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UCSB has been selected to lead the West Coast division of a federal program that will bring skilled jobs to the area and will advance energy efficiency in technology through photonics manufacturing.
A new federally funded national manufacturing institute for photonics bases its West Coast hub at UCSB
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Geochemist Matthew Jackson argues that the abundance of elements within the planet can determine not only if the planet is habitable but also if tectonic activity can occur. Does Earth 2.0 pass the test?
Geochemist argues that the abundance of certain elements in the Earth dictate whether plate tectonics can happen
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UCSB researcher Colin Kelley's article exploring the link between climate change and current war conditions recently made a big splash in news and social media. Take a look at this influential article examining the conditions in Syria.
Colin Kelley's research is perhaps the first to examine climate change in relation to a current war
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Congratulations to engineering professor Frank Doyle on being honored by the nation's premier control society for his work on the artificial pancreas, a device that can change the lives for those affected by Type 1 diabetes.
Frank Doyle, UC Santa Barbara professor of chemical engineering and of electrical and computer engineering, has been selected to receive the 2015 American Automatic Control Council (AACC) Control Engineering Practice Award for his pioneering work on the artificial pancreas. Presented annually to an individual or team, the award honors “significant contribution to the advancement of control practice,” with a focus on achievement, usefulness and be...
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The bonds of trust deepened, empathy increased between students with vastly different experiences of the military and mutual respect remained unwavering,” said Susan Darwin, director of the UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center which organized the UC Veterans Summer Writing Workshop at UCSB.
Student veterans from all 10 UC campuses gather at UCSB to practice the art of narrative and explore their memories of war
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The California market squid has the ability to fine tune its iridescence to orchestrate a symphony of colors thanks to a specific sequence of reflectins, proteins that are unique to cephalopods.
Marine biologists clarify how specialized cells in squid skin are able to control the animal’s coloration
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UCSB hosted the Special Olympics Team Panama for a few days to squeeze in a few days of training and relaxation before the big day at the 2015 World Games. Gauchos wish the team the best of luck!
Special Olympics athletes make a stop at UCSB on their way to compete in the 2015 World Games in Los Angeles
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Armed with a $1 million grant, UCSB materials scientist Stephen D. Wilson hopes to create new exotic materials to advance science and technology to new levels.
With a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation, Stephen D. Wilson is looking to find the 21st century’s silicon
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Course description: 10-day oceanographic research expedition in the Gulf of Mexico. Follow Professor David Valentine and his students in this diary of their experiences!
UCSB students provide a first-person glimpse into the inner workings of a 10-day Gulf of Mexico cruise aboard the R/V Atlantis
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How will a postage stamp-sized chip revolutionize the field of medicine and how medical research is done? Read more to find out.
Postdoctoral researcher Kjeld Janssen is recognized for his work's potential in the emerging field of translational medicine
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In a collaborative effort between the UCSB Humanities and Fine Arts team, the UCSB Library, and the County of Santa Barbara, 90,000 pages of historical legislative records will be digitized.
Collaborative archive project of UCSB and County of Santa Barbara will see historical legislative records housed at UCSB Library
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The Harvey L. Karp Discovery Award has set Iair Arcavi's research alight as he strives to learn more about supermassive black holes. Read more on his research.
Physics postdoctoral scholar will use the Harvey L. Karp Discovery Award to learn more about supermassive black holes
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