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at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

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  • Figure showing the predicted atomic shell structure of the superheavy element oganesson. Source: Physical Review Letters

    CAS Oslo fellow featured in 'Physical Review Letters'

    Professor Peter Schwerdtfeger, a participant in the project 'Molecules in Extreme Environments,' publishes groundbreaking findings about the superheavy element oganesson.

  • The illustration shows the process of creating Copernicium.

    CAS Oslo fellows featured in 'Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics'

    Scholars participating in the CAS project 'Molecules in Extreme Environments' publish their research on the 'superheavy' element Copernicium.

  • Illustration photo. (Source: Kaj Clausen Design)

    CAS Oslo announces selection of 2018 YoungCAS projects

    Up-and-coming scholars from the Universities of Tromsø and Oslo will lead research groups as the YoungCAS concept expands in 2018.

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  • CAS Oslo fellows involved in the research project 'The Nordic "Civil Wars" in the High Middle Ages in a Comparative Perspective,' participate in a seminar. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Project Update: The Nordic 'Civil Wars' in the High Middle Ages in a Comparative Perspective

    CAS Oslo fellows talk about redefining Nordic medieval civil wars in light of conflicts from other regions and time periods.

  • Dag Trygve Truslew Haug, professor of classics at the University of Oslo, speaks during the opening of the 25th anniversary year at CAS Oslo. Photo: Camilla Kottum Elmar

    Project Update: SynSem: From Form to Meaning -- Integrating Linguistics and Computing

    CAS Oslo fellows discuss their work on bridging the gap between computational and theoretical linguistics.

  • Trygve Ulf Helgaker, professor of theoretical chemistry at the University of Oslo, gives a lecture. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Project Update: Molecules in Extreme Environments

    CAS Oslo fellows give an update on their work to push the boundaries of theoretical chemistry.

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  • John Comaroff, professor of African and African-American Studies and Anthropology at Harvard University, gives a lecture. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    John Comaroff: Conflict and (Dis)order Among Tswana in Colonial and Postcolonial South Africa

    John Comaroff, professor of African and African-American Studies and Anthropology at Harvard University, deconstructs myths about political structures in Southern Africa in this CAS Oslo seminar.

  • Dan Flickinger, a senior researcher at Stanford University, gives a lecture. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Dan Flickinger: On the Syntax and Semantics of Gapping

    Dan Flickinger, a senior researcher at Stanford University, explains the grammatical phenomenon of vanishing words in this CAS Oslo lunch seminar.

  • Trygve Ulf Helgaker, professor of theoretical chemistry at the University of Oslo, gives a lecture. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Trygve Ulf Helgaker: Chemistry and Quantum Leaps

    Trygve Ulf Helgaker, professor of theoretical chemistry at the University of Oslo, explains the science of quantum leaps in this CAS Oslo lunch seminar.

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YoungCAS 2018 selected

Up-and-coming scholars from the Universities of Tromsø and Oslo will lead research groups as the YoungCAS concept expands in 2018.

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