Superior instructors and creative scholars
Marine science faculty members believe strongly in the value of carrying out research with students, and it is here where many faculty truly excel.
Not only are they superior instructors, but creative scholars in their own right. Faculty collaborate with students on research projects across a broad range of fields in marine science, particularly in the biological, chemical, and geological facets of oceanography. In many cases, this work leads to publications in books and journals as well as research presentations at national and regional conferences that are jointly authored by students and faculty.
To support teaching and research programs, marine science faculty were recently awarded more than $2 million in external grant funding from a variety of sources. Wildlife Conservation Society and Sea Turtle Conservancy grants support sea turtle research in Panama and Bermuda. Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative grants fund student/faculty research into Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill affects including sedimentation rates and contamination. An ASIANetwork Service Learning grant funds mangrove restoration in Indonesia, including student and faculty travel. National Science Foundation grants support scholarships to science transfer students and Galbraith Marine Science Laboratory renovations.
We encourage you to learn more about our Marine Science faculty peer-reviewed publications and prestigious awards by visiting their individual profile pages.