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Please click here for monthly news updates from the Sorby Lab Suites on the Geosolutions Leeds webpage, which includes updates of work done by CDT students and staff.
As a leading expert on the spread and transmission of Covid-19, Prof Cath Noakes OBE has the attention of the highest level of UK government. In April 2020, Covid-19 had not long pushed the UK into full lockdown when Cath received an email. “It came out of the blue and it was a little unnerving,”…
Katie Piper interviews leading health and scientific experts, asking them common questions about COVID-19, including CDT Co-Director Cath Noakes. Katie asks a panel of experts about the new strains, the science behind recommended behaviours, and how to stay motivated as lockdown restrictions continue. To watch the interview on YouTube, please click the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8SpoZ6MRQA
Journal of Fluid Mechanics Webinar Series: Cath Noakes, University of Leeds Date/Time: Friday 12th February, 2021. 4:00 pm GMT/11am EST Title: Infection transmission in the built environment – the interface of biology, fluid dynamics, design and human behaviour Abstract: COVID-19 has presented us with the most difficult healthcare and societal challenge we have faced in living memory. To understand the…
Applications for Leeds International Summer School (LISS) 2021 are open!Earn credit and immerse yourself in British culture this July. Join the programme for two or four weeks and choose from over 20 academic modules. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/125000/leeds_international_summer_schoolThe Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics team, led by Rob Sturman have developed a Fluid Dynamics module for this exciting programme, check out block two…
Researchers at the University of Leeds invited KS3 school children to take part in a national science photography competition, aiming to explore the wonders of everyday fluid dynamics. Teachers were invited to submit a photograph or video that captures fluid dynamics in action, through experimentation or real-world observation. The entries were judged and prizes were awarded…
CDT Co-Director, Cath Noakes, was on BBC Look North on 16th December discussing the importance of ventilation when meeting indoors. To view the programme please click here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000qfrr/look-north-yorkshire-lunchtime-news-15122020
Congratulations to the following CDT students and alumni who were awarded prizes at the annual celebration event on 15th December 2020. This year’s event took place online and a copy of each students’ award can be viewed here. Best Paper Prize awarded to Thomas Sykes for his paper ‘Substrate wettability influences internal jet formation and…