The policies that affect us all: are they well-founded?
This question deserves a lot more attention, CAS scholars argue, as social scientists and political philosophers join forces.
Books known only by title: a widespread but unexplored phenomenon
CAS scholars argue that we need to acknowledge the diversity of the first millennium library, which includes references to books that may have never existed as anything other than fictitious titles.
CAS Alumnus granted 34.7 million Swedish Kronor for analysing proofs
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation granted Thierry Coquand support for his joint mathematical and computer science project “Type Theory for Mathematics and Computer Science”.
‘In real life, almost nothing is linear’
The 2022/23 CAS project Representation Theory – Combinatorial Aspects and Applications will deal with problems that are both linked to physical applications as well as questions more intrinsic to the nature of mathematics.
Modern and medieval wars compared in new book
The “new wars” are actually very old, Hans Jacob Orning and Øyvind Østerud argue in their newly published book, Wars without State.
Why do Indigenous people have high risk of severe influenza?
‘The influenza pandemics of 1918 and 2009, as well as the ongoing COVID-19, show that Indigenous people have extremely high risk of severe disease outcomes, but the reasons for this vulnerability are unclear’, future CAS project leader Svenn-Erik Mamelund says.
Is the world becoming more peaceful?
We asked Senior Researcher at PRIO, Håvard Mokleiv Nygård, and Professor of Statistics and Data Analysis at UiO, Nils Lid Hjort, what their project Stability and Change is about.
Announcing the CAS projects 2022/23: from influenza to peace-and-conflict, and algebra
For the first time, two of the project leaders come from our newest member institutions: OsloMet and PRIO. One of the projects is hyper-relevant for the Corona situation. These projects were elected to come to CAS in 2022/23
Awarded ERC Starting Grant: ‘I developed as a researcher at CAS’
Kjetil Lysne Voje, a fellow at the 2019/20 CAS project "Evolvability: A New and Unifying Concept in Evolutionary Biology?", was awarded the prestigious ERC Starting Grant.
Watch the CAS Opening Ceremony live on Facebook
September 3 at 16:00