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Department of Marine Sciences and Coastal Management, University of Newcastle
The Department of Marine Sciences and Coastal Management was formed in 1992 in a reorganisation of University Departments. It incorporates the Centre for Tropical Coastal Management Studies and the Dove Marine Laboratory, which was established in 1897. It operates the purpose built research vessel RV Bernicia.

Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (MBA)
The MBA is a Learned Society and one of the UK's leading marine biological research institutes.

National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton (NOCS)
NOCS delivers a diverse mission, which ranges from managing the national research vessel fleet and other major facilities, to programmes of strategic research for NERC, and academic research and education in ocean and earth sciences in support of the University's mission.

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
NERC funds world-class science in universities and our own research centres that increases knowledge and understanding of the natural world. They are tackling the 21st century's major environmental issues such as climate change, biodiversity and natural hazards.

Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML)
PML undertake research into marine ecosystems, developing relevant and integrated approaches for delivering a sustainable basis to marine ecosystem management.

Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory (POL)
The POL hosts the British Oceanographic Data Centre a national facility for archiving and distributing marine environmental data.

Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)
SAMS is Scotland's premier marine science research organisation committed to increasing our knowledge and stewardship of the marine environment.

University Marine Biological Station Millport
An institute of the University of London, managed in association with the University of Glasgow, the UMBSM maintains an active research programme, undertaking high quality research.