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Welcome to the Department of Ocean Sciences. The Department is located at the Ocean Sciences Centre (OSC) in Logy Bay, which is approximately 15km from the main campus.


Introducing Our New Minors in Oceanography and Sustainable Aquaculture and Fisheries Ecology


Education and training is one of the department’s principal mandates, and is achieved by providing a stimulating, research-intensive environment in which students can develop and thrive. The uniqueness of the department’s resources provides an opportunity for interdisciplinary training in cold ocean research, whether it is related to physiology, biochemistry and molecular biology; biological and chemical oceanography; behavioral and population ecology; or aquaculture and fisheries.

Minor in Oceanography

Minor in Sustainable Aquaculture and Fisheries Ecology





Memorial facilities to participate in national Science Literacy Week

Ocean Sciences public education program

Memorial University’s Faculty of Science, Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Library and the Botanical Garden have joined forces with the Johnson GEO Centre and St. John’s Regional Library to host a series of science themed events during the week of Sept. 21st.

RDC announces investment in support of salmon aquaculture industry

RDC announcement

The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) announced a research and development (R&D) investment of $258,000 to support the growth of the salmon aquaculture industry in Newfoundland and Labrador. Along with government and industry partners, the total project value is $991,000.