Welcome to the Institute of Marine Science


The Institute of Marine Science (IMS) brings together the wide range of expertise and facilities at The University of Auckland to work towards improving our understanding of the marine environment.

Orientation Day 2018

The Faculty of Science looks forward to seeing all undergraduate students at Orientation Day on 21 February. There is a fabulous programme of activities and events starting with a welcome at Waipapa Marae.

Seen a sick starfish lately?

A wasting disease is killing starfish around the world and now scientists are concerned that a change in sea temperatures might mean the disease could start to have an effect on New Zealand starfish species.

The sound of fermentation

The role of underwater sound infermentation, with a focus on beer yeast as a model organism, is Professor Andrew Jeffs’ latest research. Read more on page 21 of InSCight magazine.

  • Postgraduate orientation day February 2018 Event as iCalendar
    19 February 2018 - 20 February 2018
    The Faculty of Science would like to welcome incoming postgraduate students to the University of Auckland. We look forward to seeing you at the Semester One Postgraduate Orientation held on the City Campus Monday 19 February and the Tamaki Campus on Tuesday 20 February.
  • Undergraduate orientation day February 2018 Event as iCalendar
    21 February 2018, 8:30am
    The Faculty of Science looks forward to seeing you at the Semester One Undergraduate Orientation held on the City Campus. All undergraduate students are welcome to attend this year's programme of activities and events starting at the Waipapa Marae.