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The Swire Institute of Marine Science Edit


Agent Type
Corporate Entity

Name Forms

  • The Swire Institute of Marine Science
  • Swire Marine Laboratory (SML)
    1990 – 1994 (Usage)


  • Biography/Historical Note

    Situated in Cape d'Aguilar, The Swire Institutes of Marine Science (SWIMS) was established in November 1990 with the generous funding received from the Swire Group. The aim of the SWIMS is to develop a research centre for the study of marine science in Southeast Asia. SWIMS was originally named “Swire Marine Laboratory” before its expansion in 1994 and it remained an independent institute till 1998. Now the Institute is a division of the School of Biological Science at the University of Hong Kong (HKU).