Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

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

    Research in Review: 'Molecules in Extreme Environments'

    A CAS project that explored chemistry in the vast reaches of space have produced 'new constellations' that could push the field forward.

  • Andrew Teale, assistant professor at the University of Nottingham, gives a presentation during the 2018 YoungCAS workshop 'Do Electron Current Densities Determine All There Is to Know?' Photo: Carl F. Straumsheim

    Former CAS fellow joins YoungCAS workshop

    Andrew Teale, assistant professor at the University of Nottingham, is the first scholar to participate in both a standard CAS project and YoungCAS.

  • CAS fellows elected to lead the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences

    Trygve Ulf Helgaker, Trond Saue, and Hans-Joachim Werner will help lead the academy for the next three years.

  • 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.

  • CAS 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.

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    CAS 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.'

  • Figure showing the predicted atomic shell structure of the superheavy element oganesson. Source: Physical Review Letters

    CAS 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.

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

  • The illustration shows the process of creating Copernicium.

    CAS 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.

  • Richard Bischof, a researcher at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), gives a lecture. Photo: Maria Sætre

    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.

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