Institutionalising interdisciplinary collaboration: China-Norway research centre opens
Mette Halskov Hansen wanted to formalise the interdisciplinary collaboration she experienced whilst leading her CAS project on air pollution in China. A Norway-China research centre on climate and environment is now a reality.
Female orgasm: an evolutionary emancipation of women’s sexuality?
CAS Fellow Mihaela Pavličev presented her latest article, which suggests that the female orgasm once had a reproductive function, but then lost it.
Alumni Spotlight: Helle Vogt
We talked with the ever-returning scholar, Professor of Law, Helle Vogt, who returns to CAS for the third time in 2021.
Humanities + medicine = ❤︎
Translating knowledge from a research lab is not merely a scientific practice. CAS project leaders call for a greater inclusion of culture.
CAS Fellow receives ERC Synergy Grant
Artemis Alexiadou aims to develop a new approach to language.
Meet the project: Do we really need grammatical gender?
‘For second language learners, gender is notoriously hard’, CAS project leader Terje Lohndal says. Half of the world’s languages manage without this grammatical category, so what is it good for?
Meet the project: What are the preconditions for evolution?
Why and how do organisms evolve, and can they adapt and survive climate change? Christophe Pélabon and Thomas Fredrik Hansen work on some of the most fundamental questions about life on earth.
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters new partner of the Young CAS Fellow programme
CAS is pleased to announce that the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (DNVA) will contribute with financial and academic support to the Young CAS Fellow programme.
Announcing the 2021/22 CAS projects
Archaeology, medieval law, and chemical physics. CAS is excited to announce the projects for the academic year of 2021/22.
CAS Alumnus Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay receives prestigious ERC stipend: ‘CAS helped me prepare to be prepared’
Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay is one of seven researchers in Norway receiving the prestigious ERC Starting Grant. He says that CAS freed up time and offered an environment that prepared him for what would be the toughest interview he ever faced.