Researchers at the Marine Science Center engage in vibrant and diverse research. Many core research topics relate to understanding how the projected impacts of climate change will affect marine habitats, and how urban communities along the coast can best prepare for these impacts.
Learn about our facilities here.
Get involved in our research
The MSC houses a biorepository of the DNA of the world’s most rare ocean creatures, with over 22,000 specimens submitted from all around the world.
Home to over 5 labs and research groups, the MSC is at the forefront of cutting-edge research. Learn more here.
Delve into your future career path on co-op
Co-op at the Marine Science Center allows students to experience four- to eight-month industry experience on the 20-acre campus in Nahant.
Students who co-op at the MSC work hands on with state-of-the-art technology in areas ranging from research, lab technicians, and marine robotics . Learn more here.