University of Iceland

UI in Science

Ágústa Guðmundsdóttir, Professor at the Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition
Microbicidal substances made from cod waste
The waters around Iceland are not only an abundant source of food, but they can also provide us with various...
Tryggvi Þorgeirsson, Assistant Professor
Health promoting app
“The most common cause for premature deaths in the world are long-term illnesses that sometimes stem from...
Ester Rut Unnsteinsdóttir
The methods of ichthyology used on field mice
Doctoral candidate Ester Rut Unnsteinsdóttir’s research on the arctic fox have become renowned in Iceland. Another...
Janus Guðlaugsson with a senior citizen
Systematic Training be part of Health Care for the Elderly
How can we ensure that the growing population of senior citizens in Iceland are in good health as long as possible...
Jón Karl Helgason
Vinlands Saga popular in Japan
Ancient Icelandic literature has influenced all kinds of art work all over the world, including comics, heavy metal...
Vilhjálmur Rafnsson
Aircrews not at more risk to get cancer
Scientists, both in Europe and the United States, have for  years studied whether pilots and flight attendants...
Guðný Björk Eydal
Laws on paternity leave yield results
„In the year 2000 Iceland passed a very progressive law on parental leave ensuring both parents the right to a three...
Jed Ian Macdonald with kangaroo
Changing migration patterns of the herring
The herring is an integral part of Icelandic history and has always been commercially important. The Atlantic...
Nicola Falco
Analysis of remote sensing images
“My research focuses on the analysis of remote sensing images using methods and approaches developed in several...
Janis Mitchell
What took Vikings with them to their graves?
“I hope that the study will increase our perception of death and identity portrayed in death during the Viking Age...
Alyson J. K. Bailes
Small states, big questions
“Small states must to team up more closely with each other in order for their voices to be heard. As our Scottish...
Benedikt Halldórsson
The seismic threat in Iceland
Mother-nature is life-giving and nurturing; the foundation of all life. She is, however, not without her perils....

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