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Written by Cat Scott  On the 20 September 2022, I was grateful to spend the day meeting lots of lovely and inspiring researchers at the Leeds Insitute for Fluid Dynamics (LIFD), at the University of Leeds. This day had come about after I visited Maths City in Leeds’ Trinity Shopping...

Community Day 19th January 2023 9.00-17.00  Join the Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics on campus on 19th January 2023 to hear about the latest research from our community, find out about recent news and updates from the LIFD team, and to meet our External Advisory Board! This one-day in-person event...

LIFD are looking to engage with women working in Fluid Dynamics at the University of Leeds, with the longer term aim of contacting women working nationally in Fluid Dynamics to encourage discussions and actions around improving diversity in the Fluid Dynamics sector.  To kick this off, LIFD hosted a women-in-fluids...

The Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics are looking to engage with women working in Fluid Dynamics at the University of Leeds, with the longer term aim of contacting women working nationally in Fluid Dynamics to encourage discussions and actions around improving diversity in the Fluid Dynamics sector.  To kick this...

Fluid Dynamics researchers attended two interdisciplinary workshops facilitated by sculptor and artist, Melissa Pierce Murray. They used artistic and sculptural techniques to investigate fluid dynamics and create objects relating to their research. Workshop 1: Flow Participants used a variety of studio processes and techniques to investigate and discuss properties of...

NEW DATE CONFIRMED This conference, hosted by Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics and organised with the UK Fluids Network,  is devoted to the discussion of data-driven methods in all branches of fluid dynamics for a range of applications. Contributed presentations  (talks and posters) will be accepted on both methods/algorithms and...

Steven Tobias, Director of Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics and Professor of Applied Mathematics, has been elected to undertake a Rothschild Distinguished Visiting Fellowship in a research programme titled “Frontiers in dynamo theory: from the Earth to the stars”. The fellowship is hosted at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, an international mathematics research...

Crucible for Bragg Centre for Materials Research; Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics; Priestley International Centre for Climate Early-mid career researchers are invited to take part in an innovative programme to build your networks across three flagship Centres/Institutes at Leeds: Bragg Centre for Materials Research; Leeds Institute of Fluid Dynamics; Priestley...

The Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics (LIFD) Research Conference Fund contributes toward attendance at conferences. This round of funding is to support a cohort of LIFD researchers to attend the 75th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society’s Division of Fluid Dynamics (APS DFD). More information about this conference can be...

Congratulations to Matthew Threadgold who is the winner of this year’s LIFD ECR Twitter image competition. You can see his tweet and image here, or below @MattThreadgold  If evaporation is sufficiently strong, salt lakes dry up to leave a salt crust at the surface. Subsurface fluid is forced upward by...