[All] UKFN bulletin, w/e 6/11/20

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UKFN weekly round-up 6/11/20

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FROM: Nick Daish, 6/11/20
SUBJECT: Photo/video competition #9 - results 

Many thanks to everyone who submitted a photo or video for our 9th
photo/video competition. The winner and runner-up in each category, as
chosen by the UKFN Executive Committee, are as follows. The two winners
will each receive a prize of £200. 


Winner: 'Iceberg in Earl Grey (hot!)' [2] by Li Shen (Imperial) 

Runner-up: 'Frozen in Time' [3] by Andrew Edwards (Nottingham Trent)


Winner: 'Two walkers' interaction leads to orbiting' [4] by Naresh
Sampara (Nottingham) 

Runner-up: 'Mixing during coalescence with pinch-off' [5] by Thomas
Sykes (Leeds)

These will be added to the Gallery page (https://fluids.ac.uk/gallery)
and Home page carousel (https://fluids.ac.uk/), along with other
entries, in the near future. 



FROM: Institute of Physics, 6/11/20
Subject: Joint Early Career Event hosted by Printing and Graphics
Science, Dielectrics and Electrostatics and Early Career Members Groups.
EVENT DATE: 15-16/12/20, 10:00 GMT
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/38j4VHg

FROM: INFUB, 3/11/20 
Subject: INFUB-12 - 12th European Conference on Industrial Furnaces &

EVENT DATE: 10-11/11/20 
DETAILS: https://infub.pt/Geral/paginas.aspx?cod=101 
NB: Registration closes at midnight 7/11/20 

FROM: Journal of Fluid Mechanics, LIFD, UKFN and DAMTP, 4/11/20 
Subject: Fluid Mechanics Webinar Series: Steven Balbus, University of
Oxford, UK, "Time-dependent accretion discs around Kerr black holes and
tidal disruption events" 

EVENT DATE: 13/11/20, 4:00 pm GMT/11 am EST 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3ig0QVq   

FROM: ERCOFTAC, 29/10/20 

SUBJECT: Zoom Meeting "How much do we know and how much we don't know
about the Covid-19 Flow Physics"

EVENT DATE:13/11/20, 10:00am BST 
DETAILS: Zoom link - https://bit.ly/2Jot8l7 Event information -

FROM: Benedict Rogers, University of Manchester, 26/10/20
Subject: Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics rEsearch and engineeRing
International Community (SPHERIC) new monthly seminar series on SPH
(free to attend) 
EVENT DATE: 12/11/20, 12:00pm BST
DETAILS: https://spheric-sph.org/global-seminars  


FROM: Stephen Longshaw, SPH SIG, 26/10/20
SUBJECT: The SPH SIG invites you to join our inaugural virtual meeting.
This free and virtual event is the first of a new series and will be
held on the 25TH OF NOVEMBER 2020 between 14:00 AND 16:00 GMT. It will
provide a _round-table _overview of 6 early-career researcher's work
with SPH, from institutions across the UK. Future events are planned,
with a mixture of the round-table format and more in-depth overviews
from individual SIG members expected. 

To attend, please REGISTER [6] and details of how to join the meeting
will be distributed closer to the event. 


FROM: Thomas Franke, University of Glasgow
SUBJECT: Scientific Network Liaison Officer, with responsibilities for
both network administration and scientific advances
TOPIC: Directed evolution of proteins in droplet microfluidics systems
CLOSING DATE: 19/11/20

FROM: Cristobal Arratia, Nordita, the Nordic Institute for Theoretical
Physics, 3/11/20
Subject: Post-doctoral fellowship 
TOPIC: Theoretical physics associated to the grant "Understanding the
emergence of large scale coherence in turbulent flows"
Details: https://bit.ly/2I3DZ2U and https://bit.ly/389ZM4f  
CLOSING DATE: 30/11/20 

FROM: Simone Hochgreb, University of Cambridge, 26/10/20
Subject: Post-doctoral position held between the University of Rouen,
France, and Cambridge 
TOPIC: Experimental measurements in droplet-laden flows as part of a
joint project in experiments and modeling in the field
Details: https://bit.ly/37VlCbg  
CLOSING DATE: 31/12/20 (interviews ongoing) 

From: Prof. Suzanne Fielding, Durham University, 26/10/20
Subject: Postdoctoral Research Associate at Durham: Soft Matter and
Biological Physics (two posts) 
TOPIC: Statistical mechanics and rheology of yield stress materials,
including active matter such as biological tissues (ERC Advanced Grant
Details: https://bit.ly/37KgNBL   
CLOSING DATE: 11/11/20 

FROM: Mark Blyth, University of East Anglia, 21/10/20
SUBJECT: Fully funded PhD studentship in fluid mechanics
TOPIC:  Mathematical modelling of fluid transport in plants
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/35kUlw7 
CLOSING DATE: 23/11/20  

FROM: Tassos G. Karayiannis, Brunel University London, 16/10/20
SUBJECT: PhD studentship 

TOPIC: Study of Flow Boiling in Small and Micro-Channels 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3j0rqCx 
CLOSING DATE: 30/11/20 

FROM: Duncan Hewitt, University College London, 15/10/20
SUBJECT: Two Lectureships

TOPIC: Applied Maths 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/318GI1O
CLOSING DATE: 15/11/20  

FROM: Daniel Zabek, Cardiff University, 27/9/20
SUBJECT: Fully-funded experimentally-focused PhD project
TOPIC: Nanomaterials for the Next Generation of Functional and Smart
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/36kcRHe
CLOSING DATE: 1/12/20  

FROM: Luca Magri, University of Cambridge, 21/9/20  
SUBJECT: PhD and postdoc positions  
TOPIC: Physics-aware machine learning (PhyCo project, ERC StG) 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2Gmvnng Please send your CV and a short
motivation letter to  lm547 at cam.ac.uk if you are interested. 
CLOSING DATE: Application process will open in October/November 


[2] https://fluids.ac.uk/files/ukfn-comp9-photo-win-page.1603982988.pdf
[4] https://sms.cam.ac.uk/media/3317733
[5] https://sms.cam.ac.uk/media/3317751
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