Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • Bjørn Ian Dundas, professor of mathematics at the University of Bergen (UiB), gives a lunch seminar. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Alumni Spotlight: Bjørn Ian Dundas

    ‘CAS is such a fantastic institution,’ said mathematician and former CAS project leader Bjørn Ian Dundas when thinking back on his year at the Centre.

  • Electrons, laser pulses and the properties of matter

    Researchers at the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) have set out to solve the fundamental problems behind controlling electrons in atoms, molecules and materials. Curiosity, the extreme complexity of the field and the possibility of important future practical applications is what motivates them.

  • CAS Opening Ceremony 2019. Marit Westergaard photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Alumni Spotlight: Marit Westergaard

    About half of the world’s languages use grammatical gender to sort nouns into different categories. Marit Westergaard, professor of English Linguistics at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, seeks to improve our understanding of this linguistic phenomenon with her CAS project.