News & Announcements


Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
November 14, 2017

Tardigrades are already some of the hardiest known creatures in our Solar System, and are likely to outlive everything until our Sun eventually swells up and becomes a red giant.

October 26, 2017

Around 630,000 years ago, the Yellowstone supervolcano produced two huge eruptions in relatively quick succession which were so powerful that they fundamentally altered the global climate, according to new research.

October 24, 2017

Researchers test the capability of a novel nanoparticle to remove cadmium toxicity from a freshwater system

October 19, 2017

Biologist Douglas McCauley examines the benefits and drawbacks of virtual and augmented reality in teaching environmental science


Divisional announcements and opportunities

Developmental biologist and Otis Williams Postdoctoral Fellow Georgina Stooke-Vaughan to investigate the mechanical development of the eye

  • Graphic design brain

UCSB Brain Initiative wins Hearst Foundation award to amplify interdisciplinary effort

Geologist and Fulbright scholar Alexander Simms will conduct research at Durham University in the United Kingdom

The Peter J. Frenkel Fellowships recognize outstanding graduate research in energy efficiency by students who have reached advanced doctoral candidacy.