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The University of Leeds Sorby Labs Suite (specialising in measurement of flows) was chosen as the experimental facility for the National COVID Study project, funded by the Health & Safety Executive. The project, led by Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics Deputy Director Prof Cath Noakes, combines expertise from the Schools...

Recognising excellence: Our Women of Achievement 2021 Outstanding achievements of 28 colleagues have been recognised during a special online ceremony. LIFD Manager Claire Savy is one of the 28 women to have received one of these prestigious awards. Claire received her award for her contributions to LIFD, “Claire has played...

Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics Deputy Director Prof Cath Noakes gives a short overview on COVID-19 and the role of engineering in managing transmission for IMechE #engineering #covid #fluiddynamics

Prof Cath Noakes, Deputy Director of LIFD and leading expert on the spread and transmission of Covid-19, speaks to the Alumni team at the University of Leeds about her experiences of being a member of SAGE. Sage advisor

The ECR Forum of the Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics (LIFD) are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a Rapids presentation competition (3-minute talks) on 12th May to showcase the research and exhibition skill of the Leeds Fluids community. The competition is open to any PGR, Post-Doc, or...

New Journal of Fluid Mechanics Perspectives article now available, ‘The turbulent dynamo’, written by the Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics Director, Prof Steve Tobias. The generation of a magnetic field in an electrically conducting fluid generally involves the complicated nonlinear interaction of flow turbulence, rotation and field. This dynamo process...

Announcement of appointment of second LIFD Deputy Director Chris Davies, Associate Professor in Theoretical Geophysics, has recently joined the Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics (LIFD) as one of our Deputy Directors. Chris’s research is focused on understanding the dynamics and evolution of Earth’s deep interior. Chris is particularly interested in...

We are running a survey with LIFD and the UK Fluids Network to understand the contribution of fluid dynamics to UK research and the economy. Please complete, especially if you are in industry. This will help make the case for why fluid dynamics is so important to the economy and...

Next week’s guest on BBC Radio 4 #TheLifeScientific is our very own LIFD Deputy Director Cath Noakes who talks about how studying fluid dynamics helps us understand the transmission of Covid-19, and engineering Covid-safe buildings. Will be broadcast on the 19th Jan. VIDEO: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000rcnl

Our Deputy Director Cath Noakes recently discussed with @BBCRadio4 what scientists have learnt about the transmission of COVID-19 and the role of face masks. Catch up below #fluiddynamics #fluids #leeds #lifd #ventilationmatters https://lnkd.in/eiFyumj