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Mindfulness with the PhD Chapter!


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Mindfulness with the PhD Chapter!

There are plenty of health risks related to stress. However, researchers at universities are one of the groups who experience extensive stress (including us!). How can we handle stress properly and improve our mental wellbeing as well as productivity at work?

Come and join the mindfulness workshop organized by the PhD Chapter! Fika will be offered during the workshop.

The workshop will cover:

  1. How to deal with stress and negative emotions;
  2. How to practice mindfulness/ meditation/ MBSR;
  3. How to be mindful in digital age;
  4. How to use digital tech to support mental wellbeing.

Biosketch of the instructor (short):

Miguel Quintana’s passion is to share useful mindfulness-based approaches to be applied in daily life settings. Miguel is PhD in Psychology (Complutense University of Madrid), and holds a Master Degree in Health Sciences (University of Tsukuba, Japan). Miguel is specialized in MBSR

and mindfulness, having received his training at University of Massachusetts (Center for Mindfulness). Miguel has guided mindfulness workshops and MBSR programs for stressed workers, fibromyalgia and cancer patients and in educational and corporate settings since 2007.

Miguel Quintana is the founder of and creator of Mindfulness TS apps for online research and training in mindfulness.


When: Tuesday, November 15th

What time: 13.00-16.30

Where: Musikrummet, Floor 3 in Nymble, Drottning Kristinas väg 15. There will be signs at the entrance and we will be there to help you find it.

The number of places is limited, register HERE:

Cost: FREE if you are a member of THS/PhD Chapter (become a member here:, 30 kr otherwise (still a bargain!). Please bring cash.

Feel too stressed right now to join the workshop, or not available this time? Let us know so we may arrange it for another time! Please leave your interest here:




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Vote for your Student Union Council Representative

The Student Union Council (KF) is now electing the new representatives. The PhD Chapter is electing 2 candidates who need your votes. 🙂

Vote for your Student Union Council Representative here!

The voting period ends on October 12th.

Swedish a-kassa (unemployment benefit) – SULF Day at KTH

PhD candidates always want to know information about the Swedish a-kassa (unemployment benefit) and what happens when project funds run out.

Welcome to SULF Day at KTH Campus on October 6th, from 12:00 to 14:00, in room E36 (Map location), where experts from SULF will give you more information and answer questions.  The meeting will be held in English.

Lunch will be available for the first 30 people to register. Please find the link to register here.

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It’s PhD Pub!

Welcome to the first PhD Pub of the term on Friday September 23rd at 17.17. Please bring your THS cards. Members can bring one personal guest. Facebook event here.

Location: T-Centralen, Drottning Kristinas Väg 29

Do you also want to get engaged in pub and event organization for the PhD Chapter? Come and talk to Omar! 🙂