How badly can your DNA mess you up? A biomedicine course review

Here I am, with a long overdue course review for Genetics, Genomics, and Functional Genomics. This is the second last course of the 2nd semester of the Bachelor’s in Biomedicine. In this blog I’ll be talking about the different parts of the course and what I liked and learned in each of them, as well… Read More How badly can your DNA mess you up? A biomedicine course review

How to communicate science to the public

As scientists, we are more invested in exploring our research to gain a deeper understanding of the field. You are a specialist and tend to use complex terms to explain your findings to your neighboring researchers. Nevertheless, it is quite important to reach this valuable knowledge to the general public. Translating complicated theories into terms and ideas the… Read More How to communicate science to the public

Planning for health: a course review

Our first semester at Karolinska Institutet is finally over! It was an amazing first period packed with new friends and experiences that set a clear stage for our challenges ahead. I present you with the review for our fourth course of the Health Economics, Policy and Management programme, titled “Planning in Health”. Even though it… Read More Planning for health: a course review

Health policy and systems: a course review

New year, new course review! Here I bring you the review for our third course of the Health Economics, Policy and Management programme, titled “Health policy and systems”, which resulted to be the most challenging one since we started our journey last september. Course structure and lectures: The lectures focused on the functioning of health… Read More Health policy and systems: a course review

Eating 100 gram of protein from beef = Contribution to 20 kg Carbon Dioxide equivalent

As climate change movement is happening in almost all over the world, many people start to be more aware on climate issues. One of the issues is about choosing climate-friendly food! When talking about this kind of food, meat might be the one that we want to avoid. I got this insight in more detail… Read More Eating 100 gram of protein from beef = Contribution to 20 kg Carbon Dioxide equivalent

Financing health and medical care: a course review

Autumn is gone and also the second course of the health economics, policy and management programme (check the review of the previous one here). In this blogpost I will review the content and dynamics of our second course titled “Health Economics – Financing Health and Medical care”. Course structure and lectures: We started with two… Read More Financing health and medical care: a course review

And so… it begins! First Global Health course review

Hello everyone! On this post I’ll be talking about and reviewing our first module in the Global Health Master’s at KI, also called… Global Health! The Global Health course accounts for 7,5 credits (out of the 60 credits we need to graduate) and is our introduction to the master’s and the field. During its 5… Read More And so… it begins! First Global Health course review

Learning about the body, inside and out: An Introduction To Biomedical Science Course Review

At the heart of biomedicine at Karolinska Institutet lies the study of the human body, and the Introduction to Biomedical Science offered me a chance to glimpse that. Have questions about the content, the schedule, the learning activities, the teachers, social life, and the exam? Read on to find out!… Read More Learning about the body, inside and out: An Introduction To Biomedical Science Course Review

Can master students take PhD courses?

The autumn semester has started, and one course was ticked off the list of many other courses we are currently taking. Did you know that master students in biomedicine can study doctoral elective courses? In the third semester, we specialise in our field of interest. There are several Phd elective tracks, including Tumour Biology, Immunology,… Read More Can master students take PhD courses?