Guest blog post by Giulia Gaudenzi, PhD student and participant in the course Career Skills for Scientists and the internship program for PhD-students. In September/October 2017 she did an internship with “Vetenskap och Allmänhet”. “In 1700, in Western Europe, there were some 400 different kinds of jobs you could choose from. Nowadays, there are approximately 500,000“.… Read More Scientist in disguise…
In January 2017, a multidisciplinary team consisting of 15 students with different cultural backgrounds and at different stages of their education started the 9 months iGEM adventure. Here in a guest blog they reflect upon what they have learned. iGEM stands for “international genetically engineered machines” and is the world’s biggest competition in synthetic biology… Read More Why bacteria are good for your career
Guestblog written by Pingling Zeng Juhana Heinonen is currently a global marketing director at AstraZeneca based in Cambridge UK. He builds strategies that lead to global commercialization of new medicines. He works with colleagues from different parts of the world to understand specific market needs or problems and to give recommendations on how to address… Read More “A PhD is like having a private chauffeur……”
Guestblog Written by Pingling Zeng “ Who is this happy person holding two babies?”, I asked my colleagues while pointing on a picture I saw on KI main web page. “How can you not know Jonas Ludvigsson? He is an ‘eldsjäl’ , he has done many altruistic works and never expects much return! “, said… Read More Struggling with your PhD? Get inspired by an ‘eldsjäl’!
I open the door to my office, then free myself from my three bags and several layers of outdoor clothing. Bags drop to the right, clothes to the left. I step out of my shoes and move across the room by climbing over a blue Ikea bag which seems to have puked out its contents… Read More The creative mess – on my desk and in my mind
Guest blogger Dr. Federica Santoro, Postdoctoral researcher at Karolinska Institutet, is currently doing an internship through Career Service with podcast RadioScience – Vetenskapspodden. Federica recently attended ForskarFredag and is happy to share her thoughts with you in this blog. Leon, Yonis, Diana and their classmates file into the room. They take a seat on the chairs that have been neatly… Read More Science, passion and inspiration – ForskarFredag through a scientist’s eyes