Opin vísindi: Recent submissions

  • Gudmundsson, Gunnar; Sigurgeirsdottir, Jonina; Halldorsdottir, Sigridur; Arnardóttir, Ragnheiður Harpa; Björnsson, Eythor (Dove Medical Press Ltd., 2019-05-16)
    Background: COPD is a common cause of morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to explore patients’ experiences, self-reported needs, and needs-driven strategies to cope with self-management of COPD. Patients and methods: In this phenomenological ...
  • Remina, Dilixiati (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-03)
    The pigment producing melanocytes are derived from the neural crest cells and form precursor cells called melanoblasts. These cells proliferate and migrate to their destination in skin, hair and other organs where they differentiate into melanocytes ...
  • Gestsdóttir, Hildur (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2014)
    Osteoarthritis has been intensively studied within the field of palaeopathology. For decades there was assumed to be a direct link between activity and the development of osteoarthritis, and this was reflected in the work which was carried out, with ...
  • Ólafsson, Skúli Sigurður (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Guðfræði- og trúarbragðafræðideild, 2014-03-26)
    Lord’s Supper in Iceland 1570-1720. Procedure and Impact The Lord’s Supper in Iceland in the period from 1570 to 1720 is the core focus of this thesis. Limited research has been undertaken on this topic, despite its significance for a greater understanding ...
  • Jonsdottir, Sigridur Sia (Linnaeus University Press, 2019)
    Aim: The aim of this thesis was to achieve a deeper understanding of the situation among women experiencing perinatal distress during pregnancy and childbirth and the effects that dissatisfaction in partner relationship and weak social support from ...
  • Lovell, Mark; Pillepich, Annalisa; Genel, Shy; Nelson, Dylan; Springel, Volker; Pakmor, Rüdiger; Marinacci, Federico; Weinberger, Rainer; Torrey, Paul; Vogelsberger, Mark; Alabi, Adebusola; Hernquist, Lars (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-08-25)
    We use the IllustrisTNG (TNG) cosmological simulations to provide theoretical expectations for the dark matter mass fractions (DMFs) and circular velocity profiles of galaxies. TNG predicts flat circular velocity curves for z = 0 Milky Way (MW)-like ...
  • Proto, Andrea; Gudmundsson, Jon Tomas (MDPI AG, 2018-11-28)
    The one-dimensional object-oriented particle-in-cell Monte Carlo collision code oopd1 is applied to explore the role of secondary electron emission and electron reflection on the properties of the capacitively-coupled oxygen discharge. At low pressure ...
  • Arnadottir, Thora; Haines, John; Geirsson, Halldor; Hreinsdóttir, Sigrún (American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2018-12)
    The South Iceland Seismic Zone (SISZ) accommodates E‐W translation due to oblique spreading between the North American and the Eurasian plates in South Iceland with ruptures on N‐S faults. Strain is released in earthquake sequences that last days to ...
  • Amirfallah, Arsalan; Kocal, Gizem; Unal, Olcun; Ellidokuz, Hulya; Oztop, Ilhan; Basbinar, Yasemin (MDPI AG, 2018-12-13)
    Fluoropyrimidine-based chemotherapy is extensively used for the treatment of solid cancers, including colorectal cancer. However, fluoropyrimidine-driven toxicities are a major problem in the management of the disease. The grade and type of the ...
  • Schellens, Marie; Gisladottir, Johanna (MDPI AG, 2018-12-01)
    Studies on critical natural resources have grown in number over the last decade out of concern for resource availability and its potential impacts. Nonetheless, only a handful of studies explicitly define criticality for natural resources. Through a ...
  • Till, Jessica L; Rybacki, E.; Morales, L.F.G.; Naumann, M. (American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2019-03)
    We performed a series of deformation experiments on synthetic magnetite aggregates to characterize the high‐temperature rheological behavior of this mineral under nominally dry and hydrous conditions. Grain growth laws for magnetite were additionally ...
  • Lomax, Johanna; Fuchs, Markus; Antoine, Pierre; Rousseau, Denis-Didier; Lagroix, France; Hatté, Christine; Taylor, Samuel N.; Till, Jessica L; Debret, Maxime; Moine, Olivier; Jordanova, Diana (Wiley, 2018-10-08)
    The Harletz loess‐palaeosol sequence is located in northwestern Bulgaria and represents an important link between well‐studied loess sequences in eastern Romania and further sites to the west of the Carpathians (e.g. Serbia and Hungary). The aim of ...
  • Jóhannesdóttir, Guðbjörg Rannveig (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Sagnfræði- og heimspekideild, 2015-02)
    This thesis is a study of the aesthetics of Icelandic landscapes. The aim of the thesis is to gain a deeper understanding of the meaning of landscape and the values which are derived from the aesthetic experience of Icelandic landscapes, and to think ...
  • Torres de Miranda Pinto, Julian (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science, 2019-06-11)
    Steelmakers should consider diverting capital to the end-of-life services that promote circularity as a new strategy towards resource ownership retention and raw material selfsufficiency. These hold the key to curbing steel supply concerns in the ...
  • Guðmundsson, Birgir (Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2019-02-01)
    The increased importance of social media platforms and network media logic merging with traditional media logic are a trademark of modern hybrid systems of political communication. This article looks at this development through the media-use by ...
  • 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 ...
  • Black, Isra; Helgason, Asgeir R. (Springer Nature, 2018-03-21)
    Background Morbidity arising from unprepared bereavement is a problem that affects close personal relations of individuals at the end-of-life. The bereavement studies literature demonstrates that a lack of preparedness for a loved one’s death is a ...
  • Davis, Stephen M.; Davidov, Danielle; Kristjansson, Alfgeir; Zullig, Keith; Baus, Adam; Fisher, Melanie (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-10-12)
    Background The Central Appalachian region of the United States is in the midst of a hepatitis C virus epidemic driven by injection of opioids, particularly heroin, with contaminated syringes. In response to this epidemic, several needle exchange ...
  • Eggertsson, Hannes Pétur (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science, 2019-06)
    A fundamental requisite for genetic studies is an accurate determination of sequence variation. While human genome sequence diversity is increasingly well characterized, there is a need for efficient ways to utilize this knowledge in sequence analysis. ...
  • Sigurðsson, Þorgeir (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2019-06-03)
    ARINBJARNARKVIÐA is an Old Norse poem in the kviðuháttr meter. It is composed in praise of Arinbjǫrn Þórisson, a friend of the skald Egill Skallagrímsson. The only source of the poem, except for a few citations in scholarly work, is page 99v in the ...