How to enter
Tweet your finest cat pics (preferably with an amusing caption) to #AcademicsWithCats. We’ll collate them and our expert panel will shortlist the best.
Entries close Saturday 2 December.
We’ll automatically put your cat pics into the appropriate category, feel free to get creative:
- Academics and their Cats
- Bonus: Academics without Cats! We’ll pick a non-feline furry friend to represent the academics sans chat!
- Saturday 25 November: Launch!
- Saturday 2 December: Entries close
- Monday 4 December: Voting opens
- Sunday 10 December: Voting closes
- 11-15 December: Winner announcements
The shortlisting panel
The shortlist will be diligently put together by the following panel of experts.
Deborah is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University and co-winner of the first Academics with Cats Awards.
Nadine is a Senior Lecturer in English Literature, a BBC Radio 3 New Generation Thinker, and an academic with both cats and dogs.
Cristina is an avid golfer, Sci Comm expert, and tweeter.
Glen is the founder of Academia Obscura. A catless academic, he started #AcademicsWithCats to fill the void.