About IOES
The Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES) University of Malaya has its roots in the University of Malaya Maritime Research Centre (UMMReC) which was established in 2003 in response to the national call for more concerted research in the marine sciences, considering the importance of Malaysia’s abundant marine heritage as well as to coordinate and lead all research activities and consultancies in marine and maritime research at the University of Malaya. The Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), University of Malaya, was approved by the University of Malaya Management on 23 October 2007, and officially launched on 17 January 2008.

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Recent Event
Title Student receives scholarships from Agong
Date 24th May 2017
Description On 24th May 2017, Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V conferred the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Scholarship 2017 to 12 students of institutions of higher learning. Among them is our IOES Master Candidate, Mr Heng Wei Khang (Masters of Marine Biology Science). Read more

Title Awards from 10th WESTPAC International Scientific Conference
Venue Qingdao, China
Date 17th - 20th April 2017
Description IOES PhD student, Miss Winnie Lau Lik Sing won the Best Young Scientist Oral Presentation Award for her presentation entitled “Characterization of a new species of Chattonella that caused massive wild fish kill event at the northeast coast of Peninsular Malaysia” while IOES Master student, Liow Guat Ru won the Best Young Scientist Poster Award for her poster on “Microplastics in sediments of “Monitoring of a paralytic shellfish toxic producer Alexandrium” at the 10th WESTPAC International Scientific Conference, 17-20 April 2017, Qingdao, China. Read more