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In the latest 2019 Shanghai Global Ranking (www.shanghairanking.com) of Academic subjects the University of Leeds is 7th in Atmospheric Science, moving up 6 places since 2018: http://www.shanghairanking.com/Shanghairanking-Subject-Rankings/atmospheric-science.html Atmospheric Science is also 9th in the latest (2017) CWUR rankings: https://cwur.org/2017/subjects.php#Meteorology%20&%20Atmospheric%20Sciences Well done to everyone doing Atmospheric Science at Leeds and thereby...

Regional stratification at the top of Earth’s core due to core–mantle boundary heat flux variations Earth’s magnetic field is generated by turbulent motion in its fluid outer core. Although the bulk of the outer core is vigorously convecting and well mixed, some seismic, geomagnetic and geodynamic evidence suggests that a global...

We are pleased to share with you the inaugural Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics colloquium from Prof Herbert Huppert (nb some video/audio isn’t captured as we had hoped, we hope you can still enjoy the talk!) https://mymedia.leeds.ac.uk/Mediasite/Play/258f413e2dbb4916acb9fd836dbde57a1d?autostart=true&player=50a54cab1d3541bc913f556ea1b6df590a&playfrom=0&covertitle=false

If you missed the LIFD launch on Wednesday, we have captured some of the day’s talks for you to view at your leisure. Afternoon session: https://bit.ly/2TrXMds (please note that unfortunately video of this session is not available for the last two talks due to interruption in the lecture capture system)...

  Our new cross-disciplinary institute to study fluid dynamics will launch on January 30th, 2019. The Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics (LIFD) aims to build on more than 50 years of expertise at the University of Leeds, where more than 90 academic staff are actively involved in the field and...

Wout Zweers is a Dutch fine artist and designer. Valerie Zwart is British-Canadian artist. and Onno Bokhove is a mathematician and Fluid Dynamics researcher at the University of Leeds. The sculptures were conceived and created by as part of a collaboration between Zweers, Zwart and Bokhove on a paper entitled Making Waves: Visualizing Fluid Flows.To create the...

Congratulations to fourth year EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) student Thomas Goodfellow (http://www.fluid-dynamics.leeds.ac.uk/student-profiles/thomas-goodfellow/) who won the prize for best poster at this year’s UK Fluids Conference, held at Manchester, 4-6th September 2018. Thomas’ research considers the instabilities of elevator modes in oscillatory double-diffusive convection, the full poster is available...

Anew research project will use Direct Statistical Simulation to investigate the Sun’s magnetic field. The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded an advanced grant of €2.5 million (£2.2m) for University of Leeds Professor of Applied Mathematics Steve Tobias to spearhead a new research project, Direct Statistical Simulation of the Sun and...

After seven highly productive years in Sheffield, we are very excited to have relocated the Centre for Computational Imaging and Simulation Technologies in Biomedicine (CISTIB, www.cistib.org) to the University of Leeds. We look forward to building similarly close and productive partnerships in Leeds, which capitalise on the unique opportunities that the city offers...

Floriane Gidel has won the Leeds Doctoral College Showcase Postgraduate Researcher of the Year 2017 award. Floriane is the first winner of this award from the School of Mathematics. Her presentation Variational water-wave models and pyramidal freak waves; with implications for global shipping described her work on the EU-funded Marie Curie European...