University of Iceland

UI in Science

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...
Jukka Heinonen, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Icelanders‘ global impact on the environment
“It is clear the environmental impact of Icelanders in significant outside the country, since a large part of the...
Ágúst Elí Ágústsson, MS from the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Green roofs save money
Traditional Icelandic farm houses had turf roofs where flowers grew. Results from a new study indicate that this...
Sverrir Jakobsson, professor at the Faculty of History and Philosophy
Development of power in the past
Many believe that few things have influenced the destiny of mankind as much as power, or the thirst for it. We need...
Sigrún Antonsdótir, MA from the Faculty of History and Philosophy
Slaying of the Basques whalers
The Basques began whaling off the coast of Iceland during the summer early in the seventeenth century; thus having...
Höskuldur Þráinsson, Professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies and Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir, Professor at the Faculty of Languages and Culture.
Icelandic in Iceland and abroad
Academics and students at the Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies and the Faculty of Languages and...

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