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Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute

Welcome to the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute (SMMI). We are a community of academics from across the University of Southampton, whose interests and research are linked to the marine/maritime realm. By working across the traditional disciplinary divides, we can better address some of today’s global marine & maritime challenges.

The SMMI constitutes world class, authoritative, independent expertise, spanning both the marine and maritime sectors. We foster new research collaborations, educate the next generation of maritime leaders, and generate knowledge and intelligence for businesses of all sizes, government at all scales and organisations of all kinds. Alone and with partners we create new technologies and innovations to stimulate economic growth and improve quality of life and the environment.


How SMMI can help you

We not only have the specialist technology but we offer a match-making service for the marine and maritime industry.

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  • 22 July 2016

    Using balloons to track ocean currents

    The ocean is constantly churning. Vast bodies of water are channell...

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  • 20 July 2016

    Honour for expert on Roman ports

    Professor Simon Keay of the University of Southampton has been elec...

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  • 18 July 2016

    Calcification – does it pay off in the fut...

    An international research team has calculated the costs and benefit...

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