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This year’s competition celebrates the launch of Strathclyde’s new strategic themes and invites entries across the seven corresponding categories:

Health and Wellbeing
Strathclyde’s researchers – in collaboration with health care providers, businesses and policy makers – are contributing to more effective disease diagnosis, prevention, treatments and interventions, leading to improved health and wellbeing in Scotland, the UK and globally. Submit an image for this category if you are a Strathclyde researcher/student working in areas such as (though not limited to):

  • Better medicines
  • Biomedical imaging
  • Bionanotechnology
  • Digital health and health data analysis
  • Health interventions
  • Medical devices and technologies
  • Rehabilitation

Energy
With its strong links with industry and flagship Technology Innovation Centre (TIC), Strathclyde has forged a strong reputation in energy research. From advanced materials, and next-generation energy technologies to energy policy formation, Strathclyde’s researchers are paving the way for the industry and societal energy needs of tomorrow. Submit an image for this category if you are a Strathclyde researcher/student working in areas such as (though not limited to):

  • Energy systems and utilisation
  • Renewable energy
  • Oil and gas
  • Nuclear
  • Power networks and smart grids
  • Monitoring and asset management

Advanced Manufacturing and Materials
Strathclyde’s research capabilities in advanced manufacturing and materials span the product and service life spectrum, from product and engineering design, and manufacturing operations, to use in condition monitoring, remanufacturing and disposal processes. Our research informs an array of industrial sectors from aerospace and automotive, to medical devices and food and drink. Submit an image for this category if you are a Strathclyde researcher/student working in areas such as (though not limited to):

  • Manufacturing technologies, processes and optimisation
  • Engineering design
  • Remanufacturing
  • Digital manufacturing
  • Advanced materials (including nanomaterials)
  • Condition monitoring and asset integrity management

Ocean, Air and space
Our multi-disciplinary research cluster is working to develop innovative technologies for the exploration and advancement of ocean and space environments, to pioneer future generations of aerospace and maritime systems that will transform the global ocean-air-space transport infrastructure. Submit an image for this category if you are a Strathclyde researcher/student working in areas such as (though not limited to):

  • Satellite and space systems
  • Sustainable transport
  • Risk, safety and reliability (resilience)
  • Remote sensing
  • Robotics and autonomy
  • Ocean engineering

The following three categories cut across several faculties/departments, embodying our multi-disciplinary approach in many research areas for greater impact:

Society and policy
Strathclyde is continuing to make a substantial contribution to society, both in Scotland and internationally. Our research aims to improve and enrich the human experience by studying the systems, institutions, cultures and behaviours that shape people’s lives. Submit an image for this category if you are a Strathclyde researcher/student working in areas such as (though not limited to):

  • Children and young people
  • Professional practice
  • Public and social policy
  • Culture and society
  • Health and wellbeing

Innovation and Entrepreneurship
As a leading international technological University, Strathclyde provides dynamic innovation and entrepreneurship leadership that generates real economic and social impact. Our innovation ethos supports the creation of new knowledge, products, know-how and ways of collaborating in commercialising products and services for economic growth. Submit an image for this category if you are a Strathclyde researcher/student working in areas such as (though not limited to):

  • Accelerating growth
  • Leadership and innovation in the workplace
  • Digital innovation
  • Open innovation
  • Commercialising innovation
  • Product, process, platform and service innovation


Measurement Science and Enabling Technologies
This multi-disciplinary theme encompasses Strathclyde's innovation ethos in supporting the creation of new knowledge, products, know-how and ways of collaborating in commercialising products and services for economic growth. Submit an image for this category if you are a Strathclyde researcher/student working in areas such as (though not limited to):

  • Data analytics and modelling methodologies
  • Imaging and image processing 
  • Light and other radiation sources for measurements and applications
  • Measurements and sensing at the quantum limit
  • Sensor and analysis technologies
  • Systems for data-based decisions