Commons:Wiki Science Competition 2017
Wiki Science Competition is an international scientific photo competition
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.
- BR – Brazil
- CL – Chile
- US – United States
- AU – Australia
- SA – Saudi Arabia
- TH – Thailand
- TW – Taiwan
- ZH – China
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
Create your account
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.
Check the rules
The main rules are listed on the Competition website. Here we provide a brief summary.
The winning images for each category can be seen here
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: 30 October 2017
Week 2: 6 November 2017
Week 3: 13 November 2017
Week 4: 20 November 2017
Week 5: 27 November 2017
- Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell.jpg
- Birefringent Water Ice 11.jpg
Week 6: 4 December 2017
Week 7: 11 December 2017
Central notices can be suggested at this page.
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Press and blogs
A list of news published on line, ordered by date, in various languages is provided.
Commons:Wiki Science Competition 2017/2017
Commons:Wiki Science Competition 2017/2019
Commons:Wiki Science Competition 2017/2021
- – / Elisa ARALDI (biology)
- – / Andreas BRINK (geography)
- – Gianni CIOFANI (biomedical engineering)
- – / Simon DUTTWYLER (chemistry)
- – Xueqian KONG (chemistry)
- – / Roderic D. M. PAGE (biology)
- – Nuggehalli Srinivas PRASHANTH (medicine)
- – Pille SÄÄLIK (biology)
- – / Dominique STROOBANT (photography)
- – / Marcos VALDES (astronomy, scientific outreach)