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Science│Art - Exploring the Interface(s) of Science and Art

Our research is the offspring of hard work, perseverance and dedication. It motivates, inspires and fascinates us. So let us recognize and capture these moments. Illustrations, visualization and even unsuccessful experiments can possess a beauty that makes one stop for a moment and smile.

A simple artistic piece can also provide a fantastic tool to communicate science across different fields as well as to the public, and makes it easier to raise awareness, stimulate ideas and foster innovation.

Initiated in 2015 by the YSA in cooperation with the "Creative and Critical Journal Club" and later refined with support from Isabella Ellinger and Klaus Spiess, young scientists are invited to participate in a competitive exhibition on the occasion of the YSA PhD Symposium

Science│Art Contest

The Science Art exhibition will take place during the week of our Symposium on our Facebook page. The winner will be selected by online votes and will be announced on the last day of the Symposium. 

The People's Choice Winner will receive a price of €250,-.

You can also find a preview of all submissions in the gallery below.

One contest entry per person. Contest prize winners will be announced at the YSA PhD Symposium. Winners artwork may be displayed at the YSA homepage. All decisions by YSA are final. By entering this contest, participants warrant and represent that they agree to be bound by these contest rules and the final decisions of YSA. All taxes on any prize won are the sole responsibility of each winner. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name, city, state, and winning entry for promotional purposes. Contest entry constitutes permission to use winning submissions on YSA website and its affiliated websites without further compensation. Furthermore, entry constitutes permission to archive winning entries indefinitely on any webpage on this website, to be used for promotional purposes. Contestants agree that the sole and final judgment as to all matters concerning contests and interpretation of contest rules are at the sole discretion of YSA and its staff. YSA, its staff, board members and its prize donors are not liable or responsible for any claims, damages, losses, injuries, or death including any third party claims, arising from or relating to, in whole or in part, any contest, including entry and participation in any contest and acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prizes; not responsible for entries that do not follow guidelines; not responsible for entries and responses to winner notifications that are illegible, incomplete, late, lost, misdelivered, or undeliverable; not responsible for any technical or human errors, malfunctions, failures, etc. resulting in participation of contest. YSA will not sell or trade contestants’ email addresses or personal information.