2017 Institute of Medical Illustrators Awards:

Media Studio photographers and designers led the way once again in the 2017 Institute of Medical Illustrators (IMI) Annual Awards. The Award ceremony took place on 6th October 2017 at the IMI Conference in Nottingham.

Mark Bartley, Kim Baxter, Graham Newton, Jaclyn Swindell, Emily Wells, Grace Winn and Martha Whiffen received between them eight Bronze Awards and six Silver Awards.

Goitre by Mark Bartley (Bronze Award)

Subluxated lens by Mark Bartley (Bronze Award)

Corrneal Oedema with air bubble in anterior chamber by Kim Baxter (Bronze Award)

Quadratic lamellar lens opacity by Kim Baxter (Silver Award)

Hand hygiene ward display by Graham Newton (Silver Award)

Cardiac surgeons at work by Jaclyn Swindell (Bronze Award)

Keratic horn by Jaclyn Swindell (Bronze Award)

Laboratory of Molecular Biology by Jaclyn Swindell (Bronze Award)

Wart by Emily Wells (Bronze Award)

Complex venous and lymphatic overgrowth by Martha Whiffen (Bronze Award)

MRI scanner by Martha Whiffen (Silver Award)

Side effect of penicillamine by Martha Whiffen (Silver Award)

3D-printed pelvis by Grace Winn (Silver Award)

Skin graft scar by Grace Winn (Silver Award)

The Peter Cull Medal

Also in 2017, Head of Media Studio, Jerry Nayler, was awarded the Peter Cull Medal, which is "Awarded by each IMI Chairman once during their two-year term of office to an individual, team, group, department or organisation that had made a significant lasting impact on the Institute and its members. Both members and non-members are eligible."

Last year's Awards

The 2016 Institute of Medical Illustrators (IMI) Annual Awards ceremony took place on Saturday 10th September in Glasgow .

See the pictures here

These included Gold Awards for Peter Murray and Emily Wells, the Student Award for new graduate Vanessa Shepherd and the Keith Duguid Award for the best article by a new author in the Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine, which was awarded to Kim Baxter, in addition to her three Silver Awards.

BMA Awards

Our production of the film 'Having a bone scan', for the Cancer Research UK 'Cancer Help' website was Highly Commended in the 2016 BMA Patient Information Awards.

Wellcome Image Awards 

Ophthalmic Imaging Team Leader, Kim Baxter, was a winner in the 2016 Wellcome Image Awards with her retinal photograph, 'blood vessels in the eye'.


2015 IMI Awards

Scroll down to see all our winning images from the 2015 Awards:

Kim Baxter

Wide-angle Optom image showing retina and dislocated lens
Dislocated Intra Ocular Lens - Bronze

Slit-lamp photo of sclera
Lymphatic Conjunctival Vessel - Silver

Slit-lamp photographs - fluorescein highlighting conjunctival lesions in green
Conjunctival Infection - Gold

Slit-lamp photo of sclera
Displaced Prominent Scleral Explant – Bronze

Mel Yeneralski

Two photographs of Wilko Johnson
Wilko Johnson - Bronze

Slit-lamp photo of cornea
Dot Map Corneal Dystrophy - Silver

Slit-lamp photo of scleraSclera Melanoma - Bronze

Clinical photograph of R neck and chest
Dislocation of the Sternoclavicular Joint – Bronze

Abbey Staplehurst

Medial view of R thigh showing depression
Dermatomyositis with Panniculitis - Bronze

Sole of L foot with eczematous lesions
Hyperkeratotic Eczema - Gold

R palm showing scarring and straightened fingers
Post-operative Dupuytren's Contracture - Bronze

Retinal photograph
Purtscher's Retinopathy - Bronze

R oblique view of neck
Toxic Multinodular Goitre – Bronze

Grace Winn

R outer canthus scaly lesion
Squamous Cell Carcinoma – Bronze

Jaclyn Swindell

Slit-lamp photo showing lesions on limbus of eyeWegener’s Granulomatosis – Bronze

Mark Bartley

Slit-lamp photo
Fused Anterior and Posterior Capsule behind Intraocular lens - Bronze

Slit=lamp photo of cornea, back-lit from iris
Corneal Vessels and Keratopathy - Silver

Hand and palm showing contracted 4th & 5th digits
Dupuytren's Contracture - Bronze

Close-up view of multiple raised red lesions on skin
Lichen Simplex Chronicus – Bronze

Emily Wells

Choroidal malignant melanoma - Silver

Palm of hand showing scarring and contracted fingers.
Post–op Dupuytren's Contracture – Silver

Clinical photo of leg with psoriatic lesions
Psoriasis leg – Bronze

L palm with extensive red and scaly lesions

Slit-lamp photo of anterior chamber of eye
Pigment in anterior chamber – Bronze

Slit-lamp photo of anterior chamber of eye showing corneal lesions
Viral Keratitis – Bronze

Graham Newton

e-hospital – Bronze

Display materials
Science festival – Bronze

Food menus - Silver