All-Russia Contest of Scientific Photos has been announced
The Contest of Scientific Photos is announced within the framework of The Art of Science 2010 Project. The creative works will be estimated in such categories as Microworld, Vivid Science, High Technologies, People in Science, Young Scientist.
The project is organized by Russian Science and Technologies — STRF.ru with the assistance of the RF Ministry of Education and Science and the Federal Science and Innovation Agency.
It needs to mention that the first Contest of Scientific Photos was organized in 2008.
According to the official site of the RF Ministry of Education and Science, the aim of the creative contest is to show the beauty of science and to prove that science and art are inseparable. The contest of scientific photos, a quiz, excursion for schoolchildren to research laboratories, a series of lectures and workshops on photography, exhibitions and other events are planned within the project.
Scientific and art experts of the leading photographic publications will estimate the works of contestants.