Will I have time to join a lab at the same time as I’m pursuing my master’s? How has been the experience of other students that did so? I remember I had questions like this when I arrived at Karolinska Institutet. Studying at KI is a great opportunity to come closer to high-quality and cutting-edge… Read More Is it possible to do a lab internship while studying?
“What is your plan after graduating?” might be one of the hardest questions to be answered for some of the student in the Joint Master’s Programme in Health Informatics. Some of the students might already have the answers, but every plan should be based on a sufficient prior analysis, right? At least that is what… Read More Behold! The birth of Karolinska Institutet Health Informatics Alumni Network
First of all, knowing you have a problem is the first step of solving it. I am a coffee lover I say “I’ll treat myself today” way more than I should. We all know that all the small expenses add up. So here’s a warm welcome to my new series money diary. I will share… Read More Money diary – how much I spend on food each week (Vol. 1)
– I’m glad that this time no one cried in class! How would you react if the teacher said this on your first day of the course? I can tell you what I did! I cried but at home 🙂 Well, this course was the most difficult one for me personally. And the winter darkness… Read More Basic statistics: are you with us or against us?
Hello everyone! As promised in my last blog, here I am to present my views and learnings from the other two courses of semester one (MBE program). Before we begin, if you want to understand the program design click here. If you want to know about the first two courses of the program you can… Read More One Semester down of the MBE Program: Part 2 of 2
Stress. Some know how to cope with it while others are just good at ignoring it. You might have had a moment where you wanted to scream outside of the window because of the heavy workload (FYI: famous tradition by Swedish students), but you didn’t have the guts to do it. Perhaps ‘Just relax.’ was the… Read More How to unwind from stress?
Reading time: 5 mins. The difficult decision has been made to leave your significant other (SO) and enter a long distance relationship (LDR) and come to KI. Fear not, you’re not the only one and plenty of people do it. I’ve asked some willing volunteers to share their experiences and thoughts on some of the… Read More The long distance relationship series – part 2 of 2
Reading time: 3 mins. One of the challenges of being an international (dare I say mature) student, is the likelihood that you’ll be in a long distance relationship (LDR). With those three words, many worries, fears and questions crop in everyone’s mind, such as: “How will I/we cope?”; “Will we manage to stay in touch… Read More The long distance relationship series – part 1 of 2
It took me a while to notice that I am now in the second semester of Joint Master’s Programme in Health Informatics, as there is no distinct “break” between the first and second semesters. Looking back to the first day I stepped into the class, I also realize that my honeymoon period in the programme… Read More Honeymoon period is over! (1st-semester review)
Even the ancient Roman doctors believed, that is is easier to stop something bad from happening to a human being rather than trying to “fix” the consequences of the arising problem later on. This is the concept that we, master students in Nutrition Science Programme at KI, had to think about quite a lot in this course, too. … After… Read More Master’s in Nutrition Science: “Prevention is better than cure” aka course in eHealth, mHealth & interventions (Part 4)