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The Marine Studies Centre provides a window into marine research at the University of Otago. The Centre showcases local marine life and offers marine education programmes for all ages.


Learn with us

Immerse yourself in the marine world. Unfold the mysteries of how creatures live and survive in our local ocean.


Marine Photography Workshop

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Learn from an expert!  If you are interested in improving your techniques for photographing marine life, then come and learn some ‘tricks of the trade’ from well-known wildlife photographer, Rod Morris.

Marine Mammal Identification Workshop

Saturday, 24 February 2018

Gain up-to-date information about marine mammal biology, identification techniques, current research and conservation issues.