Hello all! Not all of us turn to Google for our information nuggets. Truth is, good old paper and printed words appeals to an audience still defiant to electronic readers. While global health can be taught in a classroom, books can offer an insight into what global health is about. 1. Hot, Flat and Crowded.… Read More 📚🐛 A bookworm’s guide to global health.
Hello everyone and welcome back! Last year I wrote how I managed to study and work in a lab simultaneously. Well… the truth is that I only managed for the first semester. Go on reading and find out why! First semester is (kind of) doable First semester of MTLS is at Karolinska Institutet (click here… Read More Remember me saying you can study a master and work in a lab at the same time? I wasn’t that right…
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
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
For any fellow non-Swedes out there – hello and welcome! My name is Katherine and I’m a first-year student on the Health Economics, Policy and Management Global Master’s programme (“HEPM” for short) at Karolinska Institutet. I’m a new addition to the Digital Ambassador family and am here to tell you a little bit about me.… Read More Hej och välkommen!
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
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
Swedes lead the world in pop music, renewable energy and childcare. But do you know Sweden also has a world class Life Science industry? Last year, the US-Sweden ambassador told a conference that the life science was the ‘best kept secret’ in Sweden. It’s true Sweden doesn’t have the reputation of Silicon Valley but today… Read More The Life Science Industry (Sweden’s best kept secret)
Hej all, Finding your own placements can seem like a bit of a daunting task. But it’s not as hard as you think! Turns out there are loads of routes to finding the right placement for you, many of them right time right place! Here are some examples of how my classmates found their PP2…..… Read More How we found our Practical Placement 2
Summer is over. Yes, it is still August, but don´t remind me – courses started already on the 21st of August, quite early, right? Not for the whole Master´s, just for my classmates who chose developmental biology and regenerative medicine elective track. I chose the one staring the earliest, HOORAY (*sarcasm right there*)! But is… Read More “Advanced course in developmental biology and regenerative medicine” – My elective track for the Master´s in Biomedicine