International Images for Science 2017

  • Paint Dancing to Music

    by Richard Beech

  • Bridge to Infinity

    by Alex Class

  • Papyrus Glyphs

    by Dr David Maitland FRPS

The International Images for Science competition looks for the best images to show how photography is used in science, can put across scientific concepts or illustrates the role of science in our everyday lives.

This competition is now closed for entries for 2017.

The competition is open to everyone, regardless of age or experience, to RPS members and non-members. There are five awards across three age categories: Age 17 & Under (Gold), Age 18-25 (Gold) and Age 26 & Over (Gold, Silver and Bronze). Each award comes with an RPS medal as well as a share of a total prize fund of £3500. The competition is free to enter, the closing date is midnight on Sunday 30th April 2017.

A selection panel will look at every entry and will select 100 to form an exhibition that will open in September 2017. The exhibition will tour around the UK, including at the major science festivals, and will be seen by over 140,000 people.


To visit the dedicated website click here

Sponsor links:

International Images for Science is supported by Siemens, please find more information about the sponsor and the Curiosity Project HERE. BBC Focus Magazine are supporting International Images for Science as Media Partner and Metro Imaging as the exhibition's Print Sponsor.

Siemens PLC

BBC FOCUS Magazine

Metro Imaging


For further details, and enquires about showing the exhibition email

To find out more about the exhibition visit:


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