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About Art in Science

Art in Science highlights cutting-edge research across disciplines—engineering, biological sciences, chemistry, art preservation and more—at the University of Delaware.

Through art, we aim to engage and educate the local community about the research taking place at the University of Delaware and its potential impact on local, national, and international communities. We hope to instill a sense of pride and connection between the University and local residents. We also include students from local schools to spark interest in STEM education, especially among underrepresented student populations.

Art in Science is sponsored by the National Science Foundation and UD’s College of Engineering, College of Arts and Sciences, and Department of Biomedical Engineering. 


Call for Submissions

Submission Deadline

March 2, 2020

Enter your original image conveying your research within any field of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

The top 50 images will be printed and displayed as part of the Art in Science 2020 Exhibit.

All UD students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to participate.

Blog Posts

2019 Francis Collins Visit

We were very excited to host Dr. Francis Collins from the National Institute of Health this year! He has been an incredible supporter of our work, which has been discusses multiple times on his blog. It was a pleasure to show him the artwork created by UD's own...

2019 Submissions – Thank you

Thank you all for you submissions this year! We've received over 100 submissions from over 10 various departments at the University of Delaware. We were very excited to see such diversity and representation through the images. We have just selected our exhibition for...

Art in Science 2018 Opening Night

Art in Science held an opening night celebration at the Blue Ball Barn in Wilmington, Delaware, on Friday, May 4, 2018. The event was made possible by Professor John Slater (Biomedical Engineering), his event committee, and all of the researchers who submitted...

NIH Director’s Blog Feature

One of our archived artworks was once again selected to be featured by Dr. Francis Collins on the NIH Director’s Blog! The featured art Salivary Amylase (2016) was captured via confocal microscopy by Swati Pradhan-Bhatt. “Release of salivary enzyme alpha-amylase from...

Waxing From Crescent to Supermoon

You may have noticed this weekend, and over the past week, the moon was particularly bright. This was because just yesterday on Sunday a supermoon occurred, lighting up the sky. A supermoon is a phenomenon that occurs when the moon is full and near its perigee, which...


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