Images of Research 2020

2019 winner 'Best photographic image: Research Staff' – Professor Rupert Jones

Can you capture the essence of research in an eye-catching photographic image?


The University’s Doctoral College invites postgraduate research students and research staff to submit an eye-catching photographic image and interpretation for the third Images of Research competition, as part of the Research Festival 2020. 

The aim is to capture the true essence of their research through a powerful image, which will then be exhibited to the public for the duration of the University’s Research Festival 20–24 January 2020, showcasing the quality and wide-ranging research taking place at the University of Plymouth.

Prizes of research travel or training funding will be awarded for:

  • Best photographic image – Research Staff category and Postgraduate Research category 

    First place for each of the two categories will be awarded £150
    Second place for each of the two categories will be awarded £100

  • Best description of image – all images

    First place will be awarded £100 
    Second place will be awarded £50

The Images of Research competition voting will take place on 20–21 January with a presentation of awards on 21 January. The exhibition will remain on display throughout the Research Festival (20–23 January 2020).