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2017 Life Science Image Awards

The 2017 Life Science Image Awards have ended and we're excited to share news of the winners selected by our panel of judges. Images were submitted under the themes of Health & Wellbeing, Health & Technology and Beauty in Medicine.

Congratulations to this years winners:

Image of the Year Award 2017: ‘Alligator in the Rain’ by Samantha Arokiasamy (pictured above)
Best Image in Beauty in Medicine: ‘Microsystem’ by Kseniya Shuturminska
Best Image in Health and Technology: ‘Explore the universe from your hospital bed’ by Ella Strickland de Souza
Best Image in Health and Wellbeing: ‘Sports for a healthy heart beat’ by Natalia Dominik

People’s Choice Award: ‘Mental Health - The Forgotten Cousin’ by Richard Chantler
(this award was decided by public vote at the Festival of Communities)                          

Given the strength of the submitted images, the judges also decided to select some images for special recognition.

Highly Commended Images:

‘Pancreatic cancer cell - Furry sphere’ by Estelle Collin
‘Space Exploration - Immune Cells in Action’ by Tamara Girbl
‘Shining Brightest in the Darkest of Nights’ by Nurul Hazwani Binti Osman

All images can be viewed in the gallery below.

With special thanks to all participants and our judging panel:

Professor Peter McOwan, Vice Principal for Public Engagement & Student Enterprise
Victoria Adrienne, Life Sciences Initiative Director of Administration
Councillor Asma Begum, Tower Hamlets Councillor for West Bow and Cabinet Member for Culture
Meghan Lambert, Wellcome Images, Wellcome Trust

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