Teaching workshop

Another week, another learning opportunity! I have the possibility of obtaining a Teaching certificate through the Postdoctoral Office at Stanford. To obtain the certificate I need to attend a journal club, teach at least 20 hours, and participate in a teaching workshop. The workshop is held three times a year,…

Creativity in Research

I attended another postdoc workshop last Friday. It was called Creativity in Research and we learned to use our creativity to get unstuck, create collaborative projects, and design our research projects. The workshop started out with various games. One of them was to spontaneously draw a random person sitting in…

Two months in the USA

My family has been in the US for almost two months, and what have we learned so far? Everything is expensive Very early on, we learned how expensive things are in the Bay Area. Housing is ridiculously expensive, and we spend around half our income on our two-bedroom apartment. Still,…

Arriving at Stanford

After flying from Stockholm-Arlanda Airport early on Thursday morning via Munich we finally landed in San Fransisco International airport late at night, Pacific time. There, we had to queue for more than an hour to get through passport control before our youngest kids started screaming. This led to an officer…

Getting started with JavaScripting

Now that my development environment is set up I've started following the videos on Pluralsight. However, I don't know if it's my particular installation or if the videos haven't been updated, but I got a problem immediately with the first task. I just couldn't see the results of my coding.…

Learning JavaScript

I want to properly learn JavaScript to improve my front-end developer skills. I've been using HTML and CSS for over a decade with my themes and my websites, but I feel like JavaScript is the missing piece of the puzzle. Nowadays there is no need to buy a book if…

Writing Coach services

Do you write scientific papers and want personalized assistance? Or do you want to know what the best practices are in scientific article writing? We offer several options, including courses, workshops, and one-to-one coaching. Go to our website to read more and sign up for online coaching, a course or…

Summer Holiday

And now is the time for summer holiday. Not that I didn’t have one yet. HELLO! I just came back from a wonderful trip across the world! But now I’m back in Sweden and summer holidays are about to commence. The good news is that I have been offered a…

John Gray

Now is book-sale in Sweden, so you get to buy books really cheap. I bought a quote book that I’m having a lot of fun with. One of the quotes I liked comes from a guy named John Gray, the author of ”Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus”.…