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Congratulations to Emily Butler who was awarded the 2022 NAG prize for overall best performance in the MSc component of the CDT programme. Emily was announced the winner at the CDT Awards event on 7th December. “I relished the initial opportunity to explore a wide range of fluid dynamics within the master’s program. This allowed…
CDT student Dom Buta visited the USA for a competition with his peers as part of Leeds University Rocketry Association (LURA). The following article was written about the experience: https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/mechanical-engineering/news/article/5882/leeds-university-rocketry-association-takes-to-the-sky
Congratulations to Emily Butler who was awarded the runner-up best poster prize at the 2022 UK Fluids Conference. Click here to view her poster. Research summary: Articular Cartilage (AC) is found at opposing surfaces in mammalian joints. It provides a smooth bearing surface, promoting low friction articulation, facilitating continuous operation under relative motion. A lack…
Congratulations to Jonny Bolton who was awarded the 2022 John Fox Award. The prize is awarded annually to a postgraduate research student who is studying any aspect of engineering fluid mechanics at the University of Leeds. The award is to enable a student to expand their research experience by participating in an activity outside the…
Researchers at the University of Leeds invited KS3 school children to get creative and explore the beauty of Fluid Dynamics in a national science photography competition. The students were asked to submit a photograph, a series of photographs, or a video that captured fluid dynamics in action, alongside a brief description. The subject of their…
The University of Leeds is pleased to invite KS3 students to explore the wonders of everyday fluid dynamics. Deadline for entries Friday 18 March 2022 What is a fluid? A fluid is a medium which can flow, such as a liquid or a gas, and Fluid Dynamics is the study of fluids in motion.  When…
Prof Cath Noakes has been featured on IMechE’s news page celebrating “five forward thinkers who helped shape the world we live in – and five who are creating the world of tomorrow” as part of their 175 year anniversary. Please click on the following two links for the full articles. https://www.imeche.org/news/news-article/forward-thinkers-celebrating-175-years-of-engineering-innovation-at-the-imeche https://www.imeche.org/news/news-article/forward-thinkers-from-cell-cultures-to-fighting-the-covid-19-pandemic
Congratulations to our CDT student prize winners for 2021! Winner of the NAG Prize for the best performance on the MSc component of the CDT programme was Alasdair Roy The Outreach Prize went to Ciara Higham for her year-long and on-going commitment to outreach The Best Paper Prize was awarded to Daniel Richards for the…
The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures 2021 are now available on the Royal Institution website and viewable worldwide! Watch Jonathan Van-Tam and six expert Guest Lecturers (including our very own CDT Co-Director Cath Noakes) tell us all about how viruses work, how they spread, and how we can fight them. Available to watch back here: https://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures