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Research highlights

spinyseastartrackingThe New Zealand Marine Studies Centre is part of the University of Otago's Marine Science Department.  We are a multidisciplinary department with research strengths in both biological and physical marine sciences.  Our research takes us to locations all around New Zealand and much further afield, for example the Campbell and Auckland Islands and Antarctica.

Find out about the research themes in the Marine Science Department.

As well as undergraduate courses in Marine Science, the department offers postgraduate courses. 

See the research projects our students are working on.