Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies

The Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence at the University of Tasmania.

Strategically located at the gateway to the Southern Ocean and Antarctica, our research spans these key themes:

With collaborative partners across the globe, we deliver our research to users across governments, industries, institutions, and communities. We educate and mentor the next generation of world leaders in science, technology, and policy through competitive and rigorous university programs.

Based on IMAS's activities, in the 2017 CWUR world university rankings by subject the University of Tasmania was ranked fourth in the world for Marine and Freshwater Biology, and seventh in the world for both Fisheries and Oceanography.  In the QS Rankings by Subject for 2017 the University of Tasmania was ranked in the top 50 for Earth and Marine Sciences, which covers the bulk of IMAS’s research and teaching activities.

Authorised by the Executive Director, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
April 6, 2017