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, situated in the traditional territory of the Huu-ay-aht First Nations, a Nuu-chah-nulth Nation and member of the Maa-nulth Treaty Society.

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.

We are hiring! Marine Science Educator Internships

These positions will support marine science education, including a unique opportunity to obtain vital exposure, experience and specialized skills training across a number of areas in the marine and coastal sciences at the BMSC. Applications due Dec. 6, 2021.

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“Poster children” of invasion over-represented in marine research

The ecological impact of less than 10% of the world’s non-native marine species has been studied, representing a significant gap in knowledge about most marine invasive species.

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

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