Halloween is just around the corner. Probably this weekend you will go to some Halloween party. But then you might have the usual problem – what should be your costume? If you go to party with a lot of PhD students and you want to frighten the hell out of them – here is my list of… Read More Top 3 Halloween costumes that scare all PhD students
Probably as you know, last monday Nobel Pize in medicine or phisiology 2014 was anounced. To celebrate that and because a picture is worth a thousand words, I decided to preapre this short infographic about it. Enjoy and share 😉
Everybody knows (right?) that Sweden is Ikea-land. All self-respecting Swedes have at least half of house furniture from Ikea and visit in the Ikea store during the weekend is must-do entertainment. I could spend long hours praising Ikea’s Lego/adult-puzzle style of assembling furniture or describing delightful cuisine based on such a fancy thing as köttbullar. But… Read More Ikea or death metal?
This June I had a great opportunity to attend annual conference organized by International Society for Stem Cell Research. It was amazing four days of the adventure in Vancouver, Canada. I don’t want to review the conference but just give you a taste of it as a whole experience. It was my first such a… Read More Perks of being a PhD student – international conference!
Katie Melua was singing once that there are 9 million bicycles in Beijing. Well, we don’t have that many is Stockholm, because whole population of Sweden is roughly 9 million people, but definitely Stockholm is bike-friendly. Whole winter I was imagining myself riding bicycle just like in song by Queen. Then spring has come and I… Read More I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride my bike!
PhD student runs not only on data and love of science – he or she needs to eat something from time to time. Usually I have my own lunch with me so our departmental lunchroom with its microwaves and ovens is completely enough. But when I’m too lazy to cook there are always other options.… Read More Food trip around KI – 4 places to grab your lunch!
So Easter is finished and it’s time to forget about fluffy bunnies and colorful eggs. Therefore today’s post is going to be literally about Stockholm Syndrome. Actually it is very good time for such a thing because our neighbors in Norway have something called Paaskerkrim (Easter Crime). It’s time for all truly Norwegians to sit… Read More Stockholm Syndrome
“As a girl, she was a legal prey, especially if she was dressed in a worn black leather jacket and had pierced eyebrows, tattoos, and zero social status.” Stieg Larsson, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo That’s not a description of a typical Swedish girl. That’s how Stieg Larsson described my today’s post heroine… Read More The Girl, the Dragon Tattoo and the Stockholm
Ok, here we go. This is my first post on KI researchers blog. So I was wondering how should I start? What is good starting post? And then inspiration came directly from KI. My friend Was helping with organization of special event in Stockholm lately. Mysterious name of that was “Sounds of the Unseen”. As… Read More Singing Worms – the Microscopic Opera