RESEARCH AS ART COMPETITION

Help promote awareness of the world class science and technology research ongoing at the University of Utah by submitting your research images for the 2016 Research Images as Art competition and exhibition. Please submit images that represent science research from all different disciplines at the U. The artwork will all be on display at the Marriott Library on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, with a reception and prizes for the winners on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. Winning images will be used for public relations for the university to show our community the fantastic research happening on campus.

Register here by Thursday, Nov. 10.

If you have questions about the contest or experience an error when trying to submit your entry, please contact kulbokaite.vaiva@gmail.com or jody.rosenblatt@hci.utah.edu.

Here’s what you need to know before submitting your images:

screen-shot-2016-11-08-at-10-58-08-amThe exhibit will be shown at the Marriott Library on level 3 and level 5 on Monday, Nov. 14, with an exhibition opening on Friday, Nov. 18. Watch for updates on Facebook and Twitter.

What sorts of images can I submit?
Any image you produce suring your scientific research such as microscopy, data graphs, 3-D renders, bioinformatics, etc. Winning images will be used for PR in advertisements and in social media to tell the world about the awesome science going on at the U. Therefore, we will only accept images if you are willing to use them for this aim and for wider distribution.

What do I write in the description?
We really want a simply-worded explanation of the graphic that non-scientists can understand. To make sure it is understandable to a wider public, see if it passes by someone who isn’t in science.

How do I prepare my image?
Be sure the image is at least 300dpi and at least 10 inches wide or tall. Images can be saved as .tif or .jpg.

How many images can I submit and what does it cost?
You may submit as many as you like and there is no charge to enter.

Who is eligible to participate?
Anyone currently studying or working at the University of Utah or alumni are welcome to enter.

What is the deadline?
Submissions will be accepted through Thursday, Nov. 10.The exhibit will be shown at the Marriott Library on level 3 and level 5 on Monday, Nov. 14, with an exhibition opening on Friday, Nov. 18.