News & Announcements


Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
August 8, 2018

Phytoplankton play a key role in Earth’s climate by removing heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere through photosynthesis.

August 8, 2018

Psychology professor includes left-handers in research about how collectivistic cultures view “others”

August 6, 2018

The intensity of pride people feel for a given act or trait is set by an implicit mental map of what others value

August 3, 2018

A new study finds that industrial fishing vessels flying the flags of wealthy nations are catching the majority of the world’s fish, adding to a growing discussion over how food security and sustainable fishing are connected.


Divisional announcements and opportunities

Three graduate students are awarded prestigious NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowships

UCSB announces winners of Thomas More Storke Award and other top university prizes

UCSB researcher Irene Chen is recognized for her work with a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

Researchers from UCSB take home poster prizes at the 2018 UC Chemical Symposium.