• Research Facilities

    The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre has a marine laboratory to support visiting researchers and students. The lab is equipped with the following: nov 12 124

    • stainless steel benches
    • fresh water and deep work sinks
    • overhead power
    • basic microscopes
    • storage areas
    • refrigerator and freezer
    • wireless broadband internet
    • scientific staff on hand to assist

    Exclusive use of the laboratory is charged between $100 – $150/day (inc. GST) depending on the usage requirements.

    Staff at SCMDC also has a broad range of contacts to support researchers and students. We have strong links with local industry and community and can assist in organizing volunteers to help with your work if required.

    In the future, we will seek funding to install a saltwater flow-through system to add to these facilities.

    There are a number of possible research projects awaiting students and researchers in this region.  We can provide local support for your research project. Don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss your needs.

    Just call the office on 02 64961699 or email: research@sapphirecoastdiscovery.com.au