Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • Former CAS fellow, Erica Baffelli

    Alumni Spotlight: Erica Baffelli

    When asked about her time at CAS, she admits that it feels “rather bizarre” these days to think about the freedom and social life that is essential to a stay at CAS.

  • The MultiGender project members now work online.

    Why do some words have gender?

    CAS is all about being together. The Corona pandemic forces us to work differently. Now that their fellows are spread worldwide, Terje Lohndal and Marit Westergaard have moved their seminars online, but you can still read about their research.

  • Atle Mysterud is an expert on deer. Photo: Nils Olav Talgøy

    Alumni Spotlight: Atle Mysterud

    Five years have passed since Atle Mysterud and Jon Swenson led the CAS project Climate effects on harvested large mammals. The project has not lost its relevance.

  • Musicologist Catherine Anne Bradley and chemist Erik Tellgren are Young CAS Fellows 2020/21. Illustration: Camilla K. Elmar / CAS

    Announcing the 2020/21 Young CAS Fellows

    From the study of French fragments of medieval musical compositions found in Sweden, to fundamental problems in computational chemistry: Catherine Anne Bradley and Erik Tellgren are the Young CAS Fellows for 2020/21.

  • Young CAS Fellow programme important for successful research funding

    Hilde Nesse Tyssøy says that her Young CAS Fellowship has been important for her grant from the Norwegian Research Council’s Programme on Space Research.

  • NOK 30 million to research on multilingualism

    CAS project leader Marit Westergaard becomes Director of a new Aurora Center, which entails a generous grant from UiT The Arctic University of Norway, enabling her and some of her CAS colleagues to build on the group research carried out at CAS.

  • SHE: a New Centre for Excellence in Education

    Sustainable Healthcare Education: CAS fellows pen successful application to Centre for Excellence in Education

    Eivind Engebretsen and Kristin Heggen, respectively project leader and fellow of one of this year’s CAS projects, manage one of the new Centres for Excellence in Education

  • Geiranger in Møre og Romsdal county in Norway. The Research Council of Norway grants CAS project leader Terje Lohndal funding for studying grammatical gender in Norwegian dialects in Møre og Romsdal, Nordland, Vestland, Innlandet, Agder and western parts of Viken.

    How are Norwegian dialects changing?

    CAS project leader Terje Lohndal receives NOK 12 million from the Research Council of Norway to investigate grammatical gender in Norwegian dialects.

  • ‘Training the Western legal systems to listen to other voices’

    The contributions to a CAS-funded workshop for young scholars are gathered in a book.

  • CAS Fellow receives ERC Consolidator Grant

    Former and returning CAS Fellow, Hugo Lundhaug, receives prestigious funding from the European Research Council (ERC) to study apocryphal texts and traditions in Coptic manuscripts, further strengthening the CAS project he will join in 2020.

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