Former CAS project featured in 'Nature Ecology & Evolution'
Scholars from the 2015/16 project 'Climate Effects on Harvested Large Mammal Populations' publish their research on the Scandianvian brown bear in the prestigious scholarly journal.
John Comaroff: Conflict and (Dis)order Among Tswana in Colonial and Postcolonial South Africa
John Comaroff, professor of African and African-American Studies and Anthropology at Harvard University, deconstructs myths about political structures in Southern Africa in this CAS Oslo seminar.
CAS Oslo seeks new scientific director
The Centre for Advanced Study (CAS Oslo) is searching for a new scientific director to lead the Centre for the next three years. Deadline: 21 January 2018.
CAS Oslo fellow wins ERC Consolidator Grant
Assistant Professor Andrew Teale, a participant in the project 'Molecules in Extreme Environments,' is recognized by the European Research Council as one of Europe's top scholars.
Dan Flickinger: On the Syntax and Semantics of Gapping
Dan Flickinger, a senior researcher at Stanford University, explains the grammatical phenomenon of vanishing words in this CAS Oslo lunch seminar.
Are There 'Good' Civil Wars?
CAS Oslo fellows involved in the research project 'The Nordic "Civil Wars" in the High Middle Ages in a Comparative Perspective' debate whether some civil wars can have positive consequences -- and whether they should even be called civil wars.
Trygve Ulf Helgaker: Chemistry and Quantum Leaps
Trygve Ulf Helgaker, professor of theoretical chemistry at the University of Oslo, explains the science of quantum leaps in this CAS Oslo lunch seminar.
Researching Something That Does Not Exist
Extreme chemistry may sound exciting to work with, but for most of us it can be very hard to grasp what researchers in such fields are actually working on. This is especially true if they are looking into the composition and properties of elements that do not exist on Earth.
Call for Applications: CAS Projects 2020/21
The Centre for Advanced Study (CAS Oslo), Norway’s only institute for excellence in interdisciplinary fundamental research, is now accepting project proposals for the 2020/21 academic year. Deadline: 15 January 2018.
Dag O. Hessen: The Value of Nature
As part of Forskningsdagene 2017, CAS Oslo invited six current and former research fellows to give a 12-minute talk about science and values. In his talk, biologist Dag O. Hessen presents a range of ways to look at the value of nature.