CICERO and OsloMet partner with CAS
CAS is excited to announce two new partner institutions.
From Fundamental Research to Policy
The World Health Organization (WHO) has asked one of the CAS projects to write a report on the cultural contexts of health and knowledge translation.
Alumni Spotlight: Frode Kjosavik
Frode Kjosavik and Camilla Serck-Hanssen recently published the book Metametaphysics and the Sciences: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives, a product of the CAS project the two philosophers led in 2015/16.
Institutionalising interdisciplinary collaboration: China-Norway research centre opens
Mette Halskov Hansen wanted to formalise the interdisciplinary collaboration she experienced whilst leading her CAS project on air pollution in China. A Norway-China research centre on climate and environment is now a reality.
Female orgasm: an evolutionary emancipation of women’s sexuality?
CAS Fellow Mihaela Pavličev presented her latest article, which suggests that the female orgasm once had a reproductive function, but then lost it.
Alumni Spotlight: Helle Vogt
We talked with the ever-returning scholar, Professor of Law, Helle Vogt, who returns to CAS for the third time in 2021.
Humanities + medicine = ❤︎
Translating knowledge from a research lab is not merely a scientific practice. CAS project leaders call for a greater inclusion of culture.
CAS Fellow receives ERC Synergy Grant
Artemis Alexiadou aims to develop a new approach to language.
Meet the project: Do we really need grammatical gender?
‘For second language learners, gender is notoriously hard’, CAS project leader Terje Lohndal says. Half of the world’s languages manage without this grammatical category, so what is it good for?
Meet the project: What are the preconditions for evolution?
Why and how do organisms evolve, and can they adapt and survive climate change? Christophe Pélabon and Thomas Fredrik Hansen work on some of the most fundamental questions about life on earth.