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Get creative and enter the 2019 Science As Art Photo Competition

Posted by Faculty of Science on February 21, 2018 in General Announcements

What is the Science As Art Calendar?

The Faculty of Science has produced the Science As Art calendar for over eleven years. It’s a collection of striking photographs and images that encourage people to recognize the beauty of science taking place in labs, field work, daily routines and travels.

Each year, Dalhousie science alumni, faculty, staff and students submit their own works of science art for use in the calendar, which is then mailed to over 9,000 Dal science alumni in December.​

Submit Your Entry

The Science As Art calendar would not be possible without submissions from the Faculty of Science community (current and past!). All photos and images submitted are carefully considered before 13 are chosen to make their way onto the pages of the following year’s Science As Art calendar.

Traditional photographs as well as images generated by data visualization techniques or scientific tools are encouraged.

Submit your entry here by February 23, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Atlantic Standard Time.

Past submissions include sunsets, insects, axon fibers, LiDAR imaging, animal encounters, genetic diversity mapping, plasma globes, protoplasts, a superconductor levitating on a rare earth magnet, triple immunolabeling for serotonin, and more. The subjects of photos and images are limited only by your imagination.

Winning submissions are chosen based on online voting, their scientific nature and their ability to reflect different departments within the Faculty of Science. Online voting dates will be announced shortly after the submission deadline. Owners of photos will be contacted if their eligble submission makes it through to the voting round and again if their submission is chosen to be featured.

Rules of Entry

All entries must be received by the contest closing date: Friday, February 23, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Atlantic Standard Time.

You must be a Faculty of Science alumnus, faculty member (current or retired), staff member or student to participate.

Photographs, images or any visual representation of science experienced in your work or life are eligible.

​Each person may only submit one photograph or image. Please ensure your contact information will be correct as of January 2019.

​Photos and images must be print quality (300 dpi), landscape orientation, and in .jpeg format. Digital files should be at least 1-2 MB in size.

Any images not meeting these criteria will not be accepted. Traditional photographs as well as images generated by data visualization techniques or scientific tools are encouraged.

By entering your photo or image, you’re giving Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Science permission to use it and print your full name in the Science As Art calendar, on Dalhousie-operated websites and on Dalhousie-operated social media accounts. All photos and images used will be given credit appropriately.

For more information, please contact Jocelyn Adams at Photos submitted to this address will not be accepted.​