A Bright Christmas #17 “I feel stressed.”“I feel overwhelmed.”“I feel lost.”“I feel I am not achieving what I should.”“Am I working hard enough?”“Is it normal to feel this way?”“It is hard to get to know my new colleagues during covid time.” Do some of these questions sound familiar to you? I am certain they do.… Read More Tips and joys from being a mentor
Blog Post + Podcast Episode – Part 2 Last week I published the first part of my conversation with Tomás McKenna recorded in December 2019. Tomás is a former post-doc colleague of mine who left our lab 1,5 years ago to create his own company – Mother – which is developing Virtual Reality (VR)-based approaches… Read More “What kind of company should we be and do we all agree on that?” – Interview with Tomás McKenna (part 2)
Interview with Tomás McKenna, former KI post-doc, who left academia to create his own company. … Read More “You need to have this crazy idea that you believe enough to put your whole career on it” – Interview with Tomás McKenna
Interview with Tatiana Alvarez Giovannucci by Ana Amaral Tatiana has been a PhD student at KI for 5 years now. Last year she took part of the Doctoral course Career Skills for Scientists, where people with a science background share their different career paths with PhD students. This happens once a week for one afternoon… Read More Escape from the lab: Tatiana’s internship in marketing for Life Sciences
Day 23 in our ChristmasCalendar2019! Food: Food for soul and for the body It is grey in the sky Wind blows from everywhere Rain is flying, falling, flooding Yes, I came to Portugal for a sunny Christmas holiday But my airplane has just landed in a storm. Well, no need to complain. Sun goes… Read More Portuguese Pumpkin Dreams
Day 5 in our ChristmasCalendar2019! Food: Food for the Body “Oh, what is this? Smells so good! Really, you made it? Oh wow, so nice!” The reactions I heard last year after giving my homemade Christmas gifts to some of my family members were not far from the lines you just read above. I felt… Read More A Merry-Granola-Christmas
Welcome to the KI Career Blog Christmas Calendar 2019 – a true team effort of publishing one post per day until the 24th of December. Are you wondering what our Christmas Calendar is? Or maybe you are a big fan but are not really sure how we actually started and why we are doing this every… Read More Christmas Calendar 2019 is here!
An interview + podcast with Johanna Olsson, learning designer and co-founder of The Hows in Stockholm.… Read More “Take all those hierarchies away and make sure that every member of the team feels equally important”
(Mood: hopeful) Here we are, the last week of work before the so desired Christmas break! In Stockholm we have been blessed with a pre-Christmas week covered in white, fluffy snow! We also had our always fun lab Christmas dinner so now I am really counting my days to flying to Portugal, meeting my family… Read More Scientific New Year’s resolutions: an interactive challenge!
(Mood: Inspired) The days are getting darker, lights and candles appear a little bit everywhere, and our moods are swinging as Christmas approaches: experiments to finish, gatherings with friends to arrange, presents to be chosen. I find myself wishing I were still in the beginning of November, when the whole lab travelled to Spain for… Read More Memories of a lab retreat in Southern Spain