What I'm doing to use less plastic

What I'm doing to use less plastic

Since I’m still not over my cold, today’s blog post is going to be a shorter one. Lately, these incredibly tragic videos on plastic pollution have been popping up in my social feeds. I’m very aware of the of how plastic affects our marine wildlife, yet I haven’t really altered much about my lifestyle to lower my own plastic usage.

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International Veterinary Seminar in the Czech Republic

International Veterinary Seminar in the Czech Republic

I’m sitting here in my PJ’s, sick as a dog, trying to publish this blog post that should have gone up yesterday. If I’m being completely honest, I’m still a bit tired from last weekend. However, the entire journey was well worth it!

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Nutrition done quick and Fresher’s revisited

Nutrition done quick and Fresher’s revisited

New school year, new subject! Two weeks ago, we started the Animal Nutrition block, and already we’re only two weeks away from the exam. Needless to say, things are moving fast, and with all the responsibilities of being a buddy to the new freshmen...

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Trying out Coggle

Trying out Coggle

New Year, new study area! Right now, I’m sitting in the second- and third-year study area, called “The Anatomical Study Hall”. Although I miss the comfy chair I used to bogart...

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Applying the Feynman Technique

Applying the Feynman Technique

Since we’re meeting the new students for the first time tomorrow I’ve started reminiscing about our first few lectures in vet school. I remember our biochemistry teacher joking about the valley of despair...

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The Rule of Three

The Rule of Three

Today was a day filled with baby animals, of all species and sizes. Every year, the Norwegian Kings farm, Kongsgården, releases all the cows into the open fields for the summer pastures. It’s an event marked by showing off all the lovely animals at the farm, farmers markets...

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My current anatomy and physiology study routine

My current anatomy and physiology study routine

Since being advised to draw more as a study method over on Instagram, I’ve been drawing up a storm. In addition to giving me a bit more perspective on where the different structures are in relation to each other, I’ve found that drawing...

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How I prepare for dissections

How I prepare for dissections

Since we’re dissecting dog brains tomorrow morning, I’ve decided to do a blog post on how I prepare for dissections. So without further ado, here are the three things I try to do to prepare for dissections...

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The pros and cons of animal breeding

The pros and cons of animal breeding

This week we’ve had visitors from all the largest husbandry breeding companies in Norway, as well as the national breeding associations for dogs and horses. The concept of breeding is such a delicate subject to discuss, because there are a lot of differing opinions...

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What a difference a day makes (a short update)

What a difference a day makes (a short update)

In my last blog post, I wrote about worrying about falling behind, and changing things up so that I would get back on track. And just a day after implementing the changes I was reaping the benefits from it; I was able to ask more informed questions, I managed to...

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How I work myself out of a study-funk

How I work myself out of a study-funk

This has been sort of a mixed week. On the one hand, it’s been a really enjoyable week, with a ton of fun, but on the other, I feel like I’ve been treading water as far as population medicine goes. I’m gonna level with you guys, I haven’t...

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Statistics on the brain

Statistics on the brain

When I was on holiday, I started to read Daniel Kahneman’s bestselling book “Thinking fast and slow”. What struck me while reading it, having just started the statistics heavy population medicine block, was how much weight we place on biases...

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Volunteering for my first university committee

Volunteering for my first university committee

This is going to have to be a super quick write up, because I’m leaving for a holiday at 5 AM tomorrow morning, and should be asleep already. Yesterday was quite busy, as I was part of hosting a school event that we have been planning for a long time...

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