Making “demise” a topic in religious studies
The topic of demise has increasingly been captured by the natural sciences, Michael Stausberg says, referring to the collapse of insects and species: ‘We seem to forget that something similar is happening in the realm of culture’.
‘Our modern society depends on correct mathematics’
Marc Bezem and Bjørn Ian Dundas use computers to verify mathematical proofs. ‘We believe our research can change the methodology of mathematics’, Bezem says, as their year at CAS comes to an end.
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.
‘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.
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 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 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