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<p><strong>UKFN weekly round-up 28/2/19</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"></span><span style="font-size: 10pt;">If you would like to circulate a brief message to the UKFN mailing list, you can send it to</span><span style="font-size: 10pt;"> </span><a style="font-size: 10pt;" href="mailto:info@fluids.ac.uk">info@fluids.ac.uk</a><span style="font-size: 10pt;"> by Thursday noon. </span></p>
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<p><strong>A. UKFN MESSAGES</strong></p>
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<p><strong>From:</strong> Nick Daish, 28/2/19<br /><strong>Subject:</strong> Thesis prize (repeat)</p>
<p>The UKFN competition for the best Fluid Mechanics-themed doctoral thesis of last year is open. The winner will receive a prize of £500, and together with the two runners-up will be invited to present their work at this year's UK Fluids Conference in Cambridge (27-29 August 2019,<span> </span><a href="http://ukfluids2019.bpi.cam.ac.uk/">http://ukfluids2019.bpi.cam.ac.uk/</a>).</p>
<p>If you were an examiner of an outstanding dissertation in fluid mechanics that was submitted during 2018 and would like to nominate it, please go to the Competition page (<a href="https://fluids.ac.uk/competition">https://fluids.ac.uk/competition</a>) for details of how to do so.<span> </span><strong>The deadline for nominations is 31 March 2019.</strong></p>
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<p><strong>From:</strong> Nick Daish, 28/2/19<br /><strong>Subject:</strong> SIGs and Droplets 2019</p>
<p>The forthcoming Droplets 2019 conference (<a href="http://droplets2019.co.uk/">http://droplets2019.co.uk/</a>), which takes place in Durham on 16-18 September 2019, features a number of themes aligned with UKFN SIGs and led by SIG leaders/co-leaders:</p>
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<li><strong>Impact</strong> — Alfonso Castrejon-Pita and Rafa Castrejon-Pita</li>
<li><strong>Modelling across time and length scales</strong> — Jason Reese, Duncan Lockerby and James Sprittles</li>
<li><strong>Emulsions/Multiphase flow</strong> — Prashant Valluri and Chris McMinn</li>
<li><strong>Microfluidics and Acoustofluidics</strong> — Richard (Yong Qing) Fu, Jon Cooper and Julien Reboud</li>
<li><strong>Textured, patterned, smart surfaces</strong> — Halim Kusumaatmaja and Ben Xu</li>
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<p>See <a href="http://droplets2019.co.uk/program">http://droplets2019.co.uk/program</a> for the complete list and further details on all topics.</p>
<p>There is also a very good registration deal for students - £260 <span style="text-decoration: underline;">including</span> accommodation. </p>
<p>Abstract submission closes on <strong>17 March 2019</strong>.</p>
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<p><strong style="font-size: 10pt;">B. MEMBER MESSAGES</strong></p>
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<p><strong>EVENTS:</strong></p>
<p><strong>From:</strong><span> Pam Bye, Northumbria University, 22/2/19</span><br /><strong>Subject:</strong><span> 3rd IMA Conference on Nonlinearity and Coherent Structures</span></p>
<p>Date: 10-12 July 2019<br />Location: <span>Northumbria University</span><br />Details: <a href="http://tinyurl.com/3ima-nonlin-cohstr">http://tinyurl.com/3ima-nonlin-cohstr</a> <br />Submit abstracts by 22 March 2019</p>
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<p><strong>From:</strong><span> </span>Andy Edwards, Nottingham Trent University, 20/2/19<br /><strong>Subject:</strong><span> </span>Early Career Researcher Event ***updated information***</p>
<p>Date: 8 April 2019<br />Location: Nottingham Trent University<br />Details: <a href="http://tinyurl.com/ntu-ecr-flyer-v2">http://tinyurl.com/ntu-ecr-flyer-v2</a> <br />Additional details on programme</p>
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<p><strong style="font-size: 10pt;">JOBS:</strong></p>
<p><strong><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; color: black;">From:</span></strong><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; color: black;"> Timm Krüger, University of Edinburgh, 26/2/19<br /> <strong><span style="font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif';">Subject:</span></strong> Fully funded UK/EU PhD position in School of Engineering</span></p>
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