IPHIE Day 4: Seriousness & Fun!

Although the conference was loaded with intensive meetings, lectures and group work, some time was saved for social and fun activities. Day 4 started with a short, yet very informative lecture about some of the projects and studies that the Graduate Institute of Biomedical Informatics, Taipei Medical University was/is involved in. After the lecture, we visited the… Read More IPHIE Day 4: Seriousness & Fun!

7 Swedish first names that English speakers shouldn’t be confused about

After receiving a lot of positive (and negative) feedback on the previous post (7 Swedish words that English speakers shouldn’t be confused about), I decided to write another one about Swedish first names (male and female) that might seem strange or even funny to English speakers. Hopefully Swedes won’t get bothered by this, especially the… Read More 7 Swedish first names that English speakers shouldn’t be confused about

7 Swedish words that English speakers shouldn’t be confused about

As an expat in Sweden (although I do speak Swedish), I sometimes find it difficult not to laugh at some of the Swedish words that have the exact same spelling of English words, but mean something extremely different. Amazingly enough, some of these words are so commonly used that you can almost hear or read… Read More 7 Swedish words that English speakers shouldn’t be confused about

Get to know the Health Informatics People: Professor Sabine Koch

In this series of posts, you’ll get to know more about some of the people who are involved in the Global Master’s Programme in Health Informatics at Karolinska Institutet in addition to having their own perspectives on the programme and even answers to some of the common questions that students usually ask. We will start… Read More Get to know the Health Informatics People: Professor Sabine Koch