‘Snack writing’ will turbocharge every researcher’s writing

Almost every researcher finds it difficult to write academic papers. Likewise almost every PhD student suffers from ‘ABT syndrome’ (anything but thesis-writing syndrome). Unfortunately, I am also one of them!

Research students like me have two myths about writing dissertation. The first one is – “I do not feel ready yet to start writing.”  So, we hide ourselves behind endless reading materials and conducting countless analyses. Maria Gardiner and Hugh Kearns termed these two habits as “readitis” and “experimentitis”, respectively. The second myth is the “clarity myth” — “I should get it all clear in my head first, and then write it down”.  Continue reading “‘Snack writing’ will turbocharge every researcher’s writing”

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Nobel Lecture in Medicine 2015

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015 was awarded with one half jointly to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites and the other half to Youyou Tu for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria.

Had the opportunity to attend the lectures as a student of Karolinska.

Here are some pictures of the event……

 

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The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships: Information Tailored for Bangladeshi Doctors

The Swedish government has announced the Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for this year. In short, Bangladesh is in category 1 where total of 100 scholarships will be given. (Note that there are 18 countries including Bangladesh in this category). Details about this scholarship can be found in the following link:  Continue reading “The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships: Information Tailored for Bangladeshi Doctors”

My beautiful wife at Karolinska Global Masters Scholarship Award Ceremony 2015

Every year Karolinska Institute offers small number of scholarships for its various Global Masters Programs. This merit-based scholarship is awarded to the deserving applicants which covers the university tuition fee.

In the year 2015, 8 scholars were awarded out of 350 applicants with this prestigious award in 6 different masters programs at KI. My beautiful wife, Dr. Fariha Binte Hossain was one of them.

It was the auspicious evening to celebrate this year’s global masters scholarship award program at Karolinska Institutet. I had the opportunity to attend the gorgeous program – which was held at beautiful Aula Medical building in Solna campus; as a guest.  It was a moment of immense pleasure as well as honor for me to attend this program as her proud husband!

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KI scholarship awardees 2015 with the Vice-Chancellor and the Dean

Continue reading “My beautiful wife at Karolinska Global Masters Scholarship Award Ceremony 2015”

Budding Researchers: 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Medical Research!

I have decided to write a new blog post- series named “Budding researchers.” In this series of writing, I will try to motivate and nurture the wannabe young research minds among the medical students and young doctors of Bangladesh.

So, today I’m going to talk about why you shouldn’t ignore medical research!

Continue reading “Budding Researchers: 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Medical Research!”

A Swedish Shampoo Ad Tells About An Emerging Public Health Issue

Few months ago the Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation launched an ad in the train stations (T-Bana) of Stockholm city. Soon it became the talk of the town not only for the amazing technology used in it, but also for the message it carried with.

On a normal day when you are waiting for the train to come, the billboard seems to be a regular one. As the train comes by and passes the billboard something amazing happens. And finally it gives us a very important message to think and act accordingly.

Watch this video to see what happens next…………..

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