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DTU Biosustain 5 December 2022, Poster Improvement Workshop

Hi everyone, Thanks for a great afternoon and evening at Gråbrødretorv where we had some really interesting discussions on how to balance the perspectives of the scientist and the communicator. I am looking forward to seeing what improvements you will come up with! Part III of the workshop 6–12 December: the virtual feedback room at […]

SciLifeLab Facility Forum, Djurönäset, 17 October 2022

Djurönäset’s bus stop for southgoing traffic.  Thanks for a great late afternoon session! Here are some advice, built on the feedback: Always set up a goal for your communication activities. Then use that goal as an aiming point when you’re planning, preparing and performing the activity. (Setting up goals is also a great way to start a work […]

Summer Research School, Karolinska Institutet, Solna, 22 June 2022

Tack för en trevlig eftermiddag på Karolinska! Lycka till med era projekt, och hör gärna av er med frågor och undringar. O. olle@bergman.com Social media se.linkedin.com/in/ollebergman/en instagram.com/generalblom Our seminar Slides: Communication tips, presentation techniques, & poster design Mentimeter responses A PPt for scientific presentations This template is based on a chapter in the first edition […]

Amgen Scholars, Karolinska Institutet, Solna, 21 June 2022

Hi guys! I hope you’re all well, that you had a great midsommar, and that you look forward to starting your lab work. There is a chance that I’ll show up for the Wasa Museum visit or the Birka trip—otherwise, we will meet for the poster workshop in August. Below, you will find my Google […]

Summer Research School, Karolinska Institutet, Solna, 15 June 2022

Hi guys & thanks for a great afternoon at Karolinska! Below, you will find my Google slides as well as some links which may be useful. I wish you a nice summer and good luck with your summer projects: may your experimental systems be reliable and may your biomolecules be obedient! Feel free to email […]

My dad and I

When I was six years old, my father stayed home for a year and took care of all the housework. We became very close that year.   People around us were probably bewildered by this castling of the gender roles. But for me, it felt like the most natural thing in the world. A monthly […]

Three genres I turn to when I want to relax

Words, words, words (that’s actually a Hamlet quote – from Act 2 Scene 2)! As a professional writer, you have to be a professional reader as well. In a way, you’re a text machine where an ingoing feed of text (from latin textus ‘tissue’) is transformed into an outgoing feed. But when I want to […]

A few notes on Time by Bowie and Scentless Apprentice by Nirvana

• Time on Bowie’s 1973 album Aladdin Sane (which can be read “A lad insane”). Such production work, such cooperation between three amazing musicians and one poet (where Bowie plays two of the roles. Mike Garson’s piano which effortlessly moves between vaudeville, glam rock and jazz, Bowie’s desperate struggle with the most terrible oppressor of […]

A birthday celebration to my brother

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DEAR BROTHER! On this your big day, I was very happy to receive this photo from our mother. It shows a sunny summer day in Rydebäck, south of Helsingborg, where we had some bright and formative years in a collective of kids from (as it seemed) happy and optimistic core families. The reason […]

Beta-testning av Lottens podd ”När Lotten får avgöra”

Avsnitt #1: Det nya ordet fokusork Olle Bergman · Lottens podd, avsnitt #1: “Det nya ordet ’fokusork’” (24 maj 2020) Det finns många ord som saknas i det svenska språket men som finns på engelska. Nu har jag löst problemet med ”attention span”: FOKUSORK! Avsnitt #2: Berättelsen om barnförlamnings-vaccinet Olle Bergman · Lottens podd, avsnitt […]