If you ask any student in the first or second semester of the Biomedicine Master’s Program, the answer to this would be a straight NO. Last year, we had sufficient time to explore Stockholm, cultivate hobbies, make new friends, have a great social life, plan short vacations, do extra jobs- all this while balancing full… Read More Is the Biomedicine Master’s stressful?
If you’re anything like me last year, you will have spent the past few months leafing through programme syllabuses and websites, trying to make the choice between all of the amazing Global Master’s courses on offer to you. Whilst all unique, there is something for everyone in each course and that can make the decision… Read More Choices, choices
As October rolls around, I’m reminded of just how stressed I was at this time last year. Applications for the Global Master’s programmes had opened and I was feeling ever so slightly apprehensive. From speaking to my fellow classmates, I now know that I wasn’t alone – we were all in exactly the same position.… Read More An Applicant’s Survival Guide
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
During the third semester of the Master’s program in Biomedicine, we are allowed to choose an elective track. Each track consists of PhD courses in the related field. Even though the credits are the same for each track, the schedules vary and the courses usually run in parallel with the research project. You can find… Read More My first PhD course at KI
Karolinska Institutet is a world class university so you can expect cutting edge research taught by leading experts. But how difficult are the Master’s programmes at KI? What about the learning pace? How intensive are the courses? How difficult is it to pass the exams? I collected some thoughts from our Digital Ambassadors half way… Read More How difficult are the Global Master’s programmes at KI?
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
This year marks the start of the second year of the Bachelors programme of Biomedicine for me! The course started at the end of August and is called Infection and Immunity. The course in general includes learning about immunology, bacteriology, virology, parasitology and so on. Essentially, we are learning about the human immune system such… Read More Infection and Immunity- Course 1, Semester 3
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
Karolinska institutet (KI) and the Mayo clinic in the USA have collaborated and held conferences every year, for over 20 years now. The purpose of the organisation is to integrate medical education and research with health care. The initial topics that the two institutions shared their research and work on was essentially metabolism, nutrition and… Read More The annual KI- Mayo clinic conference