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The Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS) is an off-campus research laboratory, teaching, outreach, and service unit of UNC Chapel Hill.IMS is located on the central North Carolina coast in Morehead City, NC.IMS and the on-campus Department of Marine Sciences form the internationally recognized UNC-CH Marine Sciences Program. Read More>

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IMS Fall 2015 NewsletterCatch up on the latest news, science, and outreach from the coast in our fall newsletter.Don’t receive out quarterly e-blast? Sign up on the MailChimp icon to the left!
Dr. Froelich wins UNC awardHuge congratulations to the Noble lab’s Dr. Brett Froelich who was just awarded a 2015 Postdoctoral Scholar Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduates from UNC-CH.
Summer Research Experience for UndergraduatesSince 2010, IMS has hosted undergraduates from universities around the country through the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program, supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Learn more about what these students accomplished while at IMS: 2014 REU Class ; 2013 REU Class; 2011 REU Class;
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