November 2017

Thesis “fever”

The master thesis process has officially started. The spring semester will be fully dedicated to the thesis project, however, it is as early as mid-November that students hand in a preliminary thesis outline. These past weeks have been filled with intense reading, brainstorming, and exploration, as we have been working on identifying the thesis topic and drafting initial research aim, … Continue reading

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Taking part in social life

Do you wonder how to… expose oneself to a lot of spoken Swedish get to know locals and have a lot of fun? There are tons of free-time activities in Lund that can provide you with that. If you’re interested in speaking Swedish, you should not hesitate to join the open sessions that most of the clubs and activities offer … Continue reading

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Laboratory work

Hej! One of the things I really like about LTH and my programme is that the research going on is excellent and one can learn many new techniques and methods currently used. Some of the courses in the biotechnology programme include interesting laboratory work and the labs are well-equipped (picture below shows one of the student labs where lab exercises are … Continue reading

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“The Dark Side of Sweden”

        Winter is coming, days are now considerably shorter even here, in the south of Sweden. Once I came to school early in the morning to prepare for the review, when it was still dark, and finished when it was already dark outside. This might seem depressing, but think about the streets illumination, popping up all over the … Continue reading

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Field trip

Study visits have always been my favorite part in the courses. The ability to connect between the theory part and what really happens in the real world, thus comprehend better what you study. Also it is nice to get out of class of course ;). Last year, during the urban water course we had the chance of two field trips, … Continue reading

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Career Fair Days – ARKAD

Hey guys, Today I am going to talk about ARKAD, the biggest career fair of Scandinavia. It is held every year in the middle of November at LTH and it lasts two days. Not only it gives you the chance to get in contact with some company representatives, it also gives you an insight about internships and master thesis opportunities. … Continue reading

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Winter Is Coming

Hey hey! Here in Lund, since the clocks went back and winter is beginning to arrive (as is evident from my very Game of Thrones title), it is now dark more than it is light. This presents some interesting quirks that as a Scot (from further north than here) I am overly familiar with but still never get used to. … Continue reading

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Thesis Night

Probably the biggest challenge for any master student is to find a thesis, whether is it going to be from the university or a company. But I must admit not in Lund, a large number of companies in the city makes finding a thesis an interesting task. Especially, when the companies are competing to propose their ideas in a new … Continue reading

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Advanced Course

As mentioned in the previous post I want to tell more about my Advanced Course which I am doing right now in a small company close to the university. I am half way done and so far it is a great experience to apply the theoretical knowledge in real life. I am investigating how heat and time influences the proteins … Continue reading

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Getting a cold

Hey guys, Today I’m going to talk about something that is not that exciting but it might be useful to you. When you live in a country as cold as Sweden, you are bound to get sick at some point or another (or even multiple times unfortunately). It depends on one person’s immune system to the other, as well as … Continue reading

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