Research is a boundless and immense sphere on its own, but when it comes to medicine and healthcare the limit becomes unlimited. When you study at a leading medical university, such as Karolinska Institutet, it is vital to be informed, at least vaguely on some matters, about the breakthroughs, new developments, research, news etc. that are… Read More Links to keep up with the news in Medicine and Healthcare
The second year of every Global Master’s Programme at Karolinska is mostly about doing a Master’s Degree Project. In case of MSc in Public Health Sciences, it is advisable to choose the path first: either within health economics, health policy or health management. The concoction which consists of your general/specific knowledge in a particular matter/subject, your personal interest… Read More Master’s Thesis: hints and tips
European Forum Alpbach and Alpbach Summer School on European Health Care and Social Systems in Transition take place in Alpbach, Tyrol, Austria. Alpbach has a population of 2,600 and occupies a beautiful location on a sunny plateau at apprpox. 1,000m above sea level. Thanks to its homogenous architectural style and lovely floral decorations Alpbach was voted… Read More European Forum Alpbach (Austria) 2016. Part 2. Location.
I spent the end of this summer holiday participating in European Forum Alpbach in Alpbach, Austria in Professional Programme on European Health Care and Social Systems in Transition. The European Forum Alpbach (EFA) is an interdisciplinary platform for science, politics, business and culture. Established in 1945, the annual European Forum Alpbach and its events throughout… Read More European Forum Alpbach (Austria) 2016. Part 1. Professional Programme on European Health Care and Social Systems in Transition.
Now that is time for many new Karolinska Institutet students to arrive in Stockholm, here you have a video in which you can see what you have to do once you have landed in the airport… So don’t panic! It’s easy and the directions are clear! Watch this video before you come and, if you… Read More What to do when you arrive in Stockholm
Many of you already know that the well-known furniture and home accessories company, IKEA, is Swedish. I have fond memories of my childhood associated with IKEA. I remember walking through the huge stores. I also remember getting tired and cranky after a while. Which brings me to my point. There are couple of rituals that… Read More The inevitable trip to IKEA
More and more of our lives, memories and prized possessions are compressed into our digital devices. And yet, my wallet is still brimming with physical cards: membership cards, travel cards, student cards, ‘I’m not sure where I got this but I will keep it cause it might be important’ cards. This morning I laid out… Read More My Stockholm life: a card read
Stockholm is home to many lusciously green parks and forests which make the summer a series of lovely days spent walking and exploring. The desire to absorb the sun and enjoy nature led me and my friends to explore the botanical gardens one day or the Bergianska Tradgarden, as they are called in Swedish. Located… Read More Savouring Nature
It is a Swedish summer this time around. A slow summer. An extremely mild summer by my Pakistani standards. I feel the cool summer breeze on my face and wonder about the monsoon back home. I see the clouds pass me by and the boats sailing after them. I hear the wind passing through trees… Read More Waiting for the apple to fall
Hej alla! Here you have my latest video!🙂 In a short time a lot of the new Karolinska Institutet students are going to move to Stockholm and maybe for many of you it’s going to be the first time at this beeeeeautiful city…! Looking forward to it?! In this video I show you 11 places you can not… Read More 11 places you should visit in Stockholm