Accommodation hunting in Stockholm – tips to come out victorious

How bad is the student housing situation in Stockholm? How do you increase your odds of getting an offer through KI Housing? What can you do while you wait for the reply from KI housing? What to do in case all of the above fails? What worked for me? How bad is the student housing situation in Stockholm?… Read More Accommodation hunting in Stockholm – tips to come out victorious

My Life in Lidingö (and why I have decided to look forward to all four seasons in Sweden)

Hej Guys Since I’m nearly half way (yikes) through my Master’s programme, I want to share my two favourite things about living in Stockholm; awe inspiring nature round the corner and the public amenities (stuff just works here) I think these things are nicely represented by the island where I live, Lidingö. Lidingö is the ‘family… Read More My Life in Lidingö (and why I have decided to look forward to all four seasons in Sweden)

Everyone talks about the Swedish winter, but what about the spring?

Ah the Swedish winter. Everyone dreads it and I guess you all have read blogs about how cold it is, how dark it is and how tired you feel due to vitamin D deficiency and blah blah.. DRAMA! Why does nobody ever talk about what it is like in Sweden once winter kisses us goodbye?… Read More Everyone talks about the Swedish winter, but what about the spring?

SSES Campus Fellowship Program – week 1

If you have a business idea you want to bring from ideation to execution stage, SSES Campus Fellowship program is your solution. All Karolinska Institutet students can enrol in the program. The application process is simple, yet requires some preparation. Interview is the main step, during which you have a chance to explain your idea in… Read More SSES Campus Fellowship Program – week 1

Lost for words? Here are 15 sites to help you improve and accelerate your scientific writing!

Scientific writing has many rules, one could say it is almost like an algorithm. Well, some people did look at it as algorithms and 0-1 codes and came up with tools to aid scientists or generally people in the academia with writing. I will now list a few sites I have found helpful when trying… Read More Lost for words? Here are 15 sites to help you improve and accelerate your scientific writing!

The Thesis Writing Process for the Global Health Master’s Programme

I am now past the middle of the thesis writing process (submission date May 18!) and would like to write a post about how students of the Global Health Master’s programme are prepared for this challenging task. The path to thesis submission starts at the beginning of the academic year, with classes in qualitative and quantitative methodology and… Read More The Thesis Writing Process for the Global Health Master’s Programme

Molecular Biology and Genetics- Part 2 of Cell Biology and Genetics course

Part 2 of this course, Cell Biology and Genetics, focuses on genetics and molecular biology as mentioned before. This part of the course started just a week before easter break. To simplify things, Part 2 is further divided into: 1. Genetics 2. Molecular biology techniques 3. Bioinformatics 4. Structural techniques From easter until now we… Read More Molecular Biology and Genetics- Part 2 of Cell Biology and Genetics course