News & Announcements


Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
October 13, 2017

Giant sea bass have more value as living wonders of the sea than as commercial catch

September 27, 2017

"High-resolution earth imagery sources represent rich, underutilized troves of information about marine and terrestrial wildlife populations."

September 26, 2017
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UCSB researchers compare the performance of human subjects versus deep neural networks in visual searches

September 21, 2017
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The old adage also applies to residents of Southern California, where earthquakes are a regular occurrence


Divisional announcements and opportunities

Jamey Marth, Ph.D., professor at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), is the 2017 recipient of the Society for Glycobiology’s Karl Meyer Award.

Biochemist Alison Butler receives the Alfred Bader Award for “elucidating the bioinorganic chemistry of the marine environment.”

What do the smallest particles locked up in protons have to tell us about how the universe began and how it will end? This week, physics Nobel laureate David Gross will present three public lectures at ETH Zurich on the theme “A Century of Quantum Physics – from Nuclear Physics to String Theory and Beyond”.

With research and technologies holding a higher impact on society, scholars and practitioners note innovation solutions combined with knowledge management are the key to improving global health care and human wellbeing.