Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • Agnieszka Patejuk and Adam Przepiórkowski. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    CAS fellows win 'best paper award' at computational linguistics conference

    Adam Przepiórkowski and Agnieszka Patejuk's research will be recognised at the International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING).

  • Computational linguists attend a workshop hosted by CAS.

    Meaningful Work: Advancing Computational Semantics

    At a CAS-hosted workshop, linguists debate approaches to turning text into information that computers can understand.

  • Hans Jacob Orning, professor of history at the University of Oslo (UiO), and Gerd Althoff, senior professor of history at the University of Münster, speak during a seminar on 9 May 2018. Photo: Carl F. Straumsheim

    With God on Their Side: War and Religion in the Middle Ages

    At a half-day seminar on medieval civil wars, CAS fellows examine how an ascendant Catholic Church influenced conflicts across Europe.

  • Marine debris displayed during the exhibition 'arv' at Tromsø Museum. Photo: Carl F. Straumsheim

    'Arv': Mankind's Unpleasant Cultural Heritage

    The temporary exhibition 'arv' at Tromsø Museum, co-hosted by CAS Oslo, provides a critical look at how the objects we leave behind influence the Earth.

  • Cover of the book 'Principles and Practices of Molecular Properties: Theory, Modeling, and Simulations.'

    Book release: 'Principles and Practices of Molecular Properties: Theory, Modeling, and Simulations'

    An 'educational, demanding, and exciting journey,' CAS Oslo fellow Trond Saue said about his new book, more than 10 years in the making.

  • Professor Vigdis Broch-Due, scientific director of CAS Oslo, speaks during the Centre's anniversary event in Trondheim. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    CAS Oslo celebrates 25th anniversary in Trondheim and Tromsø

    The Centre marked a quarter of a century of enabling frontline interdisciplinary research with events co-hosted with partner institutions the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and the University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway (UiT).

  • Stella Stopkowicz (Photo: Camilla Elmar)

    CAS Oslo fellow awarded grant from German Research Foundation

    Theoretical chemistry researcher Stella Stopkowicz, participating in the CAS project 'Molecules in Extreme Environments,' receives funding to study magnetic white dwarfs.

  • A syntactical analysis of a sentence contained in a treebank. Source: NorGramBank

    New blog explores Norwegian grammatical phenomena with data

    CAS Oslo fellow Helge Dyvik tackles assumptions with analyses in a blog inspired by his participation in the CAS project 'SynSem: From Form to Meaning - Integrating Linguistics and Computing.'

  • Professor Camilla Serck-Hanssen. Source: Norwegian Defense Ethics Council

    Camilla Serck-Hanssen appointed scientific director of CAS Oslo

    Serck-Hanssen, professor of philosophy at the University of Oslo (UiO), will lead the Centre for the next three years.

  • Digitalising languages illustrated by a pixelated language tree in binary rain.

    Gaps and Errors: A Linguistic Struggle

    Scholars associated with the CAS project 'SynSem: From Form to Meaning – Integrating Linguistics and Computing' face a number of challenges 'regular' people would never consider, although they use language every day.