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Bullying at KI

Story by Parvin Kumar Interviewees: Anonymous   We spend a great deal of our time here on campus. For most of us, it is a very positive experience, whether it is for work or study. We find dignity and self-respect in what we do. In the process we build good, stable relationships with peers and supervisors alike. However in any place that seems ...

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CHaSE the way to your dream job the 11th of February at Aula Medica

The healthcare and life science sectors have been experiencing a rapid growth over the last years, thus offering multiple career options that require different levels of expertise. Students are not always aware of the career opportunities that may be available for them after graduation, and for this reason Karolinska Institutet works to fulfill their need by organizing seminars, courses and ...

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Leading the change at SCORP Camp 2015

International Summer School on Human Rights and Peace By Nira Nirmalathas  / Photo by Salomé Olsson   “When society faces challenges and difficulties, the support of human rights often diminishes. We, as future physicians, have the responsibility to advocate for our patients’ rights in accordance with The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, International Humanitarian Law and medical ethics. Our mission to ...

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Golden times for iGEM Stockholm!

A gold medal, a top nomination and lots of stories- that’s what the Stockholm iGEM team brought  back from the finals in Boston. By Sarah Wideman, Manon Ricard and Anna Vidina   This spring, we wrote about the first team ever, consisting of students from Karolinska Institutet and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, which would participate in the synthetic biology competition ...

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Coffee Hours with S.O.G.H

S.O.G.H. Swedish Organization for Global Health Text by Sibel Ilter / Photos by Anna Vidina The profound adherence to caffeine among students and staff of the Karolinska Institute is not a myth and – for that very special group of coffee fanatics who are yet to find out – neither is the chatter of the freshly brewed KI hour, the “Coffee ...

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Take the chance to present your undergraduate project at an international conference in Dublin

by Mimmi Mononen and Maria Movin   Last year, two students from Karolinska Institutet, Maria Movin and Mimmi Mononen, were nominated as highly commended for their undergraduate degree projects in an international competition, Undergraduate Awards, and attended the UA Global Summit in Dublin. Maria, a medical student, was nominated for her research on the impact of childhood asthma and atopy ...

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Holi 2015 – The Festival of Colors at KI

by Erik Müllers   Holi is an ancient Hindu religious festival also known as the festival of colors or the spring festival. It is a thanksgiving celebration for a good harvest and it celebrates the victory of the good over evil spirit Holika. Like the Valborg celebration in Sweden, it marks the end of the winter and the approaching of ...

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Nov2k 2014 – On Science Fiction

From Science Fiction to Science Faction; an inspiring symposium to unravel the mysteries by Jessica De Loma Olson   Human beings have a natural tendency to be creative, to explore their own imagination and to create universes that are far from reality. Superheroes with unimaginable powers, alternative universes where anything is possible and incredible robots that overcome humans, are only ...

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Health innovation on the right track

How a group of young people are addressing challenges in healthcare by Jens Magnusson This summer, 16 talented young people from Sweden, the Netherlands and the UK gathered in Stockholm for a few intensive days. Their goal: to create innovative solutions to healthcare challenges – in 99 hours. They had arrived with the Think Train, a “high-speed, problem-solving think tank” ...

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