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Congratulations to CDT student Foteini Zagklavara who won the Best Presentation Award at the ICFMFA XIV 2020 International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Flow Analysis. The award was for her presentation on “Size Optimization of Microfluidic Polymerase Chain Reaction Devices Using COMSOL”. For more information on the conference, please visit: https://waset.org/fluid-mechanics-and-flow-analysis-conference-in-october-2020-in-lisbon
CDT student Megan Bickle has had her work published following a UKRI policy internship at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). Her evidence statement “Xylella fastidiosa; a summary of the threat to the U.K. and the current preparations” can be viewed here: https://planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk/assets/uploads/EvidenceStatement-XylellaFastidiosa.pdf
Two leading academic researchers and a former Pro-Chancellor at the University of Leeds have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020. Professor Cath Noakes and Professor Sheena Radford have been awarded OBEs in this year’s list. Cath has been given the prestigious OBE for services to the COVID-19 response. Her research team developed…
Congratulations to Prof Cath Noakes who has received a top award from the Royal Academy of Engineering. She was one of 19 individuals who received the President of the Academy’s Special Awards for Pandemic Service. The accolade comes in recognition of her work, which has had “widespread and significant impact” in tackling the spread of coronavirus. The…
The University of Leeds is pleased to announce a new science competition inviting KS3 students to explore the wonders of everyday fluid dynamics! Deadline for entries is Tuesday 1st December 2020. Discover more and enter here: https://www.stem.leeds.ac.uk/engineeringandcomputing/fluid-dynamics-competition-2020-2021/
Professor Cath Noakes has received an award from the Royal Academy of Engineering for her outstanding work tackling the spread of coronavirus. The Academy’s citation honours Cath’s “role in advising the NHS and Government at the highest level during the pandemic, shaping life-saving guidance based on her expertise in environmental and engineering controls.” Professor Noakes is one of…
The longlist of 12 entries was reduced to a shortlist of three theses by the outgoing Executive Committee of the UK Fluids Network. The six members of the incoming Executive Committee read the three entries on the shortlist and agreed that all three theses were outstanding and worthy of the thesis prize. Each member had…
The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fluid Dynamics is now recruiting to this fantastic PhD opportunity in partnership with Equinor. As a student on the CDT you will participate in a four year programme that combines an integrated MSc (completed over the first two years) paired with a three year PhD-level research programme. This…
CDT students Foteini Zagklavara and Jessica Proctor are amongst the three students awarded the Margaret Steel Scholarship. The award is a generous £1000 prize awarded female students who showed a particular aptitude for innovation and want to develop an idea. Foteini developed an interest in the Biomedical applications Engineering can have, and how Engineering can…