I asked all my Epidemiology classmates what they are doing for their master’s thesis

Thesis time! But what does a master’s thesis in epidemiology at KI look like? Well, here is an overview of what the class of ’18 are doing. This is an exciting and nerve-wrecking process, and I hope to keep you in the loop throughout! For now, I just want to give you an overview of… Read More I asked all my Epidemiology classmates what they are doing for their master’s thesis

Checklist for completing your application

You finally chose your programmes and submitted your application on the 15th ! Congratulations! As you are rushing to make sure everything is ready for February 1st, this blog is intended to help you keep track of what not to forget, and what to focus on. As a bonus, I will give you 4 helpful comments on… Read More Checklist for completing your application

Family and friends coming to Stockholm? Take them to these museums and restaurants

Where do you take your friends and family when they come visit you? How can you convince them that what Stockholm offers is worth not seeing the sun for 3 months? My family visited me in October, and I was so excited – I wanted to show off Stockholm! Below is a list of museums… Read More Family and friends coming to Stockholm? Take them to these museums and restaurants

Course review- Epidemiological Methods for Outcome Evaluation of Public Health Interventions

Course review- Epidemiological Methods for Outcome Evaluation of Public Health Interventions Happy New Year! This will be my last course review as we are now in the process of writing our thesis. This course is a 10-credit course led by Professor Rosaria Galanti. We had the pleasure of attending lectures, as well as visiting different… Read More Course review- Epidemiological Methods for Outcome Evaluation of Public Health Interventions

How to write an effective curriculum vitae

In a series of blogs, I want to talk about writing an effective and professional curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and finally writing a personal statement for graduate schools. In this first part of the blog series, I will talk about writing a successful curriculum vitae. Curriculum vitae (CV) CVs differ from country to country… Read More How to write an effective curriculum vitae

Course review: Applied Epidemiology II -Determinants of health

The first course of the second year- Applied Epidemiology II- Determinants of health (10 credits) lasted 7 weeks. This course magically brought together (to some extent, crammed) six Epidemiology research niches in 7 weeks. The course was led by Yvonne Forsell. Week 1- Reproductive Health and Applied Cardiovascular (CVD) Epidemiology We only did Reproductive health… Read More Course review: Applied Epidemiology II -Determinants of health

Diary of a Master’s student: Month 1 of year 2

Hej! Is time speeding up, or is it just me? It has been a while since I have written a blog and its about time I give you an update. So, what were the highlights of my first month as a second year master’s student? Meeting the Vice-Chancellor of Karolinska Institutet (KI) About two weeks… Read More Diary of a Master’s student: Month 1 of year 2

Course review: Applied Epidemiology I- Distribution of Health

This course was run by Professor Cecilia Magnusson, a research group leader for prevention, intervention, and mechanisms in public health as well as the director of the Center for Epidemiology and Community Medicine in the Stockholm Country Council. One of her biggest projects is the Stockholm Public Health Cohort, a prospective study in the Stockholm… Read More Course review: Applied Epidemiology I- Distribution of Health