The National Oceanography Centre works with other organisations to advance science and to explain the meaning and relevance of scientific knowledge and understanding of the ocean.
Challenger Society for Marine Science
The NOC is a sponsor and supporter of the Challenger Society for Marine Science, the learned society (and a charity) for advancing the study of marine science through research and education.
Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) is the international professional body (and a charity) covering marine engineering, science and technology. A number of our scientists are members or fellows of the institute.
Society for Underwater Technology
NOC is a corporate member of the Society for Underwater Technology, a multidisciplinary learned society that brings together organisations and individuals with a common interest in underwater technology, ocean science and offshore engineering. Members of NOC staff serve on SUT Committees and Council.