The Nobel Prize Awards

December 10:th is a very special date to keep in mind, since it is the anniversary of Nobel’s death. Since 1901 the Nobel Prizes has been presented on that particular date at a grand ceremony traditionally held at Stockholm City Hall. At the ceremony the Swedish king, King Carl XVI Gustaf, presents the laureates withContinue reading “The Nobel Prize Awards”

Kräftskiva

Late August to late September is the time for the traditional crayfish party. It’s when Swedes gather with friends and family to eat and drink to celebrate the first crayfish harvest. The fact is that this is a a nordic tradition, even if the actual crayfish party is supposed to originate from Sweden. It isContinue reading “Kräftskiva”

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”