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
As I was going through some TedTalks online and doing some fact-checking on Sweden, for procrastination purposes of course, I came across the “Good Country Index” and immediately became intrigued. The Good Country Index tries to measure how much each country on earth contributes to the planet and to the human race, relative to its size… Read More Is Sweden a “good” country? Yes, it is currently the best at it. You don’t believe me? Maybe you will believe the rankings.
Every year an exciting 42,195 km race takes place in this beautiful capital, an event that involves the whole city and brings thousands of runners from all over the world. This year it was on the 3rd of June and I can tell you the city got crazy! I was following the race from the… Read More The Stockholm Marathon 2017
The Junior Research Project is offered as an elective in the second semester of the master’s program in biomedicine. We are allowed to work in the lab of our choice for six weeks and here’s what I did during the project. Experienced the work culture in academic labs Having worked in the industry earlier,… Read More My first project at KI
On June 6th every year, it is the National Day of Sweden (Sveriges nationaldag), a national holiday! Prior to 1983, the day was celebrated as the Swedish Flag Day (Svenska flaggans dag), but it was renamed later on as the national day. It is a great opportunity to have extra fun in Stockholm or anywhere… Read More Why you should not leave Sweden before the 6th of June every year (hint: it is the Swedish National Day)
You hand in your thesis and breathe a sigh of relief. Then you realize that it is not over yet. The next and final step of the Master’s program is to present your work in front of the class, the course leaders and the examiners. Here I will demystify the process so that you won’t… Read More Thesis Defense
Continued from Looking Forward to My Master Thesis (Part I) … Below are a couple more second year student projects: Shuangjia Xue Location KI, Department of Medicine Most interesting part of your project Mixture effect on immunity Did you gain anything personally through your thesis? Help me to understand which PhD research area is better… Read More Looking Forward to My Master Thesis (Part II)
Hej Everyone, Here is the fourth instalment of the alumni profile blog as promised! Thank you for all the requests and suggestions for this series. I always love to hear your thoughts and the areas you want to know more about Nicole Hanzon Nicole studied Biomedicine before Bioentrepreneurship at KI. She did her second practical placement at… Read More Bioentrepreneurship Alumni Profile: Non Profit Organisation
As summer is finally here in Sweden, these past few weeks of sunshine meant a lot of crazy trips and adventures took place. So without further ado, here are 5 things you can do in Sweden in summer! 1) Hiking There are lots of parks around Stockholm where you can go for a hike or… Read More Summer time in Sweden!
Quarnevalen was on the 13th of May 2017 and I was lucky enough to be present for the parade and the huge party that really lights up the whole city, only once in 3 years! Quarnevalen is one of northern Europe’s largest public student events with thousands of participating students and viewed by up to… Read More Vlog form Quarnevalen – Watch footage from the crazy parade that only happens once in 3 years!