Our coastal setting, cutting-edge facilities, and faculty expertise lead to countless research opportunities at the University of New England. The main hub for dozens of projects and partnerships across disciplines, and our students serve as key contributors to generating new knowledge — while also getting the hands-on experience they need for further study and future careers.



Our areas of research include Biology of Marine Organisms, Human Impacts on the Ocean, Food from the Ocean, Applied Marine Technology, and Experiential Education.

Undergraduate research


At UNE, you'll be in the field and out on the water as early as your freshman year, with plenty of additional undergraduate research opportunities throughout your academic career.


Our faculty, professional staff, and students are thought leaders in their fields, published in some of the top marine science and aquatic science journals in the world.

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