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Image Awards

Images from Science 3 2019

Branching Creatine qualifies in the Images from Science 2019 Contest.

Images from Science 3 2019

Thin Film Cosmicscape qualifies in the Images from Science 2019 Contest.

2015 BioEconomy Image Contest

Colourised SEM image of a Yarrow pollen grain and Vitamin-C qualify in the top entries of the 2015 BioEconomy contest.

Olympus Image of the Year Awards 2018

Skittle Rain comes Second Place in the Olympus Image of the Year 2018 Contest.

2017 Nikon Small World Contest

Geranium robertianum receives a Distinction, earning a place in the top 100 images category of the 2017 Nikon Small World contest.

2017 Royal Microscopy Society UK

Close-up Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) image of the lichen, Physcia adscendens showing the foliose and sensory hairs. This image was selected from several thousand entries as a runner up for the RMS Scientific Imaging competition for display throughout MMC2017.

2016 Royal Photographic Society UK

Close-up Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) image of the lichen, Physcia adscendens adhered to a twig. The image comprises 16 images, seamlessly stitched, blended and coloured. The colours applied were chosen as accurately as possible. On close inspection in the high resolution image, you can see individuals and colonies of cyanobacteria.

2016 Nikon Small World

Macro-photograph of a Mullein (Verbascum virgatum) flower. The filaments are covered with purple scented tipped hairs which secrete sugary compounds to attract pollinating insects. The structures at the top of the filaments are the anthers from which emerge the pollen.

2016 Irish Research Council Image Competition

Macro-photograph showing the central reproductive organs of the Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum) flower.

2015 Royal Photographic Society UK

Colourised scanning electron microscopy (SEM) image of a pair of Autumn Hawkbit (Dandelion) pollen grains.

2014 Olympus Bioscapes

Macrophotograph of the central region of the Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum) flower. Pollen grains (yellow) pepper the anthers from which they emerge, on the tips of the filaments, with a the magenta coloured stigma centred between the anthers.

2014 UCD Image Contest

Collected from the lake at UCD, this is a composite image of a Daphnia (Waterflea) at various stages of its life imaged using dark field microscopy.