The Scientific Images Exhibition 2024

Submit your images until:
June 30, 2024
Exhibition date:
September 23, 2024
Hall SG, EPFL, Lausanne

Organized by the EPFL Center for Imaging in collaboration with CLIMACT

Our upcoming exhibition aims to showcase the extraordinary intersection of science and art, highlighting the awe-inspiring moments captured by scientists-artists enthusiasts. By participating in this exhibition, you’ll not only have the opportunity to display your work to a diverse audience of fellow science enthusiasts but also ignite curiosity and inspire wonder to a large audience. Your images will serve as windows into the wonders of the natural world, sparking conversations and fostering a deeper appreciation for the beauty and complexity of science.

Don’t let your captivating images remain hidden on your hard drive – share them with us and let them take center stage in our celebration of scientific marvels! Submit your images today and be part of an unforgettable journey through the captivating realm of science captured through the lens of creativity and curiosity.

For its third edition, the EPFL Center for Imaging opens part of its exhibition to contributions related to climate change from EPFL and UNIL researchers and students, through a collaboration with CLIMACT, a joint UNIL-EPFL research center focused on this topic. 

Submit your images taken or created through your research at EPFL to the Center for Imaging Center: imaging@epfl.ch. For contributions on the broad topic of climate change, please add the mention “CLIMACT – climate change” to your email submission. Deadline: June 30, 2024

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Who can participate?

The images submitted to the Center for Imaging are taken during research carried out on the campus and/or by EPFL researchers, students or other people working at EPFL and/or in an EPFL Lab. They relate to any field of research. 

Images related to climate change, in the broadest term, can be submitted by both EPFL and UNIL researchers, students or other staff members. 

Participants must be the authors of the images submitted, or co-authors and have the permission of the other co-authors. 

Which images are accepted?

Images can range from the very small to the infinitely large, they can also capture science in the making, technical aspects or researchers in the course of their work - with their agreement. Images can be taken with a camera (microscope, telescope, etc.) or computer-generated. Participants submit a maximum of 5 images.

What technical criteria must images meet?

Image digitale. Format: JPEG or TIFF. Max. size: 100 MB. Min resolution: 2000 x 3000 pixels (16.9 x 25.4 cm to 300 dpi). Digital retouching accepted.

A title and caption of max. 250 characters including spaces must accompany the image, as well as the photographer's name and the name of the laboratory/platform/center for which he/she works.  

What happens to your images once they've been submitted?

The images selected by the jury will be exhibited from September 23 to 29, 2024 in the Hall SG on the EPFL campus. After the exhibition, you can take home the large-format prints. They will also be visible online on a webpage linked to the Imaging Center and CLIMACT.

Image rights

Participants retain their copyright, but by submitting their images authorize publication under the CC-BY-NC-ND license. Images may be used by EPFL and CLIMACT for non-commercial purposes, credited with the name of their author.

Works submitted must respect the ethics of the image and have been authorized by the persons concerned. Any representation of a person must be subject to consent to the distribution of his or her image.