Nutrition Science Master Degree projects

Hey there! A new and exciting university year is just about to start, but some of us have already been thinking about what can we do for our Master Degree project? Yes, this mostly applies to the students starting the 1-year Master Programmes at KI, such as Global Health or Nutrition Science. Joining such a… Read More Nutrition Science Master Degree projects

Preparation for health informatics master’s thesis: reflections and data

As you prepare for your thesis semester in the Health Informatics joint master’s program at Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, I hope you are ready for what is likely to be a challenging semester. I wanted to share some general advice, as well as share some data to help you gauge various factors involved in… Read More Preparation for health informatics master’s thesis: reflections and data

All you need to know about the student cards

Who doesn’t like student discounts? To get advantage of the discounts offered by restaurants, shops and Stockholm’s public transport you’ll need to have a Mercenat student card which proves that you are a student currently enrolled in a program. I was used to have just one student card which I could use for discounts, library… Read More All you need to know about the student cards

Creating a gene predictor: course review in Comparative Genomics

Comparative Genomics has been the last course of the second semester of the Molecular Techniques in Life Science (MTLS) Master Programme. During this course, taught in Stockholm University, we put into practice our coding skills by doing many practical work in the fields of phylogenetics and phylogenomics, network biology and gene prediction amongst others!  … Read More Creating a gene predictor: course review in Comparative Genomics

The books I’m reading to (slowly) start off my thesis research in Health Informatics

The second year of my Master studies is starting in September and these past weeks I’ve been slowly getting back into actively thinking about Health Informatics. We’ve been off school since mid June and I’ve done it how every other Swede is doing it “Sommarstängt i Juli” (closed for summer in July). That’s why August… Read More The books I’m reading to (slowly) start off my thesis research in Health Informatics

Volunteering in India: healthcare, pads and other surprises

Come to India with an open heart, they said. You will be shocked but you will like it, they said. I’m shocked, I like Kolkata and I explore the city and the country with an open heart. This past winter I noticed a cake sale in the KI hall and their brownies were so delicious,… Read More Volunteering in India: healthcare, pads and other surprises

#throwback to being a newbie at KI: some REASSURING TIPS for the nervous freshmen✌️

Hello everyone! The summer is slowly, but steadily coming to an end (so make sure to make the most of the remaining part of it! ;). Yet, the most interesting and exciting chapter for many is just about to begin, and this is STARTING YOUR NEW PROGRAM AT KI!!!! I bet many of you, newly… Read More #throwback to being a newbie at KI: some REASSURING TIPS for the nervous freshmen✌️