[Infovis] NSF & Popular Science: VIZZIES Visualization Challenge; entries due Sept 15, 2016 (U.S. only)

Zemankova, Maria mzemanko at nsf.gov
Wed Jul 13 00:52:50 CEST 2016

The Vizzies competition aims to recognize some of the most illustrative and impactful visualizations from the worlds of science and engineering.
See: http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=139150&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click 

Vizzies entries are accepted in one or more of five categories: Photography, Video, Illustration, Posters & Graphics and Interactive. 
The Experts' Choice winner in each category will be awarded $2,500, and the People's Choice winner in each category will be awarded $500.

Entries due date: Sept. 15, 2016, 11:59 p.m. PST via https://app.wizehive.com/apps/nsfvizzies2016 
Note: Team leads must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents. Monetary prizes will be distributed to team leads. All entrants must be at least 18 years of age.

Expert judges appointed by NSF and Popular Science will select a winner (Experts' Choice) in each of the five categories. People's Choice winners will be determined by public votes.

Contest winners will be announced in February 2017, and will be featured in the March issue of Popular Science, on popsci.com and nsf.gov/news/Vizzies. 

To learn more about the competition -- including rules and regulations -- and submit your scientific visualization, visit the Vizzies website: https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/scivis/ 

If you have questions, please contact vizzies at nsf.gov .

For last year's winners, please see: https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/scivis/winners_2016.jsp 

NOTE: NSF previously cosponsored the competition with AAAS journal Science. The competition was formerly named the International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge (SciVis).

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