Welcome to the Institute of Marine Science


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

AskAuckland Central

Visit us in Alfred Nathan House for information and advice on your degree, your enrolment, fee payments, how to find your way around the campus, Campus Card, visa renewals and more.

The science of restoring mussels

Our researchers are working to improve the health of our waterways by studying the most efficient ways that mussels arrange themselves and collaborating with Revive Our Gulf to replace lost mussel beds.

Sonic Beer

Our researchers are using the power of sound to alter beer fermentation. This research also has the potential to be applied to the production of a wide range of industrial materials.