6 things I wish I knew before beginning the Master’s program in Biomedicine

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

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

Is Sweden a “good” country? Yes, it is currently the best at it. You don’t believe me? Maybe you will believe the rankings.

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.

Looking Forward to My Master Thesis (Part II)

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)

Internship at the WHO Regional Office for Europe – overview.

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.