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2023 Image of Research Semifinalists

A collage of the Image of Research 2023 Semifinalist Entries

Every year, as we prepare for the annual Image of Research exhibition, we are amazed at the diversity and beauty of graduate student research on our campus.

We invite you to explore the online exhibition and vote for your top three entries by Tuesday, April 11. Your votes will determine the People's Choice winner ($100 award).

Join us at the reception on Tuesday, April 11, from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. in room 220 of the Main Library (1408 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana) when we announce awards for First Prize ($500), Second Prize ($300), Third Prize ($200), Honorable Mention ($100), and the People's Choice Award ($100). The event is open to the public.

The semifinalists are: 

Image of Research is an annual multidisciplinary competition celebrating the diversity and breadth of graduate student research at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. It is organized by the Scholarly Commons of the University Library and the Graduate College

The semifinalists were chosen by an interdisciplinary panel that judged entries on 1) connection between image, text and research, 2) originality, and 3) visual impact.

For more details about the competition, see the Image of Research website.