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<p><strong>UKFN weekly round-up 22/01/21</strong></p>
<p><br />If you would like to circulate a brief message to the UKFN mailing list, please send an appropriately formatted item to <a href="mailto:info@fluids.ac.uk">info@fluids.ac.uk</a> by<strong><span> </span>Friday noon<span> </span></strong>of that week. <span>Messages are repeated according to</span><span> </span><a href="https://fluids.ac.uk/files/Newsletter_repeat_policy_200811.1597143124.pdf">these guidelines</a><span>. <br /><br /></span></p>
<p><strong>A. UKFN MESSAGES</strong></p>
<p>No new messages. </p>
<p><span></span><strong style="font-size: 10pt;">B. MEMBER MESSAGES<br /></strong></p>
<p><strong>SURVEY:</strong></p>
<p><strong>*Summarising the value of Fluid Dynamics to the UK economy and society (for both academics and industry staff) – deadline end of January 2021* More responses from industry needed, please do share with your contacts.<br /><br /></strong>In order to give a more accurate response to government, funding agencies and investors on the current and future impact of the fluids sectors in the UK the Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics (LIFD) would be grateful for your responses to this short survey. With Brexit, Covid-19 and a new industry strategy due shortly it is vital we can present compelling evidence of the growth, exports and investment of industry and research foci and industrial engagement of the research community.  Responses are welcome from those working with fluids in industry and academia at any level.   Academic or industrial orientated questions are determined by which sector you identify with, within the survey.  No organisational or individual identifiable info is requested. The outputs will be published mid 2021 with the first full assessment of the size of the fluids industry in the UK and made available to all. The survey should take around 20 minutes to complete.</p>
<p>Please forward to all relevant colleagues.</p>
<p>Survey: <a href="https://bit.ly/35eN3uM">https://bit.ly/35eN3uM</a> </p>
<p><strong>EVENTS:</strong>  </p>
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<div><strong>From: </strong>Brian Launder, Manchester University, 16/1/21<strong><span><strong><span><strong> </strong></span></strong></span></strong><strong><br />Subject:<span> </span></strong>Call for paper proposals to 17<sup>th</sup> UK Heat Transfer Conference. <span>Papers welcomed on forced, natural or mixed convection in single or multi-phase flows. Proposals up to 3 - A4 pages including figures (deadline for submission of papers 28/1/21). </span><strong><br /></strong></div>
<div><strong>Event date:<span> </span></strong>5-7/9/21 </div>
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<div><strong>From:<span> </span></strong>Claire Savy, University of Leeds, 13/1/21<strong><br />Subject:<span> </span></strong>Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics Online Annual Lecture: We are pleased to announce that Prof Lisa Fauci will be our keynote speaker for our upcoming LIFD Online Annual Lecture, Lisa will be discussing “Helical swimming and helical buckling — explorations in elastohydrodynamics at the microscale“. Preceding talks will be given by Dr Sepideh Khodaparast <span>"Growth of myelin figures from parent multilamellar droplets" </span> and <span>Dr Yongxing Wang "Distributed optimal control for fluid-structure interaction problems"</span><strong><br /></strong></div>
<div><strong>Event date:<span> </span></strong>24/2/21, 4pm-6pm (GMT)</div>
<div><strong>Details: </strong><a href="https://bit.ly/2XE5Dbj">https://bit.ly/2XE5Dbj</a><strong> </strong></div>
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<p><strong>SIGS:</strong></p>
<div>No new messages.</div>
<p><strong>JOBS:</strong>  </p>
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<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>From: </strong>Zinedine Khatir, Birmingham City University, 14/1/21<strong><br /></strong><strong>Subject: </strong>PhD Scholarship in Engineering - Fully-funded PhD Studentship<strong><br />Topic: <span> </span></strong>CFD-based Investigation and Design Optimisation of Thermal Challenges and Active Cooling in Electric Batteries <br /><strong>Details</strong>:<a href="https://bit.ly/3igWDSV">https://bit.ly/3igWDSV</a> <a href="https://www.bcu.ac.uk/research/our-phds/fees-and-funding/phd-studentships"><br /></a><strong>Closing date: </strong>31/1/21</p>
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<div><strong><span>From: </span></strong>Draga Pihler-Puzovic, University of Manchester, 12/1/21<strong><span><strong><br /><strong>Subject:</strong> </strong></span></strong><span>Research Associate position</span><strong><span><span><br /><strong>Topic:<span> </span></strong></span></span></strong>Viscous Fingering on Soft Substrates<strong><span><strong><br /><strong>Details: </strong></strong></span></strong><a href="https://bit.ly/3nET6z7">https://bit.ly/3nET6z7</a><strong><span> <br /><strong>Closing date: </strong></span></strong>26/1/21<span style="font-family: Verdana, Geneva, sans-serif; font-size: small;"><br /><br /></span></div>
<div><strong><span>From: </span></strong>Kamaljit Singh, Heriot-Watt University, 8/1/21<strong><span><strong><br /><strong>Subject:</strong> </strong></span></strong>Fully funded PhD Scholarship<strong><span><strong><br /><strong>Topic:</strong> </strong></span></strong>Thermoregulation and ventilation in termite nests: Towards bio-inspired solutions to design energy efficient buildings<strong><span><br /><strong>Details:</strong><strong> </strong></span></strong><a href="https://bit.ly/39qXxZ7">https://bit.ly/3</a><a href="https://bit.ly/39qXxZ7">9qXxZ7</a><strong><span> <strong><br /><strong>Closing date:</strong> </strong></span></strong>31/1/21<span></span></div>
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<div><strong>From:<span> </span></strong>Nilanjan Chakraborty, Newcastle University, 8/1/21</div>
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<div><strong>Subject: </strong>Postdoctoral research associate position for 3 years<span><br /><strong>Topic: </strong>CFD: Direct Numerical Simulations of Premixed Flame-Wall Interaction in Turbulent Boundary Layers</span><strong><br />Details: </strong><a href="https://bit.ly/3s5AlZ3">https://bit.ly/3s5AlZ3</a> </div>
<div><span><strong><strong>Closing date:</strong></strong> 5/2/21</span></div>
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<div><strong>From:<span> </span></strong>Chris MacMinn,<strong><span> </span></strong>University of Oxford, 5/1/21<strong><br />Subject: </strong><span>Associate Professorship of Engineering Science </span><span><br /><strong>Topic: </strong>Civil Engineering - Fluid Mechanics</span><strong><br />Details: </strong><a href="https://bit.ly/2JS0aKU">https://bit.ly/2JS0aKU</a><strong> </strong></div>
<div><span><strong><strong>Closing date:</strong></strong><strong> </strong>25/1/21</span></div>
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<div><strong>From:<span> </span></strong><span>Zhihua Xie, Cardiff University</span><span>, 4/1/21</span><strong><br />Subject: </strong><span>Research Associate in Numerical Simulation of Wave-Structure Interaction</span><span><br /><strong>Topic:  </strong>Computational fluid dynamics of water waves and their impact with fixed and moving structures</span><strong><br />Details:</strong><a href="https://bit.ly/2JGBkxk">https://bit.ly/2JGBkxk</a></div>
<div><span><strong><strong>Closing date:</strong></strong><strong> </strong>4</span><span>/2/21</span></div>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>From: </strong>Yifan Li, Northumbria University, 4/1/21<br /><strong>Subject:</strong><span> </span><a href="https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/hybrid-soft-material-printing-for-advanced-healthcare-sensors-actuators-advert-reference-rdf21-ee-mce-liyifan/?p127468">PhD studentship (International + Home)</a><span> </span>+ other CDT opportunities (mainly for UK candidates)<strong><br /><strong>Topics: </strong></strong>Lab on Chip, Droplet Microfluidics, Soft Material printing, Renewable Energy (CDT)<strong><br /><strong>Details: </strong></strong>Please email: <a href="mailto:yifan.li@northumbria.ac.uk">yifan.li@northumbria.ac.uk</a><strong><a href="mailto:yifan.li@northumbria.ac.uk"><br /></a></strong><strong>Closing date: </strong>29/1/21</p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>From:</strong><strong> </strong>David Emerson, UKRI Science & Technology Facilities Council, 22/12/20<br /><strong>Subject: </strong>Computational Scientist at Daresbury Laboratory, Warrington, UK<br /><strong>Topic:</strong> A 3-year position for a scientist to join the computational engineering group in the Scientific Computing Department at STFC's national laboratory in Warrington. The job offers multiple opportunities with the candidate specialising in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Structural Mechanics or coupled modelling, ideally with a significant interest in software development and design, especially for High-Performance Computing platforms. <br /><strong>Details:</strong> <a href="https://bit.ly/3pfyr5J">https://bit.ly/3pfyr5J<br /></a><strong>Closing date:</strong><strong> </strong>31/1/21</p>
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<div><strong>From:</strong> James Sprittles, University of Warwick, 18/12/20</div>
<div><strong>Subject:</strong> Fully-funded PhD in Mathematics Institute<br /><strong>Topic:</strong><strong> </strong>A Mathematical Modelling Framework for 3D Printing <br /><strong>Details: </strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2WpFEnB">http://bit.ly/2WpFEnB</a></div>
<div><strong>Closing date:</strong><strong> </strong>First come, first served.</div>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>From:<span><strong> </strong></span></strong>Richard Loveday, University of Nottingham, 15/12/20<strong><strong><br />Subject:<span> </span></strong></strong>CFD Research Associate/Fellow<strong><strong><span> </span></strong><br /><strong>Topic:<span> </span></strong></strong>Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and far-field noise prediction methods to investigate novel design concepts for noise control<strong><strong><br />Details:</strong></strong><a href="https://bit.ly/2LEkcZH">https://bit.ly/2LEkcZH</a><strong><strong> </strong><a href="https://edin.ac/2LDU1T8"><br /></a><strong>Closing date: </strong></strong>22/1/21</p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong><span>From:<span class="xapple-converted-space0"><strong><span> </span></strong></span></span></strong><span class="xapple-converted-space0">Svetlana Aleksandrova, Coventry University, 15/12/20</span><strong><span><strong><span><br /><strong><span>Subject:</span></strong><span class="xapple-converted-space0"> </span></span></strong></span></strong><span class="xapple-converted-space0">Fully funded (GCRF) PhD project, international applicants eligible</span><strong><span><span><br /><strong><span>Topic:</span></strong><span class="xapple-converted-space0"><strong> </strong></span></span></span></strong><span class="xapple-converted-space0">Swirling flows for air and water filtration</span><strong><span><span><strong><br /><strong><span>Details: </span></strong></strong></span></span></strong><a href="https://bit.ly/2IXoeLP">https://bit.ly/2IXoeLP</a> <strong><span><span><strong><br /><strong><span>Closing date:</span></strong><span class="xapple-converted-space0"> </span></strong></span></span></strong><span class="xapple-converted-space0">25/1/21</span> </p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong><span>From:</span></strong> Jenny Wong, Universite de Lyon, 14/12/20<strong><span><strong><br />Subject: </strong></span></strong>Postdoctoral position (2 years)<strong><span><strong><br />Topic: </strong></span></strong>Penetrative convection: experiments on a rotating table;<strong><span><strong> </strong></span></strong>Fluid dynamics - Geophysics - Convection<strong><span><strong><br />Details: </strong></span></strong><a href="https://bit.ly/38ijNUK">https://bit.ly/38ijNUK</a><strong><span><strong> </strong><strong><br />Closing date: </strong></span></strong>31/1/21 (extended)</p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong><span>From: </span></strong><span>Yasser Mahmoudi, University of Manchester, 11/12/20<strong><br />Subject: </strong> Ph.D. in Machine Learning and CFD <strong><br />Topic: </strong>A Machine Learning Approach for Prediction of Turbulent Flow in Porous Media<strong><br />Details: </strong><a href="https://bit.ly/2KCUnJi">https://bit.ly/2KCUnJi</a> <strong><br />Closing date: </strong>29/3/21 </span></p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong><span>From: </span></strong>Suzanne Fielding, Durham University, 9/12/20<strong><span><br /><span>Subject: </span></span></strong>ERC funded PhD studentships at Durham: Soft Matter and Biological Physics (two studentships)<strong><span><br /><span>Topic: </span></span></strong>Statistical mechanics and rheology of yield stress materials, including active matter such as biological tissues (ERC Advanced Grant 'RheoYield')<strong><span><br /><span>Details: </span></span></strong><a href="https://bit.ly/2W5yjta">https://bit.ly/2W5yjta</a><strong><span><span> </span><br /><span>Closing date: </span></span></strong>22/1/21</p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>From:<span> </span></strong>Zhiwen Luo, University of Reading, 7/12/20<strong><br /></strong><strong>Subject: </strong>SCENARIO/NERC Ph.D. position <strong><br /><strong>Topic: </strong></strong>Airborne infection risk in complex urban environments: modelling, mapping and mitigation<strong><br /><strong>Details: </strong></strong><a href="https://bit.ly/3oB2STQ">https://bit.ly/3oB2STQ</a> <a href="https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/scenario-airborne-infection-risk-in-complex-urban-environments-modelling-mapping-and-mitigation/?d1341p125972"><br /></a><strong>Closing date:</strong><span><strong> </strong></span>22/1/21 </p>
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<div><strong><span>From:</span></strong><span> Martin Brinkmann, Northumbria University, 3/12/20</span></div>
<div><strong><span>Subject:</span></strong><strong><span><span> </span></span></strong>Funded<strong><span><span> </span></span></strong><span>PhD Project<br /></span><strong><span>Topic:</span></strong><strong><span><span> </span></span></strong><span>Controlling directional spreading on smart surfaces<br /></span><strong><span>Details:<span> </span></span></strong><a title="Original URL: https://tinyurl.com/y3mgd38n. Click or tap if you trust this link." href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Ftinyurl.com%2Fy3mgd38n&data=04%7C01%7Cmartin.brinkmann%40northumbria.ac.uk%7Cb0266215b2344f7aef6d08d897c352ef%7Ce757cfdd1f354457af8f7c9c6b1437e3%7C0%7C0%7C637426212451160601%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=li7C4IJVWIO%2FIeIH5AJjQBGGQR5G7vmmf2uu8Q8DrCA%3D&reserved=0">https://tinyurl.com/y3mgd38n</a> </div>
<div><strong><span>Closing date:</span></strong><strong><span><span> </span></span></strong><span>29/1/21<strong> </strong></span></div>
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<div><span><strong>From: </strong><span>Matteo Carpentieri, University of Surrey, 3/12/20<strong><br /><strong><span>Subject: </span></strong></strong>SCENARIO/NERC Ph.D. position <strong><br /><strong><span>Topic: </span></strong></strong>The aerodynamics of skyscrapers: tall building clusters and the urban environment<strong><br /><strong><span>Details: </span></strong></strong><a href="https://bit.ly/3ga3XPi">https://bit.ly/3ga3XPi</a><strong><span> </span><br /><strong><span>Closing date:</span></strong><span class="apple-converted-space"> </span></strong>22/1/21</span></span></div>
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<div><strong><span>From:</span></strong><span> Edward Hart, University of Strathclyde, 2/12/20</span></div>
<div><strong><span>Subject:</span></strong><strong><span><span> </span></span></strong>PhD position b<span>etween the Universities of Strathclyde (UK),<span> </span>Boulder (Colorado) and the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory</span><span><br /></span><strong><span>Topic:</span></strong><strong><span><span> </span></span></strong>Impacts of Atmospheric Turbulence on Wind Turbine Main-Bearing Function and Failures<span><br /></span><strong><span>Details:<span> </span></span></strong><a href="https://bit.ly/2JQ9mPl">https://bit.ly/2JQ9mPl</a> </div>
<div><strong><span>Closing date:</span></strong><strong><span><span> </span></span></strong>1/5/21</div>
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<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong><strong>From: </strong></strong>Marco Placidi, University of Surrey, 24/11/20<strong><strong><br />Subject: </strong></strong>SCENARIO/NERC Ph.D. position in Aerodynamics and Environmental Flow<strong><strong><br />Topic: </strong></strong>The effect of non-neutral winds on wind power aerodynamics<strong><strong><br />Details: </strong></strong><a href="https://bit.ly/2JizlP7">https://bit.ly/2JizlP7</a><strong><strong> <br />Closing date: </strong></strong>22/1/21<strong><strong><br /> <br />From: </strong></strong>Alan Robins, University of Surrey, 24/11/20<strong><strong><br />Subject: </strong></strong>Two short-term PDRA positions in the MAGIC project<strong><strong><br />Topic: </strong></strong>Environmental flows - wind tunnel studies, result analysis, and interpretation<strong><strong><br />Details: </strong></strong>Please contact Prof. Alan Robins (a.robins@surrey.ac.uk) or Dr David Birch (d.birch@surrey.ac.uk), and consult <a href="http://www.magic-air.uk/">http://www.magic-air.uk/</a><strong><strong><br />Closing date: </strong></strong>Open until filled</p>
<p><strong>From:</strong> Miguel Teixeira, University of Reading, 16/11/20<br /><strong>Subject:</strong> Fully funded PhD Studentship, with CASE support, within the SCENARIO DTP ( Reference: SC2021_24 )<br /><strong>Topic:</strong> Meteorology - 'Trapped lee waves as a source of low-level drag on the atmosphere'<br /><strong>Details:</strong> <span> </span><a id="LPlnk314055" href="https://tinyurl.com/y53dpbyu">https://tinyurl.com/y53dpbyu</a><span> </span>and<span> </span><a id="LPlnk" href="https://tinyurl.com/y2osun67">https://tinyurl.com/y2osun67<br /></a><strong>Closing date:</strong> 22/1/21 </p>
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