Investigación en Foco

“Investigación en Foco” is the first Photography Competition organized by the Society of Spanish Researchers in the United Kingdom (SRUK).

The first edition of the Photograph Competition took place in 2020 with an important number of participants and 4 winner photographs awarded £100  each.

THE NEW CALL IS OPEN!!! Submit your photos by the 31st of JULY at 23:59 (GMT).

Overview

  • 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 on 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: 31st July 2021 at 23.59 (GMT).

 

Aim

This competition aims to reinforce the need and beauty of our daily research in all fields through images and 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.

 

Important Dates

 

  • 6th April 2021 Open call

  • 27th May 2021  Workshop: “From images to scientific stories”

  • 31tst July  2021 Closing deadline

  • September 2021 Announcement of 12 finalist photographs

  • October 2021 Closure event and announcement of the 4th winners.

 

Related events

  • Workshop: “From images to scientific stories”

Offered by Helena González-Burón (Big Van Science) on the 27th of May at 6:30 pm GMT.

Important Links

Competition Rules

Competition Rules

 

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  How to   Apply

How to Apply

 

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Finalist Photographs

Finalist Photographs

 

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Finalist Photographs

2020

 Meet the Committee

Meet the External Judges

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