header image credits Andreas Eldh under CC BY 2.0 We should experiment with Twitter Academics tend to have an unhealthy relationship with social media, especially Twitter. There are the people who blindly love it to the point of obsession. Then there are people who adamantly declare that Twitter is a bigger waste of time than… Read More Video Post: Why Twitter is perfect for sceptical academics
KI Bladet interviewed two of our bloggers about their persective of KI and advice to new term students … Read More Getting to know KI; Tips to new students
To be good at something – you need to practise. This counts for everything, also networking and pitching yourself. Career Service at Karolinska Institutet arranges regularly mingles for companies and organisations as part of the two internship programmes they offer, one for PhD students, and one for postdocs and early career researchers. 12 companies and… Read More Prepare, practise, perform!
Hello blogland. I’m Ben and I’m a new writer on the KI Researcher and Careers blog. I’m English, originally from a very small town in Lancashire called Oswaldtwistle. You’ve probably heard of it, it’s home to the biggest Pear Drop in the world (google it!). I’m a supporter of a once great, now terrible football team… Read More New Blogger: Ben Libberton on Infection, Information and Incredible Sweets
Hello! My name is Yildiz, and I embarked on a journey towards a PhD degree in Medical Science at the Karolinska Institute in 2014. Now I am somewhere around the middle of this rocky, bumpy, slippery road, hoping there really is a light at the end of the tunnel. Sounds horrifying to the newly admitted,… Read More Cabin crew cross check
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