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.

Powers of invisibility

Living in the clear waters of the open ocean is a perilous business when you are a small swimming organism because there is nowhere to hide. Professor Andrew Jeffs tells us more.

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.