April 1, 2019

Communicate Science Through Imagery

Biological research is transforming our society and the world. Help the public and policymakers to better understand the breadth of biology by entering the Faces of Biology Photo Contest.

Faces of Biology

About the Contest

The theme of the contest is "Faces of Biology." Photographs entered into the contest must depict a person, such as a scientist, researcher, collections curator, technician, or student, engaging in biological research. The depicted research may occur outside, in a lab, with a natural history collection, on a computer, in a classroom, or elsewhere.

Prizes

Prizes will be awarded to one First Place Winner, one Second Place Winner, and one Third Place Winner.

The First Place Winner will have his/her winning photo featured on the cover of BioScience, and will receive $250 and a one year membership in AIBS, including a subscription to BioScience.

The Second and Third Place Winners will have his/her winning photo printed inside BioScience, and will receive a one year membership in AIBS, including a subscription to BioScience.

The 2019 contest has ended. The contest will take place again in 2020.

Past Contests

2019: Faces of Biology Photo Contest

2018: Faces of Biology Photo Contest

2017: Faces of Biology Photo Contest

2016: Faces of Biology Photo Contest

2015: Faces of Biology Photo Contest

2014: Faces of Biology Photo Contest

2013: Faces of Biology: Broader Impacts Photo Contest

2012: Faces of Biology: Teaching and Learning Photo Contest

2011: Faces of Biology Photo Contest

If you have any questions regarding the contest, please contact our Public Programs Department .

The 2019 contest has now closed.

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