RPS International Images for Science exhibition – The Big Bang Fair

14 March 2018 - 17 March 2018


NEC - Birmingham
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC)
Marston Green
United Kingdom
B40 1NT

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The Royal Photographic Society's International Images for Science exhibition presents visually captivating images to the public that also have an engaging science story to tell. 

Five winners have been chosen out of the 3,563 entries to the RPs IIfS competition, in response to an open call, welcoming all to submit their work.

Gold Medal – Xenon1T Detector by Enrico Sacchetti (Italy)

Silver Medal – Retinal Ishihara Artwork by Jonathan Brett (UK)

Bronze Medal – Impala - Cutaneous Glands by Morgan Trimble (South Africa)

Gold Medal (18-25s) – Taenia solium by Teresa Zgoda (USA)

Gold Medal (17 & Under) – Ferrofluid Glowing Multicolour by Ella Main (UK)

Submissions received were taken using high-tech equipment, digital cameras, and even smartphones sent in by students, amateur photographers, professional and medical photographers from around the world.

The RPS invites you to see these 100 photos, award winning and shortlisted images during the IIfS exhibition's UK tour.

Image: © Daniela Rapavá, detail from the image, Frozen Bubble

 The RPS IIfS is sponsored by Siemens, as part of their Curiosity Project: siemens.co.uk/curiosity-project

Tour Dates:

HULL – Hymers College (25 September – 9 October 2017)

MANCHESTER – Royal Exchange Theatre (19 – 29 October 2017)

WORCESTER – The Hive (2 February – 22 March 2018)

DERRY – Millennium Forum (10 February – 9 March 2018)

BIRMINGHAM – NEC Big Bang Fair (14 – 17 March 2018)

BIRMINGHAM – NEC Photography Show (17 – 20 March 2018)

EDINBURGH – City Arts Centre (31 March – 15 April 2018)

CHELTENHAM – Town Hall (5 – 10 June 2018)

LONDON – Royal Albert Hall (12 June – 10 July 2018)


Find out more about the IIfS exhibition and UK tour here.

Email the event organiser

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