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<p><strong>UKFN weekly round-up<span> 8/4/20 (Easter holiday early edition)</span></strong></p>
<p>If you would like to circulate a brief message to the UKFN mailing list, please send it to <a href="mailto:info@fluids.ac.uk">info@fluids.ac.uk</a> by<strong> Friday noon </strong>of that week. </p>
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<p><strong>A. UKFN MESSAGES</strong></p>
<p><strong><span>From:</span></strong><span> Nick Daish, 3/4/20<br /><strong>Subject:</strong> Photo/video competition #8 - deadline extended</span></p>
<p><span>The current competition, on the theme of 'Turbulence', has been extended, and you now have until <strong><span>17 April 2020</span></strong><span> </span>to submit your photos and videos to<span> </span><a href="mailto:competition@fluids.ac.uk">competition@fluids.ac.uk</a>. Full details of how to enter are on the Connect page: <a href="https://fluids.ac.uk/connect">https://fluids.ac.uk/connect</a>.</span></p>
<p><strong><span>From:</span></strong><span> Nick Daish, 3/4/20<br /><strong>Subject:</strong> UKFN Thesis Competition 2020</span></p>
<p><span>We are pleased to announce UKFN is once again holding a competition for the best fluids thesis submitted in the UK during 2019, with a prize of £500 for the winner. Nominations are now being accepted at <a href="mailto:competition@fluids.ac.uk">competition@fluids.ac.uk,</a> with a closing date of<span> </span><strong><span>30 April 2020</span></strong>. Full details are given <a href="https://tinyurl.com/ukfn-thesis-prize-2020">here</a>.</span></p>
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<p><strong>B. MEMBER MESSAGES</strong></p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong style="font-size: 10pt;">SIGS:</strong></p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong style="font-size: 10pt;">From: </strong>Judith McCann, EPSRC, 1/4/20<strong style="font-size: 10pt;"><br />Subject: </strong>UKRI open call for research and innovation ideas to address COVID-19<strong style="font-size: 10pt;"><br />Details: </strong>Proposals are invited for short term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.<br /><strong>Link:</strong> https://www.ukri.org/funding/funding-opportunities/ukri-open-call-for-research-and-innovation-ideas-to-address-covid-19/</p>
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<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong style="font-size: 10pt;">JOBS:</strong></p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>From: </strong>Prof.<strong> </strong>Richard Fu (<a href="mailto:Richard.fu@northumbria.ac.uk">Richard.fu@northumbria.ac.uk</a>), Northumbria University, 6/4/20<br /><strong>Subject:</strong> EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Renewable Energy Northeast Universities (ReNU) fully funded four year PhD studentship<br /><strong>Topic: </strong>Hybrid piezoelectric films and smart icephobic coatings with acoustic wave strategies for active ice protection in wind turbines<br /><strong>Details:</strong> <a href="https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/hybrid-piezoelectric-films-and-smart-icephobic-coatings-with-acoustic-wave-strategies-for-active-ice-protection-in-wind-turbines-ref-renu20-ee-mpee-fu/?p116598">https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/hybrid-piezoelectric-films-and-smart-icephobic-coatings-with-acoustic-wave-strategies-for-active-ice-protection-in-wind-turbines-ref-renu20-ee-mpee-fu/?p116598<br /></a><strong>Closing date:</strong> 11th May</p>
<p><strong><span>From: </span></strong><span class="v1apple-converted-space"><span>Dr Svetlana Aleksandrova, Coventry University, 7/04/20</span></span><span><br /><strong>Subject:</strong><span class="v1apple-converted-space"> </span>Applications invited for PhD scholarship (UK/EU/International candidates welcome)<br /><strong>Topic:</strong><span class="v1apple-converted-space"> </span>Swirling flows for air and water filtration<br /><strong>Details:</strong> </span><a href="https://www.coventry.ac.uk/research/research-opportunities/research-students/research-studentships/swirling-flows-for-air-and-water-filtration/">https://www.coventry.ac.uk/research/research-opportunities/research-students/research-studentships/swirling-flows-for-air-and-water-filtration/</a><span><br /><strong>Closing date:</strong><span class="v1apple-converted-space"> </span>11<sup>th</sup> May</span></p>
<p><strong><span>From: </span></strong><span class="v1apple-converted-space"><span>Dr Svetlana Aleksandrova, Coventry University, 7/04/20</span></span><span><br /><strong><span>Subject:</span></strong><span class="v1apple-converted-space"> </span>Applications invited for PhD scholarship (UK/EU/International candidates welcome)<br /><strong><span>Topic:</span></strong><span class="v1apple-converted-space"> </span>Characterisation of human respiratory exposure to automotive particulate matter emissions<br /><strong><span>Details:</span></strong> </span><a href="https://www.coventry.ac.uk/research/research-opportunities/research-students/research-studentships/characterisation-of-human-respiratory-exposure-to-automotive-particulate-matter-emissions/">https://www.coventry.ac.uk/research/research-opportunities/research-students/research-studentships/characterisation-of-human-respiratory-exposure-to-automotive-particulate-matter-emissions/</a><span><br /><strong><span>Closing date:</span></strong><span class="v1apple-converted-space"> </span>11<sup>th</sup> May</span></p>
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<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10pt;">EVENTS:</span></strong></p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>From: </strong>Claire Savy, University of Leeds, 3/4/20<br /><strong>Subject: </strong>LIFD April Virtual Colloquium: Prof. Yiannis Ventikos, UCL Mechanical Engineering<br /></span><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Details:</strong> <a href="https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/leeds-institute-for-fluid-dynamics-colloquium-featuring-yiannis-ventikos-tickets-98374224955">Eventbrite page</a> and attached flyer<br /><strong>Date: </strong>Wednesday 29th April</span></p>
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