018-03-07)
    Aortic valve stenosis (AS) is the most common valvular heart disease, and valve replacement is the only definitive treatment. Here we report a large genome-wide association (GWA) study of 2,457 Icelandic AS cases and 349,342 controls with a follow-up ...
  • Barrio, Isabel C; Hik, D.S.; Þórrsson, Jóhann; Svavarsdóttir, Kristín; Marteinsdóttir, Bryndís; Jónsdóttir, Ingibjörg Svala (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2018)
    Land degradation and extensive soil erosion are serious environmental concerns in Iceland. Natural processes associated with a harsh climate and frequent volcanic activity have shaped Icelandic landscapes. However, following human settlement and the ...
  • Barrio, Isabel C; Bueno, C. Guillermo; Gartzia, M; Soininen, E.M.; Christie, K.S.; Speed, J.D.M.; Ravolainen, V.T.; Forbes, B.C.; Gauthier, G.; Horstkotte, T.; Hoset, K.S.; Hoye, T.T.; Jónsdóttir, Ingibjörg Svala; Lévesque, E.; Mörsdorf, M.A.; Olofsson, J.; Wookey, P.A.; Hik, D.S. (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2016)
    Aim. Understanding the forces shaping biodiversity patterns, particularly for groups of organisms with key functional roles, will help predict ecosystem responses to environmental changes. Our aim was to evaluate the relative role of different drivers ...
  • Sigurjonsson, Njordur (City University, London, 2009)
    Variations on the act of listening: Twenty-one orchestra audience development events in light of John Dewey’s ‘art as experience’ metaphor This thesis is a contribution to a critical debate about the role and impact of audience development theory on ...
  • Óladóttir, Ásta Dís (Copenhagen Business School, 2010)
    This dissertation consists of an introductory chapter, followed by four papers that approach the topic of internationalization of small economies and the multinational firm from different angles. The concluding chapter deals with what happened in Iceland ...
  • Watson, Ian (State University of New Jersey, 2005-05)
    Following in the tradition of studies of categorization in everyday life, this dissertation focuses on the specific case of sets of categories. The concept of the "contrast set," developed by cognitive anthropologists in the 1950s, is the central ...
  • Helgadottir, Fjola Dogg (University of Sydney, 2010-06)
    Introduction: CBTpsych.com is a fully functional intervention that aims at bridging the gap between Eliza (Weizenbaum, 1966) and modern internet treatments for anxiety disorders (Helgadottir, Menzies, Onslow, Packman & O‟Brien, 2009a). A Phase I trial ...
  • Stefnánsson, Bergur V. (University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy, 2011)
    In patients with chronic kidney disease, treatment with erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESA) effectively corrects anemia. Most of these patients also need supplementation with regular iron injections to secure iron availability for proper ...
  • Gunnlaugsdottir, Johanna (Tampere University Press, 2006)
    This research studied the implementation and use of ERMS in eight organizations in Iceland. Four organizations, where 34 employees were interviewed, were studied in detail. Seven participant observations were also conducted in these organizations. Four ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Arna H. (University of London, 2012)
    The purpose of the thesis is to investigate how the professional role and leadership of preschool teachers are perceived by them and other stakeholders and what contextual factors affect the preschool teachers’ role and leadership. A further purpose ...
  • Jóhannsdóttir, Kristín M. (University of British Columbia, 2011)
    This dissertation presents a semantic analysis of the progressive of both English and Icelandic, the only two Germanic languages that generally are considered to have fully grammaticalized progressive constructions. The progressive is an aspectual ...
  • Pétursdóttir, Svava (University of Leeds, 2012)
    This study is on using information and communication technology (ICT) in science education in Iceland. The requirement that ICT be utilized in teaching has only been met to a limited extent though schools appear to be well equipped. Data was collected ...
  • Svansdóttir, Erla (Tilburg University, 2012)
    The aim of this thesis was (1) to assess the validity of the Type D personality construct and its association with poor cardiovascular health in Icelandic patients with established CAD, and (2) to explore how Type D personality is related to cardiovascular ...
  • Ísberg, Nína Rós (University of London, 2010)
    The research is about the assimilation of women immigrants in Icelandic society through domesticity and the home. The focus is on the material practices that act to incorporate ‘foreign women’ into being Icelandic, accepting the ambivalence ...
  • Arason, Þórður (Oregon State University, 1991)
    In this thesis anomalous downcore shallowing of paleomagnetic inclinations is interpreted to be caused by sediment compaction. Thus, compaction-induced inclination shallowing may influence tectonic reconstructions that are based on inclinations from ...
  • Sigurdardottir, Heida Maria (Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 2013)
    In this thesis, we explore how objects affect the space around them. We show that spatial information is extracted from even completely novel objects. Information derived from the shape of objects is swiftly and automatically integrated into a variety ...
  • Kristjánsdóttir, Guðlaug Þóra (Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 2009)
    The interferon regulatory factor 5 (IRF5) gene encodes a transcription factor that plays an important role in the innate as well as in the cell-mediated immune response. The IRF5 gene has received considerable attention since it was shown to be associated ...