What to Consider If You Want a Weekend Gateway from Stockholm?

Something I didn’t expect when I decided to move to Stockholm is that you actually are moving to Northern Europe, not just Sweden. Traveling within Northern Europe is so easy and convenient when you realize that, it seemed a waste to not travel more. Unfortunately, most of us have real life responsibilities Monday through Friday, and if… Read More What to Consider If You Want a Weekend Gateway from Stockholm?

Bioentrepreneurship. It’s NOT just starting your own company.

Hej all, This blog is kind of like a review of our first course Entrepreneurship in the Life Science. But one year one It’s still hard to explain what Bioentrepreneurship actually means. This is a quote from our textbook: “Entrepreneurship is so much more than starting an independent organisation, it is a complex phenomenon that… Read More Bioentrepreneurship. It’s NOT just starting your own company.

The annual KI- Mayo clinic conference

Karolinska institutet (KI) and the Mayo clinic in the USA have collaborated and held conferences every year, for over 20 years now. The purpose of the organisation is to integrate medical education and research with health care. The initial topics that the two institutions shared their research and work on was essentially metabolism, nutrition and… Read More The annual KI- Mayo clinic conference

How will the Biomedicine Master’s program prepare you for a PhD?

Most of you that are planning to pursue Maser’s program in Biomedicine have already set your eyes on a PhD. Not only will the research intensive program motivate you further, it will also prepare you for a PhD. The curriculum is one way but there are other advantages you would get, being a part of KI.… Read More How will the Biomedicine Master’s program prepare you for a PhD?

Did you know? 16 surprising facts you probably didn’t know about Sweden

1. Stockholm is spread across 14 islands, has 96 beaches and is conncted by 57 bridges. So it’s the only European capital that can explored by a Kayak 2. The Swedish monarchy is one of the oldest in the world– it has had  a king for more than 1000 years. The current king is Carl XVI… Read More Did you know? 16 surprising facts you probably didn’t know about Sweden

The Life Science Industry (Sweden’s best kept secret)

Swedes lead the world in pop music, renewable energy and childcare. But do you know Sweden also has a world class Life Science industry? Last year, the US-Sweden ambassador told a conference that the life science was the ‘best kept secret’ in Sweden. It’s true Sweden doesn’t have the reputation of Silicon Valley but today… Read More The Life Science Industry (Sweden’s best kept secret)

Need to satisfy your sugar craving? Here are my top 3 favourite bakeries in Stockholm!

Having spent a year in Stockholm, I decided to try and locate all the bakeries I could where they sell cakes or sugar delicacies. There may be times when you feel stressed and want to eat something chocolately or just have a sugar craving. If don’t know where you might find those sugary delights keep… Read More Need to satisfy your sugar craving? Here are my top 3 favourite bakeries in Stockholm!

“Advanced course in developmental biology and regenerative medicine” – My elective track for the Master´s in Biomedicine

Summer is over. Yes, it is still August, but don´t remind me – courses started already on the 21st of August, quite early, right? Not for the whole Master´s, just for my classmates who chose developmental biology and regenerative medicine elective track. I chose the one staring the earliest, HOORAY (*sarcasm right there*)! But is… Read More “Advanced course in developmental biology and regenerative medicine” – My elective track for the Master´s in Biomedicine