Hi! My name is Oksana and I am a new member of KI Career Blog team. Today is an official holiday (happy Swedish National Day!), so it is a perfect time to read a new blog post while having a lazy and tasty breakfast =) Everything starts somewhere My PhD journey started in Ukraine (where… Read More Let’s celebrate together: Swedish National Day and my first blog
Are you interested in research and want to know more, or have you already determined that this could be the career path for you? You need to start somewhere to gain experience in a lab…but how do you get your foot in the door? One idea could be to join a lab for the summer.… Read More How to get your foot in the research lab door…
No matter what your relation to science is, be it “I think research, dream experiments and breathe hypotheses” or “I do appreciate my phone and not dying from a common cold”, this is something for you! On the 14th of April, yes indeed, this very Saturday, there will be another March for Science! *crowds cheer,… Read More Science is in the air!
Most of us suffer from procrastination tendencies. Luckily, there are techniques we can use to beat them. Finding a technique that works for you is a better strategy than simply deciding to stop procrastinating and relying on your willpower to follow through on your decision. One of the techniques I use is called the Pomodoro… Read More How a tomato helps me to stop procrastinating and start working
Guest blog post from Megan Osler, alumni coordinator at Karolinska Institutet. I became a researcher because of my alumni network. Today, I’m working with KI’s alumni network to help researchers-to-be…and other brilliant KI students. Hej there – My name is Megan Osler. I have a PhD in Cell and Developmental Biology from Vanderbilt University in… Read More #24 Alumni + Career = true
Thinking of defending your thesis? While it is still fresh on my mind, I would like to share some tips from my own dissertation experience this year. Note that this is not a replacement for the guideline stipulated in KI website. I am just re-organising their guideline in a flow that makes sense for me,… Read More #23 So you are going to defend your thesis
Guest blog from international coordinator Karin Forslund at Student and Career services Take the opportunity to participate in an international exchange. Want to teach in Kenya or work shadow in France? Challenge your teaching skills in the UK or India? Get new perspectives on your work from an international colleague – the possibilities are endless.… Read More #18 Staff Exchange Abroad