The users of the aquatics facilities come from a multidisciplinary background, with varied research interest.

Below is a list of the group leaders who utilise the aquarium in their research:

professor Paul Alewood

- Design and discovery of bioactive peptides and proteins in venomous animals


- Transcriptional regulation of blood and lymphatic vessels


- Understanding the evolution of venom systems


-  Discovering how brains process information


- Vascular biology and development


 - Bugs and drugs


- Pharmacology of marine toxins


- Understanding the processes generating and eliminating genetic variation


- Psychiatric Genomics


- Role of the cell surface in health and disease


- Neural Circuits and Behaviour


- Oncology and carcinogenesis, genetics


- Genetics and cell biology of cardiac development