Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • 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, 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.

  • Logo of 'The Journal of Chemical Physics'

    CAS Oslo fellows make JCP 'Editors' Choice' List

    Trygve Ulf Helgaker and Andrew M. Teale, two fellows participating in the CAS project 'Molecoles in Extreme Environments,' are honoured by 'The Journal of Chemical Physics.'

  • Illustration photo showing two men shaking hands.

    Arbitration, Humiliation, and Submission: Peacemaking in the Middle Ages

    At a conference co-hosted by the CAS Oslo and the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History at the University of Oslo (UiO), historians explore how medieval elites avoided bloodshed and settled disputes.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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