Edinburgh Oceans

Ocean research is carried out at the University of Edinburgh across all three of our Colleges.

Lecturer and students from the University of Edinburgh sitting by the ocean.

From undergraduate and postgraduate studies to professional development, Edinburgh is a hub of ocean learning.


The University of Edinburgh is home to state-of-the-art ocean research facilities.

Participants from the University of Edinburgh Ocean Decade Discussion Forum gather outside of the ECCI.

From natural to social sciences, ocean research is carried out across all three of Edinburgh's Colleges.

Outreach and public engagement activities are a key part of our research.

The University of Edinburgh is a partner of the United Nations Ocean Decade.

Thomson plaque

The University of Edinburgh has a long and proud tradition of ocean research leadership.

Fireworks at night over Edinburgh Castle

Our researchers are actively engaged in workshops, panels, and other events. 

Your one-stop-shop for ocean related news at the University of Edinburgh.