New research on sea urchins challenges long-held assumptions about marine reserves.
Facebook donates $1.5 million to Insitute for Energy Efficiency in support of data center efficiency research
UCSB researchers investigate the complex factors that will fuel the wildfires of the 21st century.
Dogs’ highly evolved noses can rapidly sniff out the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
UCSB's Colloquium on Dance and Performance Studies examines music, dance, Black female movement through the lens of Black Lives Matter.
Archaeologist argues the Chumash Indians were using highly worked shell beads as currency 2,000 years ago.
Researchers at UC Santa Barbara reveal that the onset of the rainy season can affect food security as much as does the amount of rain farmers receive overall
UC Santa Barbara researchers propose a framework for evaluating the impacts of climate change on California’s water and energy systems.
A unique public-private initiative has reduced deforestation in the Amazon for soy farming, highlighting opportunities for similar efforts across the tropics
In Michelle O’Malley’s UCSB lab, a simple approach suggests a big leap forward in addressing the challenge of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
UCSB Arts & Lectures announces Race to Justice Winter 2021 virtual events featuring leading activists, creatives and thinkers confronting racism in America and guiding us towards racial equality
UC Santa Barbara researchers announce the debut of a superfast exoplanet camera.
Researchers at UC Santa Barbara investigate how marine protected areas affect the impacts of heatwaves on ocean ecosystems.
Animals are back at Gorongosa National Park after civil war, but the savanna community doesn’t quite look like how it used to.
UCSB scientists unravel how tissue geometry influences the movement of cells through the body, with potential applications in cancer research.
UCSB Professor Yangying Zhu receives a National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award to pursue phase-change research relating to COVID-19.
UC Santa Barbara researchers discover that fishing reduces carbon sequestration in the ocean.
UCSB researchers discover a symbiotic relationship between California oaks and mutualist fungi that appears to provide a buffer for climate change.
A woman who defied a genetic mutation that guarantees early-onset Alzheimer’s donates her brain to research.
Researchers at UC Santa Barbara uncover evidence that UV radiation from sunlight reduces COVID-19 transmission.
UC Santa Barbara Library’s Special Collections becomes the new home of the American Radio Archives.
UC Santa Barbara researchers have received a grant from Google to build better conversational recommender systems.
UC Santa Barbara Researchers develop an efficient, low-energy method for upcycling polyethylene plastic waste into valuable molecules that can be repurposed for further use.
Archives of journalist Ann Louise Bardach at UCSB Library continue to inspire filmmakers, journalists, scholars, public.
UC Santa Barbara researchers state to limit global warming, the global food system must be reimagined.
Researchers at UC Santa Barbara outline how marine reserves can benefit fisheries across the globe.
Archaeologists led by a UCSB scholar examine the enduring human costs of epidemics and what we might learn from COVID-19.
UC Santa Barbara Researchers look into the effects of repeated droughts on different kinds of forests.
A new UC Santa Barbara campuswide initiative will support incoming graduate student research and mentorship.
UC Santa Barbara economist tallies up the healthcare costs associated with wildfire smoke.