The Second Annual Academics with Cats Awards!

Friday, 13 November 2015

Academic cat lovers around the world demanded it, and here it is: the Second Academics with Cats Awards! 

How to enter

Simple! Check out the categories below and tweet your finest cat pics (with caption) to #AcademicsWithCats. We’ll collate them and our expert panel will shortlist the best. Public voting will open on 25 November 2015.

CATegories

This year there are 5 categories. Get creative!

  • Academics and their Cats: you and your feline friend
  • Writing
  • Outreach
  • Impact
  • Teaching

Prizes

  • Best in Show
    Your cat will receive a professorship certificate, mortar board, and collar tag, and will become the Mice Chancellor of Academia Obscura (@MiceChancellor). Your cat will also be entered into the Academic Cats Hall of Fame. You will receive a signed copy of the forthcoming Academia Obscura book.
  • Category Winners
    Your cat will feature in a series of demotivational academic posters (if they so wish!). You will receive a signed copy of the forthcoming Academia Obscura book.
  • Runners-up
    You will receive a free ebook version of the forthcoming Academia Obscura book.

Dates

  • 20 November: Entries close
  • 20-25 November: Shortlisting
  • 25 November: Voting opens
  • 4 December: Voting closes
  • 7-11 December: Winner announcements

The shortlisting panel

The shortlist will be diligently put together by the following panel of experts:

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