- Lecture facilities overlooking the sea
- Equipment for processing biological samples and identifying organisms
- Molecular and physiological laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment
- Controlled temperature chambers and wet labs for experiments on a variety of scales
- Mesocom facilities
- Seawater aquaria
- Labs and specialist equipment for behavioural studies
- Computing facilities and specialist software
- Bio-imaging facilities
- Boat provision and diving training allowing for sub-tidal investigation
- Remotely Operated Vehicle for carrying out surveys of the seabed.
Use our custom-built labs and equipment to understand animal personality. Investigate how marine animals avoid predators, optimise foraging, or engage in contest.
We have a wide range of imaging facilities including fluorescent microscopy, in vivo time lapsing and electron microscopy (Electron Microscopy lab, pictured).
Benefit from our custom-built bio-imaging facility to understand how marine organisms develop under different environmental conditions.
In our mesocoms facility you can create a range of environmental conditions predicted for the future under current climate change scenarios.
With our wide range of physiological equipment, you can investigate how marine organisms work and how they respond to predicted changes in global environmental drivers.
Become a modern marine biologist using our state-of-the-art molecular facilities to study the genetics of natural populations, or investigate the molecular mechanisms that allow organisms to respond to their environment.
Set sail from the Marine Station and utilise our Remotely Operated Vehicles for carrying out seabed surveys.
Becoming a HSE PRO SCUBA commercial diver makes you more employable during and after university. Our past students have benefited from becoming commercial divers and have dived at the National Marine Aquarium during their studies.
Specialist computing and software
In our computing facilities and labs, you will be able to use specialist software to map the sea bed or model larval dispersal.