The Image of Research – UR Edition 2016 is now taking submissions

Have you constructed data visualizations for your research? Have you taken photos of your original student work?


Image of Research is a multidisciplinary competition celebrating the diversity and breadth of undergraduate research at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. All undergraduate students are invited to submit entries consisting of an image and brief text that articulates how the images relates to the research.


Awards: First prize: $300 Second prize: $200 Additionally, there may be up to two honorable mentions.

All submissions will be displays at the Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 21, 2016.

See examples of past winners and all submissions:


Submission form:


Deadline for submissions: 12pm CST Sunday, March 27, 2016


For more information, please see the Image of Research-UR website

Questions should be addressed to


The Image of Research is organized by the Scholarly Commons of the University Library and the Office of Undergraduate Research and is supported by a generous gift to the Scholarly Commons from the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics.





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