Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • CAS fellows involved in the research project 'The Nordic "Civil Wars" in the High Middle Ages in a Comparative Perspective,' participate in a seminar. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Project Update: 'The Nordic "Civil Wars" in the High Middle Ages in a Comparative Perspective'

    CAS fellows talk about redefining Nordic medieval civil wars in light of conflicts from other regions and time periods.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Hanne Haavind & Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen

    The 2010/11 CAS project leaders are the alumnae of the month for January 2018.

  • Figure showing the predicted atomic shell structure of the superheavy element oganesson. Source: Physical Review Letters

    CAS fellow featured in 'Physical Review Letters'

    Professor Peter Schwerdtfeger, a participant in the project 'Molecules in Extreme Environments,' publishes groundbreaking findings about the superheavy element oganesson.

  • Dag Trygve Truslew Haug, professor of classics at the University of Oslo, speaks during the opening of the 25th anniversary year at CAS. Photo: Camilla Kottum Elmar

    Project Update: 'SynSem: From Form to Meaning -- Integrating Linguistics and Computing'

    CAS fellows discuss their work on bridging the gap between computational and theoretical linguistics.

  • Trygve Ulf Helgaker, professor of theoretical chemistry at the University of Oslo, gives a lecture. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Project Update: 'Molecules in Extreme Environments'

    CAS fellows give an update on their work to push the boundaries of theoretical chemistry.

  • The illustration shows the process of creating Copernicium.

    CAS fellows featured in 'Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics'

    Scholars participating in the CAS project 'Molecules in Extreme Environments' publish their research on the 'superheavy' element Copernicium.

  • Illustration photo. (Source: Kaj Clausen Design)

    CAS announces selection of 2018 YoungCAS projects

    Up-and-coming scholars from the Universities of Tromsø and Oslo will lead research groups as the YoungCAS concept expands in 2018.

  • Richard Bischof, a researcher at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), gives a lecture. Photo: Maria Sætre

    Former CAS project featured in 'Nature Ecology & Evolution'

    Scholars from the 2015/16 project 'Climate Effects on Harvested Large Mammal Populations' publish their research on the Scandianvian brown bear in the prestigious scholarly journal.

  • John Comaroff, professor of African and African-American Studies and Anthropology at Harvard University, gives a lecture. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    John Comaroff: Conflict and (Dis)order Among Tswana in Colonial and Postcolonial South Africa

    John Comaroff, professor of African and African-American Studies and Anthropology at Harvard University, deconstructs myths about political structures in Southern Africa in this CAS Oslo seminar.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Jan Fagerberg

    The 2007/08 CAS project leader is the alumnus of the month for November 2017.

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