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…
KI Bladet interviewed two of our bloggers about their persective of KI and advice to new term students … Read More Getting to know KI; Tips to new students
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
In my view, doing a PhD is like running a marathon. It is a lot about endurance, technique, practice, and very importantly, receiving coaching. Let me explain a bit more how I came to this conclusion. The stresses of being a PhD student Having a PhD is a big achievement, but getting to the dissertation… Read More On PhD students and professional athletes
All around the world, more people than ever are pursuing a PhD. But how do our PhDs programs differ, what do we all struggle with and what can we learn from each other? Those are some of the questions I have decided to explore in a series of mini-interviews with PhD students from all around the world.… Read More PhD Around the World 1: Museums and Maternity leave(s)
After almost half a year of planning and coordinating, finally The PhD Movie 2 was successfully screened at Karolinska Institutet Solna campus. The movie is an adaptation from the well-known web comic strip: Piled Higher and Deeper (aka. PhD Comics). More than 200 people came to the event, including undergraduates, PhD students, postdocs, and some… Read More The PhD Movie 2 at Karolinska Institutet
This is an announcement for the upcoming movie screening at KI Solna. All students in Stockholm and Uppsala are invited. Please feel free to share the info with your friends and watch the movie at KI. On October 21, Jorge Cham, renowned “PhD Comics” creator and “PhD Movie” director, will visit KI for the Swedish premiere… Read More Watch the PhD Movie 2 and meet the Director Jorge Cham
Christmas is finally coming, the 2nd time to celebrate Xmas in Sweden In Swedish, Chirstmas is ‘Jul’, the ‘Julbord’ (Christmas dinner) mostly attracted me, after the fantastic ‘Julbord’ in our department last week, we also planned to prepare the ‘Kinesisk Julbord’ to celebrate Xmas with my Chinese friends, we listed 12 dishes and gave some special… Read More God Jul! Perfekt Julbord!
It is holiday seasons now, scientists celebrate Lucia and Xmas at the Neuroscience Department! Thanks for Jahan Salma and Michael Entenmann for some of the pictures. Happy holiday!
Last week, my supervisor and me attended the 15th International Congress on Twin Studies in Budapest, and presented my first PhD study as poster and my second study as oral presentation. Actually this was my first international presentation, prepared for about 1 week, with certain worries and irritations, I flied to Budapest and gave my… Read More Larger samples, more power and stronger motivation