Deadline extended for Images of Research 2015-16 – there is still time to enter!


Images from the 2014-15 competition

If you haven’t yet had time to take a photo or draw a picture reflecting your research there is still time. The deadline for the Graduate School’s Images of Research competition has been extended to a final deadline of 5pm on 24th November 2015. Just grab your camera or pencil/paintbrush and produce a unique image which captures the essence of your research, or an element of your research, in a visual, artistic or photographic way. Add a snappy title and 150 word summary and that is all you need to do to participate.

IoR will, again, be a competition, where viewers can vote for their top three favourites. Entries for IoR 2015-16 must be emailed to Simone by November 24th 2015. Read on for the rules…

cameracropflierIoR 2015-16 is open to all researchers, including research students, research staff and supervisors. Images must be unique photos or artwork having been photographed or created by the researcher. Photos must, ideally, be a minimum 2MB (ideally 4-5MB) megabyte jpeg or tif file (some mobile phones don’t take images of this quality, so try to use a good digital camera). Along with the image, you need to email (to Simone Apel) a snappy title and a 150 word (max) summary paragraph. Please see the call for images for more guidelines.

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2013 entry from research student Muzafar Hussain, “We simply co-exist, think before you conceive them commodity”

The Graduate School launched its first Images of Research in 2013. Justin Lance, Head of Corporate Programmes at NBS said “this is such a wonderfully simple, yet powerful, concept to showcase the diversity and flamboyance of research across the University.” The Images of Research competition 2014-15 sparked off exhibitions around the University and selected images were used in various University publications.

So if you are a research student, supervisor or a member of research staff why not enter into Images of Research in 2015-16? It’s a fabulous way to engage others with your research. If you have any questions please contact Simone in the Graduate School. Good luck!

About Simone Apel

Researcher Developer for The Graduate School, University of Northampton.

Posted on November 9, 2015, in Competitions and awards, Events and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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