Just one week left, for the announcement of Nobel Prizes in 2016! By convention, the first announcement will be released for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, which will be announce by Thomas Perlmann (Secretary of The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet) on October 3rd this year. Who will be the new Nobel laureates? This… Read More Who will be the 2016 Nobel laureates next week?
In my view, doing a PhD is like running a marathon. It is a lot about endurance, technique, practice, and very importantly, receiving coaching. Let me explain a bit more how I came to this conclusion. The stresses of being a PhD student Having a PhD is a big achievement, but getting to the dissertation… Read More On PhD students and professional athletes
Last week two of your digital ambassadors volunteered during the first Swedish Brain Awareness week (Hjärnfestivalen). During this five day event for public, many activities sharing knowledge from neuroscience and related fields were arranged. One could come to many presentations by scientists, pub quiz with brain trivia, bring children to science cafe or to interactive activities… Read More Gelé brain, scientists and the public: Hjärnfestivalen 2016
Riccardo finished his PhD at KI in March of 2014. Since then he has gone on to thrive as a postdoctoral fellow at the Francis Crick Institute in London. Within minutes of meeting Riccardo you realize that he is incredibly organized and a strong communicator, two assets which certainly aided him in securing his position… Read More “Tips to secure your first PostDoc”- my notes from the lecture given by KI alum, Riccardo Guidi
Hello!! Blog posts are minimal from me right now because I am currently deep inside my half-time writing cave. When I am on the other side of it, I promise I will write a post explaining the half-time control procedure here at Karolinska institutet, and what is required and why. But for now, I must… Read More Status; Stuck in a Half-Time Writing Cave.
The Olympics is over, and the Nobel Prize is coming up. Something is to be found in this continuity.… Read More Parallel of endeavours
One of the great things about working at Karolinska Institutet is that its fame and medical specialisation ensure ever-present opportunities to hear great talks by major advancers in all fields of medical science. A little while ago I was able to attend a talk by one of the first names a young eager cancer… Read More Portrait of the Enemy; Hanahan & Weinbergs Cancer Contribution