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Writing my thesis

Hey everyone! I have finished all my exams and since the end of January, I have started working on my thesis project. It is an interesting feeling, you are happy you are almost at the end of your studies, but on the other hand, it’s a bit bitter-sweet since you are also at the end of a lovely period of your life … Continue reading

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Snowy Lund!

Hi everyone! Winter surprised us again and so Lund is covered in snow….even in March! However, this does not happen often and it is unusual for everyone living here. This is part of the cold wave that is affecting most of Europe currently, as you might have heard. What I find very interesting is that there are still people going … Continue reading

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Pratar du svenska?/ Do you speak Swedish?

If you are new here, I assume you have no previous knowledge of the Swedish language and that is okay. Almost all Swedes speak English and it comes very naturally to most of them if they hear you are not from here. At the faculty especially, everyone speaks very good English, since science, of course, it is mostly discussed in English. However, I … Continue reading

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Advanced course

For the past 10 weeks, I have been working with a research group at the Applied Microbiology division (TMB) at LTH. This was part of an Advanced course that you can choose for your studies and it brings 15 credits (ECTS). The project was very interesting and it has been a lot of fun working and researching in the lab … Continue reading

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How is the weather up there?

Hi everyone! Well, the weather in Sweden, in my opinion, it’s not always that bad, but it definitely depends on where you come from and in which part of Sweden you are. It is quite sunny in the summer and the days are very long and bright. However, winter is a different story. In the south, in the Skåne (Scania) area, … Continue reading

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A well-deserved break

The holiday season has started here in Sweden so there are no more activities at the faculty. A well-deserved break! 😊 People use this time differently. Many people go home to celebrate the holidays with their loved ones and some people go travelling during this period. Some students also stay in Lund and experience how Christmas and New Year’s are … Continue reading

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Holiday Lights

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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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Home exam

So, the last weeks have been quite intense because of all the group work and exams that we did and I am glad it is over for now. I did some of my studying at Kemicentrum (KC), which is the building where we have most of our lectures and lab work for the programme in Biotechnology. Anyway, there are a … Continue reading

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Happy Kannelbullens dag!

In case you didn’t know, kannelbulle is a cinnamon bun. Yes, cinnamon buns! …And yes, in Sweden there is a whole day dedicated to them – the 4th of October! 🙂 How about that? Cinnamon buns are something very special in Sweden, they are adored by a lot of people and a traditional pastry to be served at fika. This Swedish … Continue reading

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