Image Competition 2016

Each year the Department holds the Materials Image Competition; open to students, staff and alumni, it's a chance to submit entries which showcase the innovate research taking place in the Department.

The 50 best submissions will be printed and displayed in the Turner Museum of Glass in May. They will be anonymously judged for visual impact and interest, with prizes awarded on the 17th May 2016.

Prizes – a £50 Amazon voucher for each category-winning image


  • Category 1 – Metals
  • Category 2 – Non-Metals (Ceramics, Polymers, Glasses etc)
  • Category 3 – Bio-Materials (Cells, Protein etc)
  • Category 4 – Undergraduate student entry

How do you enter?

Simply complete the online registration form and email your image (high resolution in JPEG or PNG format) to

For examples of previous entries, take a look at our Instagram account.

Closing date: Friday 22 April 2016