What is good policy?
Vice-Rector at the University of Oslo, Åse Gornitzka, says that the CAS project leaders Cathrine Holst and Jakob Elster are ‘brave’ to ask the simple, but complex and crucial question: what is good policy?
Alumni Spotlight: Karine Nyborg
Karine Nyborg, a professor of economics at the University of Oslo, says that the months at CAS in 2005 helped making her feel at home in the international environmental economics research community.
Alumni Spotlight: Olav Gjelsvik
Funding bodies increasingly focus on research that is expected to be relevant in a short term perspective, Olav Gjelsvik says worryingly: ´This makes institutions like CAS much more important´.
Alumni Spotlight: Andreas Føllesdal and Geir Ulfstein
Ten years ago, the two professors asked: Should States Ratify Human Rights Conventions?
CAS Fellow awarded the Dobzhansky Prize: ´I am absolutely thrilled´
Jacqueline Sztepanacz has been awarded the prestigious prize for her “accomplishments and future promise” as an outstanding young evolutionary biologist.
´The essence of why we need research and innovation´
The Minister of Research and Higher Education, Henrik Asheim, honours the Young CAS Fellows 2020/21.
Alumni Spotlight: Erica Baffelli
When asked about her time at CAS, she admits that it feels “rather bizarre” these days to think about the freedom and social life that is essential to a stay at CAS.
Why do some words have gender?
CAS is all about being together. The Corona pandemic forces us to work differently. Now that their fellows are spread worldwide, Terje Lohndal and Marit Westergaard have moved their seminars online, but you can still read about their research.
Alumni Spotlight: Atle Mysterud
Five years have passed since Atle Mysterud and Jon Swenson led the CAS project Climate effects on harvested large mammals. The project has not lost its relevance.
Announcing the 2020/21 Young CAS Fellows
From the study of French fragments of medieval musical compositions found in Sweden, to fundamental problems in computational chemistry: Catherine Anne Bradley and Erik Tellgren are the Young CAS Fellows for 2020/21.