CAS Alumnus Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay receives prestigious ERC stipend: ‘CAS helped me prepare to be prepared’
Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay is one of seven researchers in Norway receiving the prestigious ERC Starting Grant. He says that CAS freed up time and offered an environment that prepared him for what would be the toughest interview he ever faced.
Alumni Spotlight: Nils Christian Stenseth
The renowned biologist argues that universities have a lot to learn from CAS.
Are you a researcher under the age of 40? Apply for Young CAS Fellow!
The Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) is now accepting applications for Young CAS Fellow 2020/21.
‘No community can survive without synchronisation’
CAS fellows argue that the world needs synchronisation more than ever in order to save the planet. What is it, and how does it work?
Making “demise” a topic in religious studies
The topic of demise has increasingly been captured by the natural sciences, Michael Stausberg says, referring to the collapse of insects and species: ‘We seem to forget that something similar is happening in the realm of culture’.
‘Our modern society depends on correct mathematics’
Marc Bezem and Bjørn Ian Dundas use computers to verify mathematical proofs. ‘We believe our research can change the methodology of mathematics’, Bezem says, as their year at CAS comes to an end.
Alumni Spotlight: Inger Nordal about species and Arctic collaboration
The UN's alarming report about how one million animal and plant species face extinction because of the way humans live forms the backdrop of this month's Alumni Spotlight.
CAS strengthens concluded projects
Bjørn Ian Dundas and Marc Bezem are two of the first recipients of the CAS Alumni Fellowship Grant.
‘The academics´ lack of engagement led to policy take-over of ethics debate’
Why should we trust research? CAS invited all fellows to a seminar on research ethics.
Alumni Spotlight: Øystein Kravdal about the associations between family situation and health
This month's CAS Alumni lead the project Changing Family Patterns in Norway and other Industrialized Countries: Determinants, Consequences and Projected Trends, together with Nico Willem Keilman back in 2006/07.