Coming back to Stockholm feels amazing! I’m happy to be back to the study routine and friends. However, for many of you this year had started in the new environment and I understand that despite the fact that it was your dream for many years, it might be more challenging than you expected. Therefore, I… Read More Facing challenges of new life
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
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
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
Reading time: 4 mins. Its been nearly three months since the Global Health class of 2019 graduated at the start of June. At least in my opinion, enough time has passed for most of us to start the process of reflecting on our year and what it has meant for us professionally, academically and personally.… Read More Global health class of 2019: what are their plans?
For many of us, the feeling of arriving in a new country might be daunting at first. Perhaps you wonder what is expected of you at uni? Or if you will make any new friends? Well, I want to assure you that living in Stockholm will be one of the most exciting and enriching experiences you’ll… Read More Hej new student, did you arrive in Stockholm?
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 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
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
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✌️