My one weakness

I enjoy to watch British TV series and recently the Swedish television broadcasted Lark Rise and just like Miss Lane I have "my one weakness". Without making too much of a fuss, I have chosen to focus this post on my biggest challenges with my academic studies and, that is my critical thinking and academic writing. Even though I've taken lots and... Continue Reading →

It’s complex…

If I should cherry-pick one thing from these two last days here in Leicester at the QQI module, it would be how complex the healthcare system is. While I am writing this, I realize that complex for me, is practically similar to complicated and complicated gives me a real headache. Why did I come up with... Continue Reading →

Treated like a Queen

Finally, I'm here... here in Leicester. I've been preparing for this approximately 1,5 year. Constantly, I have to pinch my arm and tell myself that this is actually happening. Today is the first course day for me at the University of Leicester. I will be studying "Quality and Quality Improvement in Healthcare" this autumn. The... Continue Reading →

Untapped possibilities

What if I, as a teacher, took a step back in order to prop the students to take steps forward...? Forward, towards learning and learning techniques for life. I wonder if it's even possible to do that with herds of students and so little time for each and everyone. Does it all comes down to... Continue Reading →

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 →

Linguistic proficiency

So I have been struggling with my research proposal, which is of cause written in English. Finally, my supervisors approved it and now I´m in the phase of writing my ethical application. Luckily (for me) the application ought to be written in Swedish! At first I experience such a relief to write in my own... Continue Reading →

Not even close baby

Right now, as a PhD student, I´m a participant in a course named "Cultural awareness in health and social research". This course is a great collaboration between La Trobe University (Australia), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong) and Malmö University (Sweden). We have meet once in a Zoom meting. At this webinar we presented... Continue Reading →

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