Summer may be the time to relax, go to the beach and and bask in the sun’s warmth but sometimes, it is also fun to take up a research project! Right?! Here are 3 ways to find an internship or some kind of project after finishing your first year of Bachelor’s. Internships over summer are… Read More 3 ways to find internships during summer
While studying abroad, some surprises are inevitable inspite of all the research we do. Here’s a list of things about my program I wish someone had told me earlier so I could plan my time better: 1. A week’s gap during the first course need not really be a vacation We begin with Applied… Read More 6 things I wish I knew before beginning the Master’s program in Biomedicine
As I have mentioned many times before, our toxicology program is fill with people around the world all with different backgrounds, experiences, and expertise. Today I want to introduce some of my classmates and let them tell you how they feel after their first year in the toxicology program. They each answered 3 questions to… Read More Future Toxicologists (Part 1)
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
As I was going through some TedTalks online and doing some fact-checking on Sweden, for procrastination purposes of course, I came across the “Good Country Index” and immediately became intrigued. The Good Country Index tries to measure how much each country on earth contributes to the planet and to the human race, relative to its size… Read More Is Sweden a “good” country? Yes, it is currently the best at it. You don’t believe me? Maybe you will believe the rankings.
The Junior Research Project is offered as an elective in the second semester of the master’s program in biomedicine. We are allowed to work in the lab of our choice for six weeks and here’s what I did during the project. Experienced the work culture in academic labs Having worked in the industry earlier,… Read More My first project at KI
You hand in your thesis and breathe a sigh of relief. Then you realize that it is not over yet. The next and final step of the Master’s program is to present your work in front of the class, the course leaders and the examiners. Here I will demystify the process so that you won’t… Read More Thesis Defense
Continued from Looking Forward to My Master Thesis (Part I) … Below are a couple more second year student projects: Shuangjia Xue Location KI, Department of Medicine Most interesting part of your project Mixture effect on immunity Did you gain anything personally through your thesis? Help me to understand which PhD research area is better… Read More Looking Forward to My Master Thesis (Part II)
As the end of my first year in the toxicology program fast approaches, I find myself looking forward to next year and all its challenges. For those of you familiar with the way master programs operate, you would know one of the most important things that is coming my way would be my master thesis.… Read More Looking Forward to My Master Thesis (Part I)
My 12-week internship at WHO started on May 1st, 2017. Within this couple of weeks, I have grown to learn that this experience does not only enrich your technical skills, but has all the chances of influencing the way you perceive the world and, most importantly, bring you closer to get to know yourself. Now that my HEPM class of 2015-2017… Read More Internship at the WHO Regional Office for Europe – overview.