The cutest colonial town: Paraty, Brazil

When someone mentions visiting Brazil, I think most immediately conjure up images of the frenetic, wild, magnificent, spectacular Rio – the  chaos, colour, samba, and spice. However, just a few hours west, there is a charming treasure to explore: Paraty (pronounced para-chee). Paraty is a quiet colonial town, a UNESCO world heritage site which captures … More The cutest colonial town: Paraty, Brazil

PhD purgatory: the medium place between mostly done and fully done

Its been a while since I have treated y’all to an update on my PhD life, and that is because I am somewhat done but also not quite done. (That makes sense, right?) You can see the process – the slowly climbing word count (the blue and green lines are total word count and word … More PhD purgatory: the medium place between mostly done and fully done

Paris after dark

So it turns out that Paris can be pretty magical after dark. We were staying at an amazing flat in Montmartre, which had a pretty OK view… Its a pretty cool neighbourhood. Filled with little known places like this:Paris has a few delicious tricks up its sleeve as well. Wine. Cheese. Repeat. We happened to hit Notre … More Paris after dark

Family networks at migration: New paper!

I have published a new paper!! Family networks during migration and risk of non-affective psychosis.  What did we look at: We had a cohort of migrants to Sweden and we looked to see if having family around during migration affected the risk of developing psychotic disorders (like schizophrenia). What did we find: We found sex-specific patterns, … More Family networks at migration: New paper!