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Mission
The Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS) is an off-campus research laboratory, teaching, outreach, and part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s (UNC-CH) Department of Earth, Marine, and Environmental Sciences. Located on the central North Carolina coast in Morehead City; the mission of UNC’s Institute of Marine Sciences is to conduct cutting-edge research, train young scientists, provide expertise to governmental agencies and industry, and to promote new knowledge to inform public policy.

 

Diversity Statement: The Institute of Marine Sciences supports the University’s core values encouraging diversity and equal educational and employment opportunities throughout the University community. These values are articulated in the University’s non-discrimination policy and by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.