Masters in Global Health at KI is a short course. This means in a matter of 3 months into the course, students are encouraged to think about what they want to do for their thesis work. Inevitably, it is a time of considerable stress and widespread panic is common. Even though choosing a thesis topic… Read More 👩🏽🎓 5 ways to choose a Global Health thesis
Thesis time! But what does a master’s thesis in epidemiology at KI look like? Well, here is an overview of what the class of ’18 are doing. This is an exciting and nerve-wrecking process, and I hope to keep you in the loop throughout! For now, I just want to give you an overview of… Read More I asked all my Epidemiology classmates what they are doing for their master’s thesis
Course review- Epidemiological Methods for Outcome Evaluation of Public Health Interventions Happy New Year! This will be my last course review as we are now in the process of writing our thesis. This course is a 10-credit course led by Professor Rosaria Galanti. We had the pleasure of attending lectures, as well as visiting different… Read More Course review- Epidemiological Methods for Outcome Evaluation of Public Health Interventions
January brings with it two important events at Karolinska Institutet. Firstly, the Global Master’s students begin their return to Stockholm after a period of festive re-fuelling. But more importantly, January the 15th signals the last day for applications for the upcoming 2018 academic year. This combination made me sit back and reflect on the huge… Read More New year, new challenge?
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
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
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 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
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.
Some research questions are better addressed with a qualitative approach. This course was designed to highlight the importance of qualitative methods as we have been focusing on quantitative methods. Though we are not allowed to do a qualitative study for our thesis project, it is important to understand how to implement qualitative methods if the… Read More Course review: Qualitative Methods