It’s been two months since I left Sweden, but it feels like it’s been one day. Between packing, saying goodbye to my friends and moving back home, life has been pretty busy. I left before I found out the final result for my degree project, so the first couple of weeks have been spent readjusting… Read More Life after KI
Hello again! Today, I would like to follow up on my previous post about the KI Summer School in Medical Research at Karolinska Institutet. As I mentioned previously, this program is for Bachelor students at KI. I applied for it this year and got a spot! Therefore, currently I am working in a lab for… Read More My summer internship in a lab!
Hello from sunny Sweden! In one of my previous blogs, I had mentioned about the different research opportunities a Bachelor student has while following the programme. I even blogged about one of them called the Amgen Scholars, here! Amgen Scholars is a program that lets you apply for summer research to a lot of different… Read More KI Summer School in Medical Research- Summer Research Part 2
Improving Global Health sounds like a momentous task which is best left to people who are knowledgeable in the field. False. Global Health, in fact, has more to do with the ways most of us live our lives, and if we adjust our lifestyles a little bit, we can be instruments of global change. Health… Read More 🌍 5 ways to help improve Global Health in your daily lives.
I not only graduated from Masters in Global Health with a degree, but with more valuable friendships and memories. Phuong is originally from Vietnam and has a background in International Business management. She wanted to find ways to improve the lives of people, and that is why she chose Global Health at Karolinska Institutet. How… Read More 🇻🇳 From Vietnam to improving health in Zambia 🇿🇲
Our last course of the first year was “health risk assessment” and last month, I wrote about our study trip to the Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI), which was part of this course. But in this blog, I will briefly review the whole course! The course was divided into two parts – lectures and risk assessment assignments.… Read More Health Risk Assessment – Course Review
It’s official. The Class of 2018 has graduated!!! My family came to celebrate with us in Stockholm this way. And this is what we got up too….. 10:00am City Hall (1) First stop was the Stockholm City Hall (Stockholms stadshus). It’s a pretty standard municipal building from the outside*, however the view over Söder Mälarstrand is… Read More 👨👩👧👧 How to entertain your family in Stockholm (ft. the Willocks)
Hej Hej! This post has been long overdue but I was out travelling to places and thus the delay! However, here comes the course review on one of my most favourite course in the Biomedicine programme: Biostatistics. General Description: A major part of conducting research is to be able to analyse the data collected and… Read More End of semester 4 course review: Biostatistics
The Autumn academic year is nearing and newly-admitted students are busy making preparations to embark on their Swedish adventure. Here are a couple of resources that will help you pack, and navigate through this process: Tullverket This is the equivalent to the customs agency in Sweden, and even for seasoned travellers, it is important to… Read More 5 good to know things before packing for Sweden.
After the graduation ceremony held on the 31st of May, and celebrations that spanned over the weekend, it is time to think about the post-global health career agenda. While certain Global Health graduates do not have concrete plans for their next career move, here are a few of the avenues open to the graduands. 1.Publish… Read More 😌Global Health candidates have their career options lined up after graduation.