Global Water Futures is pleased to announce the first annual Discover Photo Contest. The contest will highlight and promote the Global Water Futures vast program and the numerous research projects within.
Submission Deadline: March 31, 2019
Don't hesitate, submit today!
Submit a photo(s) along with the caption and brief description of the activity to Mark Ferguson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Terms of Reference
This is a yearly photo contest award to be conferred to an individual or a group affiliated with Global Water Futures (GWF) in recognition of her/his/team’s commitment to the promotion of Global Water Futures research.
i) Promotion and communication of research projects
ii) promotion of GWF activities across Canada
|Selection Committee||To be eligible, participant(s) must be affiliated with GWF or its projects.|
The four-member committee will be comprised of a representative from each of the four partner universities and will include at least one GWF Young Professional.
An individual or a group affiliated with GWF can submit a photo(s) along with the caption and brief description of the activity to Mark Ferguson at email@example.com by March 31, 2019. Multiple entries may be submitted. All submissions (or perhaps a short list)
The selection committee will consider the following criteria while assessing
1) alignment with GWF themes and goals;
2) the visual impact of photo on science and society;
3) description and
The photo could be taken by using as simple as smartphones or as complicated as professional cameras. The awards will not be made if no
The winner (individual or team) of this award will receive a certificate and cash credit of $500 that can be used towards professional development activities related to water research. There will be prizes of $300 and $200 for the first and second runners-up, respectively. Awards will be handed out at the GWF Annual Science Meeting and photos will be displayed at the meeting.
Submitted photos remain the property of the participant(s). However, upon submission of a photo, the photo contest entrant(s) grants GWF non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use the submitted material for use in promoting GWF. GWF reserves the right to showcase all winning photos indefinitely on our website, public media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, etc, at conferences, and other U of S websites. GWF rights shall not include the sale of submitted photos to other parties or other commercial use. Photo credits will be provided where possible.