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April 2015

Prestigious prize to Birgit Meyer

Current CAS fellow, Professor Birgit Meyer (Utrecth University, Netherlands), receives the prestigious "Academy Professor Prize" of the Dutch Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) - a lifetime achievement award for researchers between 54 and 59 years of age who are regarded as world-class in their field.


CAS congratulates!

Read more from Utrecht University

Read more from KNAW (in Dutch)


March 2015

Researcher profile of the month

CAS group leader, Fred Espen Benth, has been chosen for researcher profile of the month at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Oslo.

Read the interview here (in Norwegian)

20-24 April 2015


Second conference on Stochastics of Environmental and Financial Economics
Organizers: Fred Espen Benth and Giulia Di Nunno
Venue: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

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Group photo

23-24 April 2015:


Contested Desires: Figuration and Sensation across Abrahamic Traditions.

Organizer: Terje Stordalen.

Venue: Hotel Gabelshus, Oslo


Program with abstracts

The Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters is a basic research institution where outstanding researchers from Norway and abroad are invited to spend a year. During their stay at CAS, researchers are excused from all duties other than pure research, giving them the time they need to bring all their creativity to bear in an inspiring international environment together with colleagues from their own and other disciplines. The goal is to enhance and internationalise independent basic research in Norway.

Each year, group leaders are chosen from among prominent Norwegian researchers to head three research groups in the following fields:

  • Humanities / Theology
  • Social sciences / Law
  • Natural sciences / Medicine / Mathematics


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