Research in the field of Health Informatics – Part 1

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 books I’m reading to (slowly) start off my thesis research in Health Informatics

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

My tips and tricks for everyday life in Stockholm – how I make the most of my time in Sweden.

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.

Rethinking Higher Education: Inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals

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

Swedish Christmas traditions you might not know about (including Donald Duck)

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)

Yeah IT is cool, but have you ever studied basic medical science?

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?