Carrying out their activities under METU Corporate Communications Office, METU Science Communication Team (SCT) organizes events with a mission of introducing science, making it understandable and showing the fun face of science to public. 

“Science Meets Art” photography exhibition organized to show the fun and enjoyable face of often-overlooked scientists and scientific research to many more people will be a first in bringing scientists, who carry out their studies and scientific projects in our country, together with photography, rather than with scientific papers and news.

13 METU faculty members from Ankara, Northern Cyprus and Erdemli campuses take part in the project "Science Meets Art " with their research areas.

Assoc. Prof. Aslı Bugay Sökmez, Guidance and Psychological Counseling Program, Northern Cyprus,

Asst Prof. Bahar Öz, Department of Psychology, Ankara

Asst Prof. Besim Can Zırh, Department of Sociology, Ankara

Assoc. Prof. Bilge Demirköz, Department of Physics, Ankara

Assoc. Prof. Çiğdem Atakuman, Department of Settlement Archeology, Ankara

Prof. Dr. Elif Uysal Bıyıkoğlu, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ankara

Prof. Dr. Haluk Külah, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ankara

Prof. Dr. Kürşat Çağıltay, Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology, Ankara

Prof. Dr. Meryem Beklioğlu, Department of Biological Sciences, Ankara

Asst Prof. Mustafa Yücel, Graduate School of Marine Sciences, Erdemli

Asst Prof. Salih Özçubukçu, Department of Chemistry, Ankara

Asst Prof. Seyda Ertekin, Department of Computer Engineering, Ankara   

Assoc. Prof. Yunus Eren Kalay, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Ankara

As part of the event, a Photography Workshop by Mehmet Turgut will be organized on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at METU Culture and Convention Center, Hall D at 14:00. All METU members are kindly invited.

Scientific Photography Exhibition Through the Lens of Mehmet Turgut can be visited on October 19-27, 2017 at METU Culture and Convention Center, Exhibition Hall.

Please find the posters of the Exhibition and Photography Workshop and the video clip including the images taken during the photoshoot using the following links.

We would like to thank Mehmet Turgut and his team for sharing our excitement and for their great creative contributions in the organization of this project.



Last Updated:

17/10/2017 - 12:00