A pilot project at UC Santa Barbara has 15 Carpinteria High School students conducting original linguistics research in their own community.
Letters and Science, Linguistics
Engineering, Computer Science
Matthew Turk, a professor of computer science and of media arts and technology at UC Santa Barbara, has been awarded a Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies.
Letters and Science, Physics
In recent years, UC Santa Barbara scientists showed that they could reproduce a basic superconductor using Einstein's general theory of relativity.
Researchers Find That Localizing Fruit, Vegetable Consumption Doesn't Solve Environmental, Health IssuesLetters and Science, Environmental Studies
To David Cleveland, a professor of environmental studies at UC Santa Barbara, it seemed as though Santa Barbara County would be a great example of what many are advocating as a solution to the problems of a conventional agrifood network –– a...
Engineering, Letters and Science, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mathematics
UC Santa Barbara's Center for Scientific Computing (CSC) has expanded computing resources for campus researchers with a new, state-of-the-art, high-performance, $1 million computing cluster.
UCSB Scientists Develop New Nanoscale Imaging That May Lead to New Treatments for Multiple SclerosisEngineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials
Laboratory studies by chemical engineers at UC Santa Barbara may lead to new experimental methods for early detection and diagnosis –– and to possible treatments –– for pathological tissues that are precursors to multiple sclerosis and similar...
Letters and Science, Marine Science
Caroline Roy has plans, and she won't let a little thing like life-threatening illness get in her way.
Letters and Science, History
Twenty-seven rare books and manuscripts from the 13th through 17th centuries are on display in the special collections department of Davidson Library at UC Santa Barbara.
Letters and Science, Psychological and Brain Sciences
Virtual reality may seem a phenomenon of 21st-century technology, but, in fact, it has existed for thousands of years –– since human beings first developed the ability to imagine.
Letters and Science, Economics
When an employee suffers a perceived wrong at the hands of his or her boss, a degree of revenge is considered acceptable, according to a study by UC Santa Barbara labor relations expert Gary Charness.