University of Iceland

UI in Science

Sunna Kristín Símonardóttir, former doctoral student at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences
Breastfeeding Mothers
"After reading about what research focuses on these days, I had the idea of studying how mothers in Iceland experience...
Oddur Ingólfsson, Professor at the Faculty of Physical Sciences
Nanotechnology of the Future
"Our goal is to lay the foundation for deeper understanding of the chemistry and physics behind new approaches in the...
Áslaug Björk Ingólfsdóttir, Master's student at the Faculty of Law
Putting Knowledge to Good Use by Helping Refugees
"I really want to do whatever I can to help and support these individuals, and I know that many people feel the same....
Anna Dóra Sæþórsdóttir, Professor at the Faculty of Life and Environmental Science
Powerplants and tourism
The number of tourists in Iceland has grown substantially in recent years. Research on the tourism has therefore never...
Svava Pétursdóttir, Associate Lecturer at the Faculty of Teacher Education
Information technology in preschools
Information technology is constantly becoming more important in modern society and the education system is a part of...
 Auður Tinna Aðalbjarnardóttir, mag.jur. from the Faculty of Law
The United Nations and constitutions in the aftermath of war
Auður Tinna Aðalbjarnardóttir studied at Columbia University in the summer of 2015 where she got the idea for her...
Ólöf Magnúsdóttir, MA from the University of Iceland's Faculty of History and Philosophy, and Svanhvít Tryggvadóttir, Sólrún Ingvadóttir, and Kristín Mjöll Jakobsdóttir, MA students at the same faculty.
Folktales in virtual reality
The latest technology and old folklore is combined in a very exciting project that four Master's students in applied...
Sunna Jóhannsdóttir, doctoral student at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Drug Delivery Platform Puts an End to Needles
"My research focuses on developing a so-called cyclodextrin drug delivery platform for peptides and proteins which can...
Sigríður Sigurjónsdóttir and Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson, professors at the Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies.
Icelandic in a digital world
Discussion in the media and social media on English influence on the Icelandic language along with claims on the...
Ingigerður Sólveig Sverrisdóttir, MAS-student at the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Sölvi Rögnvaldsson, BS-student at the Faculty of Physical Sciences
Designed a risk calculator for myeloma patients
“Our study was aimed towards building a new risk calculator for people diagnosed with myeloma. We wanted to see how...
Sandra Ósk Snæbjörnsdóttir, doctoral student at the Faculty of Earth Sciences
How much carbon dioxide can be sequestered in basalt?
"Climate change is one of the biggest threat of our times and we have to react against the elevated strength of carbon...
How do immigrants fare in Icelandic Universities?
The number of international students at the University of Iceland has almost reached two thousand. Some of these...


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