• Initiate and undertake various aspects of ocean and earth science related research including science and technology, public policy and law, socio-economic development, environment, geography, history, political science and international relations.
  • Facilitate collaboration within the University of Malaya and with local and international institutions in multidisciplinary research, training and education, and technology development.
  • Facilitate and provide postgraduate education and professional training in relevant areas.
  • Provide advice and consultancy for management and policy decisions on sustainable development of coastal and marine resources, and the environment.
  • Publish and disseminate research outputs in journals, monographs and bulletins.
  • Facilitate in the development of new products and patents arising from ocean and earth science research, in collaboration with the government and industries.


Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences
C308, Institute of Advanced Studies Building,
University of Malaya,
50603 Kuala Lumpur,

Tel: (+603) 7967 4640 / 6995
Fax: (+603) 7967 6994
Email: admin.ioes@um.edu.my

Office Hours 
Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 5.30pm
Sat, Sun and Public Holidays: Closed