Beyond Boundaries Art Competition

Take part in this exciting ART COMPETITION, breaking down boundaries between art, science and people. Get to know some amazing people doing science and get inspired for your own art creation!

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division of the University of Oxford is launching a new art competition for Oxfordshire state school students in Years 7, 8 & 9, to create art inspired by research from 12 Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic scientists. Read their fascinating stories and research – select one person you’re particularly inspired by and make art based on their research!

Want to find out more? Check out our FAQs, and read the researcher profiles below.

Ready to enter? Read the Terms and Conditions, and Complete the Entry Form (your parent or guardian will need to fill it out too)…

Read about these researchers to create your artwork!

Tanesha Allen

Badger Behaviour Researcher

Priyanka Dhopade

Aerospace Expert

Benjamin Fernando, Stellar Vibrations Modeller

Benjamin Fernando

Stellar Vibrations Modeller

Gabriel Gallardo

Dark Matter Investigator

Shazeaa Ishmael

Quantum Computer Researcher

Philip Maini

Mathematical Biologist

Gladys C Ngetich

Jet Engine Cooling Researcher

Nhu Nguyen, Chemist who doesn’t use chemicals

Nhu Nguyen

Chemist Who Doesn’t Use Chemicals

Jason Nurse

Jason Nurse

Social Media and Cybercrime Expert

Vinoy Ramachandran


Roxana Shafiee

Ocean Bug Researcher

Aprajita Verma

Galaxy Explorer