Did the outbreak affect my practical work at the hospital?

The current outbreak has indeed hindered studying, socialising, and travelling in different parts of the world. Currently, most people are working from home in Sweden. Students are taking distance courses or writing their thesis at home. However, I am one of the many KI students who still go to the lab. 🧫 Even some medical… Read More Did the outbreak affect my practical work at the hospital?

Thesis topics in Health Informatics – A summary of previous master theses at Karolinska Institutet

Our thesis semester has just started and my fellow classmates and I are in the midst of reading literature and analyzing data (ok, and also sometimes stressing about everything, but you know. That is part of the deal) Thinking back to last October/November, I remember that some of us had struggles finding a thesis topic.… Read More Thesis topics in Health Informatics – A summary of previous master theses at Karolinska Institutet

5 Tips and tricks for writing your master’s thesis

Recently, master’s and bachelor’s students started their degree projects. Some of us are abroad while others stayed in Stockholm. I am currently working on childhood cancer, neuroblastoma with a fantastic research group at the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, KI. During my bachelor’s degree project, I encountered difficulties with writing my thesis. *procrastinator alert*  I wish I… Read More 5 Tips and tricks for writing your master’s thesis

3 perfect moments for you to start writing a thesis in Health Informatics Programme

The worry of having to write a thesis might prevent someone from applying to a master programme from the first time, including myself. Many study-guides suggest that the most difficult part of writing a thesis is to get start writing.  As a more field worker type person, I also had my doubts if I would… Read More 3 perfect moments for you to start writing a thesis in Health Informatics Programme

How to find the perfect project for your (Tox)master’s thesis

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

Autumn review: Bioentrepreneurship ’18 graduates looking back at their internship experiences

If you happen to talk to anyone who is at least half-way through the Bioentrepreneurship programme, you can pretty much bet they would quote the practical placements (so-called PP-s: PP1, PP2, and PP3 i.e. the thesis placement) as the pinnacle of their master’s studies. You can work for a real company, be managed and mentored… Read More Autumn review: Bioentrepreneurship ’18 graduates looking back at their internship experiences

How I ended up doing my Master Thesis at Harvard University – Steps to go to the US as free-mover

Have you ever dreamed of moving to the United States? I had! And for a long time! I already had the KI research experience (I worked for a year at the Department of Microbiology, Tumour and Cell Biology at KI before starting the master) therefore I decided the 4th semester of the Master was the… Read More How I ended up doing my Master Thesis at Harvard University – Steps to go to the US as free-mover