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Following the Icebreaker Oden

About a week ago, most of my colleagues started their long travel via Anchorage and Barrow to the Icebreaker Oden, who will transport them across the Arctic Ocean back to Tromsö and finally to Stockholm. 206 more words

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Life is not easy ...

The last four to six months as a PhD student are probably the worst – real deadlines have to be met, manuscripts have to be finished, the thesis summary has to be completed, the thesis defense has to be prepared, and the supervisor is suddenly changing from being the friendly mother into becoming a demanding, questioning and sometimes angry parent. 131 more words

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Pedagogic prize - teacher of the year in natural sciences

Each year Stockholm University invites nominations for the best teachers of the year. Employees and students can nominate a teacher, who has shown excellent pedagogic abilities, who has shown and demonstrated a strong interest in further developing teaching and who just is an excellent teacher. 217 more words

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The weeks after midsummer

Midsummer in Sweden is not only an important holiday, marking the longest day of the year; it is also the time of the year when life start to slow down. 284 more words

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