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Resources:Framed photo competition

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What do resources mean to you?

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources is pleased to invite entries to the Resources:Framed photo competition.

Under the theme of 'natural resources in a human world' the ISR is looking for striking images which capture the interaction between people and the planet.

Entries can include finite, biotic and renewable resources and can cover anything from small scale farming to major extractive operations, urban development or recycling.

The question is - how do you see the world?

First prize - £200

Student runner up - £100

Staff runner up - £100

The winning entries as well as shortlisted images will also be displayed.

Judging will be led by Mark Edwards, one of the most widely published photographers in the world and creator of the Hard Rain Project.

Closing date for entries January 31

By clicking the enter button you agree to be bound by the competition rules as outlined below.

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Competition rules:
  • The competition is open to current UCL staff and students only. Proof of current staff or student id may be requested.
  • Entrants can enter a maximum of three images.
  • The theme of the competition is 'natural resources in a human world' and while open to interpretation, entries should relate to the use of natural resources (positive or negative)
  • This competition closes midnight January 31 2013.
  • Prizes will be awarded as cash or cash-equivalent vouchers of the winner's choice
  • Entries should be emailed to sustainable-resources [at] ucl.ac.uk or sent on CD to UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, Central House, Upper Woburn Place, WC1H 0NN
  • Each entry must include the photographer’s name, department and position, should not exceed 2MB and must be saved as JPEG files with the photographer’s email address included in the file name
  • All entries must be the original work of the entrant. The entrants must be the sole owner of copyright in all photographs entered and must have obtained permission of any people featured in the entries or their parents/guardians if children under 16. Entrants must not have breached any laws when taking their photographs.
  • Entries will be judged by a panel of judges, but the final decision on winning entries will lie with head judge Mark Edwards.
  • UCL reserves the right to ask to see original files of any entries.
  • Entrants will retain copyright to the photographs that they submit. By entering the competition all entrants grant UCL royalty-free non-exclusive licence to publish and exhibit their photographs in print, on their websites or in any other media. No fees will be payable for any of the above uses. While we make every effort to credit photographers, we cannot guarantee that every use of the photographs will include photographers' name.
  • By entering, entrants will be deemed to have agreed to be bound by these rules.
  • Images that are deemed to be inappropriate or in breach of these terms will be disqualified from the competition. This includes images that may be offensive, previously published, copyrighted (by somebody other than the entrant) or otherwise contrary to the spirit of the competition
  • UCL ISR reserves the right to amend these rules at any time.

Download competition rules PDF