Nobel prizes 2020

Since 1901 the presentation of the Nobel prizes has taken place on December 10. A special date since it is the anniversary of Nobel’s death. The Swedish king, King Carl XVI Gustaf, presents the laureates with their medals and diplomas. Each laureate is expected to deliver a brief lecture, or speach. Three of the recipientsContinue reading “Nobel prizes 2020”

Swedish crayfish party

It’s time for the Swedish tradition crayfish party, or “kräftskiva” as we say in Swedish. During the month of August and some time in September the Swedes gather with friends and family to eat and drink celebrating the first crayfish harvests. In fact this is a nordic tradition, but it has its origin in SwedenContinue reading “Swedish crayfish party”

State epidemiologist Anders Tegnell

During the Corona pandemic the Swedish physician, state epidemiologist and member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Anders Tegnell, has become world famous. He has a degree in medicine has served as an AT physician while specializing on infectious diseases. He also has a masters degree in epidemiology. Since 2014 Tegnell is working asContinue reading “State epidemiologist Anders Tegnell”