Global leaders in marine research and innovation

Driving solutions for healthy and sustainable environments, industries and livelihoods

We combine cross-disciplinary research and innovative technology to develop and deliver change around the world.
Learn from internationally renowned marine experts and undertake fieldwork in diverse tropical and subtropical habitats.
Located on the Great Barrier Reef and North Stradbroke Island, UQ’s Heron Island and Moreton Bay research stations enable field-based research and learning.


We want to positively change and protect the world’s oceans, coasts and reefs. With your support, we can equip the next generation’s marine scientists to find solutions to major challenges, and continue our wider engagement with citizen science initiatives. Your gift can make a difference.

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Among our research ranks are an unrivalled nine Australian Laureate Fellows.

Nearly 50 candidates received a marine science higher degree by research in the past two years.

Our experts undertake marine science research on every continent.

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