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The dark days are over… hopefully

Hey there, As you might have heard, darkness does takes over the Swedish sky over winter. Fortunately, sunshine has been making an appearance almost everyday for the past couple of weeks. It is time to come out of our caves and get some vitamin D! You might even get the opportunity to actually wear sunglasses. I mean, does it get … 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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Food in Nations

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Having no classes at school means more chances to have lunch in one of the nations. Now that I can start from A-building (or wherever I work on my thesis) earlier I can make it for one of those nations downtown. Here’s why I love it so much. It’s cheap (30-35 kr) and tastes good.It’s easy, it saves time – … 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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Thesis Fuss

It’s been a long time since I posted last time, but today is a special day! Not only the spring semester started, but also some of my classmates and I finally handed our thesis registration forms to the international students’ coordinator. Why would a formality become such a big deal? The thing is, the paper shows that, first, the student … Continue reading

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Projects everywhere

Right now it feels like that there are projects everywhere. Last friday in the morning there was a final presentation of the food project course, where business partners from the industry where invited and you had the chance to change information during a little fika break. Then one hour later I had a meeting with some people from TetraPak to … 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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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year Everyone! Best wishes for a healthy, happy, and successful 2018! During the upcoming days and weeks, prospective students will submit their applications for master studies at Lund University. I want to take this chance to encourage you to prepare and send out your applications. This time of the year (two years ago) I was working with my … Continue reading

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Christmas time

Hello people, One of the advantages of being in Lund is that you’re only 1h train ride  away from Copenhagen, where you can enjoy some “big city” events. Throughout December, there are many Christmas markets to be enjoyed. Not only a sight to sore eyes but also some typical and tasty food can be found.  Definitely a trip worth taking. … Continue reading

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Days After the Final Presentation – still lots of things to do

Last week Sustainable Urban Dynamics course had the final presentation summarizing three months of our intensive work on the project in China. This time we received more critical comments from the jury and some of us got quite upset. Nevertheless, we’ve done a great job considering the workload and the constant lack of time. It is now the last phase … Continue reading

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