When Ms. Raja first asked me to write this blog post about my experience interviewing Nobel laureate Didier Queloz, I instinctively worried about one question: how can I make this interesting for others to read while still keeping it somewhat informational? Hence, like the title suggests, I decided that I will try my best to give you some practical tips on how to effectively handle a nerve-wracking, unfamiliar situation, such as interviewing a very important figure, while still sharing my personal take on the whole experience!
Let me start off by shortly introducing myself. My name is
On December 6, five of our students got to meet this year's Nobel Laureates in Physics, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz!
From left to right: Gabriell Åhlin, Rebecka Bornhall, Jin Manlai, Sebastian Froste, Nobel Laureate Michel Mayor, Nobel Laureate Didier Queloz, Lucas Dow and our Physics teacher Dr Bozi.
Science Month in the library starts Friday December 2nd and lasts until Christmas. Fiction and non-fiction books with scientific theme will be on display in the library during this time.
Welcome to the library, and browse through the wide selection of amazing literature!
Fika sessions with book discussions on Thursday 5 Dec and 12 Dec at 15:00.
Come and be inspired to read a book, or to discuss the book you are currently reading with other students.
Science book quiz
Test your knowledge with our science book quiz! The winners will be posted on the library door the day before
The chairperson announces the final vote and proceeds to wrap up the debates for the day. People get up, speaking quietly about what just happened on their way out. I am still sitting, in shock. I look around and find that everyone in my committee is doing the same. We slowly get up and the tears we were fighting back are now coming. We sob like children all the way to the next venue. Although we are inconsolable we wipe our tears away to keep up appearances during dinner.
To create a better understanding to this very emotional response I should probably start from the beginning. During my
We spent a week with European youth just like us, debating important issues that affect the EU and us everyday. Over the course of a week, we learned how to draft legislation, reach consensus on difficult issues, how to debate, how to speak in public and how to understand the other side of an argument despite feeling very strongly for your side.
The EYP experience is truly indescribable, but I’ll do my best. The people you live with go from strangers to your second family within this time, and tears are spilled when it’s time to leave. You spend every waking moment with these people. They
This past weekend two of our students, Erika Carlsson and Mikael Carlsson, participated in the Chinese Language Competition here in Stockholm.
They did an amazing job, being both confident and aiming for the best results, their ambitions came from their serious, time-consuming preparation that they put in during the 2 months before the competition! Which definitely paid off as IEGS was awarded the second prize over all! Mikael won the first prize and Erika the second prize as individuals, which is a great accomplishment for them and IEGS. There were three parts that they were graded on
Tilda Nilsson is a second year who, along with her teammates from IEGS, went to the Regional Session of EYP Sweden 2014 on the 29th and 30th of November, in the hopes of qualifying for the National Session.
This Friday, Tilda along with her other team members will by flying to Umeå to participate in the National Session of EYP Sweden. But first let’s take a look back at the journey that they went through and the accomplishments that they have made along the way.
At the Stockholm Regional Session of EYP Sweden, the president of the European Youth Parliament Sweden begins her speech with