Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • 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.

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    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.'

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    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.

  • Dag Trygve Truslew Haug, professor of classics at the University of Oslo, speaks during the opening of the 25th anniversary year at CAS Oslo. Photo: Camilla Kottum Elmar

    Project Update: SynSem: From Form to Meaning -- Integrating Linguistics and Computing

    CAS Oslo fellows discuss their work on bridging the gap between computational and theoretical linguistics.

  • Trygve Ulf Helgaker, professor of theoretical chemistry at the University of Oslo, gives a lecture. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Project Update: Molecules in Extreme Environments

    CAS Oslo fellows give an update on their work to push the boundaries of theoretical chemistry.

  • The illustration shows the process of creating Copernicium.

    CAS Oslo fellows featured in 'Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics'

    Scholars participating in the CAS project 'Molecules in Extreme Environments' publish their research on the 'superheavy' element Copernicium.

  • Illustration photo. (Source: Kaj Clausen Design)

    CAS Oslo announces selection of 2018 YoungCAS projects

    Up-and-coming scholars from the Universities of Tromsø and Oslo will lead research groups as the YoungCAS concept expands in 2018.