2020 Winners Announced
We’re excited to announce the winners of the Science Photographer of the Year 2020, which are now showcased in an online exhibition headlining Manchester Science Festival.
Science Photographer of the Year
The Science Photographer of the Year competition celebrates the remarkable stories behind scientific exploration and application, depicting its impact on our everyday lives and illustrating how photography helps record and explain global issues and scientific events. The competition is open to anyone, no matter their age, scientific knowledge or photographic experience.
While entry to the competition is currently closed, explore this year's entries, and our collection of inspiring resources.
Learn more about the 2020 selected photographers below.
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Interviews with past entrants
Listen to winners and entrants from previous competitions to discover the inspiration behind their images, why they entered and what having their work selected means to them.
Ideas for Young Photographers
Step by step guide on how young photographers can create beautiful images with everyday materials. Please do try this at home - but with supervision of course!
These resources were designed in partnership with Photopedagogy for teachers and students at secondary level. However they can be adapted to other age groups and work as inspiration for anyone wanting to start their own project.
Manchester Science Festival
Manchester Science Festival will take place from Friday 12 – Sunday 21 February 2021. Produced by the Science and Industry Museum, part of the Science Museum Group, it is a highlight of the city’s cultural calendar and one of the most popular science festivals in the UK.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, the Festival has moved most of its activities online. This includes the Science Photographer of the Year exhibition, which may now be seen in an online galley. Please click on the link below to see the images from the 2020 competition.