In Pictures: Swansea Uni's Research as Art 2017 winners

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Bioblocks: building for natureImage source, Ruth Callaway
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Fifteen images and the stories behind them – such as how a barn owl’s pellets reveal which animals it has eaten, how data can save lives and how Barbie breaks free – have been revealed as the winners of Swansea University's 2017 Research as Art competition. The entrants had to convey their research in a striking image. The overall winner was "Bioblocks: building for nature" by Ruth Callaway of the College of Science.
Beauty in failureImage source, Emmanuel Péan
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The Award for Imagination was given to Emmanuel Péan from the College of Engineering for his piece "Beauty in failure".
Image source, Melissanthi Sommers-Kontoleon
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"Barn owl pellet contents" by Melissanthi Sommers-Kontoleon, College of Science, was given the Award for Connection with the Natural World.
Image source, Syd Howells
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The Award for Illumination was given to Syd Howells, of The Egypt Centre, for his piece "The master musicians of Joujouka".
Image source, Simon Robinson
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"Hiding in plain sight: devices that blend into their surroundings" by Simon Robinson, College of Science, won the Award for Inspiration.
Image source, Claudio Fuentes Grünewald
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"Natural colours from the sea for a natural lifestyle" by Claudio Fuentes Grünewald from the College of Science was Highly Commended.
Image source, Amy Jenkins
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Amy Jenkins' piece "The feeling of memories" was Highly Commended. Ms Jenkins is from the College of Human and Health Sciences.
Image source, Elizabeth Evans
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Highly Commended - "Banality from familiarity" by Elizabeth Evans from the College of Engineering.
Image source, Katrina Pritchard
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"Barbie breaks free?" by Katrina Pritchard, School of Management, was Highly Commended.
Image source, Jay Doyle
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Highly Commended was given to "I, Human: the moral dimension of medical device design" by Jay Doyle, College of Science.
Image source, Mandy Lane/Kirsti Bohata
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"Iron on the dress: redressing the story of Amy Dillwyn" earned sculptor Mandy Lane and researcher Kirsti Bohata, College of Arts and Humanities, Highly Commended.
Image source, Ann John
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Highly Commended - "#Data saves lives : how do feelings become numbers?" by Ann John from Swansea University Medical School.
Image source, Lowri Davies
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Another Highly Commended entry was "Like gold dust: how to deliver essential medicines for all?" by the College of Law and Criminology's Lowri Davies.
Image source, Timothy Neate
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Timothy Neate, from the College of Science, entered his piece "Mirror trees: programmable liquid metal spreading tree structures" which was Highly Commended.
Image source, Alexandros Alampounti
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"Aberration" by Alexandros Alampounti, College of Science, was Highly Commended.