A picture is worth a thousand words and our Research Images competition is an innovative way to communicate our research, summing up complex research in a simple and succinct way. An annual competition open to all our research community, from postgraduates to professors, Research Images captures an insight into research at the University of Stirling.
The inaugural competition, kindly supported by The Stirling Fund, concluded at Research Week 2018 and saw the top three places being awarded to members of our postgraduate community.
Following the success of the 2018 competition we’re delighted to announce that Research and Innovation Services will be running the competition again in 2019.
Submissions are again invited under the University’s three key research images:
On entering the competition you confirm that the University of Stirling retains copyright for all photos/images submitted to the research images competition. Right to use extends to all publicity for the University which may include reproduction for printed publications, advertisements, exhibition boards, digital reproduction for use on the internet and other media as appropriate. The University may use your image without giving credit. Permission does not extend to the University selling such photos/images for financial gain. As owner of the image/photo you retain the rights to use the image for your own purposes but you hereby grant the University of Stirling a non-exclusive, royalty free licence in perpetuity to reproduce works based on your submission without any obligation to compensate you.
As an entrant to the competition it is your responsibility to:
Images should be:
Winners will receive a prize of £250, £150 or £100 to be used to further their research such as research travel, conference attendance, consumables, materials or equipment. Prize money cannot be used for salary, personal expenses or non-research activities. Payment will be made to reimburse research expenses on submission of a claim, supported by receipts, submitted to Research and Innovation Services by the requested deadline as noted on the award letter.
Looking for inspiration? Check out shortlisted photographs and winning entries from last year's Research Images competition.