Capturing the Diversity and Beauty of Research


Following the success of previous competitions, Swansea University Research Forum (SURF), supported by Bridging the Gaps, invites you to submit a visual representation of your research along with an impactful and inspiring short descriptor.

    What you need to do:

Capture a visual representation of research

Give it a title

Write a short compelling paragraph

Complete an application form

 Closing date: 23rd April 2013

Why should you enter?

Prizes and recognition, an opportunity to have your research promoted through the University Website and external project links, be judged by a distinguished panel of artists, journalists, researchers and photographers, permanent campus exhibit, a touring external exhibition, entries from the previous three years have been selected by the Vice Chancellor for the University Christmas cards.

For information on the 2012 competition, national press publicity and exhibition at the Royal Institution, London, visit:

Visit the website regularly for udated  information on the competition, entries and judges, including links to the 2012 Swansea University exhibition and 2011 video representation of entries:

Send your entries to:

For further information:  Dr Richard Johnston (

SURF Research as Art 2011 - 2012

For previous winners capptivating images and previous judges click here