Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • Alumni Spotlight: Eivin Røskaft

    The 2009/10 CAS project leader is the alumnus of the month for March 2018.

  • Professor Camilla Serck-Hanssen. Source: Norwegian Defense Ethics Council

    Camilla Serck-Hanssen appointed scientific director of CAS

    Serck-Hanssen, professor of philosophy at the University of Oslo (UiO), will lead the Centre for the next three years.

  • Digitalising languages illustrated by a pixelated language tree in binary rain.

    Gaps and Errors: A Linguistic Struggle

    Scholars associated with the CAS project 'SynSem: From Form to Meaning – Integrating Linguistics and Computing' face a number of challenges 'regular' people would never consider, although they use language every day.

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    CAS fellows make JCP 'Editors' Choice' List

    Trygve Ulf Helgaker and Andrew M. Teale, two fellows participating in the CAS project 'Molecoles in Extreme Environments,' are honoured by 'The Journal of Chemical Physics.'

  • Alumni Spotlight: Knut Kjeldstadli

    The 2013/14 CAS project leader is the alumnus of the month for February 2018.

  • Arbitration, Humiliation, and Submission: Peacemaking in the Middle Ages

    At a conference co-hosted by the CAS and the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History at the University of Oslo (UiO), historians explore how medieval elites avoided bloodshed and settled disputes.

  • 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.

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