DTA Images of Research 2021 – Winners and Runners Up
This year we challenged all DTA PhD students to submit an image with a short blurb that represents their research project or topic area for our annual Images of Research competition. The winners and runners up were announced at the closing session of the DTA Summer School.
The panel for the Judges’ Award was made up ofDTA National Director Tara Dean, UA CEO Vanessa Wilson, as well as Directors and Deputy Directors of DTA programmes. The People’s Choice winners were selected by DTAresearchers, supervisors and members of the DTA Training and Management Groups.
All entries can be viewed on this Padlet. You can also read all about last year’s competition here.
People's Choice Winner
The future will either be green, or not at all (Mahmoud Eltaweel, Herts)
Judges' Award Winner
Burgers or booze? Srinidhi Koya, Teesside
Peoples' Choice Runner Up
Understanding digital evidence can be like drinking through a fire hose Simone Hatchard, USW
Judges' Award Runner Up
Interspecific competition James Fortune, Herts
Voters evaluated the images according the following criteria:
Is the title accessible with a clear message for a lay audience?
Is the image striking/engaging or intriguing?
Does the image entice the viewer to learn more?
Does the image help to make the area of research accessible to a non-specialist?
Does the abstract adequately explain the image and area of research to a lay audience?
Does the abstract engage, intrigue and inform a lay audience?
Does the abstract explain why the area of research is important and its potential impact?