[All] UKFN bulletin, w/e 16/10/20

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Fri Oct 16 12:46:06 BST 2020


UKFN WEEKLY ROUND-UP 16/10/20 

If you would like to circulate a brief message to the UKFN mailing list,
please send an appropriately formatted item to info at fluids.ac.uk by
FRIDAY NOON of that week. Messages are repeated according to these
guidelines [1]. 

A. UKFN MESSAGES 

FROM: Nick Daish, 16/10/20
Subject: Open call for proposals to start a new Special Interest Group

UKFN is pleased to announce the launch of an open call for proposals to
start a new Special Interest Group.  

If approved, UKFN will support the new SIG by providing a dedicated page
on the UKFN website and access to publicity in the 'SIGs' section of the
weekly newsletter, on the website and in social media. 

Proposals should be sent to sig at fluids.ac.uk and will be reviewed in
batches every 3 months. THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE FIRST BATCH IS 31ST
OCTOBER 2020. 

Details on what to include in your proposal are available in the
following pdf 

https://fluids.ac.uk/files/SIGs_Open_call_guidance_template_200811.1597312481.pdf
 

which is also available on the SIG home page https://fluids.ac.uk/sig
under 'Start a SIG'. 

FROM: Matthew Juniper, 2/10/20
Subject: Questionnaire on National Initiative in Fluid Dynamics

The UKFN has launched a Questionnaire about a National Initiative in
Fluid Dynamics.

The questionnaire is at https://forms.gle/KHsTwNEPy83acofM6 and will
remain open until 25TH OCTOBER 2020.

B. MEMBER MESSAGES

FROM: S Kokou Dadzie, Heriot-Watt University, 11/10/20 
SUBJECT: Invitation to submit latest work to the following Special Issue
in the Journal Micromachines. Title: Engineered Flow in Micro- and
Nano-Systems, Journal: Micromachines 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2H7Wcfd 

FROM: Hannah Kreczak, University of Leeds, 7/10/20 
SUBJECT: Fluids competition for KS3 Schools  
DETAILS: The CDT in Fluid Dynamics at Leeds is excited to announce a
science competition inviting KS3 students to explore the wonders of
everyday fluid dynamics. Please share with all UK-based Science
Teachers. Schools can enter here: https://bit.ly/3mOxVew [2]  
DEADLINE: 1/12/20

EVENTS:

FROM: Journal of Fluid Mechanics, LIFD, UKFN and DAMTP, 16/10/20 
Subject: Fluid Mechanics Webinar Series: Anke Lindner, PMMH-ESPCI,
Paris, France, "Steering microscopic particles in viscous flows via
shape and deformability"

EVENT DATE: 23/10/20, 4:00 pm BST/11 am EDT 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3ig0QVq   

FROM: Ian Wilson & Julien Landel, 15/10/20
Subject: EPSRC-funded Workshop on "Roadmapping Quantitative
Understanding of Cleaning and Decontamination" 
EVENT DATE: 20-22/4/21 
DETAILS: https://www.modcad.org/ 

FROM: Ignazio Maria Viola, School of Engineering, University of
Edinburgh, 9/10/20
Subject: 9th Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering
(Marine 2021), abstracts due by 7th January 2021 
EVENT DATE: 2-4/6/21
DETAILS: https://edin.ac/3jNIWuI 

FROM: Judith McCann, EPSRC, 6/10/20 
SUBJECT: Introduction to EPSRC's Engineering Programme Webinars 
EVENT DATE: Registration for 'Introduction to EPSRC's Engineering
Programme'  Webinars on 21st October [3] and 12th November [4] is now
open.
Details: The Engineering Head of Programme, Andrew Lawrence, will give a
30-minute talk, which will be followed by up to an hour of Q&A with
members of the Engineering team. The talk will cover peer review
processes and funding opportunities, including our responses to
COVID-19. It will also cover our current strategic priorities and our
context within both EPSRC and UKRI more widely. All are welcome to
attend; however, we would like to particularly encourage early career
researchers and those who have had limited experience with the team
previously.

SIGS: 

No messages this week

JOBS:  

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: Igor Chernyavsky, University of Manchester, 12/10/20
SUBJECT: Postdoctoral position in Applied Mathematics 
TOPIC: Haemodynamics, Blood Rheology and Transport in Complex Media

DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2Fkds0k
CLOSING DATE: 02/11/20

FROM: Paul Milewski, University of Bath, 11/10/20  
SUBJECT: Lecturer in Applied Mathematics 

TOPIC: Continuum Mechanics, Modelling and Industrial Mathematics 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2GNBUrT
CLOSING DATE: 1/11/20  

FROM: Michael Herzog, University of Cambridge, 1/10/20
SUBJECT: Postdoc position in numerical modelling of volcanic plumes
TOPIC: Volcanic ash hazards
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/30p33HW
CLOSING DATE: 26/10/20  
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
Fluids
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/36kcRHe
CLOSING DATE: 1/12/20  

FROM: Ricardo Garcia-Mayoral, University of Cambridge, 25/9/20 
SUBJECT: EPSRC-Funded Postdoctoral Position  
TOPIC: Turbulent Flows Over Porous/Rough Surfaces 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2HCLihS 
CLOSING DATE: 23/10/20 

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 

FROM: Mark Sterling, University of Birmingham, 21/8/20
SUBJECT: Fully funded PhD studentship in fluid mechanics
TOPIC: Wind Engineering risk to forest trees - an experimental and
numerical study
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3gwFl1W 
CLOSING DATE: 31/10/20 

  

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