University of Iceland

UI in Science

Gyða Þórhallsdóttir, doctoral student at the Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences
Counting the cars of tourists
Tourism has increased considerably in Iceland in recent years; from around 300 thousand visitors, or roughly the...
Þorlákur Axel Jónsson, doctoral student at the Faculty of Teacher Education
Study progress by nationality
"The first analysis indicate that difference in study progress in Icelandic upper secondary schools by nationality...
Lotta María Ellingssen, Assistant Lecturer at the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Uses Imaging Technology ON Children’s Brains
The study centres on developing a new method for medical image processing that can be used to find and quantify...
Ingólfur V. Gíslason, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences
Masculinity and Fatherhood
“Research results indicate that ideas on gendered behaviour are subsiding, the idea that men and women are suited...
Elvar Smári Sævarsson, doctoral student at the Faculty of Sport, Leisure Studies and Social Education
Positive connection between physical endurance and educational performance with girls
"The study focuses on the connection between stamina in nine year olds and their results in standardised tests in...
Jón Karl Helgason, Professor and Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, President of Iceland
Remember the Bank Collapse?
At the same moment that Geir H. Haarde, then Prime Minister in Iceland uttered the phrase "God bless Iceland" on a...
Atli V. Harðarson, Assistant Lecturer at UI's Faculty of Education Studies
The challenge of self-control
"Philosophical questions on free will and self-control have always fascinated me. It is necessary to tackle...
Kristín Norðdahl, Associate Lecturer at the Faculty of Teacher Education
Outdoor surroundings increase diversity in teaching
The discussion that children all over the world currently spend less and less time playing outdoors and concern that...
 Elín Soffía Ólafsdóttir, Profesor at the UI Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Northen firmoss in the battle against Alzheimers?
Alzheimer's disease, characterised by dementia and memory loss, is a growing concern in today's welfare society. "...
Sif Einarsdóttir (far left)
International labour market in a virtual world
"We use information technology a great deal in Career counselling and guidance. Information systems on studies and...
Heiða María Sigurðardóttir, post-doc at the UI Faculty of Psychology
Visual perception in dyslexia
"The study examines the part of what I call visual perception in dyslexia. By that I mean how the brain interprets...
Erla Erlendsdóttir, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Foreign Languages, Literature and Linguistics
More than sun, sea and salt cod
Some might think that Icelandic Spanish interaction revolves mostly on salted cod and sunny beaches, but this is far...


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