UI in Science

Þórdís Jónsdóttir, MPH in public health sciences.
Do women know of gene mutations?
"The study focuses on examining Icelandic women's sentiments towards both genetic counseling and genetic testing, as...
Geir Gunnlaugsson, Professor at the UI Faculty of Social and Human Sciences
Reaction and Prevention against Ebola
"The study is in the field of global health and is a good reminder that the death of a two year old in a remote...
Jóhanna Eyrún Torfadottir, post-doc at the Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition
The Connection between Vitamin D and Cancer
"What motivates me is the possibility to contribute, even in a small way, to the knowledge of the causal factors of...
Marianne Rasmussen, director of the Húsavík Research Centre
Dolphins, behaviour and sound
Whales have been an important resource in Iceland from the settlement. Whales and whaling have been intrinsic to...
Viðar Halldórsson, assistant professor at the UI Faculty of Social and Human Sciences
What explains the success of Icelandic national teams?
The last few years have been good for Icelandic sports enthusiasts, as Icelandic national teams in various...
Ásgeir Brynjar Torfason, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Business Administration
What has changed in the Icelandic banks?
The aim of the study is to analyse the Icelandic banks' accounting before and after the economic collapse in 2008 to...
Pálmi V.  Jónsson, professor at the University of Iceland's Faculty of Medicine
Improves services for the elderly
The University of Iceland and Landspítali University Hospital benefit jointly from their prolific staff that have...
Sigríður Sigurðardóttir, doctoral student at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science
Engineering used to improve Fisheries Management
In a world with dwindling resources it is vital to utilise them as well as possible; ideally to renew them....
Morten S. Riishuus, Specialist at the Nordic Volcanological Center and the Institute of Earth Sciences at the University of Iceland
Fresh lava is not good for your shoes
 “I was here in Holuhraun Lava monitoring and researching for a total of nine weeks at the height of the...
Kristín Vala Ragnarsdóttir,  Professor at the Faculty of Earth Sciences
The UN-Sustainable Development Goals
„My research comes from the heart. I choose projects that will enable the human race to live in a sustainable manner...
Olgeir Sigmarsson, Scientist at the Institute of Earth Sciences at the University of Iceland
How old is Iceland?
Iceland provides unique opportunities for direct observation of geological strata. This is due to the erosion of...
Tayo van Boeckel, MS from the Faculty of Earth Sciences
Does increase in glacial water and accelerate the melting of glaciers?
Breiðarmerkurlón lagoon is one of the most special and beautiful places in Iceland, where icebergs float around on...

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