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ABIC Imaging Competition

Read the below entry requirements and guidelines before applying for the competition through the link at the bottom of this page.

Entry Requirements & Guidelines

The Competition will run from 8 July 2024 at 12:00 p.m. South African Standard Time ("SAST") and end on 1 August 2024 at 12:00 p.m. South African Standard Time (“Competition Period”). No entries received after 1 August 2024 will be considered.

Participants will be expected to meet the following criteria to be eligible for the competition:

  • Only entries with full details provided and submitted through the dedicated application form will be considered valid:

    • Name

    • Valid email address

    • Institutional affiliation

    • City and country of residence

  • Image with complete and informative image caption, including a description of the image, the type of microscope or imaging technology used to acquire the image, labelling approach used, and a brief description of scientific research, if image processing has been done and details thereof.

  • Participant must follow the ABIC Instagram page.

 

Entry Guidelines

  1. One entry per participant. No late entries will be considered.

  2. Image must be submitted in .jpeg or .png format.

  3. Image should be submitted with the highest available quality with regard to file size, bit depth, and resolution.

  4. Images may be taken with any brand microscope.

  5. Images must be taken by the participant using a microscope. Images taken with any other imaging technology will not be eligible. Macro photography is not eligible.

  6. Images entered into the competition should be life science research related.

  7. Images that have competed previously in any active or ongoing photomicrography competition, and/or that have won any other photomicrography competition, are not eligible.

  8. The submission must be in the English language.

  9. It is the participant’s responsibility to provide correct and accurate information, including contact information used for the award notification.

 

Prizes

The Winner/s will receive the corresponding below listed prizes:

First (1st) Prize Winner

  • Apple iPad sponsored by Carl Zeiss Microscopy

  • Dedicated post on all ABIC social media platforms (including our Instagram page & story).

  • Blog or news piece with a brief profile of the participant & a spotlight on their research

Second (2nd) Prize Winner

  • 2nd place prize sponsored by Advanced Laboratory Solutions (ALS)

  • Dedicated post on ABIC Instagram & LinkedIn page

  • Blog or news piece with a brief profile of the participant & a spotlight on their research.

Third (3rd) Prize Winner

  • 3rd place prize sponsored by Separations

  • Dedicated post on ABIC Instagram & LinkedIn page

  • Blog or news piece with a brief profile of the participant & a spotlight on their research.

Competition winners will be announced on the ABIC Instagram page on 1 October 2024.

Competition Terms & Conditions do apply. 

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