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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.

SiS Partners with Wendell Phillips Academy for Silverstein Genetics Curriculum

In March, Science in Society (SiS) launched a new initiative in partnership with Wendell Phillips Academy High School in Chicago, Illinois. Through the support of The Herman M. and Bea L. Silverstein Foundation, Science in Society has developed and implemented a genetics curriculum for high school students in two honors biology classrooms at Wendell Phillips.

2014 Northwestern Scientific Images Contest Winners

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2014 Northwestern Scientific Images Contest, "Capturing the Beauty of Science."

This year's winning images span a wide range of disciplines, including physics and astronomy, biomedical engineering, plant biology and chemistry. Come to our gallery opening event at Evanston Township High School on October 15 to view the images in person and meet the winning scientists.

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