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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 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