Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

CAS Projects 2019 / 2020

  • MultiGender: A Multilingual Approach to Grammatical Gender

    Led by Professor Terje Lohndal (NTNU) and Professor Marit Westergaard (UiT).

  • The Body in Translation: Historicising and Reinventing Medical Humanities and Knowledge Translation

    Led by Professor Eivind Engebretsen (UiO) and Professor John Ødemark (UiO).

  • Evolvability: A New and Unifying Concept in Evolutionary Biology?

    Led by Professor Thomas Fredrik Hansen (UiO) and Professor Christophe Pelabon (NTNU).

News

WHO health personnel treat a patient during the Ebola outbreak in Guinea. As WHO increasingly works locally, it is important to incorporate cultural contexts in clinical guidelines and policy. Photo: WHO/S. Hawkey

From Fundamental Research to Policy

The World Health Organization (WHO) has asked the CAS project Body in Translation: Historicising and Reinventing Medical Humanities and Knowledge Translation to write a report on the cultural contexts of health and knowledge translation.

  • Young CAS Fellow programme important for successful research funding

    Hilde Nesse Tyssøy says that her Young CAS Fellowship has been important for her grant from the Norwegian Research Council’s Programme on Space Research.

  • NOK 30 million to research on multilingualism

    CAS project leader Marit Westergaard becomes Director of a new Aurora Center, which entails a generous grant from UiT The Arctic University of Norway, enabling her and some of her CAS colleagues to build on the group research carried out at CAS.

  • SHE: a New Centre for Excellence in Education

    Sustainable Healthcare Education: CAS fellows pen successful application to Centre for Excellence in Education

    Eivind Engebretsen and Kristin Heggen, respectively project leader and fellow of one of this year’s CAS projects, manage one of the new Centres for Excellence in Education

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