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2023 Image of Research call for submissions open

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The Graduate College and the University Library invite all graduate and professional students to share the beauty of their research in UIC’s 2023 Image of Research competition. This multi-disciplinary monetary award competition is open to any student enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program at UIC for the 2022-2023 academic year. More than $3,000 in award money will be distributed in the 2023 competition.

Through Tuesday, February 28, 2023, graduate and professional students are invited to submit still or moving image-based work that illustrates their research. Students may submit to both categories, but the images and the research they represent must be significantly different from one another.

Still Image Awards
1st Prize: $600
2nd Prize: $400
3rd Prize: $200
Honorable Mention (6): $100

Moving Image Awards
Winner – Animation: $600
Winner – Live Action: $600
Honorable Mention (2): $100

A multi-disciplinary jury will review submissions and award prizes to the winning entries. Images will be judged on originality, relationship to the student’s research at UIC, and overall visual impact.

An electronic exhibit of the winners will be displayed in the Richard J. Daley Library and the Library of Health Sciences-Chicago. Winning entries will become part of the UIC institutional repository and will be displayed in an online gallery on the Graduate College website.

Contact the Image of Research Committee at:

Entries due by February 28, 2023

Submission form, competition guidelines and links to past winners are available on the Graduate College Image of Research website.

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