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
Halloween is just around the corner. Probably this weekend you will go to some Halloween party. But then you might have the usual problem – what should be your costume? If you go to party with a lot of PhD students and you want to frighten the hell out of them – here is my list of… Read More Top 3 Halloween costumes that scare all PhD students
Did you hear the recent announcement about the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014? It was awarded with one half to John O’Keefe and the other half jointly to May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser “for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system, an “inner GPS” in the brain”. And you know what? Last year, Edvard Moser… Read More What’s Nov2k – and what’s so “Nobel” about it?
Declare that the kanelbulle was invented in your country How dare you – claiming that in a country where they even celebrate the “Kanelbullens Dag”. Remember this on the next 4th of October… Say that fika is a waste of time Closely related to the kanelbulle…. Fika is taken very seriously. Fika is not only… Read More Various ways of upsetting your Swedish friends
Academic summers in Stockholm are great. Short weeks, friend’s visiting, summer houses, boat rides and cycling trips. Really, this summer has been ridiculously much like this Swedish beer commercial circa 1994. But of course it’s not been all play. Actually, I have spent most of the summer doing hours of R ( a pretty amazing,… Read More Summer holidays and R programming