Child Family Health International – Educational Programmes in Global Health for students

While a student at Karolinska Institutet, you can apply for a number of international internships and placements to boost your academic and professional experience. One of such opportunities is  Child Family Health International (CFHI) Global Health Educational Programmes. CFHI provides community-based Global Health Education Programs for students and institutions. Its model fosters reciprocal partnerships and empowerment in local… Read More Child Family Health International – Educational Programmes in Global Health for students

5+1 ways to decorate your dorm room for almost no money at all

One of the fundamental aspects of “Swedish-ness” is interior design and home decor – Sweden is the land of furniture and home-related stores. Obviously, the country is the land of IKEA, what did you expect? The Swedes love to have beautiful homes they can nest in- and so should you. I know, some might argue… Read More 5+1 ways to decorate your dorm room for almost no money at all

The CHaSE 2017 event: Careers in Health and Science Exposition

Going into business is another option for people from the life sciences field, apart from staying in Academia. If you are thinking about making this step, this event will be of a lot of help for you! CHaSE (Careers in Health and Science Exposition) is a career fair organized for Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD students,… Read More The CHaSE 2017 event: Careers in Health and Science Exposition

What happened when they announced: “Is there a doctor on board?!”

Hollywood fiction or reality? What should one consider before making a choice between keeping quiet and stepping up in the (un)likely event of an in-flight medical emergency? How can Health Informatics be of help in such emergencies? What happened when they announced: “Is there a doctor on board?!” Hollywood fiction or reality? I’m sure we’ve all seen a movie or two… Read More What happened when they announced: “Is there a doctor on board?!”

Bioentrepreneurship Alumni Profile: Pharmaceutical industry

Hej Everyone I decided to start an alumni profile series for this blog. I’ve had a lot of questions from readers about the options for Bioentrepreneurship graduates and thought it would be cool to share the experiences of some of our alumni. I will try cover all industries within life science. And, if there are any… Read More Bioentrepreneurship Alumni Profile: Pharmaceutical industry

Why you should go on exchange – even if you already switched country to study

I’m going on exchange! Soon I’ll be flying to the other side of the globe to spend a few months working on my master’s thesis in Santiago, Chile. And today, I want to convince you to do like me. Here is my list of why going on exchange is such a great idea!* *This can… Read More Why you should go on exchange – even if you already switched country to study

11 things to do in Kiruna, Swedish Lapland, except for seeing the Northern lights

It is true, I am not gonna lie: if you decide to go to the North of Sweden for a trip, it is probably going to be about seeing the Northern Lights. Because they are beautiful in pictures and who wouldn’t want to experience that in reality? But, as it turns out, the Northern Lights… Read More 11 things to do in Kiruna, Swedish Lapland, except for seeing the Northern lights

How much experience do you really get in the Biomedicine Master’s program?

The main expectation from a master’s program is to learn enough and be able to apply knowledge in real life situations. For most of the biomedicine students, it means, to be able to work independently in a lab. In this blog, I have listed the different opportunities we get to gain practical experience during the… Read More How much experience do you really get in the Biomedicine Master’s program?

Medical Biochemistry- a new semester, a new course!

The new semester started on 16th of January also known as the spring semester. For the first year Biomedicine Bachelor students, this meant no break post organic chemistry exam because we started immediately with the Medical Biochemistry course. I will give a brief overview of what the course is going to be like and hopefully… Read More Medical Biochemistry- a new semester, a new course!