Performing Frontline Interdisciplinary Research
Former CAS group leader Trond Helge Torsvik is awarded the prestigious prize for his outstanding work in geophysics.
CAS Oslo congratulates former CAS group leader, future group leader 2017/2018 and CAS board alternate who will lead two different Norwegian Centres of Excellence (SFF).
Resistance against antibiotics is increasing, with the consequence that infections harmless today can take lives in the future. This summer, a group of young researchers will gather at CAS aiming at developing a new generation of anti-infective biomaterials for implantable devices.
Our second lunch seminar this semester was held by Bryan Tilt, who shared his research on the different perceptions of air pollution in rural and urban areas in China: – There is little research on whether one needs to have reached a certain economic level in order to worry about environmental issues.
In our first lunch seminar this spring, Saphinaz-Amal Naguib brought us to Norway’s most north-eastern city near the border to Russia, Vardø, and introduced us to a rich street art scene that demonstrates the large-scale depopulation of the arctic city.
– Cognitive memories of things in a home cannot be inherited, because they do not reside in the things themselves, but in the relation between things and personal mindscapes, Hein Bjerck says.
In the exhibition NyArktis, CAS researchers challenge portrayals of the Arctic as bare and without human’s presence, and experiment in new ways of presenting the region.