Let’s celebrate the Chinese Spring Festival!

In all the Chinese societies, a new year is celebrated twice: one on the first of January, and the other one is today this year! So to all of you, happy new year again, I wish you good health, good luck and good fortune! In ancient China (and even today), lunar calendar was used predominantly. … Continue reading “Let’s celebrate the Chinese Spring Festival!”

Day-out: two-day ferry trip to Helsinki

At KTH, the winter semester spans from September to January, which leaves December the month with no exams, few assignments or lectures. Let’s why my classmates and I decided to visit Helsinki at the start of December. Planning the trip As we plan to make use of our weekend, Helsinki stands out from the options. … Continue reading “Day-out: two-day ferry trip to Helsinki”

In the Nobel week: lecture by Dr. Ohsumi (2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine)

In Stockholm, there are three festivals to celebrate in December: Christmas, Lucia, and Nobel week! Nobel week  While the Nobel banquet and Nobel Prize award ceremony seem distant, the Nobel lecture series is something that you cannot miss! It is delivered by the Nobel Prize laureates of the year, and conducted in English. Furthermore, it requires … Continue reading “In the Nobel week: lecture by Dr. Ohsumi (2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine)”

Joint Master Programme in Molecular Techniques in Life Science

The unabbreviated  name of the programme that I study at KTH is “The Joint Master’s Programme in Molecular Techniques in Life Science”.  It is a long name and I find it always hard to explain it to others. Now, as one of the KTH official bloggers, I finally get the opportunity to explicate what it … Continue reading “Joint Master Programme in Molecular Techniques in Life Science”