This week, I will be at EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) 2018. I’m writing this in Frankfurt airport while waiting for my flight to Toulouse, where ESOF2018 is taking place. But first, what is ESOF? To be honest, I didn’t know about it before KI Career Service sent out an email to us bloggers offering two… Read More Sharing Science: Towards New Horizons – ESOF2018
According to historians and Yuval Noah Harari in particular (the author of the book “Homo Sapiens”), people started using fire approximately 300,000 years ago. When I read about that, I started thinking: “So many years! How it is possible, that people still die in fires and have not learned how to handle fire safely?”. But until recently… Read More A very hot topic
Design, define and redefine…I am thinking that it is what it is all about. My own and everybody else´s career…it is a process of constant development. KI Career Service and HR is attending a meeting in Helsinki, the International Staff Exchange Week (ISEW) focusing on career education and career monitoring alumni. 37 delegates from 30… Read More Design, define and redefine
I love reading scientific articles. One of the best parts of my job is reading about new discoveries and elegant studies. But despite my excitement over new knowledge, I often struggle to get through an entire article. I often have to read parts several times to grasp what the authors are trying to say, and… Read More Is academia facing a readability crisis?
While struggling to remember people’s names (most of them seem to be Anna or Maria, how can I still get that wrong?), or to recognize the right floor (it’s the one with the black sofas and red carpet, not the one with the black carpet and red sofas) I realize it has been 4.5 years since I… Read More Testing the water: my internship at VR
Joint venture – a guest blog by our blog coach Natalie von der Lehr together with our bloggers Ayla, Oksana, Nika and Nina. For me, the 28th of May is not just any day, it is my day. In 2003 I defended my doctoral thesis, in 2010 I graduated with a MA in journalism. Both… Read More A special day
Hi! My name is Oksana and I am a new member of KI Career Blog team. Today is an official holiday (happy Swedish National Day!), so it is a perfect time to read a new blog post while having a lazy and tasty breakfast =) Everything starts somewhere My PhD journey started in Ukraine (where… Read More Let’s celebrate together: Swedish National Day and my first blog