The NHMRC 2013 Science to Art Award recognises outstanding examples of the art that has arisen from the research funded by NHMRC.
Imaging is now a central component for medical research. These images are not only scientifically important, they can also be aesthetically powerful.
The winner of the Award will receive a framed print of their image and acknowledgement by NHMRC.
How to enter
Submissions should be sent electronically in either jpg, tif, or ai. format at a minimum resolution of 300dpi to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A maximum of one original entry per person is allowed. Digitally enhanced or altered images are eligible.
A covering email sent with the image must include the following details:
- Title of work
- The copyright status of the image
- Image source (the equipment used)
- A short (max 100 words) description of the artwork detailing its scientific relevance (this will be displayed with the artwork).
Entries open: Monday 5 November 2012
Entries close: 5pm (AEDST) Friday 21 December 2012
Judging of images: by Thursday 14 March 2013
Winner Announced: Friday 22 March 2013
Terms and Conditions*
Conditions of Entry
- The exhibition is limited to electronic images in the prescribed format.
- Images must be generated from research funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council.
- Where images are digitally enhanced, an explanation of the methodology used must be included.
- Late entries will not be accepted.
- The artwork must not have been exhibited prior to this competition.
- Entry is limited to one (1) image per entrant.
- Judges will consider the aesthetic value of images produced.
- The CEO, Council and Senior Executive of the Office of the NHMRC will judge the applications.
- No correspondence will be entered into regarding these conditions or judging of artwork. The NHMRC’s decision is final.
Publicity and Promotion
- NHMRC reserves the right to document, reproduce or otherwise use any image entered in the competition without charge.
- Authorship of the artwork will be publicly acknowledged.
- The rights of reproduction given to the NHMRC are non-exclusive. The artist's moral rights will be observed.
- Entrants will be responsible for satisfying copyright requirements.
- This is a non-cash award.
*NHMRC reserves the right to amend any of the conditions of entry or details associated with the Science to Art Award.