|The entry entitled Eve's Apple was judged from over 5,500 entries by a panel of top
Doctors, Photographers and Editors including Dr Adam Hart-Davis, TV Presenter and Photographer who presented the
awards at the award ceremony.
The ceremony, held at the prestigious Royal Society, London, was preceded by the winning artists finding themselves
in front of the camera.
|The images chosen are ones which can "inspire, inform and educate viewers about
new aspects of science as well as providing stunning new ways of looking at science and nature.
This year, Visions of Science reached more artists, with the very popular new Art Meets Science Award, which looked
for work inspired by science, whether a painting, sculpture or installation. The award ceremony preceeds a UK tour
of the winning art.
Visions of Science is organised by Novartis and has the support of The Daily Telegraph.
Captured using a wide range of techniques, from state of-the art scientific microscopes to standard and digital
cameras, the images cover many different areas of science.
The Judges are a panel drawn from scientists, photographers and picture editors,
including Dr Adam Hart-Davis, Photographer and TV Presenter (pictured left), Bob Bodman, Picture Editor, The Daily
Telegraph, Dr Mark Lythgoe, Neurophysiologist, UCL, Dr Simon Singh Scientist, Broadcaster, NESTA Trustee, Professor
Raymond Clark of The Royal Photographic Society and Adam Goff, Picture Editor of the New Scientist.
Dr Adam Hart-Davis
Subhanu Saxena, President & CEO of Novartis Pharmaceuticals says,
"Visions of Science is one of the only public competitions to encourage links between science and the arts
with the specific aim of stimulating public interest in science"
The winning images, will tour science and arts centres around the UK. The main
exhibition will begin its tour at the Science Museum, London on the 29th September.
|Certain text, quotes and image of Dr Adam Hart-Davis reproduced from the Novartis
website with grateful thanks. Daily
Telegraph, Novartis and Visions of Science logo used with thankful acknowledgement.
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