Choosing your exchange destination can be tricky! Many options are offered to Karolinska Institutet students, plus the possibility of going abroad as a freemover makes the list even longer! Here’s a thought… Let’s do live connections around the globe with some of my classmates from the Master’s in Biomedicine, they will tell you where they went… Read More Where can I go on exchange? Live connections around the globe!
When you are invited to a hike in the National Park of the country of “Allemansrätten”(the right for all people to travel across land in the countryside, to temporarily camp there and pick berries, mushrooms etc) you say YES and go for it! Swedes love nature and outdoor activities, when the weather allows it, so you… Read More Biomedicine Master’s goes on a hiking trip to Tyresta National Park (Vlog)
I bet you’ve heard of iGEM by now! Yes? No? Or maybe you’re not aware that our own students have grabbed life by the horns by participating? Alrighty, no worries – we have a quick fix for that. Just last month, we published a dancing overview of this grandiouse competition where we lined out how students and… Read More Why should iGEM tickle your fancy? The story behind the world’s greatest synthetic biology competition which transforms our students into peak performers (Part 2 of 2)
Going through my pictures I came across a few from the trip to Turku, so here’s a little something about it. This was the first ever cruise ship I had been on and despite being a little cold and windy in September I definitely enjoyed my first ever trip after being in Stockholm. Over the… Read More Throwback to Turku
In a previous blog, I interviewed Linda Timm (class of 2016) about life after the Global Health Master’s program. Here, the same questions are posed to one of her classmates, Dennis Chen, for another perspective. Q. What did you do before coming to KI? A. I worked as a pharmacist in a medical center in Taipei,… Read More Life after KI – A second interview with an alumnus of the Global Health programme
The school programme for the Easter week is usually free or marked as “individual study time”, so it is to your liking to fly to your family or stay in Stockholm. Or, if you are unlucky like me and tickets to your country are 3000 SEK or more, then you stay here. And, frankly, it is… Read More Glad Påsk! What is Easter like in Sweden?
Biomedicine is an extremely broad field of science. I can think of atleast 10 subjects you could specialize in as a biomedical researcher! As much as we want to learn about everything under the Sun, there are certain limitations and we must begin to narrow down our scope a bit. The Biomedicine Master’s program is… Read More All you need to know about the Biomedicine master’s program
You must have solid biostatistics skills to conduct and present research in epidemiology. Being able to perform statistical analysis using different programming languages is equally of paramount importance as public health works with enormous datasets. Advanced statistics in Epidemiology (10 credits) lasted 7 weeks, which is the longest course we have had so far. In… Read More Course review: Advanced Statistics in Epidemiology
This month I received my Practical Placement One (PP1) assignment. I’m very happy to be going to SwedenBio with my lovely classmate Bing Wu. Master’s of Bioentrepreneurship students have three placements during the programme. You can read Dina’s post about how they are structured. We start our placement on April 22nd, so we were told quite late in… Read More Practical Placement One
First of all congratulations on the admission 🙂 You are REALLY coming to KI next term. It’s now time to start preparing and as a non-EU student, the process is a bit longer. I hope this blog would help you in getting things under control. What should you do E-mail Check your email and… Read More Accepted into KI. What next? (for non-EU students)