News & Announcements


Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
August 1, 2018

Research has found that more than half of successful fertilisations will end in miscarriage.

July 26, 2018

Web project created by UCSB researchers in collaboration with the Aquarium of the Pacific relies on citizen scientists, NASA algorithms to track endangered giant sea bass

July 24, 2018

Novel technology enables continuous observation of changing ocean floor animal communities with oxygen levels in the Santa Barbara Basin

July 17, 2018

SERVIR and the Climate Hazards Group (CHG) at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) have developed an improved rainfall forecast dataset, CHIRPS-GEFS, which merges two highly recognized datasets: Climate Hazards Group InfraRed Precipitation with Station (CHIRPS) and the Global Ensemble Forecasting System (GEFS).


Divisional announcements and opportunities

An eminent hydrologist and professor in the Department of Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been honored with inclusion by ASCE in its 2018 class of Distinguished Members for his groundbreaking and standout contributions to the understanding of the effects of climate processes on the recharge and the safe yield of aquifers, and for the improvement of groundwater management.

Astrophysicist Lars Bildsten earns another well-deserved honor: membership in the National Academy of Sciences


Three scientists and scholars are elected to the 238th class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two faculty members are named APS Rising Stars by the Association for Psychological Science