Dag O. Hessen: The Value of Nature
As part of Forskningsdagene 2017, CAS Oslo invited six current and former research fellows to give a 12-minute talk about science and values. In his talk, biologist Dag O. Hessen presents a range of ways to look at the value of nature.
Book Release: 'Violent Reverberations: Global Modalities of Trauma'
Fresh, multidisciplinary perspectives are needed to understand the connections between culture and emotional distress, Professor Vigdis Broch-Due, scientific director of CAS, and her colleague Professor Bjørn Enge Bertelsen argue in a new book.
Hans Jacob Orning on 'Ekko': Women in the Middle Ages
In an appearance on the NRK show Ekko, Hans Jacob Orning, professor of history at the University of Oslo and CAS Oslo research group leader, discusses whether historians have traditionally overlooked stories about women in the Middle Ages.
CAS announces selection of 2019/20 research projects
The Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) is proud to announce the three research projects selected for the 2019/20 academic year.
Alumni Spotlight: Dag O. Hessen
The 2003/04 CAS project leader is the alumnus of the month for September 2017.
CAS responds to call for input on Norwegian research policy
Norway should expand the Centre for Advanced Study concept and continue to invest in Centres of Excellence to support cutting-edge research, Professor Vigdis Broch-Due, scientific director of CAS, argues in comments submitted to the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.
CAS celebrates opening of 25th anniversary year
Tuesday, 19 September 2017, marked the official opening of the 2017/18 academic year at the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS), the centre's 25th anniversary.
CAS to host 'Researcher Relay Race'
Bears, bacteria, and blueberries are some of the topics on the agenda as the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) invites you to a ‘Researcher Relay Race’ at Kulturhuset on Thursday, 21 September, at 18:00.
Meet the Group Leaders: Trygve Ulf Helgaker
Chemistry normally deals with the predictable behaviour of matter – how atoms form molecules, and how the molecules react when introduced to one another. But how do those same molecules behave in unpredictable conditions? Trygve Ulf Helgaker, professor of theoretical chemistry at the University of Oslo, is aiming to find out.
Meet the Group Leaders: Dag Trygve Truslew Haug and Stephan Oepen
Today nearly everyone walks around with a device capable of translating the world’s major languages. But where some see opportunity, Dag Trygve Truslew Haug and Stephan Oepen, professors of classics and informatics, respectively, at the University of Oslo, see limitations.