The CMSI offers plenty of opportunity for Postgraduate Training and Research.

How to apply

Contact potential supervisors directly to discuss projects in the major research areas.

You can enrol and apply for scholarships using information on the UNSW BEES website.

Master of Marine Science and Management

We also offer a Master of Marine Science and Management. Learn more here.

 

Current projects:
 

Anthropogenic impacts are now threatening coral reefs worldwide and rapid changes to coral reef ecosystems have been widely documented, including o

Disease events are increasingly impacting critical marine habitats.

Microplastics have been identified in remote locations far from urban centres, including Antarctica, the Mariana Trench and the Great Australian Bi

Clothing fibres are the most abundant form of plastic found in the ecosystem. This global pollution has increased by 450% in 60-years.

The world’s coastlines are becoming rapidly urbanised, with marine life affected by a range of stressors.

Marine debris is a global environmental concern.

reef ocean cmsi

The deep, dark ocean is inhospitable, but oases of life are sporadically found in reefs made out of corals and sponges.

marine urban ecology cmsi

Human activities have degraded extensive areas of coastal habitats. Abiotic and biotic stressors (e.g.

sydney harbour cmsi

The world’s coastlines are becoming rapidly urbanised, with marine life affected by a range of stressors.

algae health cmsi

The aim of this project is to define and develop bacterial consortia that have beneficial effects of the growth, health and environmental adaptatio

macroalgae cmsi

It is proposed that with increases in anthropogenic stressors of coastal systems (pollution/ climate change) there comes an increase in the prevale

algae cmsi

Disease events are increasingly impacting critical marine habitats.