Are you a first year Health Informatics student? If yes, then this blogpost is the right one for you. In third semester of our programme students get to choose between two elective courses: “Introduction to Information Security” (Introsec) and “Entrepreneurship”. As it is quite hard to get an unbiased view about what both of these… Read More Which elective course is the right one for me? – Opinions by second year Health Informatics students
The second year of the our programme involves a 15 credit course on current trends in health informatics. Basically, this is a research course that runs all throughout the fall semester. This year, there are four tracks for us to chose from: 1. Consumer Health Informatics 2. ICT4D (Information and Communication technology for developing countries)… Read More Research in the field of Health Informatics – Part 1
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
It’s almost been a year since I moved to Stockholm (time flies!!!), so here I am today sharing some tips and tricks of my everyday life in the city. These are no rocket science, but I thought they might be worth sharing. I do love a good Fika so I use most of these to… Read More My tips and tricks for everyday life in Stockholm – how I make the most of my time in Sweden.
This past weekend, three of us attended the “Rethinking Higher Education” conference hosted at Karolinska Institutet (KI) in collaboration with the University of Gothenburg, Chalmers University of Technology, and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Here’s a short review on the workshops we attended and what inspirations and messages we took home with us. All… Read More Rethinking Higher Education: Inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals
Heaven greats us with loud barking and the smell of wet dog. Let me tell you the story of how this solved one of my personal mysteries at KI. Walking over campus, sitting at the library or at Jöns Jakob, I had always seen people walking with a heap of dogs around them. Small dogs,… Read More What is a Hunddagis?
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)
God Jul! Christmas time is upon us and I’m here to inform you about some Swedish holiday traditions. I made my Swedish friends tell me all the good stuff! +++Before you start reading, put this classic Swedish Christmas song on: Tänd ett ljus +++ 1. Dans runt stången (Jul edition) What I thought was only a… Read More Swedish Christmas traditions you might not know about (including Donald Duck)
Yes I know, at KI this sounds like a rhetoric question. But to me and my nine other classmates – shoutout to you, you know who you are – this was very real. A course in basic medical science is included in the Health Informatics Programme because the students come from a medical or an… Read More Yeah IT is cool, but have you ever studied basic medical science?
Hey! My name is Anne, I’m 23 and I’m a first year master student of the Health Informatics Programm. I’m the new Web Ambassador of the Digital Ambassador Team. I’ll also be blogging from time to time to tell you about my experience here as student with an IT background. About me I grew up in a… Read More How a Computer Scientist ended up at KI