In March an interesting paper by 4 prominent scientists was published in PNAS (http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2014/04/09/1404402111.full.pdf+html). In this paper, they discuss the flaws in the system of biomedical research in the US. I believe, however, that the paper describes the struggles and frustration of scientist in Europe as well. I think that it is important for all… Read More Systemic flaws in biomedical research?
There is a classical scientific career path at KI: • Postdoc • Research associate (FoAss) • Senior Research fellow • Professor As Chrisi already wrote, here it is important to have the exactly right employment if you want to follow this career-path. However, there is also a parallel career-path. The teaching career path at KI:… Read More Career at KI — more info
Today I was at a wonderful viewpoint in one of the many recreational areas around Stockholm, it is called Paradiset (Paradise!) in southern Stockholm (near Ådran) more about all the naturreserves and recreational areas here (use Google translate) There is many wonderful trails in the same area (picture above) as the viewpoint. Great for trail… Read More Birdsview of Stockholm – and for more research energy..
It can feel a bit awkward writing a first blog post. I don’t even know you yet – who are you out there? Yes, you! How should I start? Introduce myself and say that I find global health sciences one of the most significant research fields in the world? Explain why I think that there… Read More mental hiccup