# Network News

#### NFFDy webinar recording

The latest webinar on the EPSRC National Fellowships in Fluid Dynamics (NFFDy) is available to view on YouTube via link below. See also What's On on this page.

Read More#### 'Roadmap for Quantitative Modelling of Cleaning and Decontamination' published

The Organizers of the 2021 Modelling of Cleaning and Decontamination (ModCaD) Workshop in are delighted to share the outcomes of this EPSRC-funded workshop in a new report, which reflects the contributions from all the workshop participants.

Read More#### National Fellowships in Fluid Dynamics (NFFDy)

EPSRC will launch a call on the UKRI funding finder (https://www.ukri.org/opportunity/) on 23 March 2022 for a cohort of 8–12 National 3-year Postdoctoral Fellowships in Fluid Dynamics (NFFDy).

Read More#### Report on possible future initiatives in Fluid Dynamics

In Nov 2020 the UK Fluids Network asked the UK Fluids community for ideas about future initiatives in Fluid Dynamics. This report contains a summary of the responses.

Read More#### UKFN Thesis Competition 2022

This year's UK Fluids Network Thesis Competition is now accepting nominations. The closing date is 30th April 2022.

Read More#### Launch 'Our Fluid Nation - the impact of Fluid Dynamics in the UK'

A video of the launch event for this report is available by clicking 'Read More' below

Read More#### Report 'Our Fluid Nation - the impact of Fluid Dynamics in the UK'

This new report, which details the current value of fluid dynamics to the UK, can be downloaded by clicking on 'read more' below

Read More#### UK Fluids Conference - presentation prize winners

A very well-attended UK Fluids Conference, organised by Southampton this year, took place online 8th-10th September. The UKFN student presentation prizes were awarded as follows.

**Oral presentation**

WINNER: Tom Newton (Cambridge) 'The dynamics of a line plume confined by a single inclined boundary'

RUNNER-UP: Emily Southern (ICL) 'Koopman with control for constitutive law identification'

**Poster presentation**

WINNER: Amy Hodgkin (ICL) 'Do ambient shear and thermal stratification impact wind turbine wake breakdown?'

RUNNER-UP: Taihang Zhu (ICL) 'Simulation of turbulent axisymmetric bluff body wake with the effect of pulsed jet forcing'

Read More#### Deep-dive talks on Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics

The SPH Special Interest Group has organised a series of deep-dive talks. The first, by Dr Matthieu Schaller (25/8/21), was on the computational challenges of applying SPH to Astrophysics, and is available on the SIG's YouTube channel. Full details are on the SPH home page, link below.

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