LIFD provides an exciting, interdisciplinary environment for researchers. We are keen to enable scholars from around the world to work with us in Leeds as a visiting researcher, join us with a funded research fellowship or collaborate in organising a conference, meeting or summer school. Partnerships with industry and end-users are also critical across our research portfolio, enabling definition of relevant research projects and facilitating impact into guidance, policy and practice.
What do we do at LIFD? Check out our video to see the broad range of fluid dynamics research areas our staff and PGRs work in at Leeds.
Want to find out more about the benefits of LIFD membership and how to sign up as an internal member or external affiliate member? Read more here.
Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics provides an exciting, interdisciplinary environment for researchers. We aim to enable scholars from around the world to spend time in Leeds working alongside our academic and research staff, and engaging with our postgraduate student community. We have a number of routes to become a visiting researcher with LIFD.
Find out more...Visiting Researchers in LIFD
Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics (LIFD) provides an exciting, interdisciplinary environment for researchers. We are keen to support scholars from around the world who are interested in applying for an externally funded fellowship to join the University of Leeds.
Find out more... Academic Fellowships in LIFD
Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics provides an exciting, interdisciplinary environment for researchers. We offer a wide programme of seminars, lectures, conferences and training events aimed at both academic and industry audiences including:
- The LIFD annual lecture
- Summer schools
- The LIFD Research Programme
- The LIFD Colloquia series
- A diverse range of fluids seminar programmes
- Industry and end-user engagement events
LIFD aims to work with the international fluids community to provide leading conferences, meetings, workshops and summer schools, and we are keen to discuss proposals to collaborate with LIFD to host events at Leeds.
Find out more...Research and Innovation Events with LIFD
Partnerships with industry and end-users are critical across our research portfolio, enabling definition of relevant research projects and facilitating impact into guidance, policy and practice. We use industry facing study groups, workshops and sandpit events to explore challenges, and we have a range of mechanisms for collaborative working with external partners, offering different timescales, costs and complexity.
Find out more...Industry and End-User Partnerships
Inspiring the next generation is a key mission for LIFD. Fluid dynamics underpins almost everything in our lives, yet is often a hidden discipline in our school curriculum. Our researchers work closely with end-user partners to inspire curiosity and show how fluid dynamics affects the world around us. We are particularly interested in engaging school age children through interactive hands-on activities.
Find out more...Public Engagement and Outreach
There are many discipline-focussed opportunities across campus. Some of the funding options are linked to specific projects, whilst others can be applied more flexibly, allowing you to choose your research area and supervisor. These opportunities are awarded on the basis of academic merit and are very competitive, so it is important you make enquiries and apply as early as possible. Former students may be eligible for a 10% discount on fees with the alumni bursary. To search for opportunities in each Faculty please see...Study with Us.
Overview of what LIFD can offer: DOWNLOAD THE LIFD BROCHURE