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IoR 2022


Terms of Reference

  1. This competition is open to all current University of New Brunswick graduate students.
  2. Entrants may submit one still image for the competition.
  3. All images must depict UNB affiliated research.
  4. Images must be accompanied by a title and a brief description of the image and how it relates to the entrant’s work. (150 words, max. 1000 characters). This description is intended for the general public so it should be free of jargon.
  5. Submissions will be accepted until the end of February via the submission form provided.
  6. All submitted images must be high-resolution and the original work of the student. Images should be submitted in PNG or JPG file format with the longest side measuring at least 3130 pixels (26.5cm; 300dpi).
  7. Winners will be selected by a multidisciplinary jury. Entries will be anonymized and will be judged according to the following criteria:
    • aesthetic appeal;
    • b. creativity;
    • c. degree to which the image showcases the entrant’s research;
    • d. clarity and creativity of the title and written description in conveying the research and its impact.
  8. There will be six winners chosen. The first-place winner will receive $500, 2nd place $200, and 3rd place $150. There will also be three honorable mentions each receiving $50.
  9. Images may be displayed publicly on both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses and online during the jury selection process, all prize winners will be showcased by electronic display in library commons and online. Semi-finalist images will be part of an online archive.
  10. To enter the competition, entrants must:
    • Certify that they are the copyright owner of the submitted image and have the necessary rights, permissions, and/or licenses to submit the image to the competition according to the full contest rules and conditions. These rights and permissions include, but are not limited to, permission from any identifiable human subject depicted, and/or permission from publishers, funding agencies, or research partners who have been involved in the work depicted.
    • Provide the university with the nonexclusive right to use the submitted image. All entrants remain the copyright holder of their image.

This competition is a new collaboration of the School of Graduate Studies and the Harriet Irving Library Research Commons.

Terms of Reference drawn from, and credit to, the University of Saskatchewan.