Hi and welcome back to my Tox-blog! This time I will make a very enjoyable review of the very first Toxicology programme course: Principles of Toxicology. During this blog I will discuss and explain some of the most relevant and interesting aspects of this very short but amazing introductory course. I will also provide some… Read More Course review: Principles of Toxicology
If you are considering applying to the Master’s programme in Toxicology, you might be wondering one of the next things: What does this programme involve? What do I learn during the Master’s? In which areas can I get job? Don’t worry! I’m here to give an overview of what the Tox programme is about. During… Read More Toxicology programme outline: What is the Tox programme about?
I am Aline Colonnello Montero, I am twenty four years old and I come from the wonderful but busy Mexico City. I currently study the Master’s programme in Toxicology at Karolinska Institutet. My main roles at this university will include being full time student at my programme and also posting blogs for the digital ambassador… Read More New Toxicology blogger here!
Last year in November, I was slowly getting tired of sitting in the lecture rooms and trying to get through the assignments and groupworks… I could dream about adverse outcome pathways, ADME and the 3Rs, so it was really time to move on with the most exciting part of the ToxMaster, the master’s thesis! I… Read More How to find the perfect project for your (Tox)master’s thesis
Today I will share some tips on how to prepare yourself for the Swedish job market after graduating from the toxicology master. As an international student in Sweden, I find it definitely harder to find a job. However, it is not impossible when I look at my senior colleagues from the master’s programme! The following… Read More How to find a job as a toxicologist in Sweden (and the rest of the world)?
Air pollution, global warming and UN sustainable goals. These are all terms that we see on the news on a regular basis. Luckily, during the second year of the Master’s Programme in Toxicology, there is a course called Global Toxicology which allows us to study what’s really going on. Course layout The course is 2-weeks… Read More Course review: Global Toxicology and Sustainable Development
Welcome back! It was a long summer holiday and during the three months, I went back to my hometown in the Netherlands, travelled a bit, and if you follow the @kistudents Instagram, you’ve probably seen that I was in Seoul to attend the South-Korean Science and Technology annual conference in Seoul and Seili Island in… Read More NordBioMedNet Summer School 2018
Before graduation, we had a chance to go on a study visit in Italy. While the trip was mainly academic, everyone in the program was excited because it felt like an international field trip. The 2 places we visited were the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and Joint Research Centre (JRC). The trip began with… Read More The Future
Our last course of the first year was “health risk assessment” and last month, I wrote about our study trip to the Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI), which was part of this course. But in this blog, I will briefly review the whole course! The course was divided into two parts – lectures and risk assessment assignments.… Read More Health Risk Assessment – Course Review
With graduation pictures and celebrations filling up my social media pages, it feels surreal that I will soon join them as a new graduate, even though we don’t need to wear a typical gown for KI’s graduation ceremony. It is always at the end when you think about the beginning. And when I look back… Read More Things I Didn’t Expect When I Applied to the Toxicology Program at KI: A Freemover