News & Announcements


Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
May 23, 2018

It has been the subject of countless arguments between couples, but scientists have finally proven that men are 'significantly' more efficient at navigating than women.

May 22, 2018

Despite the devastating toll of Alzheimer’s disease on patients and families, and the potential for its costs to bankrupt the medical system, research into AD has been stymied.

May 17, 2018

Through their Zegar Family Foundation, Merryl Snow Zegar and Bloomberg co-founder Charles Zegar gift UCSB $1.04 million to address climate change through science

May 11, 2018

UCSB chemistry professor embarks on MURI-funded project to ultimately produce devices that operate mechanically on direct exposure to light


Divisional announcements and opportunities
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

Funded through an annual gift of up to $75,000 from the Errett Fisher Foundation, the Daryl and Marguerite Errett Discovery Award in Biomedical Research is intended to honor the lives of Daryl and Marguerite Errett, while providing seed funding to the most exceptional young postdocs or research professionals (non-tenured faculty) at UC Santa Barbara early in their careers to support their innovative research in the field of biomedicine.