I didn’t plan to write a follow up post to my previous blog post about scientist and social media this soon. But earlier this month the editor-in-chief of the Swedish newspaper Göterborgs-Tidningen and columnist at Expressen, Frida Boisen, wrote a column about this topic and I felt that I needed to mention this. The title… Read More Scientists + Social Media = True – part 1.5
Although still feel like winter outside, we are already in May. It is again one of the peak seasons for thesis defense! One colleague in our group is actually going to defend within a month (Good luck!). As in the final (4th) year of PhD study, I’ve been writing my thesis this spring. In one… Read More The End of the Beginning- Thesis Defense
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!
Hej, Today is 1st of May, also known as Labour Day. 1st of May is a non-working day for most people in Sweden, but since I’m such a hardworking person I’m spending my Labour Day in the lab trying to deal with this thing we call cancer. Fortunately I’m not alone in the lab. One… Read More Last week of April was great!
Scientists are a very passionate group of people. We devote years of our lives studying things that most people will never hear about. As mentioned in previous posts, curiosity is a major driver for scientists. That’s why scientists are so passionate about their work. As passionate as we may be about our research, we are not… Read More Scientists + Social Media = True
It is now already mid-April and most people have already started their planning for their summer vacation. Planning for summer vacation is a new thing for me since I’ve never had a real long vacation that I needed to plan for. As a PhD student at Karolinska Institutet I have the right to take 4… Read More Vacation contemplations – time to go ”home”
SciLifeDay April 10th 2014 by SciLifeLab at Aula Medica, KI (with Keynote lectures including Craig Venter, Jan Ellenberg, Janet Thornton & Svante Pääbo!) When later heard that 800 seats for the event were sold out within few hours since the registration opened on a Friday morning, I felt extremely lucky to get the entry ticket!… Read More “Life at the speed of light” – SciLifeDay 2014 by SciLifeLab