News & Announcements


Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
January 3, 2018

Biologists enhance the scientific understanding of calcium taste

January 2, 2018

Science meets Hollywood in the Raw Science Film Festival

January 2, 2018

Evolutionary ecologist Jonathan Pruitt and colleagues study the leader-follower dynamics of influential individuals in a social group

December 21, 2017

Scientists discover that repeated food poisoning can trigger chronic disease


Divisional announcements and opportunities

The Otis Williams Fund at the Santa Barbara Foundation will provide two years of support for post-doctoral research training at the interface of biology and engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara. This fellowship is intended to support traditional biomedical fields such as biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell biology coupled with UCSB's unique strengths in materials, computing, and mechanical, chemical, and electrical engineering.

Through a Cottrell Scholar Award, Nathaniel Craig will formalize a learning assistants’ program in a key upper-division physics course

UCSB assistant physics professor Andrea Young has won the Milner Foundation’s 2018 New Horizons Prize in Fundamental Physics

A half dozen professors are named 2017 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science