As a medical writer, Maria Norberg writes scientific publications, abstracts and posters for scientific congresses as well as clinical study protocols, investigation plans and study reports; documents necessary for running and documenting clinical trials. Most of the work is independent and spent in front of the computer and a love for writing is a major… Read More Science communication career series: WRITING HER OWN CAREER PATH
As of today, Mr. PhD and I have been in a relationship for a long time! Incredible 3.5 years! But in the last year we hit a rock bottom. Honeymoon phase was long over, and hard work on building a lasting and rewarding relationship settled in. And since we are stubborn and strong personalities, endless… Read More Valentine’s ode to my (Mr.) PhD
Maybe like me, you will use the Loftet to do some headstands, to get a change of perspective and wave this year a goodbye with your feet.… Read More #7 The Headstands Loft
Guestblog Written by Pingling Zeng “ Who is this happy person holding two babies?”, I asked my colleagues while pointing on a picture I saw on KI main web page. “How can you not know Jonas Ludvigsson? He is an ‘eldsjäl’ , he has done many altruistic works and never expects much return! “, said… Read More Struggling with your PhD? Get inspired by an ‘eldsjäl’!
Anethe Mansén is one of my closest colleagues and a familiar face at Career Service, part of the staff for more than 9 years. Since I work with “careers” all day long, it is a bit amusing how little I know about my own colleague’s career. Parts of the course Career Skills for Scientists, which… Read More Swapping research training for training researchers
After the 17th failed experiment in a row, sometimes it takes particular conscious effort on my part to remind myself that I do love science, even if the object of my affection seems colder and less reciprocating than the harsh Nordic winter winds. On “PhD-crawling-through” periods such as these there are some things I try to… Read More Christmas-Science-Jumper love
Hello! My name is Yildiz, and I embarked on a journey towards a PhD degree in Medical Science at the Karolinska Institute in 2014. Now I am somewhere in the middle of this rocky, bumpy, slippery road, hoping there really is a light at the end of the tunnel. Sounds horrifying to the newly admitted,… Read More Cabin crew cross check
Riccardo finished his PhD at KI in March of 2014. Since then he has gone on to thrive as a postdoctoral fellow at the Francis Crick Institute in London. Within minutes of meeting Riccardo you realize that he is incredibly organized and a strong communicator, two assets which certainly aided him in securing his position… Read More “Tips to secure your first PostDoc”- my notes from the lecture given by KI alum, Riccardo Guidi
If you want to get your paper cited, give it a short title! This is a conclusion from a paper published last week in Royal Society of Open Science.
… is what a friend once told me in high school (yes, in English!), and I’ve been trying to live with this motto in mind ever since. I always thought those to be the words of a famous wise person, but to this day I couldn’t identify their rightful owner. Maybe it’s just one of… Read More Fight Your Fears, Live Your Dreams