Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • 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.

  • Politics, law and society in the High Middle Ages

    How did the introduction of legislation as an instrument of governance affect politics, law and society in the High Middle Ages? Researchers at the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) aim to give us the answers.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Bjørn Jamtveit

    ‘Basic research often leads us in unpredictable directions and to results we could not have guessed long in advance,’ said Bjørn Jamtveit, former CAS project leader and recently appointed member of CAS’ Board of Directors.