Centre for Marine Science and Innovation (CMSI)

Our Mission is to provide the fundamental research and evidence-base underpinning environmental decision-making to ensure sustainable use of marine, coastal and estuarine ecosystems.

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The CMSI focuses on researching fundamental knowledge on the functions, processes, interactions and changes in the marine environment and use this to develop innovative solutions for management, conservation and economic developments. Our expertise and experience cover a multidisciplinary mix of ecological and biological sciences, physical and biological oceanography, environmental impact assessment, as well as coastal geomorphology and engineering. We provide a dynamic environment for education, outreach, communication, engagement and collaboration. 


About us

At CMSI, we're a solution-based, multidisciplinary science centre focused on leading teaching and research in the workings of the marine environment.

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Our research focuses on the functions, processes, interactions and changes in the marine environment. Discover more.

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Learn more about marine science. View our undergraduate, postgraduate and honours courses along with videos showcasing the groundbreaking work we do within the centre.

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