Switching from school to lab work did not feel like such a big deal to me. In fact, I was excited to be more involved in lab work versus reading everything on paper. However, now that lab work has officially started, there were things that I did not expect and yet I must embrace for… Read More School Work vs. Lab Work
Something for you to look forward to if you have applied for the Toxicology program at KI is the Regulatory Toxicity Testing course. For me, it was a totally different experience. The course was built to give students hands-on experience on an actual study plan and how to write a toxicity study report so that… Read More My Swetox Experience, Towards A More Chemical Safe Future
For Christmas this year I took a trip to Budapest, Hungary and Krakow, Poland. Budapest We went to an underground secret hospital that was converted into a museum for tourist today. Back in the day, it was set up as an emergency hospital during the siege of Budapest. The tour was only a short hour,… Read More 2017 Holidays with the Spirit of Christmas Past
To evaluate the toxicity in chemical substances is one of the learning goals in our program. Through the course: Health Risk Assessment, we learn about the thought process that is needed to fully evaluate the risks of drug or chemical. The course can be broken down into 3 parts: Basic Lectures Listening to lectures about… Read More Flexible Science
One of the things I learned a lot since I started here at KI is learning all the abbreviations. Everyday I encounter new acronyms which become a part of my daily life. I am going to introduce two topics that my course covered this month. AOP Adverse outcome pathway (AOP) is a series of biological events… Read More Acronyms and KI Life
As the first real snow falls, it is hard to not think about Christmas and all the holiday events coming up with the break. Unfortunately, KI students are always busier before the break, but that doesn’t stop up from getting into the holiday spirit! All around Stockholm there are plenty of activities to have a… Read More Getting Into the Holiday Spirit!
Going to the doctor could be a stressful experience for many people. However, the “treatment” at KI Health Promotion, in the Solna campus will be a relaxing experience! KI Health Promotion provides the usage of full body massage chair. The use of this chair can be made through appointments so that you can fit it into your… Read More DIY Massage
What Is A Sustainable Development? “A development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” In simple words, we must preserve Earth for the future As I have mentioned before in the blog about water stress and global warming, these are the things that… Read More Global Toxicity in A Sustainable Society
Something I didn’t expect when I decided to move to Stockholm is that you actually are moving to Northern Europe, not just Sweden. Traveling within Northern Europe is so easy and convenient when you realize that, it seemed a waste to not travel more. Unfortunately, most of us have real life responsibilities Monday through Friday, and if… Read More What to Consider If You Want a Weekend Gateway from Stockholm?
Last weekend I went to a festival that I didn’t get to experience last year when I first came to Stockholm. It is called the Stockholm Street Food Festival located in Kungsträdgården, just a couple of miles away from the palace. While the food was good and the atmosphere was fun, I think this festival… Read More Stockholm Street Food Festival