Share your images and videos to support excellence and promote the contribution of ARCHER and ARCHER2 to outstanding research. The winner of the competition will be awarded £250. The winning image or video, along with a selection of other entries, will also be featured on the ARCHER2 website and in EPCC and ARCHER publications. Credit will be given to the entrant in all cases.

Key Details

What are we looking for?

The ARCHER2 Image Competition is an event for all users of ARCHER/ARCHER2 to share their images or videos of “ARCHER2 Enabling Research”

We are looking for entries that will demonstrate the contribution of ARCHER/ARCHER2 to research.

Entries might include (but are not limited to):

Images don’t need to have been generated in the last few months - any images from any time in the ARCHER or ARCHER2 services, including photos relating to your work, and images or videos that have been post-processed.

Take a look at the gallery of entries from 2022

Image Competition 2022 entries

Submission details

Please complete the ARCHER2 Image Competition 2023 submission form and then save and send in your entry by email to, attaching your image and/or including the url where we can download your video (note, it is not possible for us to download your video from YouTube - please use a fileshare site such as OneDrive, Dropbox, GoogleDrive to share your files with us). If submitting a video, please also include one still image from the video for use as a cover image.

The submission form is a PDF form which is editable in ADOBE Acrobat Reader and also in many of the common alternative PDF viewers - if you experience any issues with the form, please let us know by emailing us.


Submission deadline: Extended to 15 September 2023

Any queries should be directed to

By entering this competition you are deemed to accept these competition rules and the terms and conditions.

Winners will be chosen and announced in September/October 2023.

Judging panel

Judges will be from chosen from members of ARCHER2 CSE team, ARCHER2 users and other invited contributors.