Institute of Marine Science


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.

  • Our Blue Backyard
    19 January 2017
    Our Blue Backyard is a five-part New Zealand Herald series that looks at the research generated by the Institute of Marine Science who are creating innovations inspired by nature and our marine environment.
  • Conservation Biology conference
    03 August 2016
    Scaling-up marine conservation to recognise whole domain management was the topic of a workshop run by Conservation International and University of Auckland ahead of the Society of Conservation Biology conference in Brisbane in July.
  • Winter Bootcamp 2017 (science_news, Events, Science Intranet News) Event as iCalendar
    10 July 2017 - 14 July 2017, 9am - 4:30pm
    Winter Bootcamp is a week long training and education to help researchers up-skill research digital skills.
  • 3 Minute Thesis Competition
    15 May 2017
    Why not take on the challenge of explaining your thesis in just three minutes? Science heats will be held on 18 and 19 July. One masters and one doctoral winner will be chosen and these successful participants will go forward to the University Final on 3 August.