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Posted: May 2, 2008
'Capturing Carbon': 2008 Carbon Image Competition
(Nanowerk News) The British Carbon Group invites entries into the 2008 “Capturing Carbon” Picture Competition.
Entries are welcome from all organisations and individuals (of all ages) including schools, colleges,
universities, and industrial organisations. There will two categories: (i) Open Competition; and (ii)
Pictures may be submitted on any aspect of carbon science including ‘at work’, photographs,
electron and optical micrographs, carbon materials in action or virtual representations any facet of
carbon science. All entries must be in any common electronic format, e.g. jpeg, tiff, bmp, etc. and
accompanied with a title and 100 words (max) description of the picture. Entrants are asked to
provide their full name, affiliation, address, email address and age (if under 18).
In submitting any competition entry, the entrants are confirming they are the copyright holder and
are granting the British Carbon Group a royalty-free licence to reproduce the entry in any of the
British Carbon Group publications. It is the intention to feature selected entries before and after the
competition on the British Carbon Group website.
All entries (<1 Mb) must be submitted to Dr Gareth Neighbour, University of Hull, Cottingham
Road, Hull, HU6 7RX, preferably by email to firstname.lastname@example.org). Electronic copies may
also be submitted on CD-ROM. The deadline for submission will be 31st October 2008. All entries
will be acknowledged by email.
The first prize in each category will be a certificate of merit awarded by the British Carbon Group
and a cash prize of £150. The British Carbon Group reserves the right to award additional
certificates and prizes if the judges feel special acknowledgement is deserved of individual entries.
The winner will be announced shortly afterwards in the BCG Newsletter and posted on the BCG
website. The winners will be invited to receive their prize at the December meeting of the British
Carbon Group in London (reasonable travelling expenses, e.g. train fare will be paid by the British
Carbon Group). Entries are limited to three per person and the decision of the judging panel is
final. No correspondence will be entered into.
The British Carbon Group is a registered charity (207890) affiliated to and sponsored by The Royal
Society of Chemistry, The Institute of Physics and The Society of the Chemical Industry.
Source: British Carbon Group (hat tip to Chris Ewels at Nano2Hybrids)