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Wiki Science Competition is an international scientific photo competition
organized by the global Wikimedia community
with the support of the University of Tartu and the Estonian Research Council
It is an evolution of the previous European competition
Upload period: November – December 2017
Check the main website or the page of your specific country for more information

National competitions[edit]

All of the upload forms can be accessed from here. An international category is also provided for countries without a specific category and transnational institution.

Some countries have specific national juries. Click on your country in the list for more information in your main language.

Americas


Asia–Pacific
Europe

History[edit]

This competition originally started as a national competition and it was first organized in Estonia. In 2015, the contest was expanded to all of Europe and resulted in almost 10,000 freely licensed images attracting over 2,200 contesters.

This year it will be organized globally for the first time.

How to participate[edit]

Create your account[edit]

If you don't have one, you can create a global account that will give you a specific username on all WIkimedia platforms (including Wikimedia Commons) when you log in.

Create your account here!


Check the rules[edit]

The main rules are listed on the Competition website. Here we provide a brief summary.

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Submissions must be made according to the national upload calendar. Check your national pages or the upload page for specific information. Besides Africa, almost all the countries with no jury will end on December, the 15th.
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There is no limit to the number of files one can upload. If you upload more than one file, only one highest prize is eligible. The rest shall be awarded to the next highest scoring entrant.
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The image must be published under a free use license or as public domain. The possible licenses are CC-BY-SA 4.0, CC-BY 4.0, CC0 1.0.
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Images entered into the competition must be taken or authored by submitter of the image using e-mail registered Wikimedia account. In case of multiple authors, all the co-authors’ names must be provided. In case of institutional uploads, submission can be made by a representative of the organization.
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The image needs to have a good scientific description. Description in English is required for every submitted image, although descriptions in other languages are also welcomed.
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Upload the highest resolution possible. The image size should be at least 2 megapixels, unless the technology used does not allow it. The image must not contain water mark, logo, additional text, graphics, or insets.

Uploaded files[edit]

Do you need some idea? Do you want see how it's going? You can take a closer look to all files sorted by theme or country, in this category.

For a quick glance, an informal selection of every week is given here.

Week 1:

Week 2:

Week 3:

Week 4:

Week 5:

Week 6:

Week 7:

Coverage[edit]

Sitenotice[edit]

Central notices can be suggested at this page.

Social networks[edit]

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Press and blogs[edit]

A list of news published on line, ordered by date, in various languages is provided.


International Jury[edit]

  • Wikidata-logo-v3.pngNuvola Italy flag.svg/Nuvola Swiss flag.svg Elisa ARALDI (biology)
  • Wikidata-logo-v3.pngNuvola German flag.svg/Nuvola Italy flag.svg Andreas BRINK (geography)
  • Wikidata-logo-v3.pngNuvola Italy flag.svg Gianni CIOFANI (biomedical engineering)
  • Wikidata-logo-v3.pngNuvola Swiss flag.svg/Nuvola Chinese flag.svg Simon DUTTWYLER (chemistry)
  • Wikidata-logo-v3.pngNuvola Chinese flag.svg Xueqian KONG (chemistry)
  • Wikidata-logo-v3.pngNuvola New Zealand flag.svg/Nuvola United Kingdom flag.svg Roderic D. M. PAGE (biology)
  • Wikidata-logo-v3.pngNuvola Indian flag.svg Nuggehalli Srinivas PRASHANTH (medicine)
  • Wikidata-logo-v3.pngNuvola Estonian flag.svg Pille SÄÄLIK (biology)
  • Wikidata-logo-v3.pngNuvola Belgian flag.svg/Nuvola Italy flag.svg Dominique STROOBANT (photography)
  • Wikidata-logo-v3.pngNuvola Chile flag.svg/Nuvola Italy flag.svg Marcos VALDES (astronomy, scientific outreach)