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Investigación en Foco
“Investigación en Foco” is the first Photography Competition organised by the Society of Spanish Researchers in the United Kingdom (SRUK).
- Open competition for SRUK members and SRUK friends submitting a single photograph with a clear research theme.
- Photographs will be evaluated in three different categories: originality, technique and research communication.
- The 12 shortlisted photographs (4 from each category) will be selected by an external panel of experts. They will be displayed at the VIII SRUK International Symposium (July 2020, Oxford POSTPONED) and in the Investigación en Foco website, and they will be used to produce a 2021 calendar.
- There will be 4 prizes of £100 each. 3 for the winners of each of the categories (selected by the external panel of experts) and one for the winner selected by SRUK members and friends (e-vote). Please, see below for photograph requirements and eligibility criteria.
- Closing deadline: 30th June 2020 at 23.59 (GMT)
The aim of this competition is to reinforce the need and beauty of our daily research in all fields through images, and to make it more accessible to a broad audience. It represents a unique opportunity for SRUK researchers to capture their work and share it in a different way.
Who can Participate
The call is open to any member (or friend) of SRUK able to capture any particular theme on a research field, including Mathematics, Biology, Medicine and Health, Chemistry, Ecology and Environmental Science, Physics, Astronomy, Engineering Technology, Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Science Communication.
- 1st March 2020 Open call
- 30th June 2020 Application deadline
- 1st September 2020 Announcement of 12 shortlisted photographies
- 1st October 2020 Winners announcement
- Date to be confirmed Exhibition at the VIII SRUK International Symposium POSTPONED