the official website of Biological and Medical Art in Belgium


Together with:

University of Antwerp, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
University of Antwerp, Faculty of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences
Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp / School of Arts - AP University College
Royal Academy of Fine Arts Ghent / School of Arts - University College Ghent
Haute école des arts du Rhin - HEAR, Didactique visuelle (F)
University of the Arts London - UAL (UK)
Medical Artists' Education Trust - MAET (UK)
University of Dundee, Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (UK)

Contact information[at] // artem-medicalis[at]

August 10, 2010

National Science Foundation Challenge - Enter deadline Sep 15, 2010

"Science and Engineering's most powerful statements are not made from words alone."

Challenge Synopsis

Some of science's most powerful statements are not made in words. From the diagrams of DaVinci to Rosalind Franklin's X-rays, visualization of research has a long and literally illustrious history.
To illustrate is to enlighten.

How many people would have heard of fractal geometry or the double helix or solar flares if they had been described solely in words?
In a world where science literacy is dismayingly rare, illustrations provide the most immediate and influential connection between scientists and other citizens, and the best hope for nurturing popular interest. Indeed, they are now a necessity for public understanding of research developments.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the journal Science created the International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge to celebrate that grand tradition--and to encourage its continued growth. The spirit of the competition is for communicating science, engineering and technology for education and journalistic purposes.

Judges appointed by NSF and Science will select winners in each of five categories:
Photography, Illustrations, Informational Posters and Graphics, Interactives Games and Non-Interactive Media.
The winning entries will appear in a special section in Science and Science Online, and on the NSF website, and one of the winning entries will be pictured on the front cover.
In addition, each winner will receive a one-year print and on-line subscription to the journal Science and a certificate of appreciation.

We urge you and your colleagues to enter the next competition.
For more information, see Guidelines for Submissions and the Entry Form.
View the video below highlighting past winners of the International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge.

August 6, 2010


Geneeskundige Dagen van Antwerpen 2010

Call for entries EXHIBITION 'OBESITAS': Click here for more information