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.
Book release: 'Violent Reverberations: Global Modalities of Trauma'
Fresh, multidisciplinary perspectives are needed to understand the connections between culture and emotional distress, Professor Vigdis Broch-Due, scientific director of CAS Oslo, and her colleague Professor Bjørn Enge Bertelsen argue in a new book.
Hans Jacob Orning on 'Ekko': Women in the Middle Ages
In an appearance on the NRK show Ekko, Hans Jacob Orning, professor of history at the University of Oslo and CAS Oslo research group leader, discusses whether historians have traditionally overlooked stories about women in the Middle Ages.
CAS Oslo announces selection of 2019/20 research projects
The Centre for Advanced Study (CAS Oslo) is proud to announce the three research projects selected for the 2019/20 academic year.
CAS Oslo responds to call for input on Norwegian research policy
Norway should expand the Centre for Advanced Study concept and continue to invest in Centres of Excellence to support cutting-edge research, Professor Vigdis Broch-Due, scientific director of CAS Oslo, argues in comments submitted to the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.
CAS Oslo celebrates opening of 25th anniversary year
Tuesday, 19 September 2017, marked the official opening of the 2017/18 academic year at the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS Oslo), the centre's 25th anniversary.
CAS Oslo to host 'Researcher Relay Race'
Bears, bacteria, and blueberries are some of the topics on the agenda as the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS Oslo) invites you to a ‘Researcher Relay Race’ at Kulturhuset on Thursday, 21 September, at 18:00.