What it’s like to write your Global Health Master’s thesis in Zambia – An Interview

Whilst some of Global Health Master’s students are staying in Sweden to write their theses, others are traveling to different continents to do so. Here I interview Rachel Bergman, who is currently working on her thesis in Zambia. Q.  Firstly, can you tell me about your academic and professional background? A. I graduated from Princeton University in 2016… Read More What it’s like to write your Global Health Master’s thesis in Zambia – An Interview

How health informatics professionals are improving healthcare

      Be the change you want to see in the world. —— By Mahatma Gandi Before I started at the Master’s Programme in Health Informatics at KI, one of my friends asked me what change I could bring to society by studying health informatics. Since my background was computer science, why did I… Read More How health informatics professionals are improving healthcare

The lazy way to prepare for your studies in Sweden (or at least without leaving the house)

There are lots of practical ways to prepare for your studies in Sweden. You can check out the extensive arrival guides from KI and read about life here in Sweden. In fact you should probably be out right now buying warm clothes, sorting your visa or getting on the Duolingo ..but I think exposing yourself to… Read More The lazy way to prepare for your studies in Sweden (or at least without leaving the house)

My exchange experience at University of California San Diego

Would you like to go abroad during your studies at Karolinska Institutet? Perhaps you are a Swedish student who wants to live an experience in another country during your Master’s? Even if you are an international student at KI that wants to go abroad… while you ARE actually abroad… as I did! Barcelona → Stockholm →… Read More My exchange experience at University of California San Diego

6 honest truths about group work

  An element of group work is part of most university programmes. However regardless as to whether you quite like working with your classmates or run away at the mere mention, there are undeniably always problems within groups. Big or small these inevitabilities are associated with conflicting schedules, personalities, commitments, abilities, and priorities. The Master’s of Bioentrepreneurship… Read More 6 honest truths about group work

Why you should join a mentorship programme at KI – The Future Network 2017

Being in the University provides a feeling of safety and sometimes I get confused and stressed when I am thinking about the future, when the Master’s Programme will be over and we will have to go out to the “real work field”. That is why I could use a mentor, someone who has gone through… Read More Why you should join a mentorship programme at KI – The Future Network 2017

What are the possible careers for an epidemiologist?

I want to talk about the possible careers that you can pursue as an epidemiologist. From academia to working in the field, epidemiology has many possibilities. Most of my classmates, if not all, would want to follow one of these career paths once they have completed this Epidemiology program. Epidemiology is an exciting field and… Read More What are the possible careers for an epidemiologist?