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 →

Cultural awareness

Last autumn I started as a PhD student and I had absolutely no clue of what to expect and do. At the moment I believe that I have adopted to my new role a little bit better. I´ve just started as a participant in a PhD course called "Cultural awareness in health and social research".... Continue Reading →

Grounded scholar

Right now, there is too much focus on myself when I am teaching. I want to make a change! After participating in a workshop held by The Centre for Teaching and Learning at Malmö University (about student-centeredness) I made a promise to myself and now it is time for me to embody it. Stop the... 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 →

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