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Forbairt Ghairme & Taighde Scileanna UCD

Postdoc Photo Competition - Get Snappy!

As part of Postdoc Research Careers Week, UCD Research Careers, in conjunction with the Local Enterprise Office (LEO), Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown County Council, are running a photo competition for UCD postdocs (PDI/II) on the theme of ‘Enterprising Researchers’. The winning photographer will receive an iPad, kindly sponsored by the LEO.

Competition rules

  • This competition is open to University College Dublin Postdocs (PDI/II) from across all the discipline areas and schools.
  • It is free of charge to enter, but you can only submit a maximum of three images per applicant.
  • The theme of the competition is ‘Enterprising Researchers’.
  • You should email your photo, your name and your staff number, your research area and a max 50 word description of how the photo fits with the theme to researchcareers@ucd.ie by the closing date (Monday 29th February).   Only your photo and the description will be displayed in the judging of the images (i.e. identifiers like your name/ research area will not be visible).  Submissions must be in digital format. The preferred image format is JPG/ JPEG or TIFF.
  • Entries may comprise colour or black and white images.
  • A panel of judges will compile a shortlist of photos that will be exhibited over the course of Postdoc Research Careers Week.
  • The shortlisted photos will be shared on UCD Research Careers social media and may be used in marketing Research Careers events after this week.
  • The PDI/II community will choose the winning photo from the shortlist.
  • The winner who will be announced on Wednesday 9th March immediately after the ‘Enterprising Careers’ panel discussion session. 
  • The competition will runs from Monday 15th February until lunchtime (13.00) on Monday 29th February 2016.
  • No further correspondence will be entered into.

For further details on Postdoc Research Careers Week email researchcareers@ucd.ie