A Bright Christmas #27 Happy Holidays Everyone 🙂 Despite this intense and concerning year, we should take a moment to reflect that due to a huge effort of scientists we are finally getting people around the world vaccinated against the SarsCov2 virus that has taken to this date 1.76 Million lives worldwide! This terrific achievement,… Read More A Great & Bright effort – Covid19 Vaccine
This year, such was the need for some brightness, we hoped that the 2020 Christmas calendar would be a light in the dark times. Keeping the festive feeling but in virtual platform, Zoomy seasons greetings from the KI Researchers blog team. … Read More Zoomy seasons greetings from the KI Researchers blog team. Bring it on 2021!
Update on my new job as an editor!
Bright Christmas #24… Read More 2020: year of change and challenge
A Bright Christmas #23 In this short post, I want to encourage you to love this year. I assume that millions of people in the world wished to live through the year 2020 differently. They would like to have stronger health, more travelling, less stress, more hugs, and more freedom to live. Someone may think… Read More Forget about an unlived life
A Bright Christmas #20 At the end of last year, I made a bunch of New Year’s resolutions for 2020. As crazy as it may sound, I managed quite many of them (such as defending my thesis, yes!), including the plan to go camping for one night every month. Little did I know at the… Read More Highlights of the year of a happy camper
A Bright Christmas #18 Since March, my daily routine has practically been the same: wake up, set up my desk for the working day, and then keep on working until lunch, take a break and a short walk outside, and then repeat until it’s time to close the laptop and store all work-related items in… Read More An alternative home-office: discovering Sweden during the pandemic
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
A Bright Christmas #16 This year, I was able to focus on my health, both mentally and physically. It all started with a little bit of crowdsourcing from my friends during my vacation on what 30-day challenge I can take on. It was from a couple of friends’ recommendations that I started my 30 days… Read More Every little thing goes a long way
A Bright Christmas #15. Life goes on, even during the pandemic. In 2020 the world welcomed approximately 300 new researchers graduating from the doctoral program at Karolinska Institutet. In this podcast you will hear the questions a “PhD-soon-to-be”, Yildiz Kelahmetoglu, has for two “new PhDs” Oksana Goroshchuk and Joanne Bakker, who defended their PhD thesis… Read More The light at the end of the PhD tunnel
A Bright Christmas #14 One of the highlights of my PhD has been the wonderful people I have met on the way and the network I have been able to build. It took me forever to write the acknowledgments of my PhD thesis, as I really wanted to thank the many, many people who helped… Read More “We are all in this together”