Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • Alumni Spotlight: Inger Nordal about species and Arctic collaboration

    The UN's alarming report about how one million animal and plant species face extinction because of the way humans live forms the backdrop of this month's Alumni Spotlight.

  • CAS strengthens concluded projects

    Bjørn Ian Dundas and Marc Bezem are two of the first recipients of the CAS Alumni Fellowship Grant.

  • 'At CAS, researchers have the possibility to do groundbreaking research, and to explore and challenge ethical limits', said Vidar Enebakk, Director of the Norwegian National Research Ethics Committee for the Social Sciences and the Humanities (NESH) during his research ethics seminar at CAS in April. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar/ Centre for Advanced Study CAS

    ‘The academics´ lack of engagement led to policy take-over of ethics debate’

    Why should we trust research? CAS invited all fellows to a seminar on research ethics.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Øystein Kravdal about the associations between family situation and health

    This month's CAS Alumni lead the project Changing Family Patterns in Norway and other Industrialized Countries: Determinants, Consequences and Projected Trends, together with Nico Willem Keilman back in 2006/07.

  • Trygve Helgaker, professor of theoretical chemistry at the University of Oslo, during his residency at CAS Oslo. Photo: Camilla Kottum Elmar

    Former CAS project leader awarded the Fridtjof Nansen Award for outstanding research

    Trygve Ulf Helgaker is awarded the prestigious price for his research excellence in theoretical chemistry.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Berit Stensønes about her role model Karen Uhlenbeck

    'It is difficult to discuss gender in academia today', says Berit Stensønes. She is the alumna of the month for March 2019.

  • CAS Oslo is  looking forward to welcoming young researchers in the summer of 2017

    CAS 30 years on: Interview with Gudmund Hernes and Dagfinn Føllesdal

    30 years after the founding of CAS, we found it timely to talk with Gudmund Hernes and Dagfinn Føllesdal about the past, present and future of CAS.

  • The Young CAS Fellows 2019/20, Hilde Nesse Tyssøy (to the right) and Are Skeie Hermansen, received diploma and flowers from the Ministry of Research and Higher Education, here represented by Political Adviser Kjartan Almenning. Scientific Director at CAS, Camilla Serck-Hanssen to the left. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar / Centre for Advanced Study

    The Ministry of Research and Higher Education honored Young CAS Fellows

    ‘Young CAS Fellow obviously plays an important role for young researchers who need time to develop new projects and establish networks’, said political adviser to the Minister of Research and Higher Education, Kjartan Almenning (Liberal Party), when the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) honored the two Young CAS Fellows 2019/20

  • CAS names inaugural Young CAS Fellows

    The two researchers will investigate pay inequalities and energetic electron precipitation with support from CAS and the Young Academy of Norway.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Marianne Elisabeth Lien

    The 2015/16 CAS project leader is the alumna of the month for January 2019.