Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre is a not-for-profit, registered Canadian charity.

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BMSC

Your oceanside campus.

Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre is a world-class teaching and research facility located on the outer west coast of Vancouver Island, Canada.

The Marine Centre supports diverse coastal and marine research of the highest calibre and is recognized as among the very best research and training facilities in the world.

Explore the diversity of this dynamic coastal environment, from exposed rocky shorelines, expansive sandy beaches, productive estuaries, and ancient coastal temperate rainforests.

Apply now for the Dick & Leona Peter Student Bursary

This bursary is intended for a student registered in a degree program who will be spending up to one term at BMSC.

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Humans unknowingly consume a lot of microplastics

Microplastic particles can easily sneak into our bodies undetected through food or when we breathe air containing microplastics, says BMSC Alunmus, Kieran Cox, a UVic marine biology PhD candidate in Francis Juanes’ lab.

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