As a part of a new traditional blog post for KI, I was supposed to spend December 9th as an attendant of the Nobel Week Dialogue. The topic this year was incredibly interesting: ”Into the unknown: uncertainty, risk, and opportunity”. To attend the meeting, I woke up at 4 o’clock in the morning, did my… Read More Per risks ad opportunities
As you might know, the Christmas potluck pasty in Sweden is called “knytkalas”. I hope that you followed our Christmas calendar-2019, and you know that for 24 days we were writing about food: for stomach, mind, soul, and even about the limitation of food. Our team of KI bloggers, of course, could not miss the opportunity to… Read More Happy Holidays from Bloggers!
Saffron is an interesting flower. Saffron strings are considered to be the most expensive spice per kilogram. Of course, it can cost several thousands of dollars, if field workers must hand-pick more than 200 000 flowers in order to collect 1 kg (2.2 pounds) of spice. The biggest saffron producer is Iran, but for me,… Read More My saffron love-story
I am sure that everybody heard about the events “Careers beyond academia”. In this post, I will write about one of those meetings and, with no doubts, one of the best career events I have ever attended. The invited speaker was Adam Sierakowiak, and his aims were to describe his career after academia and help… Read More If you want to be a medical advisor
It comes to no surprise that life after the PhD can bring you anywhere. In the beginning, many students from abroad think that they are going to spend between one and a maximum of five years in Sweden. Afterwards, they will continue their work-life journey somewhere else. That is one of the most common reasons… Read More My Swedish (language) story
(Mood: inspired) Last Sunday was the third time, I attended the Nobel Week Dialogue. This event happens every year, on the 9th of December, one year in Stockholm, another year – in Gothenburg. I highly recommend to anyone who will have an opportunity to join the next year’s event in Gothenburg to do so. This… Read More The taste of the water
I met Y. Vladimir Pabon Martinez (sounds official, but people have to know the heroes, right?) for the first time on the course “Health innovation and entrepreneurship”. During the daytime lectures, we listened how to develop a business, based on our scientific experience and entrepreneurial spirit. In the evenings, after the intense work on our… Read More “Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality”