Faculty of Science

Science Photo Contest

Every year, the Faculty of Science holds a photo contest to showcase the unique and amazing scientific adventures of Saint Mary's students, alumni, faculty and staff—both on campus and around the globe. Winning photographs are showcased in an annual science calendar, and the top three submissions receive prizes.

Science Photo Contest deadline: October 5, 2018

Saint Mary's students, faculty, staff and alumni are encouraged to enter up to three original photographs from one or more of the following categories: 

Science at Work: Photos that demonstrate participation in science (think experiments and fieldwork)

Scientific Visualization: Photos that illustrate a scientific concept, including computer- or microscope-generated images. Course work is welcome!

Nature/Natural: Photos of everyday situations or environments that demonstrate a scientific concept or subject. Science is everywhere!


How to Enter

  1. Read the Submission Guidelines for detailed instructions on how to enter.
  2. Complete the required form: Photo Contest Submission Form (PDF) or Photo Contest Submission Form (Word) .
  3. Email your completed form and high-resolution photo(s) to sciencecontest@smu.ca, or drop them off at the Science Advising Centre, Atrium 301 by 5:00 pm AT on Friday, October 5, 2018. 

View the gallery of past winning photographs from past years. 

Good luck!