Tips & tricks

Lessons learned from writing my first academic paper

A couple of weeks ago, I completed my very first academic paper. Although I was quite anxious prior to getting started, the process unfolded surprisingly [...]

Preparing and moderating workshops: a few (hard-learned) tips

For my first field study, I have been conducting workshops at the Uppsala University Hospital with nurses and assistant nurses. My experience with workshops [...]

5 reasons why PhD students should attend doctoral defenses

Since I started my PhD at the beginning of the year, I have attended four doctoral defenses and one so-called “mid-term seminar” – a presentation of a [...]

Interactive seminar on the ethical handling of research data

Last Monday, I held a seminar on the ethical handling of research data for my colleagues at my division. I prepared the seminar as the examination for a [...]

I wish I were better at… managing my time

Before I started my PhD studies, I used to feel quite good about my time management skills. So good in fact that I would name those skills when asked about my [...]