Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • Meet the Young CAS Fellows for 2022-24: Ida-Marie Høyvik

    Ida-Marie Høyvik’s Young CAS Fellow project seeks to develop a new framework to describe and better understand photoactivated processes related to electron transport or electron exchange between molecular systems.

  • Meet the Young CAS Fellows for 2022-24: Nani Teig

    How can we help all students reach their full potential? Nani Teig’s Young CAS Fellow project will examine the academic resilience of disadvantaged students who succeed in school despite the odds against them.

  • Introducing the Young CAS Fellows for August 2022–June 2024

    Nani Teig and Ida-Marie Høyvik are the two new early-career scholars selected for the Young CAS Fellow programme.

  • Fall at the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) in Oslo

    Alumni Spotlight: Eyjólfur Kjalar Emilsson

    ‘The ancient thinkers have something to teach us in the area of contemporary research on happiness as well as public policy-making,’ said Eyjólfur K. Emilsson, professor of philosophy at the University of Oslo and former CAS project leader.

  • Andre Laestadius

    Alumni Spotlight: André Laestadius

    ‘The YoungCAS workshop was a great opportunity for me to establish new and strengthen existing collaborations’, said former Young CAS Fellow André Laestadius.

  • Er du vår nye kollega?

    CAS har lyst ut to ledige stillinger, en fast og ett engasjement, innenfor kommunikasjon og prosjektoppfølging.

  • CAS Fellow and ERC Starting Grant winner André Laestadius. Photo: CAS

    Prestigious ERC Starting Grant to CAS Fellow

    CAS Fellow André Laestadius is one of nine young researchers in Norway who have been selected to receive the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants.

  • Bjørn Ian Dundas, professor of mathematics at the University of Bergen (UiB), gives a lunch seminar. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Alumni Spotlight: Bjørn Ian Dundas

    ‘CAS is such a fantastic institution,’ said mathematician and former CAS project leader Bjørn Ian Dundas when thinking back on his year at the Centre.

  • Electrons, laser pulses and the properties of matter

    Researchers at the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) have set out to solve the fundamental problems behind controlling electrons in atoms, molecules and materials. Curiosity, the extreme complexity of the field and the possibility of important future practical applications is what motivates them.

  • CAS Opening Ceremony 2019. Marit Westergaard photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Alumni Spotlight: Marit Westergaard

    About half of the world’s languages use grammatical gender to sort nouns into different categories. Marit Westergaard, professor of English Linguistics at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, seeks to improve our understanding of this linguistic phenomenon with her CAS project.