The current outbreak has indeed hindered studying, socialising, and travelling in different parts of the world. Currently, most people are working from home in Sweden. Students are taking distance courses or writing their thesis at home. However, I am one of the many KI students who still go to the lab. 🧫 Even some medical… Read More Did the outbreak affect my practical work at the hospital?
People mix up between biomedical science and biomedical engineering. In fact, they both have a common foundation of knowledge in biology. You get to understand the complexity of our human body. However, biomedicine has no physics in its field, and it focuses a lot on research. It prepares candidates for either continuing in academia (i.e. PhD)… Read More 6 interesting facts about MSc in biomedicine
Recently, master’s and bachelor’s students started their degree projects. Some of us are abroad while others stayed in Stockholm. I am currently working on childhood cancer, neuroblastoma with a fantastic research group at the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, KI. During my bachelor’s degree project, I encountered difficulties with writing my thesis. *procrastinator alert* I wish I… Read More 5 Tips and tricks for writing your master’s thesis
As scientists, we are more invested in exploring our research to gain a deeper understanding of the field. You are a specialist and tend to use complex terms to explain your findings to your neighboring researchers. Nevertheless, it is quite important to reach this valuable knowledge to the general public. Translating complicated theories into terms and ideas the… Read More How to communicate science to the public
The autumn semester has started, and one course was ticked off the list of many other courses we are currently taking. Did you know that master students in biomedicine can study doctoral elective courses? In the third semester, we specialise in our field of interest. There are several Phd elective tracks, including Tumour Biology, Immunology,… Read More Can master students take PhD courses?
It is finally the time to wrap up my second semester! As I mentioned in my previous blog post, it was quite intensive. Well, today I will explain more about it. Please bear with me for the next few minutes because you are about to read about one of my unexpected decisions which I may… Read More Did I make the right decision? – Final course review semester 2
Hej everyone! Back in June, we finished our first year of masters which means one more academic year to go! 💃🏽 Ending this year felt really good after seeing the accomplishments and the friendships we made in uni. And now I’m currently enjoying summer! ☀️ Personally, my second semester was extremely intense since I took elective… Read More MSc Biomedicine semester two – course review part 2/3
Hej hej! It’s time for the first-course review of semester 2. We have several modules running after each other so you get to focus on one field at a time. I decided to divide the course reviews into three blocks to make things easier (for you the reader and me😝). I will discuss the first… Read More MSc Biomedicine semester two – course review part 1/3
Stress. Some know how to cope with it while others are just good at ignoring it. You might have had a moment where you wanted to scream outside of the window because of the heavy workload (FYI: famous tradition by Swedish students), but you didn’t have the guts to do it. Perhaps ‘Just relax.’ was the… Read More How to unwind from stress?
Hej everyone! The spring term has just started, and everyone is trying to get back into study mode after the holidays. Our holidays are actually called “individual study time” on the schedule which means you either have a final exam to study for or an assignment (so not really a proper holiday 😝). Anyhow, our last… Read More Even Biomed students can meet patients