Matís Staff

Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir

Project Manager

Group: Bioactive Compounds

Phone: +354 4225079/8585079

Email: kolbrun.sveinsdottir@matis.is

Focus Areas:

Freshness, Sensory evaluation, Consumers, Shelf life, Fish, Courses, Food quality, Product development

Projects:
Peer-reviewed Articles:
  • Corsetto PA, Montorfano G, Zava S, Colombo I, Ingadottir B, Jonsdottir R, Sveinsdottir K, Rizzo AM. Characterization of Antioxidant Potential of Seaweed Extracts for Enrichment of Convenience Food - (2021). Antioxidants , 9, 249

  • Elidottir AS, Sveinsdóttir K, Ingadottir B, Geirsdottir O, Jonsson PV, Rothenberg E, Hardardottir I, Freysdottir J, Ramel A. Seaweed extract improves carbohydrate metabolism in overweight and obese adults - (2021). Current Nutrition & Food Science, 2, 216-224

  • Banovic M, Sveinsdóttir K. Importance of being analogue: Female attitudes towards meat analogue containing rapeseed protein - (2021). Food control 123, 5, 107833

  • Sveinsdottir, K., Ingadottir, B., Elidottir, AS, Geirsdottir. OG, Jonsson, PV, Ramel, A .. In vitro and in vivo effects of seaweed extract on carbohydrate digestion andavailability - (2019). International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition Research, 1(1),

  • Cyprian OO, Sveinsdóttir K., Nguyen MV, Tomasson T., Thorkelsson G., Arason S .. Influence of blanching treatment and drying methods on the drying characteristics and quality changes of dried sardine (Sardinella gibbosa) during storage - (2017). Drying Technology, 35(4), 478-489

  • Cyprian OO, Sveinsdottir K., Nguyen MV, Tomasson T., Thorkelsson G., Arason S .. Influence of lipid content and packaging methods on the quality of dried capelin (Mallotus villosus) during storage - (2017). Journal of Food Science and Technology, 54(2), 293-302

  • Sveinsdottir, K., Martinsdottir, E., Ramel, A .. Blood pressure-lowering effects of long chain n-3 fatty acids from meals enriched with liquid fish oil and from microencapsulated powder - (2016). International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, 67(8), 1017-1023

  • Cyprian, O., Van Nguyen, M., Sveinsdottir, K., Jonsson, A., Thorkelsson, G., Arason, S .. Influence of Lipid Content and Blanching on Capelin (Mallotus villosus) Drying Rate and Lipid Oxidation under Low Temperature Drying - (2016). Journal of Food Processing and Engineering, 39(3), 237-246

  • Odoli CO, Van Nguyen M., Sveinsdottir K., Jonsson, A., Tomasson, T., Thorkelsson, G., Arason, S .. Influence of smoking and packaging methods on lipid stability and microbial quality of Capelin (Mallotus villosus) and Sardine (Sardinella gibossa) - (2015). Food Science & Nutrition, 2(5), 404-414

  • Hinriksdottir HH, Jonsdottir VL, Sveinsdottir K., Martinsdottir E., Ramel A .. Bioavailability of long-chain n-3 fatty acids from enriched meals and from microencapsulated powder - (2015). European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 69, 344-348

  • Dellarosa N., Laghi L., Martinsdottir E., Jonsdottir, R., Sveinsdottir, K .. Enrichment of convenience seafood with omega-3 and seaweed extracts: Effect on lipid oxidation - (2015). LWT-Food Science and Technology, 62(1), 746-752

  • Karlsdottir, MG, Sveinsdottir, K., Kristinsson, HG, Villot, G., Craft, BD, Arason, S .. Effect of thermal treatment and frozen storage on lipid decomposition of light and dark muscles of saithe (Pollachius virens) - (2014). Food Chemistry, 164, 476-484

  • Karlsdottir, MG, Sveinsdottir, K., Kristinsson, HG, Villot, G., Craft, BD, Arason, S .. Effects of temperature during frozen storage on lipid deterioration of saithe (Pollachius virens) and hoki (Macruronus novaezelandiae) muscles - (2014). Food Chemistry, 156, 234-242

  • Karlsdottir, MG, Arason, S., Kristinsson, HG, Sveinsdottir, K .. The application of near infrared spectroscopy to study lipid characteristics and deterioration of frozen lean fish muscles - (2014). Food Chemistry, 159, 420-427

  • Cyprian, OO, Sveinsdottir, K., Magnusson, H., Arason, S., Johansson, R., Martinsdottir, E .. Development of Quality Index Method (QIM) scheme for farmed tilapia fillets and its application in shelf life study - (2014). Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology, 23(3), 278-290

  • Shaviklo, GR, Thorkelsson, G., Sveinsdottir, K., Pourreza, F .. Studies on processing, consumer survey and storage stability of a ready-to-reconstitute fish cutlet mix - (2013). Journal of Food Science and Technology-Mysore, 50(5), 900-908

  • Odoli, C., Lauzon, HL, Jóhannsson, R., Sveinsdóttir, K., Arason, S., Martinsdóttir, E .. Shelf life of air and modified atmosphere (MA) packaged fresh tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fillets stored under chilled and superchilled conditions - (2013). Food Science & Nutrition, 1(2), 130-140

  • Fanney Thorsdottir, Kolbrun Sveinsdottir, Fridrik H. Jonsson, Gunnthorunn Einarsdottir, Inga Thorsdottir, Emilia Martinsdottir. A model of fish consumption among young consumers - (2012). Journal of Consumer Marketing, 29(1), 4-12

  • Shaviklo, GR, Thorkelsson G, Arason S, Sveinsdottir, K .. Characteristics of freeze-dried fish protein isolated from saithe (Pollachius virens) - (2012). Journal of Food Science and Technology, 49(3), 309-318

  • Margeirsson, B., Pálsson, H., Popov, V., Gospavic, R., Arason, S., Sveinsdóttir, K., Jónsson, M.Þ .. Numerical modeling of temperature fluctuations in superchilled fish loins packaged in expanded polystyrene and stored at dynamic temperature conditions - (2012). International Journal of Refrigeration, 35(5), 1318-1326

  • T. Altintzoglou, T., Sveinsdottir, K., Einarsdottir, G., Schelvis, R., Luten, JB. Evaluation of Seafood Product Concepts by Young Adults and Families with Young Children from Denmark, Norway, and Iceland - (2012). Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology, 21(5), 418-432

  • María Gudjónsdóttir, Hélène L. Lauzon, Hannes Magnússon, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Sigurjón Arason, Emilía Martinsdóttir and Turid Rustad. Low field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance on the effect of salt and modified atmosphere packaging on cod (Gadus morhua) during superchilled storage - (2011). Food Research International, 44(1), 241-249

  • Nga TT Mai, María Gudjónsdóttir, Hélène L. Lauzon, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Emilía Martinsdóttir, Hubert Audorff, Werner Reichstein, Dietrich Haarer, Sigurdur G. Bogason, Sigurjón Arason. Continuous quality and shelf life monitoring of retail-packed fresh cod loins in comparison with conventional methods - (2011). Food Control, 22(6), 1000-1007

  • Gholam Reza Shaviklo, Gudjon Thorkelsson, Kolbrun Sveinsdottir, Fereidon Rafipour. Chemical properties and sensory quality of ice cream fortified with fish protein - (2011). Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 91(7), 1199-1204

  • Rósa Jónsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Hannes Magnússon, Sigurjón Arason, Kristin Lauritzsen, Kristín Anna Thórarinsdóttir. Flavor and quality characteristics of salted and desalted cod (Gadus morhua) produced by different salting methods - (2011). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 59(8), 3893-3904

  • Gholam Reza Shaviklo, Adalheidur Olafsdottir, Kolbrun Sveinsdottir, Gudjon Thorkelsson, Fereidoon Rafipour. Quality characteristics and consumer acceptance of a high fish protein puffed corn-fish snack - (2011). Journal of Food Science and Technology, 48(6), 668-676

  • Grethe Hyldig, Emilia Martinsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Rian Schelvis, Allan Bremner. Quality Index Method. In: Sensory Analysis of Foods of Animal Origin - (2010). Boca Raton, CRC Press, , 267-284

  • Gholam Reza Shaviklo, Sigurjon Arason, Gudjon Thorkelsson, Kolbún Sveinsdottir, Emilia Martinsdottir. Sensory attributes of haddock balls affected by added fish protein isolate and frozen storage - (2010). Journal of Sensory Studies, 25(3), 316-331

  • Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Emilía Martinsdóttir, Fanney Þórsdóttir, Rian Schelvis, Adriaan Kole, Inga Þórsdóttir. Evaluation of farmed cod products by a trained sensory panel and consumers in different test settings - (2010). Journal of Sensory Studies, 25(2), 280-293

  • Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Emilía Martinsdóttir, Grethe Hyldig and Sjöfn Sigurgísladóttir. Sensory characteristics of different cod products - (2010). Journal of Sensory Studies, 25(2), 294-314

  • Gholam Reza Shaviklo, Gudjon Thorkelsson, Sigurjon Arason, Hordur G Kristinsson, Kolbrun Sveinsdottir. The influence of additives and drying methods on quality attributes of fish protein powder made from saithe (Pollachius virens) - (2010).  Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 90(12), 2133-2143

  • María Guðjónsdóttir, Valur Norðri Gunnlaugsson, Guðrún Anna Finnbogadóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Hannes Magnússon, Sigurjón Arason. Low Field NMR study on Wild and Farmed Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua). In: Magnetic Resonance in Food Science. Challenges in a Changing World - (2009). Cambridge, RSC Publishing, , 231-240

  • Emilia Martinsdóttir, Rian Schelvis, Grethe Hyldig, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir. Sensory evaluation of seafood: methods. In: Fishery Products: Quality, Safety and Authenticity - (2009). Chichester, Wiley-Blackwell, , 425-443

  • Emilia Martinsdóttir, Rian Schelvis, Grethe Hyldig, Kolbrun Sveinsdóttir. Sensory evaluation of seafood: general principles and guidelines. In: Fishery Products: Quality, Safety and Authenticity - (2009). Chichester, Wiley-Blackwell, , 411-424

  • Green-Petersen, D., Hyldig, G., Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Schelvis, R., Emilía Martinsdóttir. Consumer preference and description of salmon in four Northern Atlantic countries and association with sensory characteristics - (2009). Journal of Aquatic Food Products, 18(3), 223-244

  • Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir, Ditte Green-Petersen, Grethe Hyldig, Rian Schelvis, Conor Delahunty. Sensory characteristics of different cod products related to consumer preferences and attitudes - (2009). Food Quality and Preference, 20(2), 120-132

  • Hélène Liette Lauzon, Hannes Magnússon, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, María Guðjónsdóttir, Emilía Martinsdóttir. The effect of brining, modified atmosphere packaging and superchilling on the shelf life of cod (Gadus morhua) loins - (2009). Journal of Food Science, 74 (6), M258-M267

  • Nga TT Mai, Emilia Martinsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Gudrun Olafsdóttir, and Sigurjón Arason. Application of quality index method, texture measurements and electronic nose to assess the freshness of Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) stored in Ice - (2009). World Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 57, 285-289

  • Emilia Martinsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, D. Green-Petersen, G. Hyldig and R. Schelvis. Improved eating quality of seafood: the link between sensory characteristics, consumer likings and attitudes. In: Improving seafood products for the consumer - (2008). Cambridge, Woodhead Publishing Ltd., , 40-58

  • Cyprian Ogombe Odoli, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Hannes Magnússon, Emilia Martinsdóttir. Application of Quality Index Method (QIM) Scheme and Effects of Short-Time Temperature Abuse in Shelf Life Study of Fresh Water Arctic Char (Salvelinus alpinus) - (2008). Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology, 17(3), 303-321

  • Bonilla AC, Sveinsdottir K, Martinsdottir E .. Development of Quality Index Method (QIM) scheme for fresh cod (Gadus morhua) fillets and application in shelf life study - (2007). Food Control, 18(4), 352-358

  • Doctoral thesis

    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir. Improved seafood sensory quality for the consumer. Sensory characteristics of different cod products and consumer acceptance. University of Iceland, Faculty of Food and Nutrition, School of Health Sciences. Doctoral thesis, September 2009. Abstract / Abstract. News on Matís' website can be seen here.

    Participation in Conferences:

    2011:

    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir. 2011. Is there a difference between wild fish and farmed fish? Food is on the human side, 23rd year. s 6. Read the article.

    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Rósa Jónsdóttir, Margrét Geirsdóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir. Innovative consumer-oriented product development of enriched seafood. Presentation: 41st WEFTA Meeting, 27-30 September 2011, Gothenburg, Sweden.

    2010:
    Sveinsdóttir K, Lauzon HL, Martinsdóttir E, Margeirsson B (2010). Effects of different coolong techniques during processing and temperature flucations during air and sea freight on storage life of cod loins. Oral presentation. 40th WEFTA Annual Meeting, 4-7 October 2010, Izmir, Turkey

    Valtýsdóttir KL, Margeirsson B, Sveinsdóttir K, Arason S (2010). Influence of improved packaging design on temperature control and shelf life of pre-chilled cod fillets during dynamic temperature storage. Oral presentation. 40th WEFTA Annual Meeting, 4-7 October 2010, Izmir, Turkey

    Themistoklis A, Schelvis R, Carlehög M, Sveinsdóttir K, Perrea T, Valsdottir T, Martinsdottir E, Skåra T, Brunso K, Luten J (2010). Consumer evaluation of an innovative seafood product concept and relevant communication strategies in an in-home real-life situation test in Norway. Oral presentation. 40th WEFTA Annual Meeting, 4-7 October 2010, Izmir, Turkey

    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir. Effect of labeling on consumer perception. Oral presentation. The Nordic Workshop in Sensory Science 2010 - The Nordic Sensory Workshop with the focus on Nordic Sensory Communication, Reykjavík 20-21 May 2010.

    2009:
    Sveinsdóttir K. 2009. Differences in consumer attitudes and liking between regions and segments. Oral presentation. Nordic values in the Food sector - The way forward in a global perspective, Reykjavik 15 - 17 November, 2009.

    Emilia Martinsdóttir, Cyprian Ogombe Odoli, Hélène L. Lauzon, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Hannes Magnússon, Sigurjón Arason, Ragnar Jóhannsson. 'Arctic' tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) Optimal storage and transport conditions for fillets. Poster at the conference TAFT 2009, Copenhagen 15.-18. September. The poster was chosen the best poster of the conference.

    2008:
    Damsgård, B., Toften, H., Schelvis-Smit, R., Kole, A., Sveinsdottir, K., Martinsdottir, E., Midling, K. & Aas-Hansen, Ø. 2008. Ethical production of farmed cod from farm to barrel. ("Ethical production of farmed cod from farm to fork"). Oral presentation. Aquaculture 2008. Tromsø, Norway, April 2008.

    Martinsdóttir, E., Sveindóttir, K., Hyldig, G., Green-Petersen, D. and Schelvis, R. 2008. Improved Seafood Sensory Quality for the consumer. Oral presentation. The 5th SEAFOODplus Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2008

    Schelvis, R., Kole, A., Martinsdottir, E., Sveinsdottir, K., Verbeke, W., Olsen, SO, Honkanen, P., Østli, J., Damsgård, B., Toften, H., and Luten, J. 2008. ETHICOD - is it possible to 'sell' welfare to EU consumers? Oral presentation. The 5th SEAFOODplus Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2008

    Schelvis, R., Kole, A., Martinsdottir, E., Sveinsdottir, K., Verbeke, W., Olsen, SO, Honkanen, P., Østli, J., Damsgård, B., Toften, H., and Luten, J. 2008. ETHICOD - is it possible to 'sell' welfare to EU consumers? Oral presentation, WEFTA, Florence, Italy, September 2008

    Damsgård, B., Toften, H., Schelvis-Smit, R., Kole, A., Sveinsdottir, K., Martinsdottir, E., Midling, K. & Aas-Hansen, Ø. 2008. A full value chain approach to ethical production of Atlantic cod. Oral presentation. World Fisheries Conference. Yokohama, Japen, Oct. 2008.

    2007:
    Rian Schelvis, Adriaan Kole, Kolbrun Sveinsdottir and Emilia Martinsdottir (2007). Do consumers like unstressed farmed cod better than stressed cod? Paper presented at The Fourth SEAFOODplus Conference, Bilbao, Spain, 4-8 June 2007.

    2006:
    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir, Ditte Green-Petersen, Grethe Hyldig, Rian Schelvis, Conor Delahunty 2006. Consumer liking and sensory characteristics of different cod products. Paper presented at the Sense of Diversity - Second European Conference on Sensory Consumer Science, September 2006, The Hague, The Netherlands.

    Emilia Martinsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Gunnþórunn Einarsdóttir 2006. Attitudes and Fish Consumption Improved Image of Seafood. Paper presented at The 9th Nordic congress for dietitians, The Young Consumer, August, 2006. Reykjavik, Iceland

    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Emilía Martinsdóttir, Ditte Green-Petersen, Grethe Hyldig, Rian Schelvis, Conor Delahunty 2006. Consumer preferences for different cod products: Why do some consumers prefer one product to another? Paper presented at the 3rd SEAFOODplus Conference, 29.05-02. Tromsø, Norway

    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Gunnþórunn Einarsdóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir. 2006. The young consumer: attitudes and fish consumption. Paper presented at the Nordic Workshop in Sensory Science, Focus on the Nordic Consumer, 2-5 May Oslo, Norway
    Emilia Martinsdóttir, Kolbrun Sveinsdóttir, Grethe Hyldig, Rian Schelvis-Smit. 2006. Consumer preferences for different fish products in four countries. Paper presented at the Nordic Workshop in Sensory Science, Focus on the Nordic Consumer, 2-5 May Oslo, Norway

    2000-2005:

    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir. 2005. Consumer survey on cod: Who wants cod? Wednesday lecture at IFL, December 7, 2005.

    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir. 2004. Improved seafood sensory quality for the consumer. Paper presented at the International QIM workshop in Brussels on 5 May 2004.

    Sveinsdóttir K, Þorkelsdóttir Á, Martinsdóttir E. 2003. Consumer survey: Cod fillets packaged in air and modified atmosphere (MAP). Lecture at TAFT 2003, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 2003.

    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir. 2002. Fisheries Exhibition Kópavogur, September 2002. Presentation of a computerized sensory evaluation method to assess the freshness of fish (quality index method (QIM)).

    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir. 2002. Lecture on sensory evaluation for 10th grade, presentation of sensory evaluation at Science Days, Reykjavík City Hall.

    Sveinsdóttir K, Martinsdóttir E, Hyldig G, Jørgensen B, Kristbergsson K. 2001. Application of the Quality Index Method (QIM) in shelf life study of farmed salmon. Lecture at WEFTA meeting, Finland, May 2001.

    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir. 2000. Introduction of a computerized sensory evaluation method to assess the freshness of fish (QIM). Fisheries Exhibition Bremen, Germany, March 2000.

    Reports:

    2012:

    Aðalheiður Ólafsdóttir, Björn Margeirsson, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Sigurjón Arason, Eyjólfur Reynisson, Emilía Martinsdóttir. Effect of superchilled processing of whole whitefish - pre-rigor / Effect of supercooling on spoilage processes and shelf life of whole fish and fillets. Matís Report 22-12, 34 s.

    Guðjón Þorkelsson, Anna Lára Sigurðardóttir, Vigfús Ásbjörnsson, Sandra Rún Jóhannesdóttir, Gunnþórunn Einarsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Valgerður Lilja Jónsdóttir. Efling grænmetisræktar á Íslandi / Increased opportunities in Icelandic vegetable production. Matís Report 16-12, 42 p.

    Aðalheiður Ólafsdóttir, Elvar Steinn Traustason, Ásbjörn Jónsson, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Kristín Anna Þórarinsdóttir. Development of quality coefficient method and shelf life of fresh mackerel (Scomber scombrus) / Development of QIM and shelf life of fresh mackerel (Scomber scombrus). Matís Report 07-12, 19 p.

    2011:

    Björn Margeirsson, Kristín Líf Valtýsdóttir, Aðalheiður Ólafsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Hélène L. Lauzon, Sigurjón Arason. Usage of SuperChiller for precooling salmon fillets - study on the effects on temperature control, storage life and yield. Matís Report 42-11, 22. p. Closed report.

    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Dagný Yrsa Eyþórsdóttir, Gunnþórunn Einarsdóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir. Attitudes and fish consumption in Iceland 2011. Matís Report 41-11, 61 p.

    Kristín Anna Þórarinsdóttir, Aðalheiður Ólafsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Ásbjörn Jónsson, Hannes Magnússon, Kristján G. Jóakimsson, Sveinn K. Guðjónsson. Effects of additives and different salting methods on the utilization and quality of farmed cod products / Effects of additives and different salting methods on yield and quality of farmed cod products. Matís Report 40-11, 33 p. Closed report. Report summary.
    Kristín Anna Þórarinsdóttir, Aðalheiður Ólafsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Ásbjörn Jónsson, Hannes Magnússon, Kristján G. Jóakimsson, Sveinn K. Guðjónsson. Effect of post-slaughter time intervals on yield and quality of farmed cod / Effect of post-slaughter time intervals on yield and quality of farmed cod. Matís Report 39-11, 32 p. Closed report. Report summary.

    Hélène L. Lauzon, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Magnea G. Karlsdóttir, Eyjólfur Reynisson, Björn Margeirsson, Emilia Martinsdóttir. Effect of temperature control on the efficiency of modified atmosphere packaging of cod loins in bulk. Matís Report 21-11, 34 s.

    Þóra Valsdóttir, Rakel Eva Sævarsdóttir, Gunnþórunn Einarsdóttir, Guðjón Þorkelsson, Aðalheiður Ólafsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir. Icelandic baby food - market and public requirements. Matís Report 07-11, 44 s.

    2010:
    Hélène L. Lauzon, Björn Margeirsson, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, María Guðjónsdóttir, Magnea G. Karlsdóttir, Emilía Martinsdóttir. Overview on fish quality research - Impact of fish handling, processing, storage and logistics on fish quality deterioration.  Matís Report 39-10, 70 s. 

    Hélène L. Lauzon, Björn Margeirsson, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Eyjólfur Reynisson, María Guðjónsdóttir, Emilía Martinsdóttir, Radovan Gospavic, Nasimul Haque, Viktor Popov, Guðrún Ólafsdóttir, Tómas Hafliðason, Einir Guðlaugsson, Sigurður Bogason. Functionality testing of selected Chill-on technologies during a transport-simulation study of palletized cod boxes: qPCR for fish spoilage bacteria, SLP model and QMRA to evaluate pathogen growth in spiked cod. Matís Report 35-10, 31 p.

    Björn Margeirsson, Hélène L. Lauzon, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Eyjólfur Reynisson, Hannes Magnússon, Sigurjón Arason, Emilía Martinsdóttir. Effect of improved design of wholesale EPS fish boxes on thermal insulation and storage life of cod loins - simulation of air and sea transport. Matís Report 29-10, 38 p.

    Hannes Magnússon, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Lárus Þorvaldsson, María Guðjónsdóttir, Hélène L. Lauzon, Eyjólfur Reynisson, Árni R. Rúnarsson, Sveinn H. Magnússon, Jónas R. Viðarsson, Sigurjón Arason, Emilía Martinsdóttir. The effect of different cooling techniques on the quality changes and shelf life of whole cod (Gadus morhua). Matís Report 28-10, 25 s.  

    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Patricia Miranda Alfama, Aðalheiður Ólafsdóttir and Emilía Martinsdóttir. Development of a quality index method and shelf life of thawed mackerel (Scomber scombrus) / Development of Quality Index Method and storage life of thawed mackerel (Scomber scombrus). Matís Report 25-10, 22 p.

    Emilia Martinsdóttir, Hélène L. Lauzon, Björn Margeirsson, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Lárus Þorvaldsson, Hannes Magnússon, Eyjólfur Reynisson, Arna Vigdís Jónsdóttir, Sigurjón Arason, Maria Eden. The effect of cooling methods at processing and use of gel-packs on storage life of cod (Gadus morhua) loins - Effect of transport via air and sea on temperature control and retail-packaging on cod deterioration. Matís Report 18-10, 53 p.

    Björn Margeirsson, Hannes Magnússon, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Kristín Líf Valtýsdóttir, Eyjólfur Reynisson, Sigurjón Arason. The effect of different precooling media during processing and cooling techniques during packaging of cod (Gadus morhua) fillets. Matís Report 15-10, 27 p.

    2009:

    Kristín Anna Þórarinsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Þóra Valsdóttir, Irek Klonowski, Aðalheiður Ólafsdóttir, Hannes Magnússon, Arnljótur Bjarki Bergsson, Ragnar Jóhannsson, Emilia Martinsdóttir. Injection and brining of tilapia fillets. Matís Report 39-09, 37 p.

    Emilía Martinsdóttir, Cyprian Ogombe Odoli, Hélène L. Lauzon, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Hannes Magnússon, Sigurjón Arason and Ragnar Jóhannsson. Optimal storage conditions for fresh farmed tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fillets. Matís Report 38-09, 74 p.

    Hannes Magnússon, Lárus Þorvaldsson, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Hélène L. Lauzon, Kristín Anna Þórarinsdóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir, Sigurjón Arason. The effect of liquid cooling at processing and different cooling techniques during transport of cod (Gadus morhua) fillets. Matís Report 34-09, 33 p.

    Aðalheiður Ólafsdóttir, Ólafur Reykdal, Óli Þór Hilmarsson, Gunnþórunn Einarsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Þóra Valsdóttir, Emilía Martinsdóttir, Guðjón Þorkelsson. Product development of healthier processed meat products. Matís Report 25-09, 111 p. Report summary.

    Hannes Magnússon, Hélène L. Lauzon, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Björn Margeirsson, Eyjólfur Reynisson, Árni Rafn Rúnarsson, María Guðjónsdóttir, Kristín Anna Þórarinsdóttir, Sigurjón Arason, Emilía Martinsdóttir. The effect of different cooling techniques and temperature fluctuations on the storage life of cod fillets (Gadus morhua). Matís Report 23-09, 36 p.

    Gunnþórunn Einarsdóttir, Ása Vala Þórisdóttir, Fanney Þórsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir, Friðrik H. Jónsson, Inga Þórsdóttir. 2009. Attitudes and fish consumption of young people aged 16 to 20: Intervention in Akureyri. Matís report 03-09, 54 p.

    2008:

    Valur Norðri Gunnlaugsson, Guðrún Anna Finnbogadóttir, María Guðjónsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Kristján Jóakimsson and Sigurjón Arason. Comparison of lightly salted farmed cod and wild cod. Matís Report 34-08, 36 p. Closed report. Report summary.

    Valur Norðri Gunnlaugsson, Guðrún Anna Finnbogadóttir, María Guðjónsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Hannes Magnússon, Kristján Jóakimsson, Kristín Anna Þórarinsdóttir, Sigurjón Arason. Comparison of the characteristics of farmed cod and wild cod. Matís Report 33-08, 90 p. Closed report. Report summary.

    María Guðjónsdóttir, Hannes Magnússon, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Björn Margeirsson, Hélène L. Lauzon, Eyjólfur Reynisson, Emilía Martinsdóttir. Effect of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) and superchilling on the shelf life of fresh cod (Gadus morhua). Matís report 22-08, 38 p.

    2007:
    María Guðjónsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Hannes Magnússon and Sigurjón Arason, 2007. Shelf life tests on cod pieces: The effect of supercooling on salt and protein injected cod muscles. Matís Report 49-07, 43 pages. Closed report.

    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Aðalheiður Ólafsdóttir, Emilía Martinsdóttir, Hannes Magnússon, 2007. Knowledgeable fish consumers: Do consumers benefit from education about quality characteristics and fish handling? Matís Report 47-07.

    Gunnþórunn Einarsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir. 2007. Information on fish consumption and purchasing behavior from fishmongers and restaurants. Matís report 39-07.

    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir. 2007. Fish consumption of 17-49 year old Icelanders on different fish species and products. Matís Report 37-07, 48 p.

    Kristín A. Þórarinsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Þóra Valsdóttir, María Guðjónsdóttir, Ragnhildur Einarsdóttir, Sigurjón Arason. Use of fish proteins in fillet processing. Chilled and frozen cod products. Matís Report 25-07, 67 pages. Closed report.

    María Guðjónsdóttir, Þóra Valsdóttir, Ása Þorkelsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Hannes Magnússon, Sigurjón Arason, Kristín A. Þórarinsdóttir. 2007. Process management for fishing, processing and processing of salted fish. Effects of different salting methods on the effect of cod fillets. Matís Report 20-07, 60 pages. Closed report.

    Hannes Magnússon, Hélène L. Lauzon, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Ása Þorkelsdóttir, Birna Guðbjörnsdóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir, Guðrún Ólafsdóttir, María Guðjónsdóttir, Sigurður Bogason, Sigurjón Arason. 2007. Shelf life tests on cod pieces: Effects of supercooling, brine and gas packaging on quality changes and shelf life. Matís report 12-07, 44 p.

    Gunnþórunn Einarsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir, Friðrik H. Jónsson, Inga Þórsdóttir, Fanney Þórsdóttir. 2007. Attitudes and fish consumption of young people aged 18 to 25 - Descriptive statistical analysis. Matís report 05-07, 235 p.

    2006:
    Hannes Magnússon, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Ása Þorkelsdóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir. (2006). Thawed, dehydrated cod fillets in consumer packages. IFL report 32-06, 43 p.

    Emilia Martinsdóttir, Friðrik H. Jónsson, Inga Þórsdóttir, Kristín Harðardóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Gunnþórunn Einarsdóttir. 2006. Progress report for the period 1.6.2005 to 1.2. Attitudes and fish consumption of young people: Improving the image of seafood. IFL / AVS report.

    Gunnþórunn Einarsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir 2006. Information from fish shops and restaurants. Attitudes and fish consumption of young people: Improving the image of seafood. IFL / AVS report.

    2005:
    Ása Þorkelsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Kristín A. Þórarinsdóttir, Soffía Vala Tryggvadóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir, Páll Gunnar Pálsson. 2005. Shelf life of radio-frequency and conventional heated frozen cod and salmon fillets. IFL project report no 17-05, August 2005. Icelandic Fisheries Laboratories, Reykjavík, Iceland.

    Ása Þorkelsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Kristín A. Þórarinsdóttir, Soffía Vala Tryggvadóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir, Rósa Jónsdóttir, Páll Gunnar Pálsson. 2005. Shelf life of chilled radio-frequency and conventionally heated cod and salmon fillets. IFL project report no 18-05, August 2005. Icelandic Fisheries Laboratories, Reykjavík, Iceland

    2004:
    Ása Þorkelsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Soffía V. Tryggvadóttir, Kristín Anna Þórarinsdóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir, Páll Gunnar Pálsson. 2004. Comparison of four different treatments of cod and salmon fillets: fresh, frozen, radio-frequency heated and conventionally heated. Project report IFL 02-04, March 2004. Fisheries Research Institute, Reykjavík.

    2003:
    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Gústaf Helgi Hjálmarsson, Soffía Vala Tryggvadóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir, Ása Þorkelsdóttir, Páll Gunnar Pálsson. 2003. Comparison of quality measurements of fresh and thawed cod fillets. IFL report 05-03, March 2003.
    Emilia Martinsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Ása Þorkelsdóttir, Bjarni Áskelsson. 2003. Sensory evaluation of whole fish using a quality index method (QIM). Courses held for fish markets in January and February 2003. IFL report 04-03, April 2003.

    Emilia Martinsdóttir, Hannes Magnússon, Héléne L Lauzon, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir. 2003. Thawed sea-frozen MAP fillets with ships to foreign markets. IFL report 22-03, June 2003.

    2000:
    Martinsdóttir E, Sveinsdóttir K, Ólafsdóttir G. 2000. Development and implementation of a computerized sensory system (QIM) for fish freshness. Final report. IFL project report no 11-00, June 2000. 

     
    Almennar greinar í blöð og tímarit / Articles in non-refereed journals:

    Emilía Martinsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Rian Schelvis-Smit, Grethe Hyldig 2006. The consumers taste: The same fish samples tested in four different countries at the same time. InterSeafood.com, May 2006: 14-15

    Emilia Martinsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir 2006. Where are Icelanders' fish consumption heading? Ægir, 99. árg. 1st issue 12-14.

    Emilia Martinsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Ása Þorkelsdóttir 2003. Sensory evaluation of fresh fish using a quality index method (QIM). Handbook for fish markets. Fisheries Research Institute, Reykjavík

    Martinsdóttir E, Sveinsdóttir K, Luten J, Schelvis-Smith R, Hyldig G. 2001. Sensory Evaluation of Fish Freshness. Reference Manual for the Fish Sector. QIM-Eurofish
     
    Posters / Posters:

    K. Sveinsdóttir, E. Martinsdóttir, R. Schelvis, A.Kole, 2007. Consumer liking and sensory characteristics of farmed cod produced with conventional and animal friendly methods. Poster presentation at the 7th Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium, Minneapolis, USA, 12-16-11 August 2007.

    Emilia Martinsdóttir, Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir and Gunnþórunn Einarsdóttir, 2006. Attitudes and fish consumption of 18-25 year old Icelanders - Improved image of seafood. Poster at Rannís Science Week in Reykjavík, September 22, 2006.

    Kolbrún Sveinsdottir, Emilia Martinsdottir, G Hyldig (2005). Improved Seafood Sensory Quality for the Consumer, Sensory Characterization of Different Cod Products. The 6th Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium, Yorkshire, UK, 7-11 August 2005.

    Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Ása Þorkelsdóttir, Emilia Martinsdóttir. * Improved Seafood Sensory Quality for the Consumer - Part one: Sensory characterization of different cod products Poster at the conference A Sense of Identity - European Conference on Sensory science of food and beverages, held in Florence, Italy, 26-29. September 2004

    K. Sveinsdóttir, E Martinsdóttir, G. Hyldig, B. Jørgensen, B. and K. Kristbergsson. 2001 Quality Index Method (QIM) and Quantitative Descriptive Analysis (QDA) in Shelf Life Study of Farmed Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar). The 4th Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium, 22-26 July 2001, Dijon, France