Research Applications

SIMS brings together NSW’s leading marine scientists at one collaborative site maximising the efficient use of resources for research on Australia’s critical coastal environments.

Our facilities are available to researchers at our member universities as well as external organisations. Priority is given to applications received from member universities and is subject to availability of facilities and equipment.

We encourage students and staff who are interested in applying for SIMS equipment and facilities to organise a time to visit and discuss your research project with Technical & Facilities Manager, Andrew Niccum.

Applying for research space at SIMS

  • Check availability by emailing providing details of your project, university and supervisor so we can best assess availability and suitability.
  • All applications for research space at SIMS are subject to approval though the SIMS Application Committee. A response is generally received within one week of application.