A Welcome Note

Welcome to the Website. The Institute of Marine Sciences was established in 1978 with the mandate to conduct research and offer postgraduate and undergraduate training and consultancy services in all aspects of marine sciences. Our vision is to become a centre of excellence in the advancement of knowledge in marine science.

Our Vision

To become a centre of excellence in marine sciences training and research

Senior Lecturer
Laboratory Scientist
Senior Lecturer and Director


Physical and Environmental Marine Sciences has two subsections namely, Physical and Chemical Sciences


Marine Biology and Resources ManagementĀ  focuses on issues related to biological oceanography..


The library collection comprises a wide range of marine sciences related subjects that includes publications


Information and Communication Services offers advice and supportĀ  related to ICT to all employees and studentsĀ 

IMS gave me opportunity to pursue a PhD in Marine Science. It was during this time I got opportunity to travel and gain experiences and actually fall in love with coral reef ecosystem. This has changed my life completely as I did my Masters in dryland vegetation ecology. I real enjoy working with coral reefs
Dr. Leonard J Chauka