Institute of Marine Science


  • New criteria for Science Journalism Fund | applications open
    18 June 2018
    Round three of the Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism fund is open with new eligibility criteria in place. Applications from science communicators and those with an interest in science-related reporting (but no previous experience) will now be accepted. Grants range from $500 to $5000. Applications close 27 July.
  • Research Bazaar 2018 | Apply to attend now
    22 May 2018
    The Research Bazaar (ResBaz) is a three-day festival promoting digital literacy in modern research. This is a free, annual event to help you master several new research skills while having fun. Applications for ResBaz Auckland 2018 are now open. If you would like to attend, find out more and apply.
  • Register now | Three-Minute Thesis Competition 2018
    19 April 2018
    Could you explain an 80,000 word thesis in just 180 seconds? This year's 2018 Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition challenges postgraduate students to communicate their research to a general audience in just 3 minutes with a single presentation slide. The Faculty of Science heats will be held on 21 May. Register by 14 May.
  • Looking for a PhD candidate for funded research on ecosystem function in coastal soft-sediment habitats
    16 April 2018
    The Institute is looking for a PhD candidate for a funded research project. The successful applicant would be working on determining how ecosystem function could be affected by climate change in coastal marine habitats.
  • Post-doctoral research fellow wanted
    13 April 2018
    The Institute seeks to appoint a Post-doctoral research fellow to research ecological processes in intertidal or shallow subtidal marine sediments - linking knowledge of ecosystem structure and function to ecosystem dynamics. This is a full-time position for a fixed-term of two years to support the Institute Director, Professor Simon Thrush.
  • Apply now for a 2018 graduate teaching assistant opportunity
    01 February 2018
    The Faculty of Science invites expressions of interest from postgraduate students for Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) positions in 2018.