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Ventilation and air cleaning in schools is still important with regards to covid, other infections and for wider health. Prof. Catherine Noakes and Dr. Henry Burridge have published a brilliant new article on the importance of air cleaning in schools, why it is an important component for good attendance and...

Competition closes midnight Friday 17th June Each applicant should submit a research image and use two tweets to explain the image and advertise any relevant publications. Specifically, the first tweet should contain the image and a caption for a general fluids audience. The second tweet can contain more specific scientific...

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...

Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the researchers from the Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics This month: Joseph Elmes Thesis title: Internal Tide Generation along Continental Margins School/ Faculty: School of Mathematics Supervisors: Dr Stephen Griffiths and Prof Onno Bokhove Tell us a bit about yourself: I...

Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the researchers from the Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics This month: Calum Skene School/ Faculty: School of Mathematics / Department of Applied Mathematics Supervisors: Prof. Steve Tobias Tell us a bit about yourself:  I’m currently a research fellow at Leeds working in...

There is an opportunity for the LIFD to support Ukrainian scholars and students affected by the war. Visiting academics, industrialists and students are an important part of the LIFD research and education strategies as they bring collaborations, funding and increased reputation. The LIFD is therefore launching the Ukrainian mobility fund. Visitors...

To help celebrate the iMechE turning 175 years old, February’s article features LIFD Deputy Director, Prof. Cath Noakes! The article is on on “5 forward thinkers who helped shape the world we live in – and five who are creating the world of tomorrow.” Congratulations Prof. Noakes! To read the...

Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the researchers from the Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics This month: Eve Shalom Thesis title: Multi-phase CFD modelling of biological tissue flows with applications in liver surgery. School/ Faculty: School of Physics and Astronomy Supervisors: Dr Sven Van Loo, Prof. Steven...

Our LIFD Visiting Fellows scheme aims to attract distinguished scholars from around the world to work with LIFD. Fellows are normally invited to spend between one and three months at the University of Leeds; longer stays may also be possible subject to funding. Fellows will have full library access and...

The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures 2021 are now available on the Royal Institution website and viewable worldwide! Watch Jonathan Van-Tam and six expert Guest Lecturers (including our very own LIFD Deputy Director Cath Noakes) tell us all about how viruses work, how they spread, and how we can fight them....