Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • Stephen D. White, professor emeritus of history at Emory University, speaks during a seminar on 9 May 2018. Photo: Carl F. Straumsheim

    My Time at CAS: Stephen D. White

    The medieval historian talks about discovering his role in a collaborative book project during a six-month stint as a CAS fellow.

  • Hans Jacob Orning and Jón Viðar Sigurðsson, professors of history at the University of Oslo (UiO), give a lecture. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Research in Review: 'The Nordic "Civil Wars" in the High Middle Ages in a Comparative Perspective'

    Leaders of a CAS project to better understand medieval civil wars look back on how their project unfolded during a year at the Centre.

  • 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.

  • Peter Schwerdtfeger, professor of theoretical chemistry at Massey University, listens to a lecture by CAS fellow Trond Saue. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    My Time at CAS: Peter Schwerdtfeger

    The German scientist, based in New Zealand, reflects on coming to Norway to participate in a CAS project on chemistry in extreme environments.

  • 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.

  • Dan Flickinger, a senior researcher at Stanford University, gives a lecture. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    My Time at CAS: Dan Flickinger

    The Stanford University researcher discusses climbing metaphorical mountains and rattling cages in his year as a CAS fellow.

  • Dag Trygve Truslew Haug, professor of linguistics at the University of Oslo (UiO), gives a lecture. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Research in Review: 'SynSem: From Form to Meaning - Integrating Linguistics and Computing'

    The CAS project set out to bridge the gap between the applied and theoretical camps of computational linguistics. Did it succeed?

  • Agnieszka Patejuk and Adam Przepiórkowski. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    CAS fellows win 'best paper award' at computational linguistics conference

    Adam Przepiórkowski and Agnieszka Patejuk's research will be recognised at the International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING).

  • Computational linguists attend a workshop hosted by CAS.

    Meaningful Work: Advancing Computational Semantics

    At a CAS-hosted workshop, linguists debate approaches to turning text into information that computers can understand.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Bjørg Egelandsdal

    The 2013/14 CAS project leader is the alumna of the month for May 2018.