Images of Research Competition

Knowledge is beautiful. Researchers at the U of S know it better than anyone.

Vote NOW for your favourite Images of Research AND

Vote NOW for your favourite Making a Difference Video Pitch!

A horse's eye view, Amber-Lynn Backwell 2017

The 2017 University of Saskatchewan Images of Research competition is now open for voting from March 18 to April 1!

The Images of Research photography and imaging competition is a way for U of S students, staff, faculty and alumni to showcase their research, scholarly and artistic work. The competition seeks to celebrate those who submit the most visually impressive and clearly described images of U of S research. 

Images of Research Photography and Imaging

Click here to vote for your favourite photo/image!

Vote in each of the competition's four categories

  • From the field: Field work from anywhere in the world
  • More than meets the eye: In greater detail than possible with the human eye 
  • Community and impact: The impact the research has had or could have on people, the environment, health, the economy, etc.
  • Research in action: What the researcher's work is all about

Prizes will also be awarded for

  • Viewer’s Choice:The images with the two highest vote counts.
  • Best Description: The two entries accompanied by the clearest, most informative and most vibrant descriptions and titles.

All winning photos will be displayed both on campus, and online.

  • Grand Prize: $500
  • Category Winner: $300
  • Category Runner-up: $200

Images of Research: Making a Difference Video Pitch CompetitionU of S Canada 150 Project logo

Click here to vote for your favourite video pitch! 

Research makes society better.  For Canada’s 150th birthday, we want to celebrate our research and the impact it has for Canada and the world, with the “Making a Difference” Video Competition

The best entry will be judged by multidisciplinary jury on the basis of aesthetic and captivating quality, creativity, and degree to which the video showcases the entrant's research and its importance for Canada. 

Prizes will be awarded for:

  • Best entry: $300
  • Viewer's choice - highest overall votes, shares, and engagement: $300

You can vote once per day. Remember to share on Facebook and Twitter and recruit your friends and family to vote!




Don't forget to take a look at last year's winners:

Winners of the 2016 Images of Research Competition

Winners of the 2015 Images of Research competition