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[Now closed] See your research in a gallery: Scientific Images Contest 2017 now open!

You’re invited to submit an image to Science in Society’s 2017 Scientific Images Contest.

This contest connects the public with real, contemporary Northwestern research through high-quality visuals. Winning images are professionally printed and displayed in museums, libraries, and galleries across Chicago and Evanston.

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