Organic feeling

Everything has come to an end... After participating in the course "Cultural awareness in health and social research", I would hereby like to declare myself as being cultural aware! This course have for sure given me whole new perspectives. It doesn't make sense, but the new perspectives and the feeling I have about it is... Continue Reading →

Moving beyond a colorblind perspective

Here´s another reflection regarding the course I participate in about cultural awareness. I believe that the current paradigm in Sweden in some ways are built upon those early psychological research that is described in the article of Awad et al. (2016). The assumptions are based on a humanistic belief that we are all equal and... Continue Reading →

Study abroad

I know I wrote about this in my last blog post but today I got this study material in my mailbox so I got a little excited. I have a dream to study abroad. When I was young I never traveled or anything. I worked, took my nursing degree and continued working. And to be... Continue Reading →

Lady Fortune

I have absolutely no intention to be disrespectful and I fear that my English skills is my shortcoming. Despite of this, I feel an urge of sharing my thoughts and I will try to express myself carefully. It turns out, that in my research area there is a huge gap. I found peer-reviewed articles from the... Continue Reading →

Dangerously tangled

Right now, I aim to enhance my PhD project plan and in this work I'm desperately seeking structure. I have lots and lots of articles (and they're continuously increasing), on my desk, in my backpack, on the toilet, on the bedside table, even in my laundry. They're possibly everywhere - all over the place. Emily... Continue Reading →

Vulnerable

According to me, as a Swede, vulnerable and especially vulnerability is kind of difficult to pronounce. It´s like there´s too many vowels way back in my throat... I have to concentrate hard to get it right. The last days I´ve been concentrating hard, really hard. My first deadline was today and in agreement with my supervisors I... Continue Reading →

Cognitive process

Sometimes it helps to make a bad joke out of those odd moments in life. At the interview (when I applied to become a PhD student) one associate professor asked me a question and it has haunt me ever since.   Also me: OMG, I don´t even understand the question! But I do have questions -... Continue Reading →

I am about to do…

Yet another short and quick blog post. Some of you have asked what my research subject is. Confessedly, I have to say that I will not do my PhD on pedagogy, digital media or anything that has to do with what I actually know something about. Two weeks before application due day I had a... Continue Reading →

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